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Our learning center provides free access to white papers, industry news, community and lifestyle articles compiled especially for homeowner and community associations.

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Are Hawaii’s Tall Buildings at Risk?

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Last month’s collapse of a condo building in Florida is bringing up questions about building safety and insurance in Hawaii. Tower collapse risks are extremely low. However, Hawaii [...]

Maui Visitors Stats and Efforts to Manage Tourism

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For over a year, we have yearned to get things "back to normal" in our daily lives. But there is one "normal" that many would like to see addressed in a different way, and that is [...]

How D&O Coverage Protects an Association

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Volunteers are the lifeblood of every home owners association and other organizations; without these leaders the vital work of the group couldn’t move forward. But as with anything [...]

New Hawaii Condo Living Guide Video Series Now Online

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The Hawaii Real Estate Commission released its new “Hawaii Condo Living Guide” video series to help deliver valuable information to current and prospective condominium owners and b [...]

UPDATE: Business Changes on Maui Due to Coronavirus

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With travel becoming more secure for people, and Hawaii maintaining relatively low COVID-19 numbers, we are starting to see an increase in visitors. Effective July 8, 2021, rules h [...]

Hawaii’s 2021 Hurricane Season Is Here- Be Prepared

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There is a near- or below-normal hurricane season predicted for the Central Pacific this year, according to NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Ce [...]

Hurricane Planning? Don’t Forget the Elevator!

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Elevators are a major investment for a property. According to Taylor Ronnander from OTIS Elevator Company, properties are wise to take appropriate action prior to a major weather e [...]

Time to Start Dialing 808 Area Code on Local Calls

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Hawaii residents might want to update local phone numbers stored in their phone. Starting in October, all local numbers must be dialed with the 808 area code first. All phone servi [...]

Understanding Maui’s Tiered Property Tax Changes

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The Maui County Council began considering a tiered tax rate system back in 2018. The tiered scheme for property taxes was initially proposed to increase income from second homes an [...]

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