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Bamboo Dr

Bamboo Dr

PRICE: $11,999 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE)  622572 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 10,500 ...
Puna District Opae St.

Puna District Opae St.

PRICE: $15,000 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE)  622837 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT:Not Available LOT SIZE: 9,100 sqft ...
Hawaii's Eden Roc Estates

Hawaii's Eden Roc Estates

PRICE: $8,900 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE)   621973 INTERIOR:  1.00 acre(s) PRICE/SQFT: $180 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 12,000 sqft ...
Puna District 16-2098 Lilikoi Dr

Puna District 16-2098 Lilikoi Dr

PRICE: $219,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE)  620766 INTERIOR:  1,214 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $180 BUILT: 2009 LOT SIZE: 12,000 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: ...
5 Easy Ways to Save More

5 Easy Ways to Save More

October 12th was National Savings Day! We know saving money isn't always easy, especially living in Hawai‘i where the cost ...
Puna District 14-922 Priscilla Rd

Puna District 14-922 Priscilla Rd

PRICE: $159,900 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619788 INTERIOR:  912 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $175 BUILT: 1984 LOT SIZE: 8,040 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: ...
Puna District 13-3551 Maili St

Puna District 13-3551 Maili St

PRICE: $275,000 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 3.01 MLS: (ACTIVE) 621282 INTERIOR:  2,126 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $129 BUILT: 1974 LOT SIZE: 1.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
Puna District 18-2050 Nau Nani Rd

Puna District 18-2050 Nau Nani Rd

PRICE: $220,000 BEDROOMS: 4 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 621890 INTERIOR:  1,536 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $143 BUILT: 1987 LOT SIZE: 12,005 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple ...
The Pacific Isle Lending Group Have Joined V.I.P Mortgage, Inc.

The Pacific Isle Lending Group Have Joined V.I.P Mortgage, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Pacific Isle Lending Group Have Joined V.I.P Mortgage, Inc. Kamuela, HI, October 2, 2018 - Ho’olaea ...
Puna District 15-1554 31st Ave

Puna District 15-1554 31st Ave

PRICE: $499,000 BEDROOMS: 5 BATHROOMS: 4.01 MLS: (ACTIVE) 621539 INTERIOR:  2,996 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $167 BUILT: 1981 LOT SIZE: 0.91 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
Identity Theft: Prevention Tips

Identity Theft: Prevention Tips

Victims of identity theft typically suffer from substantial financial and emotional consequences. Unfortunately, there is no one reason for why ...
Fraud Scams to Avoid

Fraud Scams to Avoid

Fraudsters are constantly evolving their scams and finding new and inventive ways to trick people into giving over their hard-earned ...
Simple Eats – Honey Roasted Macadamia Nuts

Simple Eats – Honey Roasted Macadamia Nuts

I am so happy to say that today is National Macadamia Nut Day! Since we live in Hawaii, we are ...
What is a Share Certificate?

What is a Share Certificate?

Also known as a Certificate of Deposit (CD), a Share Certificate is focused on your savings goals. Definition A Share ...
Tips for Identifying a ‘Go-To’ Storm Shelter in Your Home

Tips for Identifying a ‘Go-To’ Storm Shelter in Your Home

Safety is an important issue for everyone, especially during times of severe weather. Do you know where to go in ...
How to Help Safeguard Your Home Against Windstorms

How to Help Safeguard Your Home Against Windstorms

You don’t have to live in a hurricane or tornado zone for your home to sustain wind damage. Anyone in ...
Tips for Keeping an Emergency Cash Fund

Tips for Keeping an Emergency Cash Fund

By Bernie Carr - Apartment Prepper With the convenience of using debit cards or mobile payment apps, it can be easy ...
How to Fix Up a First Aid Kit

How to Fix Up a First Aid Kit

First aid kits are a must-have in any emergency plan. Even though you can buy these pre-made, if you go ...
Apartment Evacuation Checklist: 3 Things to Take

Apartment Evacuation Checklist: 3 Things to Take

If you only had 30 minutes to evacuate your apartment, what would you take? Your computer? Your birth certificate? Your ...
Ahead of the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Ahead of the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Getting your home and your family ready for hurricane season isn’t as easy as just boarding up the windows and ...
What is a Personal Loan?

