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Solar Water in Hawaii

Hawaii passed legislation that went into effect in Jan 1, 2010 and required all new single-family homes in the state to be equipped with solar water heaters.  Is this a GREAT LEGISLATION or what?

Welcome Home, Andrew: A Story of Hope

Last May, Andrew, my beloved cat of seven years, disappeared from my family's home in Hawaii Kai.  We searched for him for weeks, making daily visits to the Hawaii Humane Society and hoping that his microchip would assist in Andrew's return home. But with every trip to HHS, our faith in his homecoming was weakened by disappointed heartbreak. Until finally we began to accept he might be gone.

Driving on Hawaii's Roads

In Hawaii, directions such as North, South, East, and West are substituted with North Shore, South Shore, Diamond Head (East), Ewa (West), Makai (Ocean), or Mauka (Mountain).  Don't worry about getting totally lost since you'll have the ocean on one side and the mountain on the other. Plus, many drivers now have GPS and Google Maps to guide them along.  An app called Waze gets real time updates on traffic by those participants who are on the road ahead of you.  Be thankful to those motorists who send in reports to notify drivers behind them whether or not the coast is…


Utility resources in the state of Hawaii... State of Hawaii: Public Utilities Commissions - regulates all franchised or certificated public service companies operating in the State. The list below shows some of the major utilities by island

Local Newspapers

Hawaii news publications are an excellent resource for learning about a community, and they can help you get a feel for the cost of living in that area. For this reason, we have provided links to the major newspapers on each of the main islands...
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About the Savio Group

Peter B. Savio is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Savio Group of Companies. Peter has more than 40 years experience in real estate development and sales in the Hawaii market; he has been helping his clients realize the maximum return on their real estate investments since he founded Savio Realty Ltd. in 1980.

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Focused in Residential and Commercial real estate across the islands and rental management on the Big Island. With 3 offices and 100+ agents, we can help you buy, sell, or invest in Hawaii real estate. Learn more »

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Savio Developments Ltd.

With more than 30 years of project brokerage in Hawaii, Savio Developments is continuously developing landmark properties throughout Hawaii. Learn more »