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Buying Power Grows as Interest Rates Shrink

Buying Power Grows as Interest Rates Shrink

If there is one thing you have likely heard throughout 2020 and into 2021 it’s that interest rates on mortgages are historically low. But what does that mean exactly? If you have been thinking about purchasing a home, or refinancing your current home then your buying power is strengthened the lower the interest rate is on new mortgages.

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Creating The Ideal Home Office

Creating The Ideal Home Office

Over the last 10 years, the workforce in the US has become increasingly more remote. With technology improvements as well as employers acknowledging their employees are more productive in their own environment the corporate landscape has started to shift dramatically. What was a gradual shift, however, became a drastic one in March and April of 2020, as many companies were forced to either close their doors completely or quickly adapt and figure out how to keep their teams working in a virtual format.

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New Affordable Housing Projects in Haliimaile and South Kihei

New Affordable Housing Projects in Haliimaile and South Kihei

The stage has been set for the amount of affordable housing available for Maui residents to increase dramatically over the next few years. The two workforce housing projects we will be highlighting in this post are the Hoku’ula single-family housing development in Haliimaile and the Kilohana Makai housing development in Kihei.

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Affordable Housing Project Kahoma in Lahaina Finally Complete

Affordable Housing Project Kahoma in Lahaina Finally Complete

Na Hale O Maui has been working since 2012 to realize their dream of creating a permanently affordable workforce housing project in West Maui. The project is called Kahoma, and as of this month it is officially complete after years of challenges and obstacles to overcome.

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Simplifying Your Home and Minimizing Clutter

Simplifying Your Home and Minimizing Clutter

Due to the conditions the COVID-19 pandemic has created, you may find yourself spending much more time at home than you normally would. This could present a challenge or an opportunity depending on your mindset to organize your home, downsize clutter and take care of some of the projects you have been meaning to get to.

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Halloween on Maui in 2020

Halloween on Maui in 2020

Virtually every holiday and event on Maui has been affected in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic. In years past, Halloween was full of family friendly events as well as a huge party on Lahaina’s Front Street. Sadly, this year all of the events that typically draw huge crowds like the annual Front Street Halloween Party will be cancelled to align with social distancing protocols.

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Safe Travels Hawaii Quick Facts

Safe Travels Hawaii Quick Facts

The latest info on the Hawaii Pre-Travel Testing Program

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Hawaii Pre Travel Testing Program Begins Today!

Hawaii Pre Travel Testing Program Begins Today!

Hawaii’s Pre-travel Testing Program officially goes into effect today. It’s been a long road to get to this point, but Maui residents are excited to welcome back the tourism industry and return to some sense of normalcy.

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Create The Ideal Outdoor Kitchen

Create The Ideal Outdoor Kitchen

During the current pandemic, you have likely been spending much more time at home. And during the hot summer and fall months in Hawaii, there is no better place to spend time than in the backyard or out on the lanai. Whether you are an avid griller who cooks outside several times a week, or you are just looking to have a simple kitchen set up for parties, we hope the tips below will help you create something that fits your budget and lifestyle.


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More Maui Businesses Set To Reopen

More Maui Businesses Set To Reopen

This coming Tuesday, October 6th another round of Maui Businesses is set to reopen under new guidelines released by Governor David Ige. Among the businesses reopening are movie theaters, bowling alleys and commercial event venues. While these businesses, which have been closed for months will be allowed to resume operations, they will have to do so with some restrictions.

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