moving to maui: Maui County property taxes are due on Feb 20 and Aug 20 - 02/19/17 07:03 PM
Maui County property taxes are due on Feb 20 and Aug 20
Just a reminder that poperty taxes are billed twice a year here on Maui, with February 20 and August 20 being the due dates.  If you have a mortgage it will probably be rolled into your monthly payment.  If not, you should already have the bill.
What are the property tax rates this year?  Take a look at this chart to get an idea.  You'll notice our taxes are pretty low compared to other states and cities, (which may or may not be a good thing). 
Maui County has a very … (2 comments)

moving to maui: Lots of good things happening in Upcountry Maui in June 2014 - 05/28/14 01:31 PM
Lots of good things happening in Upcountry Maui in June 2014
There are some fun family events scheduled for this summer in the Upcountry Maui area... Makawao, Pukalani and Kula:
Holy Ghost Feast - June 7 & 8
Saturday, June 7:
10 am - 9 pm
Baked goods, jams, jellies, pickles, food booths and malasadas (Portuguese donuts)
Farmers market, plants, entertainment, games
Lau lau sales
5 pm Mass
6 - 9 pm Small goods auction

Sunday, June 8:
9:30 Mass followed by Procession
10:30 am - 5 pm all the same events as day before
11:15 am - 1:30 pm FREE lau lau meal
11 am - 4 pm Small goods auction
2:30 - 4:30 pm … (4 comments)

moving to maui: Meanwhile back on Maui the forecast is for sunny weather! - 02/23/14 07:13 AM
Meanwhile back on Maui the forecast is for sunny weather!

While you might be out shoveling snow or winterizing your life, we're enjoying the usual beautiful sunny weather we have come to expect.  Have you ever thought about moving to Maui?  What are you waiting for?
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers have offices in Paia and Wailea to serve you.
Georgie Hunter R(S) e-Pro, Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers
Wailea and Paia Maui, Hawaii
808 283-0635
 

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moving to maui: Veggie garden love in Haiku Maui HI 96708 - Happy Earth Day! - 04/21/12 11:22 AM

Veggie garden love in Haiku Maui HI 96708 - Happy Earth Day!
Don't you just love to get out in the sunshine and browse through the garden for some good things to eat?  
It's a labor of love and you can do it all year round in beautiful and lush Haiku Maui.  Look what's growing today...
beets, chard, lettuce, peas, bok choy, leeks, peas, cilantro...
Are you thinking about moving to Maui or moving to the country on Maui?  Let a Maui Realtor help you find the perfect property where you can put down roots.
call or text me 808 … (6 comments)

moving to maui: Wake Up - we're here to see the house. - 04/02/09 01:57 PM
Wake Up - we're here to see the house....
Today I was showing some Paia Maui homes for sale to some new buyers, let's call them John and Sue.  We managed to get into one home on very short notice, the agent gave us the lock box number and said it was OK. 
It looked a little like someone might be home... pickup truck in the driveway, junk in the yard.  I thought it was going to be vacant.  So I knocked on the door and got no response.  It was about 11 in the morning.  I opened up the front door … (4 comments)

moving to maui: Maui wind zones - now there's an up to date map - 07/05/08 01:21 PM

MAUI WIND MAPS
Here on Maui we enjoy prevailing Tradewinds out of the northeast.  These warm winds blow fairly consistently almost every day.  It's one of the reasons why windsurfers and kiteboarders love it here, along with the warm ocean water and wave action.  The tradewinds are so consistent that many of us are using this resource to power our homes - by way of wind turbines.  As more and more people are experimenting with "green living", the trend is likely to increase.  If you're thinking about harnessing the wind for your own use, it's nice to know if it … (10 comments)

moving to maui: Got my MAUI garden growing - what's in your garden? - 05/07/08 10:35 AM

