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Quarantine Day 5

Bored yet?
Posted by Ken K K Wong on March 30, 2020 in  NEWS
Let's start off with some positive news.  A lady from Italy survived the corona virus.  That's great but what makes it awesome is that she also survived the Spanish Flu from the early 1900's.  Check out the story here: The Highlander.  I can only hope that her antibodies can help doctors find a weapon against this virus.In other news, Governor Ige implements an inter island travel quarantine: Wednesday April 1st.  With many of the cases in Hawaii being on the island of Oahu, I think this is... read more
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March 27th South Maui Stats

By the numbers...
Posted by Ken K K Wong on March 27, 2020 in  STATS
How about a real estate post for a change?  As the world deals with the COVID-19 virus, Maui's market is shifting. Here are the numbers for South Maui since the first of the month:New Listings: 110Price Reductions: 45Price Increases: 3Cancellations: 38Pending Continue to Show: 29 (1 listed in the last week 2 listed in the last 14 days)Pending Do Not Show: 11Sold: 74 (1 with a contract date in the last 14 days)Temporarily Off Market: 1I guess the safest thing to say about the market is that let the numbers spea... read more
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Make Lemonade
Posted by Ken K K Wong on March 22, 2020 in  NEWS
It seems like Mother Nature is mad and she has been giving human kind lemons lately.  We've had fires in Australia, volcanos in the Philippines, locusts in Africa and as you know the virus affecting every corner of the world.  If you have the ability and are healthy enough, please help each other out.  Take the aloha that many of you get to experience and share it back at home with your neighbors.  Because of the semi-lockdown, my wife decided to learned to make masks and with the help of her fr... read more
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Advice From RN Update

Posted by Ken K K Wong on March 20, 2020 in  NEWS
A few days ago, I posted advice from a registered nurse.  Because COVID-19 is a moving target, some doctors have suggested that taking ibuprofen may actually cause more problems.  From what I've read it depends on whether or not a patient has pre-existing conditions.  PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR before taking any medicine.  It never hurts to ask.  Please make sure you stay home if you are sick, keep hydrated, practice social distancing and be kind to one another.Click Here: Ibuprofen & C... read more
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Maui: Current Status

Be safe, be kind, be happy...
Posted by Ken K K Wong on March 20, 2020 in  NEWS
Earlier this morning the County of Maui implemented emergency rules due to COVID-19: Maui.  Please follow these rules and stay home if you are sick.  Practice social distancing.  Do not hoard supplies.  Practice aloha.  Help your neighbor.Coldwell Banker Island Properties has closed all of its offices throughout the state but us agents are available via phone, email, websites and social media.  I know real estate is the last thing on your mind but should you have the need to sell or ha... read more
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