Bali Hai’s own Steve Searby R(S) made an appearance in the Garden Island on January 24th in a an article focused on the Kauai real estate market rising in 2016.  Steve’s 6BR / 3.5 BA listing at 4050 Kaahumanu Place for $1.2 million was featured.

Steve and other Kauai realtors are expecting 2016 to be a profitable year as low interest rates and first time buyers are driving the boom. 2015 saw an increase in home sales of 4.5 percent from the previous year. Condominiums sales were up 10 percent and commercial properties up 13 percent. To read the full article, click the link below.

To contact Steve, email or call at steve@balihai.com or 808.652.4880. For more real estate market information go to Balihai.com or call the office at 808.826.7244

Full Article –

http://thegardenisland.com/business/local/market-rising/article_f4b9955a-6656-527c-951d-042bfa604d8d.html

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The Woody was involved…

For those of you that have ever driven by our office in Hanalei, you’ll notice that there is a Woody parked in front of our office. It’s a bright red 1948 International. You can’t miss it! We have a sign posted on the Woody that we accept donations for the Kauai Independent Food Bank.

1948 International Woody, a Hanalei Icon

1948 International Woody, a Hanalei Icon

A few months ago, Catherine Ngo, President and CEO of Central Pacific Bank, (CPB), Kevin Yoshida, Senior Vice President of CPB and Sheleah Masi, Branch Manager of CPB Kapaa stopped by our office. We had a great time with them and look forward to a long and successful relationship. During the course of the conversation, we talked about the Woody, which was parked in front of the office and has long been associated with Bali Hai. Catherine had never been to Hanalei, so John Ferry took them all out for a tour of Hanalei town in the Woody. They were delighted!

Sheleah Masi, Kevin Yoshida, Catherine Ngo and John Ferry.

Sheleah Masi, Kevin Yoshida, Catherine Ngo and John Ferry.

Well, Sheleah stopped by our office the other day and dropped off two checks for the Kauai Independent Food Bank – one from Central Pacific Bank and one from Catherine Ngo personally. Thank you so much! The Kauai Independent Food Bank thanks you. And the Woody thanks you, too!

Sheleah Masi, Kapaa Branch Manager of Central Pacific Bank and John C. Ferry, President of Bali Hai Realty

Sheleah Masi, Kapaa Branch Manager of Central Pacific Bank and John C. Ferry, President of Bali Hai Realty

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The Garden Island Newspaper reports that Island Air has officially confirmed they will be resuming flights to Kauai beginning March 15, 2016, offering six daily round-trip flights between Honolulu and Kauai.  The news comes on the heels of the recent purchase of the airlines by local investment firm PacifiCap, who bought controlling interest in Island Air from Billionaire, Larry Ellison’s Ohana Airline Holdings, earlier this month. 

 

Lihue Airport, Kauai

Lihue Airport, Kauai

For locals and tourists alike, this announcement is a welcomed relief, after feeling the woes in the wallet following the airline’s suspension of service to Kauai in June of 2015.  The departure left Hawaiian Airlines as the only interisland flight option for passenger travel out of the Lihue airport.

 

“Recognizing that for many local people inter-island travel is a necessity and not a luxury, this is an important first step in our mission to benefit our local community in Hawaii by providing more seat availability and more options for interisland travel,” said Jeffrey Au, founder of PacifiCap.

 

To celebrate the announcement, they are offering a special “welcome back, Kauai” fare sale, with one-way flights to or from Kauai starting at $63. According to the release, the deal begins Thursday, January 21, 2016 and ends Sunday, January 24, 2016, for travel dates falling between March 15, 2016 and May 31, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Welcome to Hale On’tario, Princeville – a stunning newly remodeled Vacation Rental with Ocean Views!  

