kapalua maui: The 31st Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival: June 8-10, 2012 - 06/04/12 12:23 PM
The 31st Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival, June 8-10, 2012Kapalua Resort, MauiIt’s that magical time of year again, summer--when the sun shines brighter, the tropical flowers bloom and our days last a little bit longer.  Summer is also when the Kapalua Resort hosts Maui’s premier epicurean event: the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival. While the festival is known for its big tastings on Friday and Sunday nights, there are many smaller, more intimate events, including winemaker’s dinners and educational panels that should not be missed. In fact, until I began to write this post (and saw how long it was), … (0 comments)

kapalua maui: Kapalua, Maui: Real Estate Market Update and Newsletter November 2011 - 11/22/11 06:21 PM
Aloha!
The latest edition of the Kapalua Real Estate Market Update and Newsletter is now available online.
The real estate market in Kapalua has held relatively steady over the past year.  Comparing sales through this time in 2011 with 2010, we see that the number of sales is up 11%, and sales volume is up 19% with $81,248,862 in closed sales in 2011 vs. $65,533,000 for the same period in 2010.  It is noteworthy that average closing prices are up approximately 10% over last year--the low remained the same and the high was buoyed by the sale of a magnificent home … (2 comments)

kapalua maui: A Million Reasons to Love Kapalua: The Cliff House - 10/16/11 12:45 PM
A Million Reasons to Love Kapalua:  The Cliff House
There are a million reasons to love Kapalua:  there are five fantastic white sand beaches; stretching from the ocean to the top of the West Maui Mountains,  it's home to two of Maui's pristine nature preserves, Honolua Bay and Puu Kukui; there are amazing hiking, walking, and biking trails (Xterra will hold it's World Championship here next weekend!); there are two championship golf courses; incredible restaurants; and a vibrant community.
One of the reasons I fell in love with Kapalua and love living here so much finds its roots in a childhood memory:  spending a day with … (0 comments)

kapalua maui: 8 Kapalua Place: Maui Real Estate Update - 07/19/11 02:42 PM
8 Kapalua Place: Maui Real Estate Update
My listing partner, Rob Shelton, and I are pleased to announce our beautiful new estate listing here in Kapalua.

Kapalua Place is an enclave of just 8 home sites, nestled on Kapalua's white sand beach of Oneloa Bay. This gated community currently consists of 6 completed homes, one vacant home site, and one home under construction. There are three ocean view lots, and five oceanfront lots. Over the past ten years, lots have sold in the range of $1,200,000 to $5,200,000. Since 2000, there have been three homes to sell, ranging from a … (2 comments)

kapalua maui: Plantation Estates, Kapalua: Maui Real Estate Update - 05/23/11 02:25 PM
Plantation Estates, Kapalua: Maui Real Estate Update

My listing partner, Rob Shelton, and I are pleased to announce the successful closing of our listing at 706 Mokuleia.  This Plantation Estates home is situated on the 16th hole of the Plantation Course, and has spectacular ocean views.   The main home is comprised of 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths complete with a home theatre, spa and fitness room, expansive pool, two jacuzzis, fire pits, intimate seating areas, and a guest cottage with its own private pool and fire pit. 
The second highest sale in Plantation Estates history, 706 Mokuleia recPorded at $9,600,000.  This follows closely on the heels of the … (0 comments)

kapalua maui: Troon Golf ® to Manage Kapalua Golf Operations: the Bay Course, Plantation Course and Kapalua Golf Academy - 01/23/11 01:30 PM
Troon Golf ® to Manage Kapalua Golf Operations: the Bay Course, Plantation Course and Kapalua Golf Academy

In a press release on the company website on January 17th, Troon Golf® announced that it will be taking over management of the golf operations at the Kapalua Resort on April 1, 2011. 
Troon is headquartered in Arizona, and is the world's largest golf management company.  Known for its management of luxury and upscale courses, the company currently oversees one other Hawaii course, the Makai Golf Club in Princeville, Kauai, in addition to courses across the United States and worldwide. 
Kapalua is home to two championship golf … (0 comments)

kapalua maui: Kapalua Spa: August Specials - 08/11/10 11:01 AM
The Kapalua Spa: August Specials

The Kapalua Spa is offering three specials featuring Pure and True Organic Beauty:50 Minute Facial: $11980 Minute Facial: $16980 Minute Manicure and Pedicure with paraffin wax: $119*Tax and a 20% service fee will be added to all services.
Treat yourself to a Pure and True Organic experience! 