What is a Personal Loan?

A personal loan - it seems so vague right? Auto loans, mortgage loans, and even student loans are pretty self ...
16-447 Oliana St

16-447 Oliana St

PRICE: $199,000 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619828 INTERIOR:  1,008 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $197 BUILT: 1997 LOT SIZE: 3.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
15-2696 Lai St

15-2696 Lai St

PRICE: $179,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619001 INTERIOR:  1,024 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $175 BUILT: 1964 LOT SIZE: 15,077 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple ...
11-1835 Alani St

11-1835 Alani St

PRICE: $140,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 1 MLS: (ACTIVE) 618504 INTERIOR:  1,048 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $134 BUILT: 1986 LOT SIZE: 1.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: ...
11-2282 Ohialani Rd

11-2282 Ohialani Rd

PRICE: $138,000 BEDROOMS: 2 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 615899 INTERIOR:  800 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $173 BUILT: 1998 LOT SIZE: 3.00 acre(s) TENURE: Fee Simple ...
Affordable land on the Big Island of Hawaii

Affordable land on the Big Island of Hawaii

PRICE: $10,000 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 616143 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 8,100 sqft ...
12,040 sqft vacant land parcel in Hawaiian Shores

12,040 sqft vacant land parcel in Hawaiian Shores

PRICE: $9,500 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 620429 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 12,040 sqft ...
Affordably priced Nanawale Hawaiian Houselot

Affordably priced Nanawale Hawaiian Houselot

PRICE: $4,900 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 605382 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 8,040 sqft ...
Lot in the heart of Black Sand Beach Subdivision

Lot in the heart of Black Sand Beach Subdivision

PRICE: $6,500 BEDROOMS: 0 BATHROOMS: Not Available MLS: (ACTIVE) 619832 INTERIOR:  Not Available PRICE/SQFT: $0 BUILT: Not Available LOT SIZE: 8,160 sqft ...
What is a Student Loan?

What is a Student Loan?

Student loans seem to constantly be a hot topic, especially with the rising costs of tuition at many colleges and ...
NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE BIG ISLAND SPORTS HALL OF FAME

NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE BIG ISLAND SPORTS HALL OF FAME

The Big Island Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominees for the 2018 class of the Big Island Sports Hall ...
Railroads/Locomotives on the Big Island

Railroads/Locomotives on the Big Island

Thanks to King Kalakaua’s interest in locomotives, railroads came to Hawaii before much of the western part of the United ...
What should I look for in a credit card?

What should I look for in a credit card?

When it comes to choosing a credit card, the options out there seem endless. After a while, how do you ...
Hurricane Hector Update 8/7/18 7:00PM

Hurricane Hector Update 8/7/18 7:00PM

This is a Civil Defense hurricane update for Monday, August 7 at 7:30 in the evening. The National Weather Service ...
Back to School Shopping Tips

Back to School Shopping Tips

It's crazy how time flies...summer is almost over! While many parents are probably rejoicing, I'm sure they aren't looking forward ...
Hawaii’s Big Five

Hawaii’s Big Five

Hawaii’s Big Five Hawaiian sugar and politics were controlled by the Big Five. In 1826, C. Brewer & Co was ...
10 Tips to Keep Your Vehicle in Top Shape

10 Tips to Keep Your Vehicle in Top Shape

Whether new or used, a vehicle purchase is one of the more expensive decisions you'll make in your life (next ...
First Electricity in Hilo

First Electricity in Hilo

In 1890 a water-driven Dynamo was connected to the Hilo Boarding School’s irrigation ditch with a direct current machine generating ...
Trick Or Treat Special: MacKenzie State Park

