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Clark Realty-Locations sells to Coldwell Banker Island Properties

The real estate world on the Big Island continues to consolidate and my firm Clark Realty is in the middle of the shuffle as well as us agents associated with the firm. Locations, who bought the firm from the founding family of Putty Clark a year or so ago was re-sold to Coldwell Banker Island… Read More »

KaMilo at Mauna Lani 214 In Escrow!

I just put into escrow this beautifully furnished four-bedroom, “Honua B/Plan 6” floor plan in Ka Milo at Mauna Lani. This is one of only six built of this 4 bedroom plan at KaMilo. Quality features include dual master suites with the additional master bedroom suite upstairs. Enjoy it’s proximity to the best recreation center… Read More »

Hawaii County Property Tax Increase

The Hawaii County Council recently passed a new budget targeting “luxury real estate” valued at $2 million+. Most of these properties are located along the west side of the island near Kona and within the Kohala Coast Resorts. The County approved a budget and tax scheme raising taxes on secondary homes on the additional value,… Read More »

July 2020 Newsletter Post

Aloha Friends and Clients! The weather is exceptional, remaining in the mid-’80s, low humidity, and not rising into the ’90s like years past at the start of summer. Noe, Susan, and I continue our morning swims, including one from Paniau at the end of Puako Road to Makaiwa Bay, where the Mauna Lani Beach Club… Read More »

Hawaii Business Magazine Top 100 REALTOR

In addition to Clark Realty’s #1 sales agent in 2019 and the Platinum Pikake Award for exceptional sales production in the Waimea office, I was recognized as one of the Hawaii Business Magazine’s Top 100 REALTORS in the State. Collectively our office was also the tops among Clark’s offices on the Big Island. The top… Read More »

Market Conditions July 2020

The May 2020 real estate sales market showed the full effect of the Covid-19 virus pandemic on Hawaii Island real estate sales and the positive June stats show the recovery off the May bottom. This is primarily because May closed sales were booked in March and April after the shelter in place, 14-day visitor quarantine… Read More »

In Escrow-Kulalani at Mauna Lani 1902

68-1118 North Kaniku Dr, Waimea, HI 96743 MLS# 635900 I just put into escrow one of the best values in condominium ownership within the Mauna Lani Resort at Kulalani at Mauna Lani #1902 listed for $899k. This home is offered fully furnished/turnkey with a successful vacation rental history. The floor plan offers over 2000 square… Read More »

Waikoloa Plaza Update June 2020

The last shopping experience to benefit the Kohala Coast was The Queen’s Market Place in the Waikoloa Beach Resort finished in 2006-7. Even though us locals frequent different stores and restaurants within the Queen’s Marketplace it does not have a “local” feel and doesn’t include a large grocery store like Foodland. Certainly Foodland Farms, a… Read More »

Nohea at Mauna Lani Homes Feature Timberstrand High tech lumber

Our Nohea at Mauna Lani homes features Weyerhaeuser’s Trus Joist Timberstrand LSL Framing lumber throughout all structures and their interior and exterior walls. Some builders use Timberstrand engineered lumber in kitchens and baths where cabinetry, fixtures, and tiles must adhere to straight and true framing. We use it throughout the house to ensure the best… Read More »

Nohea at Mauna Lani homes built with high tech roofing materials

Inspire Roofing Partners with Nohea at Mauna Lani We use Inspire® by Boral® Slate for our homes at Nohea due to it’s authenticity, beauty, and quality. Inspire® slate provides the industry’s finest artistry through natural textures and unique color palettes that enhance our homes unique and beautiful attributes. Inspire slate brings authentic textures and hues,… Read More »

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