Neighborhood Spotlight

Oct. 1, 2020

7 Deadly Sins of Making Burgers

Common mistakes to make a perfectly wrong burger.

 

1. You’re buying the wrong lean to fat ratio

And so: your burgers aren’t tasty

Too often I go to barbecues and the burgers are dry and overcooked. This is typically due to people opting for 90% lean to 10% fat ...

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Sept. 23, 2020

A Brief Condo Construction Update

New Construction Condos in Honolulu - Where are we now

With many of our new construction condo buyers wondering what is the status of the development they purchased, we decided to take a closer look at what's going on. For the majority of new developments Covid is not affecting projects which ...

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Dec. 9, 2019

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kalihi

Kalihi Alicias Market
Photo courtesy of Alicia's Market

Home to the Bishop Museum and a few gorgeous hikes, along with a blustering collection of traffic-heavy commercial centers, the mixed-use Kalihi neighborhood is a study in contrasts. Kalihi-Palama lies at the southwest edge of O‛ahu, tucked between Waikiki and downtown Honolulu. 

Once ...

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Jan. 6, 2019

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kaimuki

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kaimuki
Photo courtesy of Keep It Kaimuki

There’s no neighborhood more reminiscent of Honolulu in the 1950’s and 60’s than Kaimukī. It’s been a residential neighborhood since the early twentieth century, and today boasts plenty of single-family homes with a sprinkling of multi-family dwellings. Close to shopping and downtown Honolulu, the ...

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Nov. 26, 2018

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kapolei

Kapolei Golf Club Kapolei Golf Course. Photo courtesy of Kapolei Golf Club

Kapolei is the fastest growing area in the state of Hawai‛i. With urban Honolulu approaching full build-out, state and county governments have designated Kapolei as “O‛ahu’s Second City," and West O‛ahu’s hub for business, commerce, and government.

A master-planned community with ...

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Aug. 7, 2018

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kaka'ako

Neighborhood Spotlight: Kakaako - aerial view

Photo courtesy of Kaka‛ako Improvement Association

Kaka‛ako is one of O‛ahu’s most vibrant urban neighborhoods. Nestled on the south shore of O‛ahu between the financial hub of downtown Honolulu and the tourist hub of Waikiki, Kaka‛ako is an ideal location for the mix of high-rise condos and businesses developing to ...

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Feb. 28, 2018

Honolulu Neighborhood Spotlight: Downtown & Chinatown

Alexander & Baldwin building Image courtesy of Joel Bradshaw for Wikipedia

Located on the south shore of Oahu, the adjacent neighborhoods of Downtown and Chinatown are a relaxed 15-minute drive from the iconic Waikiki beach. These neighborhoods have a combined distance of 10 blocks, divided almost in half by Bethel Street. Originally a seaport ...

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