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What I Learned About Honolulu Real Estate While Vacationing In Paris, France

—  Every day I experience new situations allowing me to see the world in different ways. I ask myself: “What can I learn today to optimize my life and my world?” Traveling abroad and experiencing different architecture, cultures, and lifestyles is a terrific opportunity to foster new ideas. My wife likes Paris, France, so we visited the ‘city of romance’ during our recent summer vacation. Here are some random observations …Read More

Quality Of Life And Why Hawaii Has The Finest Weather On The Entire Planet

There is no place on earth that has better weather than Hawaii. The air feels like silk the moment you get off the plane. Shorts and T-shirts serve you well all year long – day and night. Many of my clients select Honolulu as their home because of the perfect year-round climate and their improved lifestyle and well-being. This is the sweet zone to maximize life and outdoor enjoyment. Some …Read More

Come Join Kailua’s Community Fun

If you are a newbie to Kailua, we’d like to introduce you to some of the weekly, monthly and standard community events that bring Kailua’s families and neighbors together. In late April, Kailua ushers in three seasons of fun (yes, we really do have seasons in Hawaii!) including outdoor parties, music, and holiday traditions. Kicking off the spring events is “I Love Hula in Kailua”. Once a month, a special …Read More

Kailua Wears Its Aloha

What’s fashion-forward on spring and summer runways is women’s long dresses and men’s shirts adorned in flowers, a style that’s always current in Hawaii – the style of aloha. Island style, often referred to as aloha wear, is a culturally-inspired design that has been admired throughout the world for decades.   To embrace our favorite Island style, start with “May Day as Lei Day in Hawaii” and don your floral …Read More

Kailua’s Fashion Collaborators Have You Covered

Lifestyle, environment and fashion come together in Kailua creating an exciting trend of boutiques that provide unique experiences beyond typical shopping. Living in Hawaii and particularly in Kailua offers a relaxed, but modern lifestyle where the environment clearly determines much of what we wear. Thanks to the ingenuity, creativity and collaboration of several local fashion partners, finding the right wardrobe without leaving Kailua, is now a breeze. Some new to …Read More

Bikinis to Board Shorts – Kailua is Suiting Up!

The beach is beckoning. The pool is inviting. Leave everything behind and suit up. Of course, the only suit you need when living in Kailua on the windward side of Oahu, is a swimsuit. Whether you’re an avid kite surfer or just prefer to lounge poolside, there’s no escaping beach attire.  Beachwear often does double duty in Kailua, with residents’ active lifestyles. So where do you get the look?  There’s …Read More

North Shore Oahu Top 10

The North Shore of Oahu is an undeniably beautiful, special place. Oahu residents and visitors alike make trips to the North Shore to enjoy the beaches and scenery, unwind, and escape the faster pace of life you find in Honolulu and the rest of the island. Spending time on this part of the Oahu, whether it’s a day, a week, or a month, makes almost everyone fantasize about picking up …Read More

The Top 10 Reasons to Love Kaneohe

Kaneohe is a beautiful blend of contrasts. City and country, mountain and ocean, past and present, it’s all here in the second largest town on Windward Oahu. Windward Mall is less than 2 miles away from a cultural landmark, the Byodo-in Temple. A lush botanical garden sits minutes from the town’s commercial center. It’s home to ancient Hawaiian fishponds and bustling Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH),There’s something in Kaneohe that …Read More

The Top 10 Reasons to Love Kailua

Kailua is a special place. This beach town on the Windward side of Oahu was largely unknown 15 years ago, but the secret’s out now. Lanikai Beach, the Pillbox hike, President Obama’s family vacations while he was in office, the list of reasons Kailua is on the map go on and on. Spend an hour here and you’ll notice there’s something different. It’s not just one thing, it’s a number …Read More

Kailua’s Serving Breakfast: A Different Eatery Seven Days a Week 

Waking-up in a Kailua home is a dream come true for many and what makes it even more special is to start the day right at one of the abundant great eateries serving fresh, locally prepared breakfasts. Residents know they can grab a different breakfast for every day of the week, and all at family-owned and operated eateries. Kailua is literally a breakfast bonanza. Moke’s Bread and Breakfast Phone: (808) …Read More