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Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

More and more people in Hawaii are turning to large additions or plan to demolish and build new instead of purchasing a new home. But how do people get educated about this complex process and what should they watch out for?

At Graham Builders’ “Building Your Home for Life” seminar, homeowners will discover where to start, how to select a builder, what to watch out for, as well as what one needs to know about residential design, setting a budget, estimating, financing and scheduling.

The seminar will provide valuable information on what families need for a successful multi-generation home construction project including designing for personal space, blended versus segregated living and pooling resources to help the bottom line.

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance introduces new Contractors Errors and Omissions Coverage to Hawaii

Island Insurance Company, Ltd., the State’s largest locally-owned Property and Casualty insurance carrier, is the first in Hawaii to offer Contractors Errors and Omissions (E & O) Coverage to its commercial insurance policyholders. 

Contractors E & O Coverage is an optional coverage that protects small contractors from claims of property damage against their work, product, or impaired property caused by unintentional faulty workmanship or materials.  With coverage limits of: $500,000 per claim limit and $1 million aggregate limit, this coverage is especially beneficial to small contractors and those engaged in specialized trades including but not limited to:

BONTERRA SOLAR NAMES CHRISTIAN ADAMS COMPANY PRESIDENT

BONTERRA SOLAR NAMES CHRISTIAN ADAMS COMPANY PRESIDENT

HONOLULU — Bonterra Solar Hawaii partner and sales director Christian Adams has been named company president.

Adams joined Bonterra Solar as a partner and sales director in July 2013 after working with a number of solar companies in Hawaii, as well as a large electrical contracting firm as head of its alternative energy division. 

“It is a great pleasure to announce that Christian Adams is Bonterra’s new president,” said Andrew Yani, Bonterra co-founder and principal. “Christian reflects Bonterra’s deep dedication to Hawaii, green energy and care for our customers and the community, which is what our company is all about.”

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

WHERE:               Honolulu Country Club

                                1690 Ala Puumalu Street

WHEN:                 Saturday, March 22

                                9 – 11 a.m.

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Closes on Oahu's Highest Home Sale of 2014

Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Closes on Oahu's Highest Home Sale of 2014

HONOLULU – Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties (CBP) today announced today that agent Susan Borochov (RA) of the King Street office recently closed on a home in Lanikai for $9.35 million, making it the highest home sale of 2014 to date. CBP represented the seller in this transaction. This is the fifth sale in the price category of $8 million or above in Kailua since January 2012. CBP has sold four of the five listings, or 80 percent, representing sellers in all these transactions.

“The fact that we have the highest sale of 2014 on Oahu thus far and that we also have 80 percent of listings sold priced at $8 million or above in Kailua during the last two years speaks volume about the high level of trust our clients have in our talented agents,” said Mike James, president of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties. “This is just another testament to the excellent service that CBP has become known for providing our clients.”

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

Graham Builders Hosts Free "Building Your Home for Life" Seminar

WHERE:               Honolulu Country Club

                                1690 Ala Puumalu Street

 

WHEN:                 Saturday, February 22

                                9 – 11 a.m.

 

Learn About Feng Shui Bagua for the New Year at Six Oahu Libraries

Learn About Feng Shui Bagua for the New Year at Six Oahu Libraries

Best-selling author Clear Englebert will present “Feng Shui Bagua,” a free program at six Oahu public libraries in January 2014.

Englebert (“Feng Shui for Hawaii”), a noted feng shui specialist, will introduce the Five Elements and explain how they relate to home furnishings and landscapes. The Chinese word “bagua” translated into English literally means “eight areas” and in this context “eight areas around a room.”  Learn about the yin/yang symbol and how it evolved into the “bagua” map – a grid that lies over a home’s floor plan.

Find out how to remedy problems created by uniquely-shaped houses.  In addition, Englebert will discuss water features, plants, clutter reduction, how to eliminate conflicting energy from the home, and how single people can attract relationships.

“Feng Shui Bagua” will be presented at these Oahu public libraries: