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Sales suffer a one-two punch

  • DARYL LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    Workers with Makakoa Contracting prepare a house in the Nana­wale Estates subdivision in Puna for a move to Hawaiian Paradise Park, farther from the approaching lava flow.
  • DARYL LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    A home arrived Sept. 27 at a new lot in Paradise Park.
  • DARYL LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    Jacks are used to lift the house, then lower it onto a truck trailer
  • DARYL LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    Jacks are used to lift the house, then lower it onto a truck trailer
  • DARYL LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    Moving a house involves placing fortified braces beneath the structure so the original foundation of posts and concrete blocks can be removed.
  • DARYL LEE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
    The move began Sept. 26 and continued overnight. Homeowner Tamara Norr­bom had two structures moved for $20,000 each.

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