Honolulu County, HI Real Estate News

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Downtown and Nu'uanu Honolulu, August 2021   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 9 / 5  80% 88 / 76  16% Closed Sales 7 / 6  17% 90 / 48  88% Median Sales Price $1.182M / $825K 43% $1.15M / $865.5K 33% Percent of Original List Price Received 111.8% / 96.0%  16% 99.5% / 95.9%  4% Median Days on Market Until Sale 10 / 34  -71% 19 / 26  -27% Inventory of Homes for Sale 23 / 33  -30% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 50 / 40  25% 487 / 365  33% Closed Sales 45 / 29  55% 411 / 229  79% Median Sales Price $650K / $550K  18% $580K / $570K  2% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.7% / 97.5%  1% 98.8% / 96.6%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 27 / 22  23% ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Diamond Head & Kapahulu Honolulu, August 2021   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021/ 2020 Change% New Listings 31 / 33  -6% 214 / 207  5% Closed Sales 18 / 19  -5% 186 / 109  71% Median Sales Price $1.5265M / $995K 53% $1.175M / $965K 22% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 96.5% 4% 100.0% / 96.5%  4% Median Days on Market Until Sale 11 / 31  -65% 13 / 27 -52% Inventory of Homes for Sale 65 / 117 -44% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 14 / 10  40% 108 / 85  27% Closed Sales 13 / 3  333% 91 / 33  176% Median Sales Price $655K / $485K 35% $585K / $540K  8% Percent of Original List Price Received 97.6% / 97.2%  0% 98.1% / 97.7%  0% Median Days on Market Until Sale 16 / 6  1...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Makiki & Moili'ili Honolulu, August 2021   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021/ 2020 Change% New Listings 17 / 9  89% 147 / 114  29% Closed Sales 15 / 11  36% 114 / 65  75% Median Sales Price $1.5M / $1.41M 6% $1.4105M / $1.225M 15% Percent of Original List Price Received 101.7% / 97.0% 5% 100.0% / 97.0%  3% Median Days on Market Until Sale 8 / 62  -87% 12 / 30  -60% Inventory of Homes for Sale 53 / 54  -2% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 78 / 75  4% 595 / 513  16% Closed Sales 59 / 47  26% 463 / 300  54% Median Sales Price $445K / $350K  27% $394K / $375K  5% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 97.6%  2% 98.3% / 96.7%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 15 / 44  -66%...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Lionel BartsOLIVERat The Diamond Head TheatreOctober 15 - 31, 2021 Please Sir I want some more Musical Theatre! Diamond Head Theatre is ready to dish out a full plate this season with tasty line up of performances to satiate your musical taste buds, starting with a healthy helping of Lionel Bart's, Oliver.The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, an orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the conniving Fagin.When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, the benevolent victim, Mr. Brownlow takes Oliver in, but Fagin fearing the exposure of his hideout, employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap him ba...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Ala Moana & Kaka'ako Honolulu, August 2021   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021/ 2020 Change% New Listings 3 / 1  200% 17 / 11  55% Closed Sales 1 / 0  0% 8 / 5  60% Median Sales Price $1.16M / $0  0% $1.0575M / $904K 17% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.9% / 0.0% 0% 100.8% / 95.1%  6% Median Days on Market Until Sale 12 / 0  0% 12 / 13  -8% Inventory of Homes for Sale 6 / 5  20% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 82 / 74  11% 613 / 547 12% Closed Sales 99 / 35  183% 494 / 246  101% Median Sales Price $785K / $560K  40% $670K / $652.5K  3% Percent of Original List Price Received 99.4% / 95.5%  4% 97.5% / 96.0%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 14 / 51  -73% 33 / 46  -28...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 The Park Ward Village 333 Ward Ave. Honolulu, HI 96814 $600,000 - $3,000,000 Market priced units will be approximately $600K for Studios up to $3 Million for 3 bedroom units.   The Park Ward Village is a mixed use Pet Friendly 41-story tower that offers 546 luxury market priced units designed by Chicago-based firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz with fee simple ownership.   The Park Ward Village is the eighth Howard Hughes tower located in the Kaka'ako neighborhood - a 60-acre master planned community in the urban core of Honolulu. The Complex is a short distance to Ala Moana Beach Park and Yacht harbors with Ala Moana Shopping Center a few blocks towards Diamond Head with restaurants, retail shops, and many entertainment venues close by to the development. Owner occupant units are now availabl...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Waikiki Honolulu, August 2021   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 0 / 0  0% 4 / 3  33% Closed Sales 1 / 0  0%  3 / 1  200% Median Sales Price $1.88M / $0.00M  0%   $1.1M / $1.29M -15% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 0.0%  0% 100.0% / 95.6%  5% Median Days on Market Until Sale 13 / 0  0% 13 / 8  63% Inventory of Homes for Sale 0 / 1  -100% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 159 / 169  -6% 1208 / 1107  9% Closed Sales 148 / 55 169% 916 / 432  112% Median Sales Price $452.4K / $398K  14% $395K / $390K  1% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.2% / 95.8%  3% 97.3% / 95.2%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 26 / 26  0%  33 / 46  -28% In...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Get Your Thrill On and Step Right Up and Drop Right Off with Special Olympics 12th Annual Over the Edge fundraiser. Register Today for Special Olympics 12th Annual Over the Edge fundraiser, on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. Thrill seekers will rappel more than 400 feet down the side of the Hyatt hotel in Waikiki, enjoying (or maybe not )the spectacular views of Waikiki and Diamond Head, all the while raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics Hawaii.  To register to participate, visit www.sohawaii.org. Registration fee is $100 per participant. All participants are asked to raise a minimum of $1,000 in donations, must be 18 years of age by the day of the event, and weigh less than 300 pounds. Over the Edge has limited capacity so inte...
