Did Mark Zuckerberg Buy Hawaiian Plantation?

Mark Zuckerberg Buying Hawaii Plantation
kna-kauai.org

Word on the Hawaiian real estate street (via Pacific Business News and the Curbed kids) is that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is the likely buyer who will pay around $66 million for the so-called called Kahuaina Plantation, an all but unspoiled 357-acre beachfront spread with approx. 2,500 feet of white sand beach on Kauai’s scenic North Shore. That sounds like an awful lot of money unless, like Mister Zuck, you’ve got a sky-high net worth of more than $33 billion and then $66 million for a large slice of tropical paradise is a piece of real estate cake..

So the scuttlebutt goes, Mister and Missus Zuckerberg snatched up a few multi-million dollar condos last year at the ONE Ala Moana complex in downtown Honolulu but, honestly butter beans, we don’t know a thing about said alleged purchases. He does, however, owns at least five adjoining properties near the Facebook campus in Palo Alto as well as a pie-a-terre in San Francisco’s Liberty Heights ‘hood that he bought in 2012 and is currently undergoing a massive, neighbor-inconveniencing renovation.

aerial photo: kna-kauai.org

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  1. Pamela Miller says:

    I hope Mr. I-have-so-much-money-I-don’t-know-what-to-do-with-it knows that according to state law he’s going to *have* to allow beach access to to we poor unwashed lesser-thans.

  2. Liloo Dallas says:

    Kauai is the place to buy for unmatched views and privacy. If this is true, congrats to them.

  3. Jamiekins says:

    I knew that facade of him living in a simple rental like common folk wasn’t going to last… so here we go. At least he has good taste in properties LOL

  4. lil' gay boy says:

    Why wouldn’t he?

    ;-)

    From my last time in Hawaii, I can still hear that radio jingle for the mall: “…oooo, aahhh, Ala Moana!

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