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

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 For info about the Village Stroll, call 808-936-9202, email dorlenechao@yahoo.comor visit

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

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 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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