Going GREEN! Five Clark Realty Agents Earn NAR’s GREEN Designation

July 10, 2019||Company News, Sustainability and Off-Grid Living

Builder and consumer adoption of principles of sustainability is rapidly growing and professional real estate agents are arming themselves with the tools to assist with those decisions.

March 21, 2017||Big Island Communities: Districts & Subdivisions, Big Island Communities: News, Sustainability and Off-Grid Living

Off-Grid on the Gold Coast: Ainamalu at Waikoloa Homes Start at $725K 

Developer Brian Anderson's JPL LLC has partnered with Koloa Energy and Henk Rogers' Blue Planet Energy to build an off-grid system to power the new 252-acre Ainamalu subdivision at Waikoloa Beach Resort on Hawaii's Big Island. Read More 

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March 2, 2017||Our Listings: Residential, Sustainability and Off-Grid Living

Homestead with a View: Sustainable Living on Hawaii Island 

This Upper Kaiwiki Road homestead offers the perfect opportunity to live a sustainable, green island lifestyle. It is sited to take full advantage of the sunlight, rainfall and tropical breezes found in East Hawaii, minimizing dependency on "the grid." Read More 

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September 18, 2015||Legislative Updates: State of Hawaii, Sustainability and Off-Grid Living

Hawaii Leading the Nation in Renewable Energy Use 

Hawaii's Energy Challenges As the most geographically isolated island chain on the planet, Hawaii is the most fossil-fuel dependent state in the country. More than 40 million barrels of oil are imported into Hawaii every year just to meet our energy production needs. Regardless of which island they live on, Hawaii residents pay substantially more for utilities such as electricity as well as gasoline. Although kilowatt rates vary by island, Hawaii residents on average pay 30.84 cents per kilowatt, nearly three times the average U.S. mainland cost of 11 cents per kilowatt-hour. However, Hawaii is also blessed with abundant opportunities for using renewable clean energy given our year-round sunshine, trade winds, geothermal activity, and other natural resources. In fact, many Hawaii Island residents live “off grid”, meaning all their energy and water are supplied from renewable energy, including water catchment, solar... Read More 

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January 17, 2015||Our Listings: Residential, Sustainability and Off-Grid Living

NEW ON THE MARKET: 121 Properties Listed for Sale on the Big Island This Week 

For the week of January 9-15 there were 121 new properties listed for sale on the Big Island of Hawaii. By property type, the break down is: 61 homes, 15 condos, and 45 parcels of land. Papaaloa Homesteads – MLS 279974 One notable new listing on the market this week is MLS 279974, a modest 1,128 sq ft, 2 bedroom, 1 and 1/2 bath residence with an ocean view on 14.09 acres on the Hamakua Coast. The property has several varieties of bamboo, over 60 mature fruit trees and an incredible waterfall view. Live off the grid and with the ʻāina. Call listing agents Linda West, RB or Christine Makaweo, RB to view this great property. To see all the most recent Big Island listings, please use the links below. For the latest listings on the Big Island: View all Big Island homes listed for sale within the last 5 days or 10 days View all Big Island condos listed for sale within the last 5 days or 10... Read More 

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