maui homes for sale: Haiku Maui, 14 Acres Manawai Huge Oceanview, Estate Property Maui - 05/21/18 01:55 AM
Searching for the perfect land for sale in Haiku Maui.  Manawai offers 14 acres on Maui's Northshore. 
Overlooking the Northshore of Maui, Manawai is an amazing property. It's the perfect elevation with spectacular ocean views. If you ever dreamed of building a home in a tropical setting overlooking the vast shoreline on Maui’s Northshore, offers two CPR parcels, a total of 14 acres, which is some of the finest lands in Haiku. Perfect site for a home in Maui.
Here is a link with more information about Manawai and the possibilities of owning a remarkable piece of real estate on Maui's Northshore.  You can also search all … (9 comments)

maui homes for sale: New Homes in Wailuku Maui Oceanview Estates - 05/15/18 07:31 PM
New Home in Wailuku Maui Oceanview Estates.
This is a great home in the community of Oceanview Estates.  Four bedroom home, with three bathrooms, is ready for its new owner.  The Wailuku housing market has been hot, it's so convenient to Wailuku town, the airport and shopping. Wailuku real estate market has been heated up for awhile with the most activity of sold homes on Maui. You can view this island home for additional photos and property information.
 The owners did a great job designing the outdoor landscaping.  With a rock wall entrance and beautifully landscaped grounds, with palms and tropical plants. On the lanai, … (1 comments)

maui homes for sale: Getting your home ready to sell in Haiku Maui - 10/20/17 07:48 PM
I have been working on a listing in Haiku Maui getting it ready for market. My sellers are wonderful people, but they live off island and the father is an older gentleman, very nice people. So local knowledge really can make difference when you need to find contractor's to repaint the house and do some minor repairs.
So I helped my seller get a couple painting bids, working on replacing the carpets after the inside of the house is painted.  I also had a licensed electrician come in and upgrade fixtures, and replace smoke detectors. So the listing is signed just waiting on … (14 comments)

maui homes for sale: 152 Meheu Cir Traditions Kahului Maui New Home - 02/18/17 11:29 AM
New Home listed, 152 Cir at the Traditions in Kahului Maui
New home in Kahului Maui on the market.  Traditions is a fairly new neighborhood in Kahului Maui.  If you're looking to buy a home on Maui that represents a great value, close to shopping, schools and many different beaches.  152 Meheu Circle in The Traditions is a fabulous home.  Three bedroom home in perfect condition.  
* Solar Water heating
* Stone counter tops
* New kitchen cabinets
* Two car garage
* Ready to move into
* Priced at $555,000
* Split system air conditioner.
View the mls listing page for 152 Mehei Cir Kahului Maui

So if you are looking to … (3 comments)

maui homes for sale: Just Another Beautiful Day on Maui - 01/27/17 10:53 AM

Just another beautiful day on Maui.  I am starting my day with a hot drink and working on my computer. I am looking out my window and it's just a prefect day on Maui.  In this picture is my son and granddaughter at Wailea Elua Beach.  It's Also Aloha Friday, so I am thinking about a little beach time after a busy week.
The surf has been really big, and the reports this weekend are for more huge surf, to big for me.
Windsurfing is always an option, but the winds are to light, maybe they will come up.  When you have wind … (8 comments)

maui homes for sale: Maui Meadows Home in Kihei Maui - 06/01/16 11:51 AM

Live the dream on Maui and relax in tropical comfort from this island residence. From the main house you have ocean-views overlooking the pool area. Throughout the house you will enjoy the Spanish tile flooring, and spacious floor plan.  If your looking for a home to buy in Kihei Maui, this two bedroom island home with a pool and cottage is the perfect island getaway.

The entrance to this island home in Maui Meadows has a beautiful Japanese garden.  As you enter the home it is very well appointed and captures the view of the pool with an expansive … (1 comments)

maui homes for sale: Maui, Beautiful Weather and Big Waves - 02/07/16 06:43 AM
Winter on Maui started out with lots of rain, which was great, the Pineapple Express carried all the rain to the west coast.  This last month we have had pristine days, and record giant surf. 
 Here is picture of my son from a couple years ago.  Jaws our Maui big wave spot has had a record year.  Easy 50 ft waves and brave men charging some serious surf.  On the tame side, the beaches have been just perfect, from Wailea to Maui's north shore.
 Windsurfing on Maui has had some amazing moments.  Early winter we had the Aloha Classic, big surf and excellent … (2 comments)

maui homes for sale: Approaching winter in Maui - 08/18/15 10:27 AM
I know that it is still summer, and it is August in Maui.  But I can feel the change of fall coming. 
Okay so we don't get the fall leaves, and early winter snow.  But I can see it in the ocean as the winter swells slowly start arriving.  It is also a sign to get into the gym and get ready and fit for winter waves.
What does this have to do with real estate on Maui, really nothing.  It is just a choice and life style that brings many people to Maui.  Most people have to work that live on Maui, … (8 comments)

maui homes for sale: Just Sold, Kua'aina Ridge, in Pukalani Maui. - 03/04/15 03:05 AM
I just closed a sale of a beautiful home in Kua'aina Ridge, in Pukalani Maui.
This home closed at $640,000, was a great value for homes in Pukalani Maui.
If you're looking to buy a home in Pukalani, there are a number of homes on the market to fit you're needs as far as price, square footage, and location. You can sign up to receive email updates on all homes for sale Upcountry Maui in Neighborhoods in Kula, Haiku Homes and Makawao.  Visit my website at to search all homes and condos for sale on Maui.
If you're thinking about selling your home … (7 comments)

maui homes for sale: Wailea Golf Estates Homes Wailea Maui- Wailea Real Estate Homes - 09/16/14 09:35 PM