Trick Or Treat Special: MacKenzie State Park

*Pictures marked with Kahuna Research Group are sole property of Kahuna Research Group Back in 2013 the Kahuna Research Group ...
Big Island Kine Tings: 7 words and phrases from the Big Island

Big Island Kine Tings: 7 words and phrases from the Big Island

by Being Local You may or may not disagree.  You may even have one that we left out here.  But ...
Trick Or Treat Special: Old Hilo Hospital, Babies Cry

Trick Or Treat Special: Old Hilo Hospital, Babies Cry

*All pictures in this story are the property of Kahuna Research Group This article is brought to you by the ...
10 things my parents did that I could never imagine doing

10 things my parents did that I could never imagine doing

By: Lahela Rosario - November 1, 2017 Before the 2000s the world started developing at an extremely fast rate.  It ...
10 Hawaiian Values We Should All Live By

10 Hawaiian Values We Should All Live By

By: Lahela Rosario - December 15, 2017 Lahela Rosario is a TEEN correspondent for inbigisland.com and works through the company’s ...
Wild Hawaii: 9 Amazing Flora and Fauna on the Big Island (Warning: #8 may creep you out)

Wild Hawaii: 9 Amazing Flora and Fauna on the Big Island (Warning: #8 may creep you out)

Hawaii is home to a plethora of incredible plants and animals, from giant humpback whales and spotted sea turtles to ...
4 Do’s and Don’ts When Moving to The Big Island, Hawaii

4 Do’s and Don’ts When Moving to The Big Island, Hawaii

Thinking about moving to the Big Island from the mainland? Here are 4 do’s and don’ts that may help you ...
Simple Eats – BBQ Hot Dogs

Simple Eats – BBQ Hot Dogs

We are celebrating National Hot Dog Day today! Hot dogs are a great summer time food, but sometimes we want ...
TOTALLY renovated home - 15-2721 Hou St

TOTALLY renovated home – 15-2721 Hou St

PRICE: $229,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 618987 INTERIOR:  1,488 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $154 BUILT: 1973 LOT SIZE: 15,077 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Single Family ...
THIS HOME is LIKE BRAND NEW - 15-2700 Nehu St

THIS HOME is LIKE BRAND NEW – 15-2700 Nehu St

PRICE: $220,000 BEDROOMS: 3 BATHROOMS: 2 MLS: (ACTIVE) 619430 INTERIOR:  1,214 sqft PRICE/SQFT: $181 BUILT: 2006 LOT SIZE:13,112 sqft TENURE: Fee Simple TYPE: Single Family THIS HOME ...
5 Tips When Looking for a Used Car

5 Tips When Looking for a Used Car

Last week we shared some tips for when you're buying a new car, courtesy of Kurt over at Big Island ...
HFS Federal Credit Union Recognized as Best Credit Union in Hawaii by Forbes

HFS Federal Credit Union Recognized as Best Credit Union in Hawaii by Forbes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HFS Federal Credit Union Recognized as Best Credit Union in Hawaii by Forbes Hilo, HI. (July 3, ...
7 Way Back TV Characters That May Have Defined Your Childhood Growing Up in Hawaii

7 Way Back TV Characters That May Have Defined Your Childhood Growing Up in Hawaii

By: Being Local Here are 7 WAY BACK TV characters that defined my childhood growing up in Hawaii. If you ...
Styrofoam Ban Coming In July 2019

Styrofoam Ban Coming In July 2019

By: Being Local On July 1, 2019, the Styrofoam ban goes into effect on the Big Island. While I get ...
Hi 5 Recycling Program - Environmental Protection Or Another State Of Hawaii Money Grab?

Hi 5 Recycling Program – Environmental Protection Or Another State Of Hawaii Money Grab?

