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Learning Center

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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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 [...]

More EV Rollout for Hawaii

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Hawaii is not doing too bad in efforts to move away from fossil fuels and focus on electric vehicles. Overall, Hawaii ranked 11th out of all 50 states — and the District of Columbi [...]

Create a Post-Pandemic HOA Strategy Plan

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There are two paths forward for home owners’ associations in 2021. One is to plan for a return to “business as usual” post pandemic. Another is to re-energize and adapt your HOA to [...]

Maui Property Tax Deferral

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People owning property on Maui will have a little longer to pay their property taxes without penalty. Mayor Michael Victorino has authorized a 60-day deferral of the 10 percent pen [...]

Insurance Rate Increase Projections for 2021 and Beyond

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Has your property insurance gone up for your association? If it hasn't yet, it may be soon. Many factors go into insurance rate increases. This article provides a good overview. Re [...]

7 HOA Resolutions for the New Year

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Following the hand that 2020 dealt us, now is the time to focus on rebuilding our community connections! Let's work on something that brings us together. New Year’s resolutions ten [...]

Maui Vacation Rental Occupancy Dismal in November

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Even though vacation rentals outpaced hotel occupancy in November, numbers are still low, according to the latest data released last week by the Hawaii Tourism Authority. According [...]

The Relationship Between HOA Boards and Homeowners

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"We think the surest way to lower tensions and resolve the disputes between the neighbors is through more dialogue between them, not less." - Richard Bouche  Homeowner relationship [...]

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