Planning to Buy a Big Island Property on an Active Volcano? - Here is What You Need to Know The Big Island is made up of five distinct volcanoes. The oldest is the Kohala volcano. Long dormant, its deep valleys and rugged sea cliffs have been shaped by erosion over hundreds of thousands of years. Mauna Kea, well known as home to most of Hawaii's world class earth-based telescopes also makes up part of the Big Island. It is also considered dormant. The three remaining volcanoes, Kilauea, Mauna
Preparing Your Big Island of Hawaii Home for a Sale If you are getting ready to sell your Big Island home you’ve probably got a lot on your plate. Maybe you already have a job in another city or found the perfect property to replace the one you have now. The prospect of preparing your home for sale, also known as staging, may not have you jumping for joy. Staging your home can get it sold faster for a higher price and can even help you deal with the emotional stress of a big move. There are
How a Little Frog Became a Big Deal for some Hawaii Homeowners In the tropical forests of Puerto Rico the nightly mating call of the male coqui frog has been compared with sweet music. Celebrated in its native land as a symbol of Puerto Rican culture the tiny coqui frog has found a second home in Hawaii. Here, far from its Caribbean roots, the song of the coqui frog has broken the silence that once cloaked the dense forested slopes and lushly landscaped communities of the Big Island. For
I have had a lot of requests for a list of all Big Island Real Estate Subdivisions. I have compiled the list below. With this information, you can get a better understanding of where each subdivision is located. To search this page use Control F and search by the Subdivision name. Zone 1 - Puna 3-1-1 Fern Acres, Fern Forest Vacation Estates, HALE OHIA TRACT, Hawaii's Eden Roc Estates, Hawaiian Orchid Island Est., Ikina Moana Tract, Keaau, Kopua Farm Lots, Mauna Loa Estates,
4 Steps for Getting the Most from your Big Island Vacation Property Do you own a vacation property on the Big Island of Hawaii? Do you want to get the most enjoyment AND the most value out of your investment? If you’ve been thinking about renting your property out to cover expenses but still plan to use it for your own enjoyment, there are some important things you need to consider. To make the most of this very valuable asset it’s important to take some time to understand your priorities
The Ironman - An Epic Event Grows Up on the Big Island Although the World Ironman Championship was not born on the Kona/Kohala Coast of the Big Island, it was there that it grew up. The grueling race, challenging conditions and spectacular scenery captured the imagination of athletes and spectators alike. The World Ironman Championship has come to symbolize the ultimate test of endurance. Its journey from an obscure challenge to the world’s premier test of endurance has made Kona synonymous
A Day in the Life of the Big Island To truly experience a day in the life of the Big Island would be to witness the beauty and grandeur of the landscape as well as have a chance to meet the diverse inhabitants of this amazing island paradise. Although the sheer size of the island would seem to make the task of seeing it all in one day nearly impossible, one could easily find inspiration from Laurance S. Rockefeller. Rockefeller visited the island in 1960 to scout locations for what would
5 Things You Need to Know to Make this the Year If you are finally ready to take the plunge and follow your dream, here are 5 things you need to know to make your move a success.