Haiku Maui Hawaii - it's a great place to grow things.
We are blessed with an almost perfect climate here in Haiku - and this spring has been one of those years when we get early morning showers to keep everything green and fresh.  It was good timing for a veggie garden, so hubby got the tractor out and made me a nice spot right close to the house this time.
Let's see, what do I have growing now.... lettuce, mesclun, cilantro, basil, dill, Vietnamese coriander, lemongrass, marigolds, cosmos, pole beans, brocolli, cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, habanero peppers, more kinds of … (19 comments)

moving to maui: MAUI GAS PRICES UP - $4.21 - 05/03/08 10:31 PM

 
MAUI GAS PRICES UP
The price of gas today in Paia Maui HI - an all time high at $4.21
What's the price in your town?
You might think this is a lot to pay for gas, but think about this... once you get here to Paia, you don't need to go any further.
You have arrived.
Stay awhile and see what else Paia has to offer....
historic downtown Paia Jim Sanders Realty Inc.gelato and ice creampost officesurfboard rentalsMana Foodsplaces to eatinternet cafeMaui Girl BeachwearYou can buy your gas for less if you know where to go in Kahului.
 
If you're moving to Maui, let me help.  With many … (19 comments)

moving to maui: Maui Relocation Package - Kahului HI 96732 - 03/03/08 12:13 PM
 
MOVING TO MAUI HAWAII INFO - KAHULUI - 96732
So you want to move to Kahului Maui, and you've decided you  need some help.  Let me be of assistance.... I hope these links will be just what you're looking for.  When you're ready to make the move, let a local expert be your guide.  Of course there is so much more to know before you come here to Maui, so doing your own research is essential.
Kahului was once known as "Dream City" when it was first established as an alternative to the plantation camps of old.  That era (the '50s and '60s) brought … (15 comments)

moving to maui: Pride of Aloha leaves Hawaii - Norwegian Cruise Lines pulls out another one - 02/12/08 12:27 PM
Pride of Aloha Ships Out       Norwegian Cruise Lines have announced that they will be re-stationing the Pride of Aloha vessel to Asia this summer with Star Cruises.  The Pride of Aloha will be out of service in Hawaii effective May 11 2008.  This will leave only one ship in Hawaii making the inter-island cruise, the larger Pride of America.  Pride of America will spend one night in Maui's Kahului Harbor (shown here) on its weekly cruise.  The company has lost million$ in the past 4 years due to foreign-flagged cruise ships operating in Hawaii and driving down prices.      Some think this change … (4 comments)

moving to maui: Jackson Chameleons on Maui - can you spot them? - 02/10/08 08:31 PM
 Jackson Chameleons
Can you see him... the Jackson?  Sure, it's easy up close, but not so easy unless you know it's there.
These cute reptiles have become established on Maui, mostly in the upcountry area between Makawao and Kula.  They like the cooler elevations and reproduce in the trees and bushes of neighborhood gardens.  This one is a male, with the horns on the front of his head.  They have the cutest little hands and feet that grip the branches while their eyes look in two different directions.  Slow moving and careful, they're really hard to see.
Here's the Jackson again. 
Males can get … (13 comments)

moving to maui: Maui Harley Davidson - buy or rent - start your engines! - 02/08/08 07:21 AM
Maui Harley Davidson
150 Dairy Road
Kahului HI 96732
808 877-7433  FAX 808 877-1856
Store Hours: 
Mon to Fri 8:30AM - 6:00PM. Sat 9:00AM - 5:00PM. Sun 10:00AM - 4:00PM
 
Want to buy or rent a Harley when you come to Maui?  This is the place!  Right on Dairy Road in Kahului close to the airport.  The only Harley dealership on the island, Cycle City Maui/Maui Harley Davidson also sell Audi, Kawasaki and Vespa...  cars, bikes, watercraft and scooters.  They'll also take your trade-in for a new vehicle.  The service department is top notch.  The retail shop sells helmets, leathers, t-shirts and other accessories. 
This store is leading the way … (9 comments)

moving to maui: Strini Art Glass Lighting Showroom - Paia Maui HI 96779 - 02/05/08 06:55 PM
 
