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!

12 Jolly Holiday Activities While Staying Safe at Home

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The December holiday season may look different on Maui this year, but can still include meaningful celebrations and activities for our communities. Large group gatherings are out o [...]

The State of Hawaii’s Vacation Rental Market

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Mid-October's return of tourism could not happen soon enough for Hawaii's suffering vacation rental market. Hawaii Tourism Authority reports that vacation rental units were only 8. [...]

Businesses, Commercial Leases and Hardship

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COVID-19 is affecting markets differently. While residential real estate seems to be holding somewhat steady in Hawaii, commercial real estate, and the businesses that lease commer [...]

UPDATE: Business Changes on Maui Due to Coronavirus

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Note: This page is being updated as official information becomes available.  Aloha, Hawaii is now welcoming back visitors with its pre-travel testing program, allowing travelers fr [...]

Understanding HOA Board Meetings and Decisions

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Your homeowner’s association has a board, and owners are generally allowed to attend meetings. But you may hear several acronyms tossed around making a discussion hard to follow. T [...]

Avoiding 5 Common HOA Board Mistakes

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The work that HOA board members fulfill is essential. However, learning the ins and outs of association business can be tricky.  There are documents to study and rules to learn. Di [...]

Should HOAs Use Reserve Funds to Fill a Budget Gap?

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COVID-19 has brought economic hardships to individuals and businesses across the world. Community associations are no exception. For example, there are increased cleaning and maint [...]

Maui Health Foundation Provides an Update

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  How is Maui's hospital system handling COVID-19, safety practices, visiting patients, elective surgery and the economic downturn? CEO Mike Rembis provides an update. Importa [...]

Helping Associations Get to the “New Normal”

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After months of mask wearing and social distancing, it's probably safe to say all association residents and their guests would like to get back to the daily island life we enjoyed [...]

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