 Located in the splendid community of Princeville, Hale On’tario is one of the best vacation rentals offered for couples on a romantic vacation, a fun filled family vacation or for friends to relax and enjoy all that Kauai has to offer. Recently upgraded, this large and spacious home boasts open beam ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, a well-appointed kitchen with all the utensils to cook a gourmet meal, a spacious and comfortable living room with a large flat screen TV with cable, Apple TV/DVD, lanai looking out to the beautiful ocean with 2 chaise lounge chairs, screened in dining area for wonderful family meal, 2 bedrooms with King Beds, a loft with double beds and a twin trundle all each with a bathroom. The loft has another flat screen TV for added enjoyment. Luxurious touches and fine decor complement this beautiful home with new flooring throughout, AC (extra charge), and stunning ocean and golf course views.

Hale On'tario Living Area

Hale On’tario Living Area

Hale On'tario Lanai

Hale On’tario Lanai

Hale On'tario Master Bedroom

Hale On’tario Master Bedroom

Hale On'tario Loft

Hale On’tario Loft

  • Low Season (4 night minimum): $350 per night
  • High Season (7 night minimum): $450 per night
    March 15th-April 15th and May 29th-August 31st
  • Holiday Season (14 night minimum): $650 per night
    15th-Jan.5th & Thanksgiving Week
  • Clean Fee: $450
  • Reservation Fee: $50
  • Taxes: 13.42% of nightly rate
  • Refundable Security Deposit: $500 or $49 non-refundable damage insurance
  • Tax ID: W57618068-01
    24/7 contact 808.826.8000

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COLDWELL BANKER BALI HAI FALL/WINTER LISTING PORTFOLIO

 

 

FRONT PAGE LISTING PORTFOLIO

 

Listing Portfolio Bali Hai Realty – Fall . Winter 2015FINALPRINTED

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Perched on a dramatic ocean bluff above the surf is Keoniana Kai, a 3 bedroom, 4 bath architectural masterpiece with panoramic open ocean and white water surf views.  Now offered through Coldwell Banker Bali Hai Realty Vacation Rental Division.

Keoniana Kai, located in the prestigious town of Princeville, is an amazing home and boasts one of the most magnificent views from every room in the house with the exception of the den. The rooms are all very private and set apart from each other.  Each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and TV.  There is 2,700 square feet of living area plus 800 sq. ft. of decks and covered lanai. The covered 1st floor patio leads to a dipping pool/hot tub area that overlooks the ocean.  There is also an outdoor dining area to relax and enjoy the views.

Keoniana is definitely a home that you will want to enjoy year after year!

Keoniana Kai dipping pool with hot tub overlooking spectacular views of the ocean!

Keoniana Kai dipping pool with hot tub overlooking spectacular views of the ocean!

Lush greenery surrounds Keoniana Kai

Lush greenery surrounds Keoniana Kai

Enjoy all the comforts at Keoniana Kai!

Enjoy all the comforts at Keoniana Kai!

Kauai Vacation Rentals, Realty Services and Concierge

For the finest quality Kauai vacation rentals including luxury estates, condos, cottages and beach villas, see our Kauai Vacation Rental Galleries or use our new Map-Based Vacation Rental Search feature.

If you are considering buying a home on Kauai you can see some of the island’s best real estate deals by browsing through the Coldwell Banker Bali Hai Realty Kauai Real Estate Galleries, or use the Map-Based Kauai Home Search.

Also please feel free to give us a call. The Bali Hai Realty staff will be happy to help you find the perfect Kauai vacation rental or assist you in the process of buying or selling a Kauai home. We also offer the highest level of personalized Concierge Services to help you plan your Kauai vacation activities.

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Happy New Year 2016!

As we bring 2015 to a close, we look back on this past year and want to thank everyone, from clients to community, agents to employees, friends and family.

We couldn’t do it without you!

Here’s to good health, happiness, and success in the new year!

Hau’oli Makahiki Hou!

Happy New Year from the Coldwell Banker Bali Hai Realty Ohana!

Happy New Year from the Coldwell Banker Bali Hai Realty Ohana!

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From our Ohana to Yours

We wish all of you

A very joyous Holiday Season!

Mele Kalikimaka

from

Beautiful Kauai!

wreath 2015

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