Boise State to play Oregon State in Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:18:26 +0000
Number of Hawaii Health Connector enrollees up to 574
Boise State has accepted a bid to play Oregon State at the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl at Aloha Stadium on Christmas Eve.
The Idaho Statesman reports Boise State (8-4), which has won a conference or bowl championship every year since 2002, except 2007, will play without coach Chris Petersen, who is moving to the head coaching job at the University of Washington,
The Broncos last played at Aloha Stadium last season, when they beat fellow Mountain West Conference rivals, the University of Hawaii, 49-14.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:56:58 +0000
Oahu home prices fall short of record set in 2007
The number of Hawaii residents who have enrolled in the state's online health insurance exchange numbered 574 as of last week, more than double the 257 who had signed up as of Nov. 15, according to the Hawaii Health Connector.
Hawaii News Now reports Hawaii Health Connector officials disclosed the number during a board of directors meeting at the state Capitol on Friday, where interim Executive Director Tom Matsuda was introduced. He replaces Coral Andrews, who announced on Nov. 22 that she was…
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:45:14 +0000
Stanford Carr to develop A&B’s affordable housing in Kakaako
The median price of a single-family home on Oahu rose nearly 7 percent in November, compared to a year ago, to $684,000, just $1,000 shy of the record price set six years ago, according to statistics from the Honolulu Board of Realtors.
The median price last month was 6.9 percent higher than the median price in November 2012, which was $640,000, and just below the record high of $685,000 set in July 2007. The median price in November was based on 296 sales, which was just 2.1 percent more than the…
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 03:07:14 +0000
PBS Hawaii sells Waikiki property for $3.5M
The Hawaii agency overseeing the redevelopment of the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako has given approval to Honolulu-based Stanford Carr Development to take over a planned affordable housing development near Ala Moana Center.
The project at 404 Piikoi St. is meant to satisfy Alexander & Baldwin Inc.’s affordable housing requirement for its 43-story Waihonua at Kewalo condominium tower, which is currently under construction.
“Essentially, A&B had a partner who could not get financing for the…
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 02:33:28 +0000
PBS Hawaii said Friday that it has closed on the sale of its property in Waikiki, which was once to be the site of the public television station’s new home, to MW Group for $3.5 million.
Honolulu-based MW Group, which plans to build a 140 studio to two-bedroom unit assisted-living senior housing project called The Plaza at Waikiki on the 28,761-square-foot parcel, located at 1812 Kalakaua Ave. between the former Hard Rock Cafe building and the Ala Wai Canal.
MW Group said that it plans to start…