January 2019 Meeting

The first meeting of 2019 was held on January 17th at Honua Studios, with 12 people in attendance. John Kennedy kicked the night off with the monthly market update. The deal analysis for the month was presented by Richard and Stacy Spencer, who gave details on a multi-family income Read more

December 2018 Meeting

Our final meeting of 2018 was the second annual West Hawaii REIA Christmas party. There were 23 in attendance at Honua Studios on December 20th. Once again we had ample food from Big Island Grill. There were several first-time attendees at the meeting. The agenda was abbreviated to Read more

September 2018 Meeting

Twenty energetic real estate investors attended the September West Hawaii REIA meeting, again held at Honua Studios. John Kennedy gave another of his insightful market updates, noting the effects of the recently ended volcanic activity on the Big Island. James and Leiola Augustine presented the Read more

July 2018 Meeting

We welcomed a number of new attendees as 26 gathered for the July West Hawaii REIA meeting at Honua Studios. About one-fourth of the group made the trip over from the Hilo side. John Kennedy kicked the evening off with a thorough market analysis, taking into account how the market has Read more

June 2108 Meeting

The June meeting was held on the 21st at Honua Studios with 20 in attendance. John Kennedy presented the June market update, and also handled co-hosting duties with featured speaker Leiola Augustine. Big Island REIA organizer and real estate agent Roy Dollwet visited the group from the Hilo Read more

May 2018 Meeting

The May meeting was held at Honua Studios with 18 in attendance. John Kennedy kicked the evening off with his monthly market update. Recent volcanic events in Pahoa led to an additional feature to the program as recent REIA speaker Kevin Yee of Pyramid Insurance dropped in remotely to give the group up to the minute information on the the availability of insurance in and around the affected area. Stacy and Richard Spencer gave an Read more

April 2018 Meeting

The fourth meeting of 2018 was again held at Honua Studios on April 19th. Fourteen people were in attendance. Bruce Pratt kicked off the evening with the Big Island market update. Victor Leonardi gave the featured presentation of the meeting, discussing the value of using owner financing in successful deals. Victor included an analysis of one of his deals to show the power of having the owner act as the “bank”. The group was then treated to Read more