By: Being Local In 2005, the Deposit Beverage Container Law (Act 176), also known as the Hi-5 program, went into ...
Death with Dignity Bill – Should the terminally ill be allowed to choose when they want to die?

Death with Dignity Bill – Should the terminally ill be allowed to choose when they want to die?

By: Being Local Death with Dignity Bill – Should the terminally ill be allowed to choose when they want to ...
What is a HELOC?

What is a HELOC?

HELOC stands for Home Equity Line of Credit. Definition A Home Equity Line of Credit is a line of credit that ...
Warriors to host free football clinic at UH Hilo

Warriors to host free football clinic at UH Hilo

HILO, Hawai`i--University of Hawai`i football coach Nick Rolovich is bringing Warrior football to the Big Island this Friday (June 15), hosting ...
Budget Friendly Gifts for Dad

Budget Friendly Gifts for Dad

A very important day is almost here...Father's Day! This one day out of the year is dedicated to all of ...
Health benefits of Chocolate

Health benefits of Chocolate

Health benefits of Chocolate Latin name is Theobroma cacao, which means “Food of the Gods” Since the ancient Mayan and Aztec civilizations healing ...
High Heels and Back Pain

High Heels and Back Pain

Do you wear high heels? Do you have sore feet? How about legs? Do you experience back pain?  Neck pain? ...
Strong Bones

Strong Bones

Bones support your body, allow you to move and protect vital organs like your brain, spinal cord, and heart from ...
Sweet Slumber

Sweet Slumber

Do you skimp on sleep for work or school thinking you could get ahead, get more done? Night shift worker, ...
Have a Heart

Have a Heart

What would you consider the most important organ in your body? I believe the brain is the most important organ ...
Breathe Easy

Breathe Easy

 Take a Deep Breath Ever wonder about what the air you breathe?  Where I live, on the Big Island of ...
Is Your Food Hurting You?

Is Your Food Hurting You?

Is Your Food Hurting You? Ever feel uncomfortable or just not yourself after a meal? This could be an inflammatory ...
Natural Ways to Get Rid of Headaches

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Headaches

NATURAL WAYS TO GET RID OF HEADACHES Headaches are caused by numerous things like stress, poor posture, hormones, poor diet, ...
Ringing in my Ears

Ringing in my Ears

Do you hear or have a sensation of a ringing, roaring, buzzing, chirping, or humming sound without any actual acoustical ...
Calendula

Calendula

Calendula Yesterday I found this wonderful little plant at the local farmers market. What a magical and powerful flower I ...
Healthy Back Tips

Healthy Back Tips

I’m sure you have heard the old saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, well I want to ...
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month     Just look at this picture…Who doesn’t love babies?   OR that glowing new mama with a ...
Powerful Natural Energy Drinks

Powerful Natural Energy Drinks

The Most Powerful Natural Energy Drinks Energy drinks or functional beverages are one of the hottest markets in the food ...
Cook to Live Longer

Cook to Live Longer

Average American eat commercially prepared meals at least 4.2 times a week. I don’t think fresh or healthy when grabbing ...
How to Deal with Stress of Natural Disasters

How to Deal with Stress of Natural Disasters

I write this sad and dispirited as news of another friend losing their home. I can only watch as the ...
Papakolea Green Sands Hike

Papakolea Green Sands Hike

Did you ever think you would swim in an ancient volcano filled with green sand? Well, you're looking in the ...
Akaka Falls Trail

Akaka Falls Trail

Akaka Falls Trail, Big Island Hawaii: Viewing Akaka Falls is a must-do for both locals and visitors alike on the ...
Kilauea Iki Trail - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Kilauea Iki Trail – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

The best way to make the most of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is to try out the Kilauea Iki ...
The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

Mosquito Ruining outdoor adventures and cozy porches across the island is everyone’s least favorite pest, the mosquito. There are currently ...
The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

Nene Goose - Nēnē (vulnerable) The state bird of Hawaiʻi is none other than the docile, medium-sized nene, which faintly ...
5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

