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2008 

After a rather slow August and September, there been increased activity in the Kapalua Resort real estate market this past month.  Over the last 30 days, there were 13 new listings in the MLS, which ranged from a low of $575,000 for a Kapalua Golf Villa to $12,000,000 for a new estate home in the...
11/30/2008
Each year, the Kapalua Resort welcomes some of the finest surfers in the world.  The Billabong Pro Maui is held at the world famous Honolua Bay.  This unique bay is a marine sanctuary.  Sheltered in the summer months, it is home to some of Maui's best snorkeling.  In the winter, the waves swell, ...
11/30/2008
As it turns to a very chilly winter here on Maui (it was only 72 degrees this morning), I look forward to all the great things it brings: big waves on the north shore, kalua turkey at Thanksgiving, perhaps a rare snowfall at the top of Haleakala, and the decorating of the palm trees at the Ritz-C...
11/30/2008
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Golf World has just released it's 2009 Reader's Choice Awards, ranking the Top 50 Public, Private, and Resort Courses in the Country.  The criteria readers evaluated included the quality of the course, the condition, reputation/prestige, practice facilities, speed of play, clubhouse/locker room f...
11/17/2008
If you're trying to decide where to buy a vacation home, pick up the Robb Report's October/November 2008 Vacation Homes Issue,  "Where to Buy Right Now: 10 Top Market's World Wide."   Among the top destinations are Aspen, Coeur d'Alene, Las Vegas, Miami, Abu Dhabi, Belize, Croatia, Curacao, St. K...
11/09/2008
It surprises many people to find out that the Kapalua Resort is owned and managed by Maui Land and Pineapple Company.   In the mid-1800's Dr. Dwight Baldwin received a land grant, and through a series of additional grants and purchases, the land known as Honolua Ranch expanded to approximately 23...
11/09/2008
Every year, I get phone calls from people planning their next vacation to Maui, wanting to know when the whales will be here, when it's sunniest or most quiet, or when a particular festival or sporting event will be held.  And every year, I receive a call or two from someone planning their trip a...
11/09/2008
The Coconut Grove is one of the Kapalua Resort's most prestigious addresses. Beachfront at Kapalua Bay, there are just 36 residences in only 9 buildings.  Each building is home to four distinct floorplans: plans 1 and 2 are on the ground-floor and feature private courtyards.  Plans 3 and 4 are on...
11/05/2008
The Kaanapali Golf Resort features two courses, the Kai Course and the Royal Kaanapali Course.  The Kai Course was most recently featured on the Golf Channel, in their series the Big Break. In reading up on the resort, I was tickled to learn that Bing Crosby was in the first foursome to play the ...
11/05/2008
The following is an update on the activity within the Kapalua Resort for the past week:  New Listings: MLS # Status Address Neighborhood Unit L Price Bds Bths Liv-SF Lnd-Acr Days On Market 334266 ACT 1200 Summer Road Pineapple Hill   $2,850,000 3 3.5 3321 0.37 5 334309 ACT 22 Ironwood Lane Kapalu...
11/05/2008
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