Maui realtor, Tom Tezak was the sole attendee from Hawai‘i to participate in a recent three-day luxury property show in Beijing, China. Chinese buyers were reported to be buying homes in the upper range, with the median price at $425,000.
The flight capitalizes on the extension of the US Visa Waiver Program to cover citizens of Taiwan. Officials with the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority say the new flight fits into the state strategy of global market diversification.
With the Hawaiʻi hurricane season now upon us, the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is advising homeowners and businesses to review their insurance policies to ensure they are protected from loss.