Entries by Malia L. Meenderman

Help Maui to Recover from the fires: Donate to “Maui Strong”

The island of Maui, known for its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and warm communities, holds a cherished spot in our collective hearts. Tragically, the recent wildfires have wreaked havoc across our beloved island. Beyond the heartbreaking loss of homes, many have endured the immeasurable pain of losing family members, cherished pets, and sources of employment. […]

Architectural Design of the Ilikai Apartment building

Summary: The Ilikai Apartments’ architectural design represents a unique blend of Hawaii’s traditional allure with modern architectural advancements. This section explores the building’s Y-shaped structure, aesthetic appeal, the idea behind its design, and the influence of tropical modernism in its construction. Architectural Design of the Ilikai Apartment building the Y-shaped Configuration The architectural grandeur of […]

Tetris™ and Hawaii

Tetris and Hawaii The Tetris movie was just released on Apple TV. But did you know that Tetris founder Henk Rogers has close ties to Hawaii? This Dutch-American video game designer and entrepreneur has not only made significant contributions to the gaming industry but also to sustainability and community-oriented initiatives in Hawaii. The Hawaii Tetris […]

Montage Residence unit 1203 for sale at the Montage Kapalua Bay Resort

About Montage Residence unit 1203 at the Montage Kapalua Bay Resort Experience the ultimate in oceanfront resort living with this stunning 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom residence. This residence is beautifully furnished. It occupies a prime front-row location in Building 1 on Kapalua Bay, offering unobstructed views of Maui’s iconic sunsets year-round. Boasting almost 3,000 square […]

Ko‘ula construction updates new Kakaako condo

Ko’ula condo update August 20, 2022 It looks like the Ko’ula pool is now ready, and the same for the jacuzzi. Take a look                 June 19, 2020 The foundation of the Ko’ula condo is really taking shape. The tower is just starting to rise from the foundation […]

Avoiding the 14-day quarantine when traveling to Hawaii

Since March, all travelers to Hawaii have had to adhere to a strict 14-day quarantine. After many months of waiting, the state of Hawaii has opened up to receive passengers! Hawaii visitors can avoid Covid-19 14-day quarantine As of October 15th, people traveling to Hawaii from the West Coast of the United States can participate […]

Hawaii Luxury Home market report July 2020

Hawaii Luxury home market and COVID-19 – July 2020 Updated:  August 27, 2020 The Hawaii luxury home market is changing rapidly. When we started the pandemic shut-down, the market seemed to freeze. We, of course, we were all stunned by this new reality descending upon us. As we went through the End of March, through […]

Victoria Place construction updates new Kakaako condo

Update:  February 1, 2022   Construction is underway at Victoria Place condo.  The basic foundation has been poured and the cranes have been moved on site. Sales of this condo moved swiftly.  As of this writing, there are only a couple of units left for purchase. This is hailed to be the most luxurious offering […]

The Anaha Grand Penthouse #3800 for sale in Honolulu

UPDATE: May 26, 2020 Currently, the Anaha Grand Penthouse unit #3800 has an accepted contract on it. However, its sister unit Anaha #3801 is available. This five bedrooms, six full baths, and one half bath condo is one of the most luxurious penthouses in Honolulu. The infinity pool and rooftop terrace look out to the […]