KBR is seen as the leading advocate for private property rights and real property ownership.

          March 6, 2017
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What??? No get Flood Insurance?

The Hawai`i Association of Realtors®
 has submitted testimony in support of 
HB1418 & SB988 
as both bills move forward in the legislature to assure our state's compliance with FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program
Scroll down to sign up for a free educational session on the NFIP.

HAR also supports 
establishing Appraisal Management Companies

and the following Invasive Species Bills

The HAR Government Affairs Committee has been following 346 of the 2,918 Bills introduced this legislative session.

 General Plan Update  Departmental Draft
 "Kaua`i Ka Kou"

"Demand for walkable neighborhoods is increasing ....People of all ages are recognizing the benefits of living in a place where they can walk to nearby shops, restaurants, recreation, and public transportation.... being walkable may be a major factor in your community staying economically competitive."

 Form Based Code differs from Conventional Zoning of the past where designated areas were set aside for Residential, Industrial, Commercial, etc. types of zoning. Form Based Code mixes uses a bit to allow for more centralized walkable streets which creates a better sense of neighborhoods and is becoming increasingly more popular especially in revitalizing town core areas that may have become forgotten with suburban sprawl.

Here on Kaua`i we see this new concept being applied  to renew the Lihu`e town core.  In conjunction with the recent "TIGER" Grant Award, which will allow for changes in infrastructure we see a new "Branding" of Rice Street with concentrated efforts by our Community, Planning Department, the Administration, and our own KBR Grant from the National Association of Realtors®.  
"As population grows, the demand for space, efficiency, and lower environmental impacts will only increase. Those point toward this new form of development."
and ....

Mark your Calendar

Kaua`i County Co uncil
 Wednesday March 8, 2017

Kaua'i County Council 2016-2018

                                  Mel RAPOZO Chair                                   Ross K.KAGAWA  Vice Chair
    Arthur BRUN  

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Council Member JoAnn Yukimura will introduce 
to retain  the Lihu`e Post Office on Rice Street 

                    Submit Council Testimony Here

                   ADU  RECERTIFICATION
on Other Than Residentially Zoned Lots

                 KBR will be sending out written notification to property owners.

                        Deadline for Recertification extended to June 30, 2017
                                     or call 241-4050 for more information.

Text Realtor to 30644 to receive a Call to Action from NAR on Issues that impact you and your clients.

 Questions or Comments Contact: 
Chad Deal (RB) Government Affairs Director

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