search mls: Kula Maui HI 96790 - year end market report 2016 - 12/30/16 02:28 PM
Kula Maui HI 96790 - year end market report 2016
It's time to wrap it up for another year.  What real estate sold in Kula Maui in 2016?  What's for sale in the Kula Maui real estate market - search the MLS here
Kula Maui residential sales:
64 SOLD listings ranging from $340,000 to $6,550,000 and 44 of them were under $1M Average sold price was $1,133,309 and median sold price was $848,750 Lot size varies from 6,817 square feet to 25.47 acres with 36 parcels being less than 1 acre, 13 lots came with 1-3 acres, 10 with 3-10 acres, and 5 … (6 comments)

search mls: Another great off-grid listing in Huelo, Haiku Maui - and oceanfront! - 12/21/16 03:29 PM
Another great off-grid listing in Huelo, Haiku Maui comes on the market - and oceanfront to boot!  528 Ho'olawa Rd. Haiku HI 96708 is a precious jewel of a property.
I can't say enough about this special country home site that's perched 120 feet above crashing waves along Maui's north shore.  See the MLS details for 528 Ho'olawa Rd. here.
Dramatic north shore coast in Huelo Maui
What kind of buyer will be attracted to this off-grid listing on 3.9 acres with incredible white water views?  Someone with an adventurous spirit that appreciates being surrounded by wild and wonderful nature and wants to explore … (11 comments)

search mls: What kind of noise annoys an oyster? - 10/11/16 09:29 AM
I never know what my dear old 94 year old dad will come up with next.  I was visiting him in Vancouver and we sat down to enjoy a plate of seafood with oysters, he piped up with this cute little rhyme from back in his past.  Now I've heard a lot of his stories and poems, and songs because those old memories have a way of sticking, but this one was completely new to me.  From now on I'll never see an oyster without thinking of this tongue twister. 

What kind of noise annoys an oyster?
Any noise annoys an oyster, … (14 comments)

search mls: Paia Maui HI real estate sales - what's new this month? - 09/20/16 09:25 AM
Paia Maui Hawaii 96779 - it's a small market, but it has some very high priced real estate. Currently the starter homes begin around $480,000 and the oceanfront listings start at $4,000,000 and go up over $21,000,000. 
Ocean and beachfront offerings make up about half of the real estate listings market, but not the selling market.  In the past 12 months, out of 38 closed residential sales only 5 were oceanfront totalling over $35,000,000.  While the number of oceanfront sales are low, the total dollar volume was more than half of the total dollar volume for all sales.
New listings in Paia … (4 comments)

search mls: Hawaii's first off-grid solar classroom is built in Hana Maui - 09/13/16 10:11 AM
The solar powered off-grid classroom in Hana Maui is the first of its kind, and was built by the young people of the community as part of a hands-on training program called Ma Ka Hana Ka 'Ike - "in working, one learns".  High school kids and recent graduates completed the classroom in time for the fall school session this year. 
Hana School
The program helps at-risk kids learn construction skills while improving their community.  Since 2000 this nonprofit group has teamed up with the kids and helped build 18 facilities at the Hana School (elementary and high school), cottages and homes for … (1 comments)

search mls: West Maui beach access situation is improving with a database - 09/09/16 07:07 AM
Access to West Maui beaches is getting easier with an online database that will be an ongoing project.  Recent attention on this matter has caused the County of Maui to get serious about enforcing public parking spots at the resorts.  Time limits on the public parking zones are also not legal, though some resorts post signs stating the time limits.

Kaanapali Shores Resort
Read the Maui Time article about how this unfolded this spring.
A group called the HK West Maui Community Fund has been formed to create the online database, and they're asking for the public's help to provide more documents that might … (4 comments)

search mls: Today's Realtor Caravan had some beautiful Maui homes to show off - 07/14/16 02:34 PM
Maui's North Shore Realtor Caravan July 2016
Thursday is the day we head out and preview some new listings on the north shore of Maui, in Paia, and Haiku. We convene at the beautiful Maui Country Club in Spreckelsville to exchange information and network.  After the meeting we car pool or drive on our own to see the homes for sale.  It was a big line up of properties priced from around $500,000 and up to $6,400,000. 