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By Theresa Harden, PB SFR e-Pro Realtor
(Hawaii Dream Realty LLC)
More than 200 people testified Wednesday before the City and County of Honolulu's Planning Commission on the second day of public hearings for a bill that would implement more regulations for short-term rentals. Theresa Harden's testimony compelled multiple follow-on questions from the commissioners and resulted in a 1-hour phone conversation with a commissioner the day following her testimony. Theresa Harden (R) is the Principal Broker for Hawaii Dream Realty LLC. Hawaii Dream Realty LLC is an independent and licensed real state brokerage founded in 2007, is located in the heart of Waikiki, and specializes in sales, marketing, exchange and management of investment properties.
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Island Crafters MarketInternational Marketplace2330 Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki Browse dozens of locally made products such as apparel, candles, laser etched home goods, papale, hand sewn totes, baby items and Hawaii's favorite local snacks too!  Located on the second level of the International market place, right next to Mitsuwa's Marketplace, youll find 3 inline spaces filled with Hawaii's favorites! Just look for the balloon arches!  Visit all three, get your event passport stamped and enter to win prizes! Vendor List:  Sweet On You Official                                           doTerra Nature's Finest                                         Hi Freeze Treats                                                       JJz Treatz                                                           ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Low Cost Vaccinations For Your Pet at The Oahu SPCA - PETCO Clinic!  Holo the Beretania PETCO on Fridays 2PM to 7PM for their LOW COST Vaccine clinic and vaccinate your Pet, don't wait until it's too late. Appointments can also be made through their website. Pets need vaccines too! Vaccines help prevent many illnesses and can help your pet live a long, healthy life. Not only are there different vaccines for different diseases, there are different types and combinations of vaccines. Vaccines also help prepare your pet’s immune system to fight the invasion of disease-causing organisms.  Please keep the following in mind before scheduling your vaccine appointment:– Bring all medical records to your appointment– The youngest age to vaccinate is 8 weeks old– Have your pet for at least 24hr...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Median Price for Single-Family Homes on O‘ahu Tops $1 Million  Sustained demand for housing and significant sales volume at higher price points drive record- high median prices for single-family homes and condominiums in August.  HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, single-family homes and condos reached new record-high median prices for the second consecutive month at $1,050,000 and $500,000, respectively. The persistent competition in affordable price ranges and more closed sales at higher price points in both single-family home and condo markets are putting upwards pressure on median home prices. Using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system, the Board reported the following statistics:    S...
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By Theresa Harden, PB SFR e-Pro Realtor
(Hawaii Dream Realty LLC)
The August 2021 Oahu Hawaii Housing Inventory Snapshot represents aggregated values based on Honolulu MLS data as of August 28, 2021. Each inventory category includes a link providing the current Honolulu MLS listings for that particular category. The table does not provide the 30-day trends for the list price, sold price, days on market or available listings. If you are interested in a more detailed table with  trend percentages, click here to register to receive the monthly report via email. The 30-day trend for the average list price for all categories, except luxury single family homes, rose slightly for a second consecutive month. The luxury single family homes average list price fell just over 4 percentage points in the past 30 days. The average sold price for all categories, exc...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 The Park on Ke'eaumoku  Keeaumoku St. Honolulu, HI 96814 $300,000 - $1,400,000 Market priced units will be approximately $300K to $500K for Studios, $600K to 800K 1 bedrooms, $700K to $1.2M for 2 bedrooms, and $1.2 to $1.4M for 3 bedrooms.  The Park on Ke'eaumoku is a mixed use Pet Friendly 44-story high-rise condominium complex along Ke'eaumoku Street in Ala Moana Honolulu. The project will include 2 high-rise towers which will accommodate both affordable and market-rate condominiums on 42 floors with fee simple ownership.  The complex will offer 2 floors of commercial spaces with dinning options and retail shopping and will feature a recreational deck on top of the 12 story parking structure connecting the 2 towers. The Park on Ke'eaumoku is a short distance to Ala Moana Beach Park a...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