 
 
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kapalua maui: 29th Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival - 04/16/10 09:49 AM
The Kapalua Wine and Food Festival is one of my favorite Kapalua events.  Especially, the Seafood Festival down on the beach.  You can't ask for a more beautiful setting to showcase the fantastic food and wines.  I look forward to it every year, and many visitors plan their vacations around this fantastic weekend.
The 29th Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival
"Summer Soirée"Celebrating fine wine & food
 Hosted by Master Sommelier Fred DameJune 24-27, 2010
THURSDAY, June 2412:00 noon - 3:00 pm: Industry Trade ShowThe Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua - Anuenue RoomBy invitation only, local distributors present their portfolios of new releases to industry … (4 comments)

kapalua maui: Kapalua, Maui Real Estate Reports - 04/11/10 08:09 AM
Many of my clients have expressed an interest in the market trends in the Kapalua Resort.  In an effort to provide this information, I've prepared four new reports charting the annual trends in the resort.  You can view statistics regarding the sales resort wide across all categories, or focus on condominiums, homes, or land. 
Kapalua Maui Real Estate Reports
I will be preparing reports for the various neighborhoods over the next few weeks as well.  Any suggestions or comments are welcome. What information would you find helpful?  Email: info@luxuryrealestatemaui.com
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kapalua maui: Kapalua, Maui: Plantation Course Update - 11/15/09 07:17 AM
Kapalua, Maui:
In preparation for the SBS Championship, the Plantation Course will be cart path only starting on Monday, December 14th.  Additionally for play on December 30 and 31st, the last tee time of the day will be at 12 noon.  The Plantation Course will be closed to all play, beginning Friday, January 1st. 
The SBS Championship will take place January 4-10, 2010.  Approximately 34 PGA professionals will be competing for their share of a $5.6 million purse, and the first title of the 2010 season.
Tickets are now on sale, and there are still a few pro-am spots available for those … (2 comments)

kapalua maui: Kapalua Logo Sale: It's that time of year again. - 11/05/09 01:14 PM
Kapalua Logo Sale: It's that time of year again! 
For two decards, the Kapalua Logo has been one of the Kapalua Resort's best attended events.   Some Kapalua fans even plan visits to the island around it.  Stock up on logo wear, golf and tennis items, and more-discounts range from 50-70% on apparel and 30-50% off on golf hardware.  It's a great place to do your holiday shopping!
Where:Hale Hokulani, aka "the cart barn" across from Kapalua Realty on Office Road.
When:Friday, November 13th, 9-5Saturday, November 14th, 9-3
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kapalua maui: Kapalua Goes Mobile - 09/15/09 03:04 PM
Kapalua Goes Mobile!
How cool is this?  You can now get insider tips, special offers and alerts as to what's going on in Maui's most beautiful resort. 
Text Kapalua Offers to 32862 or join at http://mobile.kapalua.com/kapalua/register
I did!  My first notice gave me a great deal at the Kapalua Resort's Online Logo Shop. 
You can also find Kapalua on Facebook, Twitter, and You Tube.  One of my favorite ways to keep updated on the resort is on the resort's blog: www.kapaluanews.com  Specials for the Villas, Ziplines, and Events are posted here.
 
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Author Bio: Courtney Brown is a Realtor with Island Sotheby's International Realty in Maui, Hawaii. Courtney was born here in Maui and educated at Smith College. She specializes in Maui real estate, with a focus on second homes, oceanfront, and resort properties in Kapalua, Napili, Kaanapali, and West Maui. p> View all AR Posts By Courtney Brown Blog Google+ by Courtney Brown


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