Strini Art Glass lighting showroom is now located at 120 Hana Hwy, #9, in Paia Maui HI
This is hand formed blown glass by one of the few artists who can claim this legacy of skill and craftsmanship.... Rick Strini is the owner and artist who personally crafts each piece, right here on Maui, in the Italian-European tradition. 
Rick Strini's creations have been exhibited internationally for four decades, and can be found in the Louis Tiffany Exhibition at the De Young Museum in San Francisco.  These beautiful objects can also be ordered from such catalogs as:
Neiman-MarcusHorchowSmithsonianStrini Art Glass is an important, respected and collectible … (10 comments)

moving to maui: Maui Mall - Shopping in Kahului Maui HI 96732 - 02/02/08 12:18 PM

 
 
 
 
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MAUI MALL- Kahului's friendly shopping center, located right across from the Kahului Harbor.
The Maui Mall has been here a long time, serving the community for decades.  A recent facelift has spruced up the front, shown here above.  This shopping center is very convenient for visitors on the cruise ships and Hawaii Superferry, they can just walk over from the docks across the street!  The Kahului Airport and Costco are only 5 minutes away too, so be sure to stop here on your way to or from the airport.  On their website you can find a complete list of vendors by category.
On Tuesday, … (6 comments)

moving to maui: Pukalani Shops - Endangered Pieces - Pukalani Maui HI 96768 - 01/17/08 08:52 PM

Endangered Pieces - Pukalani Maui HI    (808) 870-1112

How can you drive by this place without stopping an going in?  Don't they have the best looking junk you ever laid eyes on?  And this is just the beginning.... there's 4 rooms of it right here, and when you turn around and cross the street there's warehouses more!  The owner has been collecting this stuff for years.  He gathers up treasures from Maui estates and recycles them to new owners.  This is all good stuff!  You won't believe all the weird and wonderful items in this store.... giant Buddha heads, carved horses, hand crafted gates, furniture, old … (12 comments)

moving to maui: Cheap gas on Maui - well, cheaper anyway. - 01/03/08 08:23 AM

Where to buy your gas on Maui:
Maui Oil Company  808 871-6220
16 Hobron Lane, Kahului HI 96732
If you want to save money on your gas purchases on Maui, your best bet is to have an account with Maui Oil Company.  Once you have an account, you can use their gas pumps to fill up and get billed once a month.  You'll find that the gas here is about 20 cents a gallon cheaper than most other gas stations on the island.  That's my husband filling his barrels for the tractor.  You can buy your farm grade diesel here too, as well as grease and oil … (14 comments)

moving to maui: County of Maui - State of Hawaii - official website is very useful - 11/26/07 08:57 AM

Many people are moving to Maui, and they have questions about how things work here on Maui.  I like to send them a link to the official website for the government of the County of Maui, in the State of Hawaii, USA.  Maui County encompasses the islands of Kaho`olawe, Lana`i, Maui and Moloka`i. 
There is a wealth of information for people thinking of moving to Maui, and for those of us who live here already.  You can look up the County Council members and committees.  If you're thinking about owning a B&B ... you can find answers in the FAQ's section.  Want to know … (6 comments)

moving to maui: Kai Makani Beach Villas - Kihei Maui Hawaii - 10/09/07 11:41 AM
 
There's a brand new condo development in north Kihei, Maui, right across from the popular windsurfing beach, next to Ohukai Road.  There are 112 units located in 22 two-story buildings, and some of them are already occupied while the final ones are being finished. This project has a pool and rec center, as well as plenty of open space for kids to play.
Kai Makani Beach Villas is a pet friendly complex geared towards owner occupants, and vacation rentals are not allowed. Prices range from $525,000 to $725,000 fee simple. Due to strong demand when they were offered a few … (7 comments)

 
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