The first one in Kuau, is very close to the ocean, with a transformed old plantation house.  What a well thought out property, with a … (4 comments)

search mls: Nahiku roadside food on the way to Hana Maui Hawaii - 06/15/16 06:20 PM
Stop here in Nahiku on your way to or from Hana and grab a bite and some tropical gifts.
Nahiku roadside center with food and shopping
When you're driving from Paia Maui to Hana Maui it can be a pretty long drive.  You might be getting hungry as you approach Hana and you'll be glad to see this roadside rest stop with a few food stands and a souvenir shop.  It's on the left with lots of parking.  Get a fish taco or some shrimp. Maybe an ice cold sorbet!  
Island Style Tacos with kalua pork and fresh fish
Just stretching the legs can feel … (10 comments)

search mls: 2016 Maui Realtors Presidential Scholarship Golf Event - 06/03/16 12:52 PM
The 2016 Maui Realtors Presidential Scholarship Golf Event: Date: Saturday, June 4th, 2016
6:30 a.m. Check-In / 7:30 a.m. Shotgun StartWailea Old Blue Course at Wailea Golf Club3 Person ScrambleCost: $140 per person (includes Greens Fees, Cart & Awards Luncheon)
Wailea Old Blue Golf Course
Wailea, HI USA 96753
Breakfast sponsored by Fidelity National Title & Escrow of HawaiiLuncheon at Manoli's Pizza Company
Too late to register, but come on down and watch this fun event that raises funds for the Realtors Association of Maui's Presidential Scholarship Fund.  Every year RAM awards a number of $1000 scholarships to Maui students to help them on their way … (0 comments)

search mls: Paia Maui HI - get your fresh fish here today! - 05/29/16 01:35 PM
Fresh fish in Paia Maui Hawaii - Check out the fresh fish truck parked at the edge of Paia town the other day.  Plenty of room to pull over and see what they have to offer.
Paia is a little beach town on the north shore of Maui and plenty of people here have boats so they can get in the water and catch some great tasting local fish:
mahi-mahi ahi, or yellow fin tuna ono - which translates to "delicious" in Hawaiian You're in for a real treat when you eat any of these.  Mahi-mahi is the staple fish you'll find … (4 comments)

search mls: Residence Inn by Marriott is coming along nicely in Wailea Maui - 04/27/16 02:08 PM
Wailea Maui new construction: The Residence Inn by Marriott is coming along nicely at the Gateway Center, near the top of Wailea Ike Drive.

The Residence Inn by Marriott - almost complete
This brand new hotel should be opening up this summer, with 200 luxury suites designed to make your Maui vacation special.  The rooms come with kitchenettes so you don't have to eat out every night, and a complimentary breakfast is included.  You can even bring your pets!  This should really appeal to the local travelers.
Wailea Ike Drive, heading towards the ocean
Need to make a reservation at the Residence Inn? Call them … (5 comments)

search mls: A flotsam angel from the shores of Maui, and more! - 04/23/16 02:35 PM
The Art of Trash show - Maui Mall - Kahului Maui Hawaii
This priceless creation was crafted from plastic flotsam that ended up on Maui's beaches, and featured at the annual Art of Trash show at the Maui Mall. 
Each year artists contribute their works which have been make from stuff that would otherwise be in the waste stream.  Don't you think it's very cool that some people can have a vision to recycle complete junk and make something worthy of keeping?
These art works are offered for sale and it was nice to see that many were already purchased.
See more Art of Trash … (9 comments)

search mls: If Europe is taking Roundup off their shelves, why aren't we? - 03/11/16 07:17 AM
If Europe is taking Roundup off their shelves, why aren't we?
Do you wonder why the health of American is so bad, yet at the same time you can walk into any WalMart and see shelves and shelves of toxic products there for everyone to load up into their shopping carts?
The European Union is way ahead of us on this front.  They have been banning the use and the sale of it in more and more countries.  How is that we are so slow to react in this country?  Does anyone care that cancer causing chemicals are applied by the ton to … (4 comments)

