Learning Center2018-07-20T15:19:13-10:00

Learning Center

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

Click on a title to read the story. Feel free to use the social sharing buttons at the bottom of each story to pass along articles to other homeowners or association colleagues. New stories appear regularly, so check back often!

Understanding Specs Before Buying a New Computer

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Is your association in the market for a new computer? Black Friday is one of the best times of year to shop for a new system. But even my techno eyes glaze over when the sales pe [...]

Confirming a Parking Stall before Buying or Selling

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A parking stall is an important asset to a condominium unit. Buyers may evaluate if the space fits their car, how close to the unit the space is, or if there is enough room to ge [...]

Communities, Cultural Diversity and Holidays

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Our condominium and housing communities can be a great melting pot of cultural backgrounds and interests. As we head into another holiday season (Hallow-thanks-mas according to w [...]

Is Your HOA Board at a Stalemate?

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If your HOA board is plagued with constant bickering, morale problems, or just an overall lack of productivity and follow-through, they are not serving their community well. Ther [...]

Fiduciary Duty of a Board of Directors

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Board members of a condominium or homeowner’s association have fiduciary duty to act in a way that will benefit all members of the association. The Hawaii Department of Commerce [...]

What’s Growing On at Mahi Pono

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The tide is turning on the “wait and see” attitude many had toward Maui’s newest major agricultural land owner, Mahi Pono. The company bought 41,000 acres of central Maui land fr [...]

A & B Reinvests Maui Ag Land Proceeds in Hawaii

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Alexander and Baldwin, Inc. is turning from agriculture to grocery-anchored shopping centers. After the sale of 41,000 acres of mostly sugarcane farmland on Maui to Mahi Pono in [...]

6 Tips to Stay Cool and Save Energy

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That few extra degrees of warmth that summer brings to Maui makes a difference. Not only is staying cool a challenge, but water and energy bills can spike. Here is the best advic [...]