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When it rains, its pours here on Kauai

The National Weather Service in Honolulu has issued a flash flood watch for Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai and Lanai through Tuesday afternoon. Rain blanketed parts of the state throughout the weekend. The conditions over the islands are unstable. With the ground being saturated by the weekend's rains,...

Kauai sales statistics for April

Kauai single family home sales dropped in April, according to statistics from Hawaii Information Service but condos saw a slight improvement. There were 27 single family homes sold on Kauai this April which is down 29 % from the 38 sales during the same...

Watch a sunset

Watching the sun set into the Pacific Ocean is one of the most beautiful events of any day and people on Kauai do stop, walk to the beach, and watch the sun go down.  If you are lucky, you may even see the green flash,...

Watch a sunrise

The time change alone almost guarantees you will see at least one sunrise here on Kauai. Grab a cup of coffee and take a early walk on the beach. Surfers looking for those first clean sets before anyone else is in the water...

New blog and web site

I have a whole new look on my blog and web site. Hope you enjoy it. [caption id="attachment_1070" align="alignright" width="135" caption="Kauai's star beauty"][/caption] Home prices drive rebound in resort homes sales. Buyers demand for Hawaii homes broadly rebounded last year, and a new report shows that the...

Tsunami Scare

Friday morning started very early for all Kauai residents and guests.  In fact it actually started late Thursday night when the civil defense sirens went off around 10:30 PM and every resident on Kauai received a recorded message saying that Japan had been rocked by a...

Kukui’ula Club Cottages

Just went to a Broker's Open yesterday afternoon at Kukui'ula.  The Clubhouse and the Golf Clubhouse plus the workout facilities and the Plantation House are completed and absolutely gorgeous.  Still working on the women's treatment rooms and dressing room in the Spa.  The Island Activity...

Kauai residents watch humpback whale being born.

Kauai residents were surprised to witness a humpback whale giving birth at Whalers Cove in Poipu over the weekend. [caption id="attachment_332" align="alignright" width="295" caption="mama and baby humpback"][/caption] A Whalers Cove Resort pool technician on Saturday saw the whale give birth while an adult whale paced back and...

Hawaiian Airlines Mileage Program Expands

Hawaiian airlines has upgraded its long standing HawiianMiles frequent flyer program to include an expanded network of national merchants as partners that gives members more opportunity to earn miles. They are redesigning their website (www.hawaiianair.com) to add a host of features, including a downloadable toolbar that lets members...

Kukui’ula opens it doors

Kukui'ula, the high-end development here, in Poipu has opened its door with a grand opening of the Clubhouse and Spa. It is spectacular. Kathy Merrill Kelly did the interiors of this expansive Clubhouse and every room is gracious and beautiful. The swimming pool with its...