Hawaii.  Home of the world's best beaches, Surf, and Food that will change your life!  But one of the more important ...
9 Things to know before dating a local girl

9 Things to know before dating a local girl

Hawai'i is a melting pot. We all know that. The term local girl has gone far beyond the stereotypical polynesian ...
4 Advantages to eStatements

4 Advantages to eStatements

Many places give you the option to receive an eStatement rather than receiving it by mail. Surprisingly, many still opt ...
Six Comfort Foods - Hawaii Style

Six Comfort Foods – Hawaii Style

If you live in Hawaii, you know that the 808 state has some of the most 'ono (delicious) grindz that ...
10 Things you Might not Know about Waipiʻo Valley

10 Things you Might not Know about Waipiʻo Valley

Here are 10 things you might not know about Waipiʻo Valley located on the Big Island. 1.Waipiʻo means ‘Curved Water' ...
Once Important Places in Hilo

Once Important Places in Hilo

By: "Being Local" In a moment of nostalgia I found myself thinking of some of the true go to places ...
What Is Comprehensive Insurance?

What Is Comprehensive Insurance?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance Comprehensive insurance is a coverage that helps pay to replace or repair your vehicle if ...
What Are Insurance Premiums, Deductibles And Limits?

What Are Insurance Premiums, Deductibles And Limits?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance If you have an insurance policy, you've likely heard of premiums, deductibles, and limits. But ...
What Is Collision Insurance?

What Is Collision Insurance?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance Collision insurance is a coverage that helps pay to repair or replace your car if it's ...
What Is An Insurance Limit?

What Is An Insurance Limit?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance A limit is one of the most important concepts to understand when you're considering an ...
What Is Liability Insurance?

What Is Liability Insurance?

By: Kristopher Speegle, Allstate Insurance Auto liability insurance is a type of car insurance coverage that's required by law in ...
Save Money on Homeowners Insurance with these 5 Home Security Systems

Save Money on Homeowners Insurance with these 5 Home Security Systems

You may qualify for homeowners insurance discounts if you install certain safety devices that help protect your loved ones and ...
Business Spotlight: Hilo Bake Company

Business Spotlight: Hilo Bake Company

Hilo Bake Company Locally owned and operated, Hilo Bake Company opened its doors in 2012.  The bakery sells a variety ...
Buying a House on the Big Island? Read this first.

Buying a House on the Big Island? Read this first.

Buying a home is an exciting yet very stressful time. It is the largest investment you will make in your ...
Business Spotlight: Aiona Car Sales

Business Spotlight: Aiona Car Sales

What started out with an idea to open a franchise rental car company quickly turned into one of the Big ...
Hiring A Big Island Contractor

Hiring A Big Island Contractor

If you are planning on building a new home or remodeling a current residence, there are some things you will ...
5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

5 Medicinal Hawaiian Plants

Ancient Hawaiians were part of a very resourceful civilization, which is evident from their strong medical tradition. All Native Hawaiian ...
The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

The Big Island’s 5 Worst Invasive Pests

In addition to the beautiful flora and fauna that exists on the Big Island, there are also several pests that ...
The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

The Big Islands 5 Most Threatened Species

The Big Island is home to hundreds of unique species of plant and animal. Unfortunately, even in this paradise, some ...
Big Island’s Famous Coffee Beans

Big Island’s Famous Coffee Beans

The Big Island is famous for its rich, volcanic soil—soil that produces outstanding coffee beans. Sunny morning weather and afternoon ...
7 Favorite Hawaii Snacks

7 Favorite Hawaii Snacks

Food is one of my favorite things of all time! I wonder what my mom would say if I changed ...
6 Hawaiian Delicacies You Must Try

6 Hawaiian Delicacies You Must Try

When most people think of Hawaii they imagine beaches, surfing, nightlife, and of course, a rich variety of local foods ...