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5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas For 2018


We’ve all done it – made a new year’s resolution we can’t keep. There’s nothing more discouraging than failing at reaching a goal or completing a project. Notice the word choice of “can’t”, however. Sometimes our resolutions are impossible to…

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5 Tips for Writing a Winning Offer Letter

In Hawaii’s hot housing market, including a letter with your formal offer to buy a home is all but required. It’s important to remember that the seller may have an emotional attachment to their home and what you say in…

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The Genius Way to Clean Fast for Last-Minute Guests


What in the world made you invite your new workmates over for a little “whine” time tonight? You never dreamed they’d actually say yes, but they did. Gah! While your place isn’t a total mess, it’s not exactly guest-ready. You’ll have…

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The True Meaning of Aloha | Rev. Abraham Akaka


Rev. Abraham Akaka – A Brief Summary of His Life From Rev. Abraham Kahihina Akaka Ministries Foundation The Rev. Dr. Abraham Kahihina Akaka, B.A., DD, LHD (born February 21, 1917 in Pauoa Valley, Oahu) stands as one of the foremost leaders…

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Sean Ryan | Hawaii Mortgage Experts


Sean Ryan Refinancing, purchasing, or investing? I can help! My focus is on helping each of my clients achieve their financial goals.  Market conditions and mortgage programs change frequently and I’m passionate and dedicated to providing you with quick and…

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6 Ways to Totally Snoop the House You Want to Buy


Ah, house hunting. It may technically be shopping, but it can feel more like breaking and entering. Even though you know the seller wants you there, does anyone really want you traipsing through their bedroom? Or looking through their closet? Or digging…

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We Really Do Only Live Once | Abraham Lincoln


Abraham Lincoln became the United States’ 16th President in 1861, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy in 1863. Excerpt from Wikipedia Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and…

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