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End of year update

New Year's Eve Fireworks are going to be bright this year.  This years display will begin at 9:30 on Friday, December 31, 2010.  Many local businesses donated the  $25,000 to make it happen. A bright way to see out the old and bring in the...

Penny Palfrey defeated by jellyfish

“I’m so sorry.  I felt so bad for being so determined to do it with everyone who has helped me.  But the Portuguese Man-o-War stings really hurt.   In the end, I didn’t know when there was a new one [that was going to sting me...

Andy Irons, top Kauai surfers dies at 32

This is just too awful to have actually happened.  Andy Irons, on his way back from a surfing competition in Puerto Rico died in his hotel room in Dallas, Texas.  Apparently, though there are really some questions about what really happened, Andy had Dengue Fever and was...

Largest Land Owners that make a difference

The Robinson Family were featured in an article on MSNBC Real Estate on the to 10 Land Owners in the US that have made a difference. " The Robinson family (103,000 acres) Ni'ihau is the smallest, inhabited Hawaiian island. It also is privately owned. In 1864, a well-to-do Scottish...

Hawaii 5-0

For all you poor folks that don't live in Hawaii and are just dying to see some beautiful Hawaiian landscape, plus cop action, plus macho men, plus haoles trying to speak pidgin, you must watch Hawaii 5-0. Besides the fast moving plot, lots of gun play, many sexual innuendoes, terrorists...

Kauai Marathon a success

Aloha all, The 2nd Annual Kauai Marathon is over and was a great success both for the runners and for the island, Poipu in particular.  It is a very hard marathon.  starting right in front of the Kiahuna Plantation at 6:00 AM sharp, runners go down Poipu Road,...

Good news for real estate

Finally some good news for Real Estate.  Market Watch by Michael Murphy has published an article the says the recession is 'officially" over according to GDP figures.  Stocks are up 50% from March 2009 bottom.  Gold and silver are up dramatically. So what's the only...

Best Real Estate Company on Kauai

Pacific Ocean Properties was voted Best Real Estate Company on Kauai in Midweek 2010 Best of Kauai People's Choice Awards. Now how about that!!! Just to have the residents of Kauai appreciate what we do and the way we treat people is a wonderful thing....

Koloa Plantation Days in full swing

Koloa Plantation Days is a whole week full of fun and different events held every summer here on Kauai.  The Sheraton Block party started everythng off with a bang.  The road between the Sheraton Phase I and Phase II is shut off to traffic.  Live...

Safeway comes to Lihue

This is an artistic rendering of the new Safeway that will be built in Lihue over by Home Depot and Costco.   Because of the economic downturn the  22 acre project will be done in Phases.  Phase I will include a 57,514 sq. ft. Safeway Supermarket, another store...