Howzit Howard: Home sales

Howzit Howard: Home sales

HILO (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Board of Realtors report 251 homes went to closing last month on Oahu, more than seventy more than the month before. And 352 condos went to closing, up more than 100 from the month before. The home price medium on Oahu is now $599,000 dollars, condos $310,000 dollars.

This one has been rumored for months and I mentioned it myself weeks ago, but now it's confirmed the Schuman Carriage site has been sold to Safeway. The plan -- build a new supermarket on the site, over parking, replacing the existing Safeway a block away.

The New York Times says United Airlines is in merger talks with US Airways.

The Schuler Foundation is giving $75,000 dollars to the Malama Learning Center.

Mobi PCS is offering a $69 dollar unlimited calling plan for an Android phone.

And Hawaiian Telcom has filed to be listed on the NASDAQ when it emerges from chapter 11.