Economic Forecast in Hawaii

Local economy not yet reaping the benefits of tourism growth. The record growth Hawaii’s tourism sector is experiencing this year has yet to translate into benefits for the broader economy, which remains mostly stagnant, the latest forecast by University of Hawaii economists says. The state’s economy is still being hampered by slowdowns in the construction…

Tourism is ‘Engine’ Driving Economy

May 11, 2012 The Maui News HONOLULU – Tourism is the “primary engine of recovery” and will continue to drive Hawaii’s economy in the future, while the construction and government sectors are expected to improve and lighten their burden on the economy this year, according to the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization forecast for…

Smart Tips For All Home Buyers

Aloha, Happy Monday! We all know that purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments we make in our lives. This experience can be very scary and also very rewarding all at the same time.  Here are some smart tips for all home buyers. Check your credit score and pay down your debt. Don’t let…

Maui’s Economy Improves

Aloha, Some good news from the Pacific Business News  about Maui’s economic momentum. This is a positive sign for our economy here on Maui. We are continuing to see our inventory levels shrink and properties going under contract that are priced right! It’s a great time to invest in Maui and start enjoying your Maui Lifestyle! If…

Visitor spending in Hawaii tops $1B in February

Total visitor spending increased 8.5 percent to top $1 billion in February, as visitors from the West Coast, Japan and Canada showed gains in both arrivals and average daily spending, the Hawaii Tourism Authority said Thursday. Total arrivals rose 5.6 percent to 626,367 visitors in February, when compared to the same period last year, the…

Palms at Wailea Best Buy!

PRICE REDUCTION!! Listed now at $495,000 Palms at Wailea I is a popular vacation rental destination close to Beach, Shops at Wailea, and Wailea Golf Course – this one bedroom, two bath unit is located at the top of the complex for convenient access and a short walk to Keawakapu Beach! Top floor unit for comfort and security.…

Ultimate Wailea Resort Living

This rarely offered first floor, direct beach front access, two bedroom condo offers the ultimate in Wailea Resort living. Step off the oversize lanai onto a manicured lawn that leads directly to the white sands of Polo Beach. Picture framed ocean views from the living room, kitchen & lanai. Tropical landscaping provides a lush backdrop…