Honolulu, HI Real Estate News

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
BIRDS AND ANGELS – HAWAI’I SYMPHONY ORCHESTRASaturday, May 14, 2022  7:30 pm - 9:30 pmSunday, May 15, 2022  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm The Honolulu Symphony will be performing works from Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu. Selections reflect the love for bird song found accenting Yoshimatsu's Neo-romantic compositions, with Maestro Ketaro Harada conducting.  Keitaro Harada, conductorTodd Yukumoto, saxophone  PROGRAM:Yoshimatsu, Atom Hearts Club Suite No. 2Kapustin, Alto Saxophone ConcertoYoshimatsu, And Birds Are StillYoshimatsu, Symphony No. 6 “Birds and Angels”  LOCATION:1130 BETHEL STREET, HONOLULU, HI., 96813 CONTACT INFO:Hawai'i Symphony Orchestratickets@hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org(808) 380-7720 MORE INFO:Hawaii Theatre CenterTICKET/REGISTRATION: BIRDS AND ANGELS - HAWAI'I SYMPHONY ORCHES...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Oʻahu Home Sales Dip, Condominium Sales See Modest Increase Single-family home and condo prices drop slightly from  last month to $1,105,000 and $510,000   HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, year-over-year sales changed modestly from April 2021, with single-family home sales falling 2.7% and condo sales rising 4.2%. Single-family homes and condos marked a double-digit increase in the median sales price, with single-family homes recording a median of $1,105,000 in April, a 19.1% jump from the previous year, and the condo market reached $510,000, a 13.3% bump year-over-year. Using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system, the Board reported the following statistics:    Single-Family Home Resales ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
               Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to verifyWednesday, May 4, 2022  Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed 3.875 1.875 4.316 30-YR Fixed 4.750 1.875 5.013 5-YR ARM       American Savings Bank, F.S.B593-1226NMLS#423168 15-YR Fixed 3.875 2.000 4.280 30-YR Fixed 4.750 2.000 4.994 5-YR ARM       Bank of Hawaii877-616-2636NMLS# 15-YR Fixed 4.000 1.875 4.280 30-YR Fixed 4.875 1.875 5.041 5-YR ARM 3.625 2.125 3.390 Central Pacific Bank544-0500NMLS#416603 15-YR Fixed 4.000 1.750 4.378 30-YR Fixed 4.750 2.000 4.999 5-YR ARM 4.250 0.000 3.034 Finance Factors, Ltd.548-3300NMLS...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
HAPPY LEI DAY - HAU‘OLI LA LEI LEI DAY IS BACK! May 1st or Lei Day, although not an official holiday, is widely celebrated throughout the Hawaiian archipelago with a variety of activities and entertainments. The past 2 years put a damper on things but this year the celebrations are back! In Honolulu, the annual festival is free to the public and centers in Kapiolani Park with other activities dotted throughout the city. There are performances by the Royal Hawaiian Band, hula, an inauguration ceremony for the Lei Day Queen and Court, lei contest and exhibits, storytelling, Hawaiian games, food and craft vendors. Lei Day Honolulu Events:http://www.honolulu.gov/cms-dpr-menu/site-dpr-sitearticles/1685-lei- 
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Tatau: Marks of Polynesia until July 4th, 2022at the Bishop Museum I like to think we as human beings are works of art… in progress. We project our life’s story through many mediums and the human body being the most immediate, is no exception. Body art and modification are ancient forms of expression and the Bishop Museum is offering a glimpse of one particular Polynesian tradition popular here in Hawai’i. Tattooing has long been held as not just a practice in art but also a way to tell stories through art, through the intimate painting of one's body. Samoa's tatau is one of the world's most distinct tattoo traditions. It is an indigenous art form dating back 2,000 years, and has played a pivotal role in the preservation and propagation of Samoan culture. In Samoa, tufuga ta tatau (mast...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Downtown and Nu'uanu Honolulu, March 2022   Single Family Homes March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 5 / 14  -64% 24 / 31  -23% Median Sales Price $1.4M / $1.115M  26%   $1.24M / $1.13M  10% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 99.3%  1% 101.3% / 97.9%  3% Median Days on Market Until Sale 3 / 14  -79% 8 / 18  -56% New Listings 7 / 11  -36%   22 / 35  -37%   Pending Sales 4 / 15  -73% 19 / 41  -54% Active Inventory 15 / 14  7% ---    Condos March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 42 / 39  8% 120 / 107  12% Median Sales Price $605,000 / $615,000  -2%   $529,000 / $615,000  -14%  Percent of Original List Price Received 100.2% / 98.7%  2% 100.0% / 98.5%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Diamond Head & Kapahulu Honolulu, March 2022   Single Family Homes March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 19 / 24  -21% 50 / 65  -23% Median Sales Price $1.7475M / $1.3665M  31%    $1.55M / $1.13M  37% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 95.2%  5% 100.0% / 98.3%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 16 / 70  -77% 17 / 23   -26%   New Listings 22 / 35  -37% 57 / 73  -22% Pending Sales 18 / 17  6% 54 / 66  -18% Active Inventory 27 / 52  -48% ---    Condos March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 13 / 16  9%  36 / 36  0%  Median Sales Price $600,000 / $605,000  -1%    $587,500 / $605,000  -3% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 98.7%  1%  100.0% / 97.6%  2%  Median Days on Market...