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Sun Dec 7, 2014
Caroline Landry asked:
They seem redundant with GreatSchools.org, but with a year lag. Parker School gets 4 starts here, and 5 starts from GreatSchools. Which one is the current answer? Thank you.
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Sun Jan 12, 2014
4fire20tiger answered:
Kailua-Kona has most of the major big box stores like Wal-Mart, Target, Home Depot as well as local companies within a few miles of each other. The King's and Queen's shops 40 miles north offer high-end shopping, but overall the Big Island is not a spending-driven culture.

Be prepared for sticker shock when you buy anything and rent is comparable to the Bay Area. Employment opportunities are scare, but Hawaii also enjoys a low unemployment rate of 4.4%; part of what makes Hawaii difficult is that employers only hire people on-island.

If you're serious about making Kona your home, do your research. Check online for open jobs in your field and find a local address to use in your applications. A car is a must, the Big Island is BIG, roughly the size of Connecticut and Rhode Island combined. Lastly, remember Hawaii-time. Everything moves slower here, but the wait is well worth it.
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Sun Sep 1, 2013
Linda Barrie asked:
live in Kona Paradise but work in Hospital area looking for closer are for gas and time expense savings at least 2 bedrooms and under $800 per month
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Sun Aug 18, 2013
Tawny Jade Bergman answered:
Not in the unit, but just down the sidewalk is the shared coin-op laundry.
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Tue Jul 9, 2013
Galyn Williams answered:
Aloha Barbara,

Mahalo for your question. This property is in Lava Zone 3. Most insurers will insure a home in this lava zone. It's Lava Zone 1 that can be more challenging. A great resource for information on lava zones is http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/hazards/lavazones/. This Government website will be very helpful.

As always a "Local Realtor" can help provide you with not just the information about a specific home/property, but provide the information/resources for flood zones, temperature/rainfall, power/internet/phone connections etc.

Please feel free to contact me if I may answer any questions on this home in Mt.View or any properties on our Island....Galyn

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Sun May 12, 2013
Kyra Bronson answered:
This looks like it would be Kealakehe high school. Here is a link to a Hawaii School district map that will help you determine which schools match the homes you are viewing: http://doe.k12.hi.us/myschool/map_hawaii.htm ... more
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Harold.wells answered:
Pahoa, HI is approximately 21.0 miles to University of Hawaii in Hilo, HI.
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Sat Feb 2, 2013
Jennie answered:
half a mile away from the university. Are you interested?
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Wed Jan 23, 2013
Katie Minkus, R(B) answered:
Aloha Warren. There are very few "upscale" restaurants on the Big Island in general, none are in Kailua-Kona town that I'm aware of. The closest upscale restaurant would be at the Four Seasons Hotel about 15 minutes drive north of town, and then there are several other upscale places to eat at various restaurants along the Kohala Coast 15-30 miles drive, and then some in Waimea - a 60 minute one way drive from Kona. ... more
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Sun Nov 4, 2012
Bill Babbitt answered:
Absolutely! Our newest fine dining establishment, Anthony's by the Sea is located on ocean-front right on the famous Alii Drive near white sands beach. I had dinner there a few weeks ago, and the experience was fabulous.

Another choice is Sam Choy's Kai Lani, offering spectacular sunset dining, perched high above the Keauhou shopping center. They have a great selection of fresh fish dishes, as well as great wines to choose from.

If you want to take a drive up north, Roys at Waikoloa Beach Resort offers exquisite Pacific fusion cuisine. Don't forget the chocolate mousse!
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Thu Sep 27, 2012
Aaron Ferreira answered:
If you are staying in the Puna area and want to stick in Puna, the closest public Elementary school would be Keonepoko which is located down Kahakai blvd, only 4 miles away from Pahoa Elementary. The next would be Keaau Elementary which is about 15 miles from Pahoa Elementary.
That would be your best bets for the public school system..
I do believe there are a few private elementary school as well like, HAAS in Pahoa or Malama down in HPP.
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Fri Jul 22, 2011
msusko answered:
Go to engrade.com. Its the best online classroom software ever. You can create a whole school on it and message teachers, students, and parents in a SPAM-Free environment. It includes a grade book, attendance tracking, discipline, homework calendar, seating chart, comments, online turn-ins, and option to drop lowest score. Now parents can see easily if their child is failing, or passing without having to wait until its too late. You can also export your grade book and print up to 15 assignments per page. It also includes unlimited classes, unlimited assignments,and unlimited students and staff members. Instead of paying for all this, you can get all this for free. Engrade is a teacher's paradise and makes grading papers, and tracking at-risk-students a lot easier. I highly recommend engrade.com. ... more
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Fri Apr 17, 2009
Frank Diaz answered:
I don't know about English classes there, but talk to Patient Services or Social Services at Hamakua Comminity Hospital. Their job is to provide free medical care if you need that, and they have free interpreters for more than 10 languages.
What language do you speak?
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