Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

KTGY-Designed Kapolei Lofts Wins Two NAIOP Hawaii Awards

International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Kapolei Lofts in West Oahu, Hawaii, received two Awards of Excellence during the NAIOP Hawaii’s 19th Annual Kukulu Hale Awards ceremony held recently at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Oahu. Developed by Forest City Hawaii and designed by KTGY, Kapolei Lofts won the Green Building Award and New Project Award – Commercial/Other Over 40,000 SF.

Real Property Tax Sale Set for Tuesday, June 7

The County of Maui Department of Finance announced it will be holding a real property tax sale on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 and will continue the sale on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 if necessary. The sale will auction off properties that have been delinquent for three or more years and have received their final notice of tax sale.

DBEDT RELEASES ANALYSIS ON HAWAII HOME BUYERS

The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its first report on Hawaii home buyers. The “Residential Home Sales in Hawaii” report summarizes home sale activities in Hawaii recorded for the period from January 2008 to September 2015.

TWO HAWAII ISLAND PROPERTIES ADDED TO THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

The Hotel Honoka‘a Club, dating to about 1927, is a two story-wood frame commercial building located at 45-3480 Māmane Street in the historic plantation town of Honoka‘a. It is an example of “plantation” style of architecture and method of construction, with a main floor, a rear second story addition, and basement.

EAST OAHU BEACHFRONT PROPERTY OWNERS ASKED TO TRIM BACK VEGETATION ALONG THE SHORELINE

Andy Bohlander, a Shoreline Specialist with the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, working with the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL), is a man with a lot of miles on his shoes. He is part of the team at OCCL charged with making sure that Hawaii’s public beaches remain accessible to the public and free of encroachments that may inhibit access, like structures and vegetation.

EAST HONOLULU PROPERTY OWNERS ASKED TO REMOVE BEACH VEGETATION

Andy Bohlander, a Shoreline Specialist with the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, working with the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL), is a man with a lot of miles on his shoes. He is part of the team at OCCL charged with making sure that Hawaii’s public beaches remain accessible to the public and free of encroachments that may inhibit access, like structures and vegetation

PROPERTY OWNERS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS ON PRELIMINARY FEMA FLOOD MAPS FOR HAWAI‘I...

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and County of Hawai‘i are inviting Big Island residents and property owners to attend important upcoming public information meetings next week on changes in the new FEMA Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs) for Hawai‘i County.

Interruption in Water Service on Kaohu Street, Wailuku

The Department of Water Supply is continuing its project to replace waterlines on Kaohu Street. On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, the Department will be replacing service lines on Kaohu Street from 6:00 p.m. to approximately 10:00 p.m. Water will be shut off for residents/businesses at the following addresses from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m

State Helps to Outline New Federal Approval Process for Condominium Projects

The state Department of Commerce and Commerce Affairs’ (DCCA) Real Estate Commission (REC) is working with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide information about the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) new approval process for condominium projects.

Hawaii Real Estate Team Featured in a Commercial with Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran

Tune in to ABC’s Shark Tank or weekdays on Good Morning America to see Adrienne Lally and Attilio Leonardi, known as Team Lally, of Keller Williams Honolulu side-by-side with real estate magnate Barbara Corcoran.

State Adds New Services to Assist Hawaii Condominium Owners

REC created a new email subscription list for unit owners and the general public to provide greater access and wider distribution to relevant educational materials. REC plans to send out materials such as the quarterly condominium bulletin and information on changes to the condominium law, and other useful information through this email list. In addition, REC may occasionally send out surveys to gather information on condominium interests and issues.

Greg Burns of Elite Pacific Properties Sells Amazing Hawaii Estate Listed at $9,700,000

Greg Burns with Elite Pacific Properties sold a true Hawaii masterpiece last week, listed at $9,700,000. The estate is perched over one of the most premier locations in the world, 102 Honolua Place in West Maui. Offering the ultimate in privacy, this estate is one of only three exclusive properties resting behind a separate private gated entrance to the renowned Plantation Estates

Attorney General Bondi Files a Complaint Over Land Buying Scheme

Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a complaint against Property Solutions International Corp, Premier 1 Property, Inc. and Marvin Scott for allegedly defrauding consumers out of thousands of dollars. According to the complaint filed this week, the defendants promised consumers they could sell their property for many times the value of the land.

Real Estate Firm to Welcome Clients Home with New Name, Look and Logo

Locations, Hawaii's largest real estate firm, unveiled a new logo and brand image to position the independent, local company for continued growth and success. The news of the new logo, icon, tagline, and signage of Locations was introduced at its monthly corporate sales meeting to Locations agents and employees.

Department of the Interior Proposes Rules Regarding the Hawaiian Home Lands Trust

The Department is seeking comments on proposed Federal rules that seek to clarify how we review land exchanges involving Hawaiian home lands and amendments to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act proposed by the State of Hawai

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HGIA INVITES PROPOSALS TO FINANCE CLEAN ENERGY PROJECTS

The Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority (HGIA) today announced its Open Solicitation for Financing Arrangements — a call for proposals from clean energy developers, financiers, and other industry participants seeking Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) fund support for clean energy projects in the State of Hawaii.

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Homeowners with Exemptions Reminded to File State Tax Returns

The Department of Finance, Real Property Assessment Division, would like to remind homeowners that due to a change in requirements, those residents who have qualified for exemptions in the past must now file a state resident income tax form or risk being disqualified