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In My Neighborhood in Hawaii : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jun 15, 2013
Galyn Williams answered:
Aloha Frank,

Mahalo for your question. That is a question that can be answered most accurately by our "local" Hawaii County Police Department. Their web site is our county (Hawaii) website also has additional information you may find helpful.

What you may find useful in deciding in where/what it is like to live on our Island, is to work with an local agent in helping answer specific questions about not just this, but "what's it like to live in Mt View" and how is it different than the Puna area...they both are only about an half an hour's drive from each other, but two very distinct "areas" of our Island.

I would love to help answer any questions you may have about the Mountain View/Kurtistown area. You'll find my contact information below. I would be happy to provide a "local" perspective to help understand what our lovely Island has to offer....Galyn

Galyn Williams REALTOR® Salesperson, SFR®
(Direct Number ) 808-756-7986
(Fax)......... 808-934-7644
Aloha Coast Realty LLC....614 Kilauea Suite 101...Hilo Hawaii 96720
'O ke ahe lau makani, 'o ke kai malino,
'o ka lani mala 'ela'e... E malu ko ke ao a pau.

Your source of Professional Real Estate Representation on the Big Island of Hawaii
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Thu Dec 27, 2012
Frank Diaz answered:
Aloha Sandra,

Contact your insurance provider for the names of authorized dialysis clinic providers. Different care plans authorize different providers/clinics. They will need to preauthorize you or the patient for care.
There are several on the island now.

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Mon Nov 26, 2012
Frank Diaz answered:
Aloha Grace,

If you are considering a local purchase, it's best to contact a local agent. I can recommend a few if you like.

Frank Diaz
East Oahu Realty
808.723.0900 cell
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Thu Oct 24, 2013
Patrick Mackey answered:
yes, i am ready to buy this dream home in Hawaii. my full name is Patrick Ian Mackey with my beloved girlfriend and my friends that we are ready to be living in this romantic getaway. i live in anchorage Alaska and i am 22 years. i will turn 23 in June 13 of 2013. we all going to you, to meet you in person and we will be prepared for it. ... more
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Sun Sep 7, 2014
Tom and Myriam Edwards answered:
Sat May 11, 2013
Brian McCourt, REALTOR (B) answered:
Some of the older deeds in this subdivision indicate that the 3-acre lots were created in 1978, and some of them were first sold in 1979. Unless it has been changed since then, the street name would therefore probably have been assigned in 1978. I have seen "Apela" defined as "old" or "aged."


REALTOR®, Principal Broker

McCourt Realty, Ltd.
Tel: (808) 325-6497
Cell: (808) 989-4990
Fax: (808) 325-7902
Toll Free Fax: (866) 736-0236
73-4288 KeoKeo Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740-9500


Brian McCourt, Kona resident since 1977, licensed to sell real estate in Hawaii since 1985
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Tue Jun 30, 2015
Steve Quintana answered:
Which shutters do you mean?
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Fri Aug 24, 2012
Caroline York answered:
15.39" annual rainfall in Paaoli, Hi
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
Classy40D asked:
at nighshopping? store/s?how many what are they like? if any? how bigis the area and do you like it there on a scale 1-10 say (#1) 5 * GOOD SPOT.(#10) being, keep / swimming/ lookingt, ...
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Sat Apr 6, 2013
Tom and Myriam Edwards answered:
Coqui Frogs are a big problem in many areas. I don't believe you will have a problem in 96740. Visit us at:
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Wed Aug 21, 2013
Frank Diaz answered:
Please send a link to the property or the specific address including unit number.

Frank Diaz
East Oahu Realty
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Mon Jun 25, 2012
Nita Jungles answered:
The tenpature, heat and humidity levels are basically the same from Ocean point to kapolei. If you want to find a cooler spot close by those areas to live consider Makakilo as it sits on the mountain looking down over Kapolei and the Ewa beach plains. It is usually up to 10 degrees cooler up there with a nice breeze pretty much daily. I have lived in Makakilo for over 20 years and LOVE it ! In fact where I am now I dont even need an air conditioner at all!!!
You can contact me for all of your realestate needs and questions !
Nita Jungles 808-772-0532 Century 21 Homefinders of Hawaii
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Thu Oct 11, 2012
Frank Diaz answered:
Good question. I think you need a historian for this one.

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Fri May 17, 2013
Dr. Spock answered:
Many homes in this area are off grid depending on there distance from main road, they are powered by solar, or generator/ battery combination,or hawaii electric, sewage is usually a cesspool, a builder friend of mine said he has never in 40 year seen anyone have to clean out cesspool, water for showers and home needs is done by catchment from roof which needs about a cup of bleach per month to keep bacteria from growing, hot water can be produced by an on demand propane water heater, and drinking water is available for free from city/ county wells at different locations on the main road, there are county garbage collection sites on main road free of charge, my cost off grid for propane fridge, on demand water heater gas for generator is around 100$ i am not sure about hawaii electric but have heard it can be expensive. ... more
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Thu Feb 2, 2012
Pamela Cleere (731)394-2220 answered:
Aloha Reggie,

Some Real Estate Companies do hire for this service. I suggest you contact the Real Estate
companies in person if possible and drop off your cards or flyers. If you email me at
or call me at 808.542.2244, I will keep you in mind if I run into someone that needs this service.
Also, if you lose my contact information, you can find me at

Good Luck. Pamela
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Mon Nov 21, 2011
Frank Diaz answered:

As with any home, it's best to drive to the house, look around, talk to the neighbors, etc.
It's always best to see it for yourself, rather than rely on opinions.

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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Clark Miyazaki, R answered:
440a...tuesday...october 25 2011


here's a link on "WOODLAWN TERR-MELEMANU"

this link will provide detail information and at a quick glance:

1) owner-occupany is only 23 % and this percentage indicates that the residents in this complex are renters

2) the property is located outside of the town called 'wahiawa - 96786' and adjacent to the wheeler army airfield and although the neighborhood may be considered 'mililani - 96789', the property location is closer to wahiawa than mililani.

hope this helps and it is more factual information and one would have to interviews resident of WOODLAWN TERR-MELEMANU to answer and/or get a better response to your question.

have nice days.


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Thu Jun 25, 2015
Bill Parecki answered:
Aloha Stumpy,

Good for you. I have lived in Hawaii for the last 40 years and I love it. Not sure what your question is but there are definitely some deals in HOVE. If there is anything I can help you with let me know

Mahalo nui loa,

Bill Parecki

Realtor Salesperson (RS)
Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR)
REO Default Certified Professional (RDCPro)
Short Sales & Foreclosure Resources (SFR)
Technology and Social Media Certified (E-Pro)
Certified Foreclosure Specialist (CFA)

Top 1% of Agents in the State of Hawaii

There is no substitute for experience

Hawaiian Island Homes Ltd
Telephone: (808) 345-8818
Facsimile: (808) 934-7400
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Thu Sep 15, 2011
Carol St. John answered:
Aloha, there a many condos in the 100K range and several homes under 199K on Maui. If you send me your email I can forward the listings to you. I look forward to helping you find a property on Maui that suits you. Mahalo, Carol 808.662.0660 ... more
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Thu Dec 5, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
only your local Realtor can answer those questions.

please contact a local buyer's agent and go through the steps.

good luck and may God bless
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