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South Maui Luxury
Posted by Ken K K Wong on April 05, 2021 in  NEWS
Many people thought that the real estate prices would drop due to COVID.  That's just not true.  In most cases, sought after properties are under contract within hours or a few days.  I've met several owners who are working from home and from Silicon Valley.  They sold their properties in the Bay Area and came to Maui and still have money to spare.  Our little island out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean is becoming a haven since our COVID numbers are so low compared to the mainland. ... read more
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October 15th

Pre-Testing COVID
Posted by Ken K K Wong on September 17, 2020 in  NEWS

Traveling to Hawaii will not be the same for quite some time.  The new norm is getting tested 72 hours for COVID prior to getting on a plane.  This may cause some confusion as the abilities to test or the testing itself have varied time frames.  The graphic in this little blog should explain things a little better.  Be safe, be happy and welcome back to Maui.

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Maui

Open for Business...
Posted by Ken K K Wong on June 24, 2020 in  NEWS
Earlier today Governor Ige announced that he is easing restrictions for travelers to the islands.  This is great as Maui's business continue to struggle with the complications from COVID-19.  Travelers who have been tested negative before coming to the islands will not have to comply with the 14 day quarantine.  For those travelers who are not tested, YOU WILL be required to quarantine for 14 days.  Read more about the requirements here: Gov. Ige Announcement. The new Maui starts August 1, 2020.... read more
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Inter Island Travel

Staycations...
Posted by Ken K K Wong on June 18, 2020 in  NEWS
The state of Hawaii is now allowing travel between the islands.  Of course there are more things you have to do before you travel.  You must have your paperwork filled out before flying.  The following link will download the mandatory traveler health form: Inter Island Health Form.  Other recommendations:1. Check with your airline 24 hours before your flight2. 3 hours before flight enter health screening checkpoint and complete TSA3. On your flight, follow airline guidelines regarding COVID-194.... read more
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COVID-19

Fur Babies and COVID
Posted by Ken K K Wong on June 08, 2020 in  NEWS
The summer months are just around the corner and much of the country is loosening the restrictions that COVID-19 forced upon the world.  Just a reminder to wear your masks when needed, practice social distancing and wash your hands.  I received an email this morning about pets and COVID-19 and I think it is really important to share.  So the following link will bring you to a newsletter from FluentWoof: COVID-19 and Pets.  While the article starts out for dogs, there is a cat section t... read more
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