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Makiki & Moili'ili Honolulu, March 2022   Single Family Homes March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 12 / 12  0% 27 / 36  -25% Median Sales Price $1.575M / $1.602M  -2%   $1.6M / $1.49M  7%   Percent of Original List Price Received 97.0% / 89.9%  8% 100.0% / 95.6%  5% Median Days on Market Until Sale 35 / 48 -27% 26 / 24  8% New Listings 17 / 23  -26% 37 / 53  -30% Pending Sales 20 / 20  0% 34 / 47  -28% Active Inventory 19 / 32  -41% ---    Condos March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 82 / 70  17%  192 / 149  29%  Median Sales Price $426,500 / $364,000  17%   $415,000 / $372,500  11% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 98.2%  2% 100.0% / 97.4%  3% Median Days on Market Until Sale 14 /...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
You’re invited to the Party for the Planet Earth Day Celebration!Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Holo holo Honolulu ZOO and Celebrate Earth Day 2022 with interactive booths, entertainment, presentations, and more!  Regular zoo admission rates will apply during Party for the Planet. Full event schedule coming soon. If interested in partnering with the Honolulu Zoo Society for this event please contact: education@honzoosoc.org   For Expert Real Estate Sales and Pet Friendly Property Managementin Honolulu, HawaiiCONTACT HI Pro Realty TODAY!  
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Waikiki Honolulu, March 2022   Single Family Homes March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 1 / 1  0%  1 / 1  0%   Median Sales Price $1.5M / $1.1M  36%   $1.5M / $1.1M  36% Percent of Original List Price Received 90.9% / 110.4%  -18% 90.9% / 110.4%  -18% Median Days on Market Until Sale 103 / 5  1960% 103 / 5  1960% New Listings 0 / 1  -100% 0 / 1  -100% Pending Sales 0 / 1  -100% 0 / 1  -100% Active Inventory 0 / 0  0% ---    Condos March Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 132 / 120  10%  333 / 241  38% Median Sales Price $442,500 / $416,000  6%   $424,00 / $395,000  7% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.8% / 96.5%  2% 98.2% / 96.0%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 14 / 40  -65% 21/ 50 -58...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Pet Food BankThe Hawaiian Humane Society’s Pet Food Bank program provides temporary assistance to pet owners struggling to feed their animals and runs solely via generous donations from the community, pet stores and the Hawaii Food Bank.  Drop Off Location: Hawaiian Humane Admissions CenterHours: Tuesdays and Fridays – 10 am to 1 pm SUGGESTED DONATION ITEMS :Dry and canned dog foodDry and canned cat foodCanned wet dog, puppy, cat and kitten foodDry dog, puppy, cat and kitten foodCollars (all sizes)Leashes (all sizes, non-retractable)Cat litter Reusable bagsZiploc bags CONTACT:Outreach@HawaiianHumane.org or call 808 356-2222LOCATION: For Expert Real Estate Sales and Pet Friendly Property Management in Honolulu, HICONTACT HI Pro Realty TODAY! 
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
EASTER Bunnies at The ROYAL HAWAIIAN CENTERSATURDAY & SUNDAY APRIL 16 & 17, 2022LEI ʻOHU HALE, BUILDING B LEVEL 1 On April 16 and 17, Aunty Lele will return to Royal Hawaiian Center in the new Lei ‘Ohu Hale( Building B, Level 1) for her annual appearance. This year, she’ll be joined by her furry friend, Uncle Lāpaki. The two bunnies will be posing for photos with the public from 4 to 6 p.m. Photos are free, so be sure to stop by with your bunny ears and wish them a Hoppy Easter!Validated parking is available! With a purchase of $10 or more from any of the Center’s merchants, guests will receive the first hour free and second and third hours at $2 per hour. Kamaʻāina and Military are eligible to receive three hours of free parking with a purchase of $10 or more and validation from Helumo...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Celebrate National Pet Day at Victoria Ward ParkSunday, April 10 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmHappy National Pet Day 2022! If you are in need of a little canine socializing bring your four-legged friends and join the fun as Ward Village celebrates National Pet Day on April 10th.Victoria Ward Park has transformed into Pet Central for this annual event, where participants will enjoy dog treats from Paradise Pawz and workshops on animal grooming and training, along with vet support from the team at Ali‘i Animal Hospital and Resort.  For Pet Friendly Property Management un Honolulu, HICONTACT HI Pro Realty TODAY!
