Did the Obamas just buy the ‘Magnum, P.I.’ mansion in Hawaii?

Did the Obamas just buy the ‘Magnum, P.I.’ mansion in Hawaii?

[Ed. – How many post-presidential residences do these folks need?  Palm Springs, New York City, Oahu — at some point, you have enough houses.  Well.  We aren’t sure it’s the Obamas yet.]

The talk around town points to President Barack Obama, and there is a connection between the president and the buyer of this multi-million dollar estate.

The sale of the Waimanalo property named Pahonu has people talking about potential changes to their community.

“It started a couple of weeks ago with people saying, ‘Have you heard who is buying the place?'”said Waimanalo resident Lee Siegel.

According to state records, the home was just bought by Waimanalo Paradise LLC, and the man who purchased it was Seth Madorsky, a Chicago attorney who has ties to President Obama. The property was then sold to another limited liability corporation in Colorado. …

[Resident Lee] Siegel has lived a house away from Pahonu for the past four years. He’s used to the property attracting attention — after all, it is the estate featured in the “Magnum P.I.” television series. …

The home was built in 1933 on three acres. It features a tennis court — and a separate bath house and boat house. It was owned by Eve Anderson and sold for $8.7 million. …

The estate accesses a protected beach, one that is hard for other people to reach — even from neighboring properties. The Pahonu estate has some seclusion, but the neighborhood still has that laid-back Waimanalo atmosphere.

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