STEEL PULSE - The Waikiki Shell - October 9th 2021  - Make sure to review the Covid restrictions and what can be brought into the concert venue. This event will most likely sell out due to limited capacity. Ticket Prices: $39.50 - 59.50 + fees Prices increase day of show   Purchase Tickets:  https://www.ticketmaster.com   Blaisdell Ticket Office   All ages welcome (accompanied by an adult 18+) Doors Open: 5:00 pm - Show Starts: 6:15 pm   What to expect at The Waikiki Shell *This show will comply with all local covid regulations which are required on the date of the show. In addition to the regular rules, there are rules to fulfill the Emergency Orders in place for the safety of guests: • No coolers, outside food & drinks allowed. • No packages, bags, knapsacks and backpacks allowed. • ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
               Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to verifyWednesday, September 1, 2021 Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Acclaim Capital Mortgage383-5931NMLS#304090 15-YR Fixed 1.962 0.000 2.039 30-YR Fixed 2.700 0.000 2.743 5-YR ARM       Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed 2.000 1.625 2.371 30-YR Fixed 2.625 1.750 2.840 5-YR ARM 2.500 0.500 2.615 American Savings Bank, F.S.B593-1226NMLS#423168 15-YR Fixed 1.875 1.625 2.185 30-YR Fixed 2.625 1.625 2.799 5-YR ARM       Bank of Hawaii877-616-2636NMLS# 15-YR Fixed 2.000 1.000 2.141 30-YR Fixed 2.625 1.625 2.751 5-YR ARM 2.125 0.750 2.596 Central Pacific Bank544-...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Downtown and Nu'uanu Honolulu, July 2021   Single Family Homes July Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 15 / 14  7% 79 / 71  11% Closed Sales 14 / 6  133% 83 / 42  98% Median Sales Price $1.1355M / $835.5K 36% $1.1425M / $865.5K 32% Percent of Original List Price Received 99.3% / 96.8%  3% 98.9% / 95.9%  3% Median Days on Market Until Sale 18 / 44  -59% 23 / 26  -12% Inventory of Homes for Sale 24 / 36  -33% ---    Condos June Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 58 / 68  -15% 437 / 325  34% Closed Sales 75 / 36  108% 366 / 200  83% Median Sales Price $559K / $537.5K  4% $575.0K / $570K  1% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 96.5%  4% 98.8% / 96.4%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 12 / 41...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Forest Restoration Workday at Waimea Valley:August 28, 2021 - December 25, 2021 - 9:00AM - 3:00PM With the world seemingly as crazy as it is, sometimes it's better to focus on what you can actually change for the better and there's no better place to start than in your own backyard, figuratively speaking. The 'Āina needs your Aloha! Why not consider an exclusive hike up to Kalahe'e ridge and spend the day helping with the Waimea Valley conservation projects. An RSVP is required. Work goes from 9AM to 3PM and can include: Native Planting as well as Invasive species control. **When you sign up, you are committing to the entire time. The conservation team does not have staff to hike down early with volunteers and you cannot hike down by yourself** Where: Meet at Waimea Valley Botanical Off...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Diamond Head & Kapahulu Honolulu, July 2021   Single Family Homes July Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021/ 2020 Change% New Listings 26 / 39  -33% 183 / 174  5% Closed Sales 24 / 16  50% 168 / 90  87% Median Sales Price $1.2M / $962.5K 25% $1.15M / $953K 21% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 97.7% 2% 100.0% / 96.4%  4% Median Days on Market Until Sale 18 / 21  -14% 13 / 27 -52% Inventory of Homes for Sale 64 / 115 -44% ---    Condos July Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 15 / 19  -21% 94 / 75  25% Closed Sales 10 / 4  150% 78 / 30  160% Median Sales Price $417.5K / $545K  -23% $577.5K / $548.5K  5% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.2% / 95.5%  3% 98.5% / 97.8%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 16 / 36  ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Makiki & Moili'ili Honolulu, July 2021   Single Family Homes July Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021/ 2020 Change% New Listings 19 / 17  12% 130 / 105  24% Closed Sales 10 / 8  25% 99 / 54  83% Median Sales Price $1.375M / $1.3015M 6% $1.405M / $1.2125M 16% Percent of Original List Price Received 101.7% / 95.7% 6% 99.7% / 96.5%  3% Median Days on Market Until Sale 9 / 33  -73% 13 / 27  -52% Inventory of Homes for Sale 56 / 68  -18% ---    Condos July Year to Date 2021 / 2020 Change% 2021 / 2020 Change% New Listings 81 / 79  3% 517 / 438  18% Closed Sales 63 / 37  70% 404 / 253  60% Median Sales Price $415K / $385K  8% $385K / $385K  0% Percent of Original List Price Received 99.1% / 96.4%  3% 98.0% / 96.6%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 15 / 43  -65% 20 /...
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