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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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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 [...]

Hawaii’s Employment Dilemma

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Hawaii’s economy may be in a good place, according to Carl Bonham, director of the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO). However, any employer looking to f [...]

6 Community Reminders For a Fun & Safe Summer

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June officially starts the summer season on Maui. School’s out and there are more families on the island. That means it’s a good time to send out reminders to residents on commun [...]

$340M Rental Car Facility Opens on Maui

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Rental car access is getting set to roll into the future at Kahului airport, thanks in part to the new $340 million "Conrac" facility, scheduled to open May 15. The Hawai`i Depar [...]

REIT – Tax Dodge or Good Investment?

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A special kind of real estate related corporation is under Legislative scrutiny- again. A “real estate investment trust,” or REIT, provides significant benefits under the federal [...]

Do You Have Adequate D & O Insurance?

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Condominium boards and homeowner associations are responsible to act in the best interest of owners in the community. Often this requires making difficult decisions. These decisi [...]

Solid ideas to get members to the annual HOA meeting

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When there is a contentious issue, such as raising dues or a major policy change, attendance at a homeowners association meeting may be high. But what about a “regular” annual me [...]

Supported Self-management for HOA’s

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Self-Management with support is an option for your Maui community. Over one third of condo communities and homeowner associations (HOAs) across the country are self-managed, hiri [...]

Protect Your Property and Yourself in a Storm

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Some hurricanes, or tropical cyclones, pass by the Hawaiian islands with little or no damage. But then there are storms, not even labeled as a tropical storm or hurricane, that t [...]