HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Big Island saw 190 house sales last month, and 82 condos. Island-wide, the median price for both was over $350,000. More than a third of the houses were sold in Puna, most under $200,000. More than half the condos were in Kona, most over $300,000. Kauai had 46 houses and 34 condos close in April. Most houses sold for more than $540,000 and the median condo price was $430,000.
Big Island hotels were only 58% full last week, two points below year-before and three points below week before. Maui and Kauai held steady at 78 and 66% full. Oahu was 81% full after two busier weeks.
Hawaiian Airlines flew 83% full in April – traffic up 11% on capacity up 3% - in a couple weeks the airline should fly its 4 millionth passenger of 2016.
The Kauai chapter of the Surfrider Foundation celebrates its tenth anniversary with a party this weekend – 6 p.m. Saturday at the Nawiliwili Yacht Club.