New Big Island Listings: March 30-April 5

April 5, 2019||Mortgages/Economy/Market

According to MLS data, 157 properties were listed for sale on the Big Island this week. Featured: MLS 626991, a newly constructed home near Pahoa.

May 12, 2017||Mortgages/Economy/Market

New Big Island Listings: May 6-12 

According to data from Hawaii Information Service, 148 properties have been listed for sale on the Big Island in the last 7 days. Read More 


May 20, 2016||Luxury Portfolio International®

New in Luxury Portfolio: East Hawaii's Pohakunani - "The Beautiful Rocks" 

Pohakunani (which translates to “The Beautiful Rocks” in Hawaiian) is the first original work built by renowned AIA award-winning architect Craig Steely in collaboration with interior designer Robert Trickey, the current owner of this incredible East Hawaii home. The combination of ultra-sophisticated design and elegant modern architecture in a lush island setting landed Pohakunani on the front page of The New York Times in 2005. Read More 

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October 29, 2014||Big Island: Weather and Nature

Kilauea Lava Flow Approaches Pahoa Town, Lower Puna Homeowners Grapple with New Realities 

Early on Tuesday morning, October 28, slow moving pahoehoe lava from the Big Island's Kilauea Volcano caused a structure fire that burned a farm shed on a private residential property near Pahoa town. As of approximately 12:45pm HST today, Hawaii County Civil Defense reports that the flow is approximately 100 yards from the nearest home and that there approximately 40-50 homes in the immediate path of the flow: // Post by Mileka Lincoln.   According to reports from Hawaii News Now reporter Mileka Lincoln, media and visitors are being moved further from the flow front to respect the privacy of the families being impacted by the progression of the lava. Although long-time residents of Puna have witnessed the impact of flows from Kilauea in the past, there is no doubt that the approach of this new flow is an emotional time for them and for those with deep connections to Pahoa town and Lower Puna. Last month (on September 4th),... Read More 

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September 18, 2014||Big Island: Weather and Nature

Latest USGS Assessment Shows Speed of Kilauea Lava Flow Increasing as Work Continues on Evacuation Routes 

Puna Residents on Alert as Lava Flow Moves through Kahoe Homesteads toward Pahoa The latest projection map from USGS (U.S Geological Survey) shows the progression of lava through vacant, forested land in the Kahoe Homesteads subdivision in Puna. According to USGS, the flow, if it continues at its current rate, could reach Pahoa on or around October 1. From USGS: "At the average rate of advancement of 290 m/day (960 ft/day) since September 15, we project that lava could flow from its current location to Apa`a Road in 9 days and to the Pāhoa Village Road (government road) in Pāhoa within 13 days. These estimates will be updated after our next overflight scheduled for Friday." Two local websites, Big Island Video News and Hawaii 24/7, are providing frequent updates about the progression of the flow as well as the work being done to clear alternate evacuation routes for lower Puna residents. These sites are also posting live video coverage... Read More 

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