Archive for March 2012

Salsa En Fuego 2012

April 21, 2012

Back by popular demand, the Hilton Waikoloa Village and Tiger Jones Productions present Salsa en Fuego! Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hawaii’s hottest Latin band Son Caribe. Time: 7pm at Hilton Waikoloa Village Monarchy Ballroom. Cost: $30. Prior to the performance, from 3:30-5pm, Hawai State Salsa Champions Phillip Duong and Kimberly Tordjman will be teaching an intermediate salsa workshop for $10/person. For more information, call 808-990-0737 or email tigerjonesproductions@yahoo.com

Kokua Kailua Village Stroll

April 15, 2012

Free Hawaiian music featuring the Merrie Monarchs Men’s Glee Club and Kumu Hula Etua Lopes and his Halau Na Pua Ui O Hawai’i on the Palace’s South Lawn at 4 p.m., presented by the Daughters of Hawaii. Bring your own beach mat or chair. Before and after the Palace performance, stroll thru historic Kailua Village (the Stroll starts at 1pm & goes till 6pm), enjoy oceanside cafes and restaurants, local musicians & artists.  For more info about the Palace event, email hulihee@ilhawaii.net. For info about the Village Stroll, call 808-936-9202, email dorlenechao@yahoo.comor visit historickailuavillage.com

Annual Mac-A-Thon Foot Race

April 7, 2012

Hawai’i Island’s oldest foot race, Keoua Honaunau Canoe Club’s “Mac-A-Thon,” takes place annually the day before Easter. The race start is at 7:00 a.m. The Mac-A-Thon offers distances of 5K or 10K on the old government road that extends from the sacred waters of Honaunau Bay to Napo’opo’o. Each race course is the same, except that the 5K turn-around is halfway into the 10K course. An award ceremony, our famous Mac-Nut Pancake Breakfast (included with entry fee), entertainment, a silent auction, and lots of fun await you and your family at the finish line. Entry fees are $20/$30/$40 adults; $10 Juniors. For more information, call 808-345-2844, email reinerhawaii@aol.comor visit http://www.keouacanoeclub.com/mac-a-thon/

Lavaman Waikoloa Triathlon Festival – Waikoloa Beach Resort

April 1, 2012

The 2nd Annual Lavaman 5K Sunset Fun Run will take place on Friday. Registration will be at Bike Works Beach ‘n Sports at Queens’ MarketPlace at 3pm; race will start at 5pm; music concert to follow race. On Saturday, the Lava Kids Aquathon (swim and run) takes place for kids under 7 thru age 16, along with a Health & Fitness Expo.  Free to the public. The Annual Lavaman Triathlon will be held Sunday at the Waikoloa Beach Resort. This Olympic distance triathlon starts at 7:30am with a 1.5k swim in Anaeho’omalu Bay, continues with a 40k bike on the Queen K Highway and then a 10k run through the resort’s hotel grounds and lava fields, finishing on the beach. (First finishers will reach Anaeho’omalu Bay at 9am.) The event is a  major fundraiser for Team in Training as well as local area non-profit organizations.  For more information about the races, call 329-9718 or visit www.lavamantriathlon.com for more info.

Save the Date: Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range

Friday, Sept. 21 is the date of the 17th Mealani’s Taste of the Hawaiian Range and Agriculture Festival. Sprawling again inside and out of Hilton Waikoloa Village, the annual event showcases the isle’s grass-fed beef industry while bringing together local ranchers, farmers, restaurateurs and eager eaters to celebrate a bounty of locally produced food.

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New on Market: 68-1399 Mauna Lani Drive, Kamuela $1,850,000

MLS# 253183 | 2 Bedroom | 2.1 Bathroom | 1,481 sf

Watch the whales from this exceptional penthouse unit in desirable H building. Largest two bedroom floor plan with vaulted ceilings and wide lanai offering ocean views from every room. Best location in the heart of the Resort. Excellent vacation rental. Walk to beach, golf, restaurants, spa/fitness/tennis and the Shops at Mauna Lani. $120K remodel in 2008 and appraised in 2011 for $1.9M. Beautifully appointed by Robin Thornley. Custom furnishings included with sale.

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New on Market: 720128 Hainoa Place, Hualalai $4,395,000

MLS# 250269  | 4 Bedroom | 4.1 Bathroom | 3,572 sf

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HUALALAI RESORT, Estate Villas at Hainoa 128: Fronting the 1st green of the Members’ Only Ke’olu golf course, this unique Estate Villa at Hainoa condo-home offers a private infinity-edge swimming pool, oversized spa and four bedrooms, one of which was designed by Melzer Deckert & Ruder Architects, Inc. as a detached guest house. The villa’s location offers panoramic ocean and coastline views including stunning sunsets and places the Members’ Only Ke’olu clubhouse within walking distance.

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New on Market: 756040 Ali’i Drive, North Kona $1,199,000

MLS# 252862  | 3 Bedroom | 3 Bathroom | 2,546 sf

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Absolute OCEANFRONT unit amidst all the excitement of living in Kona. 3 bedroom/3 bath fully furnished remodeled unit with over 2,500 sqft. This is the only 3 bedroom/3 bath unit in the entire Royal Sea-Cliff Club. Tropical gardens with streams and waterfalls outside your door. Enjoy salt water and fresh water pools, spa, tennis, elevator access next to assigned parking stall… and all imaginable comforts of living in a resort. Daily maid service available. This property has it all and steps away from fine dining, ocean activities, entertainment, shopping and fun. Watch the cruise ships and fabulous sunsets from your private lanais, living room, kitchen and master bedroom. Maintenance fee includes A/C, water, outside insurance, plus care and upkeep of premises and all amenities. All in downtown Kona!

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New on Market: 691692 Puako Beach Drive, South Kohala $3,200,000

MLS# 250738  | 1 Bedroom | 2 Bathroom | 638 sf

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Look no further for your own beautiful sandy beach front cottage to conjure up private and nostalgic Hawaii! This hidden treasure can be yours! Discover oceanfront Hawaii living in Puako Beach, a quaint sliver of paradise nestled between some of the finest resorts in all of Hawaii. Location is ample distance from public beach access yet still close to the quaint Puako Market. Can you hear the ocean gently lappping on the sandy beach?

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Natural Farming Workshop

When: March 24-25, 2012

Come learn how the beneficial microbes already in our soil can be multiplied to achieve amazing results that create soil and grow more food! The workshop is designed for both experienced farmers and beginning gardeners, and will allow time to create inoculants in several mediums and then apply them to a new garden bed as part of a 3-year experiment to demonstrate the potential of using natural farming techniques on Kona’s rocky soils. Discover how fungi are our friends! Two-day weekend workshop is $100 and is hosted by Ginger Hill Farm in Kealakekua. For information, call 808/328-2452, email oneislandslc@gmail.comor visit www.gingerhillfarm.com/ and www.one-island.org/hawaii