search mls: It's time to get back to blogging, and sharing Maui with the world. - 02/04/16 12:04 PM
It's time to get back to blogging, and sharing Maui with the world.
I have taken some time off in the past few weeks, time off from blogging that is.  Well it's been nagging at me and I'm ready to get back to work!  Many of you enjoy the beautiful pictures of Maui, especially during the cold winter months when you're digging out of snow drifts or driving to work in the dark.
Some new listings in Haiku will provide eye candy to tease you about packing up and moving to Maui, or maybe just coming over for a short visit.  These … (6 comments)

search mls: Wordless Wednesday - Hawaiian style building in Hana Maui HI - 01/06/16 11:10 AM
Wordless Wednesday - Hawaiian style building in Hana Maui HI

If you drive to Hana Maui, be sure to stop and enjoy all the sights, like this cute hale (building) by the old courthouse.
Hana Maui is where you can really get a feeling of Old Hawai'i.
Search the Maui MLS for Hana homes and land for sale
Thanks for reading my blog.
Georgie Hunter R(S) e-Pro, Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers
Start your Maui MLS search with www.eastmaui.com
127 Hana Hwy. #G, Paia HI 96779
E-mail or call/text: 808 283-0635

 
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search mls: Fresh new look for Paia Maui Hawaii - Dec 2015 - 12/29/15 10:31 AM
Fresh new look for Paia Maui Hawaii - Dec 2015
Just some random photos from the little beach town of Paia, on the north shore of Maui.  There has been a lot of new construction of commercial buildings, and a general sprucing up of some of the older shops. Here's a little update.
This new building is in behind Charley's Restaurant, in the parking lot. Still not sure who the new tenants will be.
The F. Garcia Building is getting a whole new look and total make-over. In the meantime they have a very colorful facade.
The busy corner of the Hana Highway and Baldwin … (9 comments)

search mls: Kihei Maui - Kilohana Ridge and Kilohana market update - 10/30/15 08:13 AM
Kihei Maui - Kilohana Ridge, Kilohana Waena, Kilohana Hema market update
You'll find the Kilohana residential neighborhoods in South Maui, right at the edge of Wailea, and on the mauka side of S. Kihei Rd.  Being just a very short walk to Keawakapu Beach makes this an attractive place to live, and many of these properties are second homes for mainland owners. The neighborhoods are fairly new, having been built this century, with underground utilities and a consistent look governed by CC&R's.
What's for sale now in the Kilohana area?
142 Ahekolo St. - 5BD/4BA 2-story home - $1,225,000 - ACTIVE 143 Hoolapa … (0 comments)

search mls: Keala O Wailea - taking reservations on brand new Wailea condos - 10/13/15 01:27 PM
Keala O Wailea - taking reservations on brand new Wailea condos
It's not often that a brand new condo development comes along on Maui, and especially in the resort region of Wailea on the south shore.  So it's quite exciting to announce that Keala O Wailea will be breaking ground this year and offering 70 luxury residences in 7 separate buildings, along with a community pool and fitness center.  Reserve now, and move into your exclusive unit in 2017.

The setting takes full advantage of the views and location.  Tucked away from busy roads, and walking distance to shops and services, this new … (6 comments)

search mls: Aloha Friday from the sunny shores of Kihei Maui HI - 09/11/15 01:27 PM
Aloha Friday from the sunny shores of Kihei Maui HI
Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend with sunshine and lazy days.
Search the Maui MLS for Kihei homes for sale.
Oceanfront Maui real estate listings.
Georgie Hunter R(S) e-Pro, Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers
127 Hana Hwy. #G, Paia HI 96779
direct: 808 283-0635
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search mls: Two new listings over the weekend - pounding in the Hawaii Life signs - 06/11/14 12:01 PM
Two new listings over the weekend - pounding in the Hawaii Life signs
These new Hawaii Life yard signs are really great.  They come apart and go together quite easily and they are lightweight.  It's hollow plastic but looks like a solid wood sign post with the hanging sign below.  There's a substantial ground stake that I can pound in myself with a good sledge hammer, and then just slip the sign over the stake and voila!  Plastic and aluminum... that's what works here in Hawaii, in the sun, wind and rain.

18 Ohia Lehua Pl., Pukalani Maui HI, 96768 … (7 comments)

 
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