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Foto Friday--West Maui Backside

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Photo of cliffside road on Maui's North Shore

No room for guardrails, just drive, don't look, and don't meet an oncoming car.  No flats allowed.

Photo of cliffside road on Maui's North Shore

Oops, Maui-style traffic jam!  The car on the right is backing up as there is no room to pass on this cliffside road.

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Comment balloon 9 commentsRichard T. Dolbeare • October 23 2009 01:07PM
Foto Friday--West Maui Backside
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[If photos do not show, hit your browser refresh button] No room for guardrails, just drive, don't look, and don't meet an oncoming car. No flats allowed. Oops, Maui-style traffic jam! The car on the right is backing up… more
Foto Friday-Kahakuloa
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[If photos do not show, hit your browser refresh button] Entering Old Kahakuloa Village Fine dining and the ONLY dining near Old Kahakuloa Village Aloha! Search Kauai/Big Island | Search Maui | Email.. more
Golden Domes on Kauai
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[If picture does not display, hit your browser refresh button] I had a delightful experience today when I "stumbled across" a tour of the Hindu temple being build above Kapaa on our little island of Kauai. Granite slabs are… more
Sea Water Air Conditioning
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A new type of air conditioning system is planned for downtown Honolulu that will be a major energy saver. A local company has plans to install underground pipes running from the ocean into downtown Honolulu so that sea water can be used for cooling… more
Annapolis Revisited
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[If picture does not show, hit your browser refresh button] Annapolis Maryland photo from my recent visit to see my new grandchild, Zoe. In the Summer, there is nary a vacant spot along the seawall. It's still quite picturesque… more
Kauai Real Estate Status Snapshot
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A snapshot of Kauai real estate listing inventory is shown below. At what I hope is the bottom of our market, it will serve as a basis of comparison for future updates. [If image does not show, hit your browser refresh button] .. more
Maui's Distressed Market Share
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Some areas of the nation are seeing short and REO sales in such large numbers that they are the majority of all sales, I recently published a chart for Kauai showing distressed sales are only 1/4 of the market there. On Maui they are a little… more
Kauai's Distressed Market Share
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Some areas of the nation are seeing short and REO sales in such large numbers that they are the majority of all sales, On Kauai they were only about 1/4 of our overall sales in the month of September. What remains to be seen is whether we have… more
Kauai Sales Price Points Update
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Kauai residential sales price points continue to move out of the lowest bands with the increase going to the $500K to $750K band. This suggests that our market is recovering from bargain basement prices early in the year when 2/3 of sales were… more
Kauai "Seasonal" Real Estate Market for 2008
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Having published data on Kauai "seasonal" closings averaged over the last 8 years, I though it would be interesting to see if current market conditions have caused any variation. As in the other chart our "slow" season for… more
Kauai "Seasonal" Real Estate Market
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As one of the few states where "season" is based more on tourism than on climate, it's interesting to note that our 4 slowest months are the Winter months of November through February. This mirrors what I have heard about the mainland… more
Kauai Sales Fishhoook
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Looking at data back to 2000 shows that Kauai sales took a huge tumble indeed beginning in 2006. But that fishhook upturn in 2009 is looking an awful lot like a new trend! Stay tuned for the next few months to find out for sure. Aloha… more
Kauai Sales Stats For September
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Kauai home sales statistics have been released for the month of September 2009. The figures are island-wide comparisons of current sales versus year ago periods. Monthly values fluctuate widely and I've always preferred to use year-to-date data to… more
Foto Friday--Olde Tyme Phone
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I doubt that too many remember using these kind of phones. They were wall-mounted and had 2 large dry-cell batteries inside. The hand crank alerted the local switchboard operator that you wanted to make a call. She sat in front of a switchboard… more
Kauai Sales Are Up
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Having once managed an engineering data department, I'm accustomed to pouring through numbers and presenting data in charts for easy visualization of market activity. Today I'm relying on a less rigorous measure of market activity here on Kauai. … more