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Category Archives: Luxury Living

Hawaii Waterfront Homes

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Something for Everyone

Beachfront properties on the Big Island continue to soar in popularity.  In fact, these lavish abodes feature a range of elegant amenities for investors. This includes Wi-Fi access, built-in LED TVs, entertainment centers and spacious roomBuying A Luxury Home In Konas and closets. The Big Island offers beachfront living that is perfect for those that love aquatic and nautical activities. In fact, most homes are literally seconds from the water – where you can enjoy boating, fishing, sailing and picturesque backdrops and scenic… Read More

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9 Tips to Sell Your Home on the Big Island

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9 Tips to Sell Your Home in Hawaii

It seems that there is always someone in the market for a new home in Hawaii. Real estate sales volume for the 2017 is on a healthy trend over 2016 and sales for single family homes is up from the previous year so sellers are feeling good. However, those who are looking to sell their homes by the end of this year or in 2018 should not become complacent.

Buyers are being particular and when they move to Hawaii they are looking for a particular lifestyle. So you want to make sure… Read More

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Moving to Hawaii

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Living in  Hawaii


Thinking about moving to Hawaii?  Not only is Hawaii a great place to buy a home, but the lifestyle in Hawaii is simply a life changing experience.  Here are some helpful tips if you are considering a move to Hawaii.

One of the best ways to research living in Hawaii is by visiting. If you can, come for a vacation, and take a look at the island through the eyes of a resident. Ask the locals how they like living in Hawaii. Visit the grocery stores, read Hawaii real estate blogs, visit the pharmacy, the library, and… Read More

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5 Big Island Dream Homes That Will Have You Packing Your Bags

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We’d all love to pack our bags, leave the mainland, and enjoy living in the lap of luxury on the Big Island. While we probably aren’t going to win the lottery anytime soon, there’s no harm in dreaming right? Here are the most expensive homes on the market today.

1) Ala Kohanaiki, Shores At Kohanaiki Resort Subdivision

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This 5 bedroom 5.5 bath mansion built on the coast of Pahuili Bay is truly a… Read More

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Ocean Front Homes for Sale on the Kona Coast

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Just imagine, a stunning panoramic view of the ocean right through your window! There are plenty of Oceanfront homes for sale on the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii and the professional Realtors® at Live On the Big Island . COM are waiting to help you find the right one for you. Just call them today at 880•217•8500, they have all the Kona area listings available for your immediate perusal.

When you purchase one of the many luxury, ocean front homes for sale in Kona you will find you have made a sound decision of economic value and… Read More

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Luxury Homes for Sale in Kona


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So, the time has finally come. You are ready to retire! Excellent! But, with so many looming questions that need to be answered in a relatively short period of time; where you will spend your retirement is one of the biggest, and perhaps one of the easiest to answer. Why not live on the big island? With so many luxury homes for sale in Kona, both North Kona and South Kona, finding your dream home on the big island is far easier than you may think. And, Annette Mejia at LiveOnTheBigIsland.COM is here to help… Read More

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Kona Brewing to Open New Brewery

Live on the Big Island and enjoy a great brew.

Kona Brewing, Hawaii’s favorite craft brewer, is set to open a 100, 000 barrel high-efficiency brewery. A year-long search for the new property ended with a deal to open the 30,000 square foot brewery and canning facility just down the street from the original location. It will sit on a 2.6-acre site in Kailua-Kona. After two decades of business, Kona Brewing Company is excited to offer its customers and the community new and cutting-edge products and technologies. This business truly represents why anyone would want to live on the Big Island.

The History of Kona Brewing

Cameron Healy and his son,… Read More

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Treat Your Holiday Guests to the Big Island’s Best Local Food

Find amazing food when you buy Big Island real estate.

After you’ve purchased homes for sale on the Big Island and made this move, it’s no wonder everyone wants to come visit you. When you have visitors out to Hawaii to see you for the holidays or at any other time of the year, there are amazing local foods you’ll want to share. While the food isn’t the first thing people likely think of when considering their Big Island real estate, it can be a great way to show your guests around and give them a taste of your lifestyle.

A Tropical Climate with Exotic Crops

Due to the tropical climate… Read More

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Big Island Real Estate Spotlight: Waikoloa

Resort living can be a great way of living on the Big Island.

When you think about living on the Big Island, you are more likely to consider Big Island homes for sale. However, there are other options when you are considering Big Island real estate. Resort living can be an excellent way to get all the advantages of life in Hawaii with everything close by. If you’re looking for the perfect place to enjoy resort living, consider Waikoloa and everything it has to offer.

A Resort Community on the Water

Waikoloa is a resort community located right along the western coast of the Big Island, giving residents and visitors fast, easy access to… Read More

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Kailua-Kona’s Best Restaurants

Great restaurants can be found near Kona, Hawaii, real estate.

When you’re getting ready to make the move to a new area, you want to know all the local hang outs and best places to eat. An experienced Kailua-Kona realtor can be an excellent source of this information. However, when it comes to restaurants, personal preference often plays a major role in recommendations. Instead of focusing all of your attention on Kailua-Kona homes for sale, consider trying out these restaurants while you’re in the area to help you pick your new favorite.

Kona Brewing Company


Beer lovers are always looking for great-tasting new brews to wet their palette. At the Kona… Read More

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