KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-0729 | Thoai Pham, Loan Doctor Team, Kama’aina Mortgage Group

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Thoai Pham, Senior Mortgage Advisor, Loan Doctor Team from Kama’aina Mortgage Group Inc. discusses the various loan products that they provide such as conventional, VA, FHA, Non-QM loans, Construction or Rehab Loans, and HELOCs, and what the current market is like for kupuna, and how they can benefit from products like HELOCs, Reverse Mortgages, and Rehab Loans.  

KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-0715 | Dennis Hwang, University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program

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Dennis Hwang, Faculty from the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, NOAA, and co-author of the Homeowner’s Handbook To Prepare For Natural Hazards talks about how to be proactive and prepare for all natural disasters using the Handbook as well as how to prepare during hurricane season (June 1st through November 30th) by gathering emergency supplies, knowing your hazard …

Reiko Lewis, Ventus Design

Ventus Design Summary of Services: Ventus Design provides luxury residential and commercial interior design services. Known for their sophisticated approach to universal design and aging in place. Luxury design is far deeper than merely creating striking visual treatments and incorporating objects intended to impress others. Thanks to living with her 90-year-old mother in a universal design residence (her own design, …

Ian Laing, First Resort Inspections Copy

First Resort Inspections Summary of Services: First Resort Residential and Commercial Building Inspection Services is a Hawaii home inspection and commercial building inspection company, serving clients since 1996. Ian S. Laing, CRI, CBST, is the founder and Principal Inspector. Experience:

Joel Kurata, Element Mortgage

  Element Mortgage Summary of Services: The Local Element: Live here, lend here. We’re not an anonymous call center on the mainland. We live here and feel lucky to call Hawaii home, just like you. And it does make a difference. Our local presence and knowledge of the communities we serve have made us the leading lender of choice for …

KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-0128 | Jessie Maka’ina’i, Building Specs Hawaii

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Jesse Maka’ina’i III, Owner and Certified Inspector, from Building Specs Hawaii,  talks about the services they provide, what they look for during a home inspection, and the importance of educating homeowners, especially kupuna who may have lived in the same house for thirty (30) plus years, on why periodic home inspections  are necessary for safety and proper maintenance of  a …

KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-0121 | Joel Kurata, Element Mortgage

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Joel Kurata, Sales Manager, from Element Mortgage discusses current mortgage rates and the financing options that they offer such as Temporary Buydowns, Cash -Out Refinance, Home Equity Lines of Credit, and Reverse Mortgages, as well as what sets Element Mortgage apart from other Mortgage Brokerages.  

KupunaWiki Radio Show Episode 23-0114 | Reiko Lewis, Ventus Design

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Reiko Lewis, LEED AP BD+C, NCIDQ, CAPS, Principal, of Ventus Design discusses the services they provide such as interior modifications / remodeling as well as interior decorations and how Aging-In-Place does not mean simply installing equipment or devices. Aging in place also involves the psychological aspect of getting old.  Considering age is undoubtedly essential, but it is more important to …