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 11AM – 2PM Get into the Earth Day spirit with the Waikīkī Aquarium by contributing to ocean conservation through action! We will remove litter along the Waikīkī coastline and contribute to ocean conservation through action!Check in any time between 11 AM – 1:30 PM at the front of the Aquarium to pick up a bucket and tools for cleaning up the surrounding parks and beaches. All supplies and collected rubbish must be returned to the Aquarium by 2PM.Groups of up to 15 people can register together. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Supplies such as buckets/bags and tongs will be provided. Gloves can be provided to those who do not bring their own reusable pair. Remember to bring your own water and reef-safe sunscreen!At the end of the event, we will weigh al...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Single-Family Homes, Condos on O‘ahu Mark Record Median Sales Prices Luxury sales pull the single-family home price to $1,150,000, while condos rise to $515,500   HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, the first quarter of 2022 closed with new record median sales prices for both single-family homes and condos at $1,150,000 and $515,500, respectively. The March median sales price for single-family homes reflects a 21.1% increase from last year and is 2.2% above the previous record of $1,125,000 set just a month ago. The condo market’s median sales price of $515,500 represents a 14.3% hike compared to this time last year and a 1.1% increase from the prior record of $510,000 set in January 2022. In March, single-family home sales fell...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
 Hawaii International Film Festival 2022 Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani from April 6-24, 2022This hybrid festival will feature an in-theaters portion at Consolidated Theatres at the Kahala Mall, April 6-14, and then will shift to online April 15-24. The exciting spring line-up will include over 20 films from across Asia, the Pacific and North America. For more information on tickets, passes, schedules and events, go to Https://www.HIFF.ORG FILM SCHEDULE: Title Date Time EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE Wednesday 4/6/22 7:00pm SENSEI, WOULD YOU SIT BESIDE ME? Friday 4/8/22 6:00pm WHAT TO DO WITH THE DEAD KAIJU? Friday 4/8/22 8:30pm DAWN RAID Saturday 4/9/22 3:15pm IN OUR PRIME Saturday 4/9/22 5:30pm WHAT TO DO WITH THE DEAD KAIJU? Saturday 4/9/22 8:00pm FORTUNE FAVORS LADY NIKU...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
               Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to verifyWednesday, March 30, 2022  Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed 3.625 2.000 4.080 30-YR Fixed 4.375 1.375 4.587 5-YR ARM       American Savings Bank, F.S.B593-1226NMLS#423168 15-YR Fixed 3.250 2.000 3.642 30-YR Fixed 4.125 2.000 4.357 5-YR ARM       Bank of Hawaii877-616-2636NMLS# 15-YR Fixed 3.125 2.000 3.417 30-YR Fixed 4.000 1.875 4.157 5-YR ARM 3.000 2.250 3.096 Central Pacific Bank544-0500NMLS#416603 15-YR Fixed 3.375 2.000 3.778 30-YR Fixed 4.000 2.125 4.245 5-YR ARM 3.750 0.000 3.465 Finance Factors, Ltd.548-3300N...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
The King's Dream - April 3, 2022Sunday, April 3rd - 2022 at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Created and performed by Michael SchusterMusic by Rachel Saul This intimate 19th century style performance is based on the historical interactions between Hawaii’s monarch, King Kalakaua and Elias Abraham Rosenberg, an eastern European Jewish emigrant during the tumultuous years of 1886 and 1887. Rosenberg is not a well-known figure in the Hawaiian community, but in 1887 he became King Kalakaua’s official kahuna kilokilo or soothsayer. Rosenberg is described by some as a charlatan and by others as a mystic. The performance explores the connections between history, genealogy, and folklore; highlighting issues of colonialism, racism, antisemitism, and cultural identity.A unique handcrafted storytelling cabinet ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Jesus Christ Superstar at Diamond Head TheatreDiamond Head Theatre presents the 1970s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The show opens on Friday, April 1 and will continue until Wednesday, April 20 with possibility of extension. The star-studded cast at Diamond Head Theatre includes equity guest artist Aleks Pevec as Jesus Christ. The show is directed and choreographed by John Rampage.Performance Schedule:Friday, April 01, 2022 7:30 pmSaturday, April 02, 2022 7:30 pmSunday, April 03, 2022 4:00 pmThursday, April 07, 2022 7:30 pmFriday, April 08, 2022 7:30 pm CONTACT INFO:To purchase tickets and for more information, visit https://www.DiamondHeadTheatre.com or call the box office at (808) 733-0274. TICKETS:  $15.00 to $50.00 LOCATION:Diamond Head Theatre520 Makapuu Ave.Honolulu, HI For E...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Downtown and Nu'uanu Honolulu, February 2022   Single Family Homes February Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 9 / 9  0%  19 / 17  12% Median Sales Price $1.23M / $825,000  49%   $1.230M / $1.135M  8% Percent of Original List Price Received 102.5% / 90.1%  14% 102.5% / 97.1%  6% Median Days on Market Until Sale 8 / 35  -77% 9 / 35  -74% New Listings 4 / 13  -69%   15 / 24  -38%   Pending Sales 6 / 16  -63% 15 / 26  -42% Active Inventory 12 / 13  -8% ---    Condos February Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 30 / 43  -30% 78 / 68  15% Median Sales Price $500,750 / $685,000  -27%   $503,750 / $610,000  -17%  Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 98.7%  1% 100.0% / 98.2%  2% Median Days on Market...
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