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Spike in Luxury Home Market Sales on Oahu in May

Spike in Luxury Home Market Sales on Oahu in May

HONOLULU – Oahu home and condominium sales saw a significant spike in the luxury market in May, with the strongest movement in the $1 to $2 million range, according to Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP), Hawaii’s leading residential real estate firm and a specialist in high-end real estate sales.

 

The figures are based on Multiple Listing Service (MLS) data of all single-family homes and condominiums sold for more than $1 million in May 2014 on Oahu.

 

Oahu saw 84 luxury sales close last month. Oahu’s housing market is on an upward trend compared to the average number of homes sold in January through April 2014 (56 homes sales per month) and 62 home sales in May 2013.

 

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RevoluSun hires Mura Ince as Customer Care Director

RevoluSun hires Mura Ince as Customer Care Director

 

HONOLULUwww.RevoluSun.com – RevoluSun, Hawaii’s leading provider of residential and commercial solar systems, has hired Mura Ince as Customer Care Director for its Oahu division.

 

In her new role, Ince will lead strategy and operations for RevoluSun’s customer care experience. She will oversee programs to resolve customer inquiries and concerns and spearhead efforts to ensure and deliver a high quality, customer care experience.

 

Musical Innovators Conjugacion, Kalahiki, and Okami Mix It Up at HPR’s Atherton June 27 and 29

Musical Innovators Conjugacion, Kalahiki, and Okami Mix It Up at HPR’s Atherton June 27 and 29

Individually known as pioneers and polymaths, Tony Conjugacion, Starr Kalahiki, and Alvin “Pops” Okami combine their formidable talents on June 27 and in a newly added performance on June 29 at Hawaii Public Radio’s Atherton Studio. The evening showcases their eclectic repertoire of jazz, pop, and show tunes -- even an operatic aria and “hapa-haole” songs. Reservations for this inspired collaboration may be made online at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during business hours. Tickets are $35 general, $30 for HPR members, and $20 for students with ID. The Atherton Studio is located at Hawaii Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Concerts begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 27; 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29.

Kiewit Building Group Inc. Hires Alexander Camerino in Honolulu Office

Kiewit Building Group Inc. Hires Alexander Camerino in Honolulu Office

Kiewit Building Group Inc., a leading general contractor serving Hawaii’s vertical construction markets, recently hired Alexander Camerino as a safety supervisor for Hawaii projects. Camerino joins the safety department in developing and enacting health and safety measures on Oahu and neighbor island job sites.

Camerino’s new duties include improving policies to ensure employee safety and investigating injury claims to provide corrective recommendations. As safety supervisor, Camerino will monitor job sites to determine unsafe working conditions and ensure governmental regulations and company procedures are maintained. In addition, Camerino will facilitate the training of employees and management in new safety programs.

Hawaii Kai Towne Center 10th Annual Summer Concert Series Kicks Off with Sean Na'auao

Hawaii Kai Towne Center 10th Annual Summer Concert Series Kicks Off with Sean Na'auao

Family and friends are invited to heat up their summer nights at Hawaii Kai Towne Center's 10th Annual summer concert series, "Sunset Serenade." Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning singer Sean Na`auao will kick off the three-part summer concert series sponsored by SUSHIMAN with a performance at the Waterfront Stage on Saturday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m.

During the "Sunset Serenade" concert series, various Hawaii Kai Towne Center merchants will have table stations in the breezeway near the Waterfront Stage featuring their services, merchandise, as well as food for purchase. Also, don’t forget to enter to win great prizes at the Hawaii Kai Towne Center table at the front entrance.

Sean Na`auao is a talented slack key guitarist, vocalist, composer and producer who continues to work “outside the envelope” in the multi-faceted musical world.

Hawaii Kai Library Offers Special Summer Events and a Hit Movie Screening

Hawaii Kai Library Offers Special Summer Events and a Hit Movie Screening

Hawaii Kai Public Library will offer free special summer events including a  movie screening of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” from June 18 to July 12:   

Volta Industries Opens Its First Electric Vehicle Stations on Maui

Volta Industries Opens Its First Electric Vehicle Stations on Maui

 

LAHAINA, MAUIwww.VoltaCharging.com – Volta Industries LLC (Volta) today announced the launch of its first two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on Maui, at Whalers Village in Lahaina. Volta’s new stations are located at the main entrance of the shopping center’s parking garage, in two stalls on each side near the pedestrian walkway. Volta operates the Volta Network, the largest network of free-to-use EV charging stations nationwide, with nearly 70 free EV charging stations in Hawaiʻi, California and Arizona.