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Hawaii gas prices remain mostly stable

Hawaii gas prices remain mostly stable

According to AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch, Hawaii average gas price has gone up by a penny to $4.34 per gallon during the past week. The current price average is one cent less than last month and four cents higher than a year ago.

Honolulu’s average price stayed the same as last week at $4.31-three cents less than a month ago and 13 cents more than a year ago. In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.13 per gallon-two cents more than last week, the same price as last month ago and 18 cents less than a year ago. Wailuku’s average is $4.46 a gallon-the same price as last Thursday, a penny more than last month and six cents less than last year.

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties' Mike James Unites Hawaii and California Markets

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties' Mike James Unites Hawaii and California Markets

HONOLULU – Since taking on the additional role of president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the San Francisco Bay Area in March, Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP) President Mike James is better connecting the California and Hawaii regions of Coldwell Banker through marketing, technology, and management talent. Both companies are owned by NRT LLC.

Californians continue to show great interest in Hawaii real estate.  According to data from Title Guaranty Escrow Services, Inc., in 2013 of the nearly $6.5 billion in real estate sales volume sold on Oahu, $326 million was from California buyers making them the largest group of buyers from the Mainland U.S. Trailing in second and third place were New Yorkers and Texans at $157 million and $145 million, respectively. Total sales volume for California buyers experienced a 29 percent increase compared to 2012’s $252 million. 

2014 Aloha Festivals Celebrates Hōkūle‘a’s Worldwide Voyage

HONOLULU – The 2014 Aloha Festivals theme, “Maluhia Honua – World Peace With Aloha,” celebrates the worldwide voyage of the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hōkūle‘a and its mission to promote world peace. Aloha Festivals, one of Hawai‘i’s most highly regarded and oldest cultural celebrations is now in its 68th year. This year, the festival takes place from September 6 to 27 at various locations on O‘ahu, sharing the history and traditions of Hawai‘i and the unique spirit of aloha with both kamaʻāina (local residents) and malihini (visitors).

“This year, we honor the round-the-world voyage of the Hōkūle‘a, which encourages people to spread awareness of world peace,” said Helene “Sam” Shenkus, co-chair of the Aloha Festivals’ board of directors. “We invite the community to take part in Aloha Festivals’ celebration of Hawai‘i’s cultural heritage, aloha and Island traditions.”

CBP Agents Rank Among NRT LLC's Top Sales Associates for First Quarter 2014

CBP Agents Rank Among NRT LLC's Top Sales Associates for First Quarter 2014

HONOLULU – Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP) is pleased to announce that sixteen agents are ranked among NRT LLC’s top 1,000 sales associates for first quarter 2014. This distinction places the agents among the top three percent of all NRT sales associates nationwide. NRT is the parent company of CBP and is the largest residential brokerage company in the nation with more than 42,000 sales associates nationwide.

In the top half of this distinguished group of sales associates are Margaret Murchie (R) and John Peterson (R) of CBP’s Kahala office, Tracy Allen (RA) and Susan Borochov (RA) of the King St. office, and Mary Beddow (R), Mary Browne-Burris (R) and Kathy Grindle (R) of the Windward office.

American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

American Marketing Association Hawaii Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

HONOLULU, HAWAII (June 30, 2014) — The Hawaii chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Hawaii) introduced the new members of its 2014-2015 board of directors today. These members are volunteers from the local marketing community who are elected to lead AMA Hawaii in its efforts to support their fellow local marketers.

“This year’s board of directors includes both new and old faces with professionals representing marketing in different companies and sectors around the state,” said Lisette Gonzalez, AMA Hawaii president. “We look forward to working together to continue to serve Hawaii’s marketing community with innovative resources, professional development and networking opportunities.”

The AMA Hawaii 2014-2015 board of directors includes:

- President: Lisette Gonzalez (Marketing Communications Officer, Bank of Hawaii)

Free Limited-Edition Summer Tote at Kahala Mall During July Gift With Purchase event

Free Limited-Edition Summer Tote at Kahala Mall During July Gift With Purchase event

HONOLULU – Summer shopping just got more spectacular with Kahala Mall’s special gift with purchase event!  Spend a combined total of $300 from July 1 - 31 at any store, restaurant or at the theatres and receive an exclusive, limited-edition Kahala Mall summer tote designed by Oahu Artist Nick Kuchar. Redeem your receipts for this vintage-inspired tote bag at the Kahala Mall Management office, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. One per person, maximum of two receipts per store, available while supplies last. Restrictions apply, visit www.Kahala MallCenter.com for details.

 

AAA: Gas Prices Drop in Many Areas Before the Holiday

The Hawaii average state gas price inched down one cent to $4.34 per gallon during the past week, according to the AAA Hawaii Weekend Gas Watch.  The state average price had been above $4.35 since May 13.  The current price average is two cents less than last month and a penny higher than a year ago.

 

Honolulu’s average price dropped two cents to $4.32, also down two cents from a month ago and 12 cents more than a year ago.

In Hilo, the average gas price is $4.14 per gallon, down two cents from last week, four cents less than a month ago and 19 cents less than this time a year ago.  

Wailuku’s average is $4.47 a gallon, unchanged since last Thursday, a penny more than last month and 22 cents less than last year.