Community Information

Whether you're buying a home, selling your home or relocating to Honolulu, the following information, resources and tools will help to guide your decision.Take a look at some of the great things Waikiki, Honolulu and Oahu have to offer. These resources are designed to help you move and get settled, and to acquaint you with the area after your move.

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Oahu 2016 Demographics

Oahu 2016 Demographics - People QuickFacts Honolulu County HawaiiPopulation, Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2012=14.5%

Aging in Place: How to Cope Over 90% of seniors want to stay in their homes. “Aging in Place” looks at how seniors can stay where they are and still receive care and support. Many high rises are becoming Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC). 

Tax Information
First-time homeowners -
Homeowner deductions information -
Honolulu Property Tax - City and County of Honolulu's Real Property Assessment and Tax Billing Information web site. This site provides access to individual property tax records of the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii. To access this information, select the "Property Search" tab.
How to report moving expenses -
Selling your home -
Crime in Hawaii - Uniform Crime Reports
Crime in Hawaii - Uniform Crime Reports - CPJA's Research & Statistics Branch is Hawaii's primary source of criminological data and other objective information on the nature and extent of crime in Hawaii
Schools
Dept of Education - DOE - Hawaii's unique school system operates under a single system administered and funded by the State of Hawai`i. The school system is divided into seven district offices throughout the state.
School Information - free school profiles
State dept. of education - school reports, statistics, demographics....
Pet-Friendly Buildings

Pet-Friendly Buildings - We all love our pets. List of Pet-Friendly Buildings by Area

Hawaiian Humane Pet Policies Condo

SHORT SALE
Short Sale and Foreclosure Effects on Credit -
City Services
City Services website - City Hall On-Line Services-City Services-Local Government-News & Events-Resources-State and Federal Services
Area Information
Flood Zone Designation - Flood zones are geographic areas that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has defined according to varying levels of flood risk. These zones are depicted on a community's Flood Hazard Boundary Map or a Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). Each zone reflects the severity or type of flooding in the area.
Local Information - research local area info, stats, and events
Community Information - free community profiles
Federal Agencies

Federal Agencies stats - FedStats, which has been available to the public since 1997, provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. Convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farming and more.

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Live Traffic Cameras
Check the hot spot traffic cam 24hr a day - Know before you go.
H-3 Freeway Cameras - Live H3 Freeway Cameras 24/7
Maps
Mapquest - maps, driving directions, road trip planner....
Volunteer Hawaii
Become a Volunteer in Hawaii -
Local News
Honolulu Star bulletin news paper -
Local Weather
Local Weather - forecasts, weather patterns, radars....
Relocation Links
Waikiki Real Estate - Yahoo! Real Estate offers a wealth of to help with every aspect of your move
Moving Center - Moving Estimates, Truck Rental, Moving Supplies and Storage
National Weather - find weather info anywhere in the US
Official City Websites - find area info websites across the world!
US State Departments of Education - see the list of all 50 states
USPS' Movers Guide - help for planning and executing your move
Live Beach Webcam .
Duke Kahanamoku Statue - Live webcam! Wave to your friends and family from hawaii.
Live kuhio beach cam - Check out Waikiki Live.
Mortgage
Mortgage 101 - Mortgage information, interest rates, mortgage calculators, quick-and-easy pre-qualification forms, and much more.
Century 21
Century 21 Online - The World #1 Name in Realestate.
Mind,Body & Soul
Open Space Yoga - "Anybody who wants to can practice Yoga, anybody can breathe, therefore anybody can practice yoga."-Desikachar
Surf Report
Surf Report Around the world. - Check the surf around the World.

 

Community Reports

A quick and easy way to find useful information about your community, nearby schools and local businesses.


Request a buyer's information packet, with more in-depth information regarding

-Tenancy in Hawaii

-Homeowner's property Tax exemption

-FIRPTA: Foreign Investor Tax Act

-HARPTA: Hawaii Real Property Tax Act

-Agency: Definition of client and customer

-Company Agency Policy

-Seller's Real Property Disclosure

-Lead-Based Paint Disclosure

-Mold and Mildew

-Property Inspection

-Arbitration Law

-Understanding Termites

-What to expect from a termite inspection

-Buying a condominium, Co-op  and PUD

-Buying a single Family Home

-Important Terms of the purchase contract