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When Hawaii's housing market turns downward, the outlying locations seem to get hurt the worst.  Why is this?  Probably because areas like Waianae have less good jobs compared to Honolulu neighborhoods.  Also, when the market begins to recover, people look to the future and where there's room for...
01/14/2009
A customer asked me about the requirements for repairing a fence.  They own an older house in Kailua and a portion of the fence fell down during one our December (2008) storms.  I had a general idea, however I checked with a contractor to make sure my advice was accurate.Cy at Hawaii Gate and Gar...
01/12/2009
I got a call from the Honolulu Star Bulletin the other night.  Ho hum, another telemarketer trying to sell me something I don't need.  Wait - this was a good deal!  She said I could get a one-year subscription to the Honolulu Star Bulletin (including Sundays) for $50! Oahu's most popular newspape...
01/12/2009
We're getting a cool new stamp in 2009!  It commemorates Hawaii's 50th year of statehood.  The stamp features a surfer catching a wave in the foreground and two persons in a Hawaiian canoe in the background on the same wave. This stamp reminds me of surfing in Waikiki, where we frequently see can...
12/30/2008
Hi All, I did some research and wrote about house roofs in Hawaii.  The article includes information about roofing styles, materials used and reflective roof coatings. Take a look at our article, titled Roofs and Hawaii homes.  Prior to writing this article, I appreciated the older style roofs se...
12/29/2008
On the day after Christmas, Oahu residents found themselves in the dark.  Electricity went out in the evening and was restored sometime the following morning.We were at my mother's condo in Hawaii Kai having dinner.  I noticed the lights flickering several times.  I asked my mom about it, she sai...
12/27/2008
I hope you're having a great Christmas Day!  The weather in Honolulu is sunny, cool and breezy. We're loving it. Although the economic situation throughout the world has not been good for the latter part of the year, we all know things will get better. In good times, we're looking out for opportu...
12/25/2008
Today I was doing a search on Google for info about Kawainui Channel, a stream located in Kailua, Hawaii.  I came across an entry that looked like Wikipedia and I clicked on it.  Then I was prompted to download a file.  I cancelled and thought I had almost been fooled into downloading a virus.  J...
12/20/2008
In the last five years or so, Honolulu saw another round of high rise construction.  New choices for condo living in town have emerged.  The cycle appears to be reaching its end with a few more properties approaching completion.  One of the properties is Moana Vista, located on Kapiolani Boulevar...
12/20/2008
This past Saturday I picked up a couple at the airport and took them to Waianae to look at a home.  The weather was beautiful, sunny and cool with light winds.  On the way down, we saw some successful hunters driving home after a pig hunt.  Here's a photo of the bigger pig. They has another pig o...
12/09/2008
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