What is one common thread that I always hear about Wailea?  It''s how so many people want to call Wailea home, reason being is it's pristine beaches and perfect weather.  
So if I was looking to buy a home in Wailea Maui, one of my favorite Wailea  neighborhood's is Wailea Golf Estates.  Wailea Golf Estates has incredible ocean views from most home-sites in the subdivision. You will enjoy expansive views over looking Wailea Resort and the distant islands of Molokini and Kahoolawe.
Wailea Golf Estates is a gated community, located right above The Shops at Wailea.  There is some classic residences offering contemporary architectural designs … (0 comments)

maui homes for sale: Haiku Poolhouse in Haiku Maui - 06/29/14 05:06 AM
Luxury Homes in Maui Hawaii

Welcome to the Poolhouse in Haiku Maui.  Nestled on the northshore of Maui over looking  the ocean and valley.  From your lanai you can enjoy watching the whales just off shore from your living room.

This Haiku home offers three bedrooms, large dining and kitchen area.  The living room has sweeping oceanviews from any where in this island home.  The upstairs living area has vaulted wood ceilings, and hardwood floors through out the house.  You can view homes for sale in Haiku Maui from my Maui real estate website at 

maui homes for sale: Aloha Friday Maui, Living and Loving Maui - 05/23/14 07:43 AM
It's Aloha Friday on Maui!

There is a saying on Maui, it's Aloha Friday no work till Monday. We will see, maybe open house Saturday afternoon. This weekend is looking like sunny skies and perfect day to hit the beach for some surfing and kicking back with some friends.

I love the Aloha spirit in Hawaii.  The Hawaiian cultural is all about the dance, music and eating good food with family and friends.

Water sport are a big part of the Hawaiian cultural. This is my oldest son having the time of his life. On weekends … (4 comments)

maui homes for sale: Selling Homes in Wailuku Maui - 05/16/14 09:02 AM

 Aloha, and welcome to Nickensmaui. I just wanted to share a recent home I sold in Oceanview Estates in Wailuku Maui. I just closed this island home this week, a four bedroom home with excellent ocean views. The sale price was $528,000, a great value for a home with panoramic views of the ocean and Haleakala Crater. 
Oceanview Estates in Wailuku Maui is an older neighborhood that is an island favorite.  It's just within walking distance to the beach, and by car to Wailuku town for shopping and the Maui Arts and Cultural Center for live music. Kahului airport is also just minutes away.  You can … (2 comments)

maui homes for sale: Funny Sunday Morning Surf Story - 02/23/14 05:36 PM

So this kind of a funny story. I was out surfing this morning with my friends, sun was out and it was a sunny day. Caught a number of good waves, having lots of fun. So I am walking back to my truck, and this guy pulls up and rolls down his window and calls out, hey silver head guy come over here.  I was thinking did I drop in on this guys wave. Ok keep in mind I am 61 years old, he says hey nice late drop and bottom turn on that set wave, smiles and says, I … (5 comments)

maui homes for sale: Just Sold Kihei Maui Home - 02/15/14 12:16 AM
I just closed this home last Friday at 44 Koki Pl. in Kihei Maui.  A house and cottage with in walking distance to the beach. What was great about this home was all the storage that the buyer was happy about. Closing at $520,000 was a great value for a house and cottage in Kihei Maui.
If your looking to purchae a home in Maui. You can search all homes island wide from my website at  If your thinking about selling your home on Maui? Visit why list with island Sotheby's and experience the difference with listing with an international … (3 comments)

maui homes for sale: The island of Lanai, Tropical Flowers and Beaches - 12/20/13 03:28 PM
Island of Lanai Tropical Flowers & Beaches
One of my favorite things to do is pulling into the harbor on the island of Lanai.  You get the feeling you arrived into paradise.  Lanai is a laid back island that hasn't experienced development but is still raw and beautiful. The best way to get to the island in my opinion is aboard the Trilogy Excursions.
You notice right away the pristine waters and if your lucky a school of dolphins.
There are two resorts on the island, but my self I love the natural beauty the island offers.
I also like the Spirit of Aloha, all the … (2 comments)

maui homes for sale: Luxury Homes in Kapalua Maui - 12/16/13 01:56 PM
If your thinking of buying a home in Kapalua Maui, there are a number of great neighborhoods. As we head into winter season the snowbirds are arriving, many are looking to buy a home in places like Kapalua Resort. There are a number of wonderful homes to choose from.  If your looking for a great buy there is an auction coming up on a home in Kapalua Place which is a oceanfront property.  This is great opportunity to own a home in a beautiful beachfront community.
Plantation Estate Kapalua Maui
You can also search for homes in Kapalua Resort from my … (1 comments)

maui homes for sale: Mana Kai Oceanfront Condo In Kihei Maui - 12/06/13 06:15 PM

The Mana Kai oceanfront condo in Kihei Maui.  The Mana Kai is one of the finest oceanfront condos in Maui.  You will find two bedroom units with sweeping ocean views.  The Five Palms restaurant is located in Mana Kai, offering excellent oceanfront dinning.

There are a number of other quality Maui oceanfront condos in Kihei that offer a oceanfront experience.  You can sign up to receive email updates on all oceanfront condos for sale in Maui. If your looking to buy a condominium in Khei Maui you can search all condos in Kihei Maui that are for … (0 comments)

maui homes for sale: Windsurfing on Maui's Northshore-Paia Maui Homes - 11/19/13 12:41 PM
Windsurfing on Maui has been a growing sport since the early 80's.  People travel from around the world to enjoy the wind and waves on Maui's beaches.  Places like Kanaha and Spreckelsville are popular windsurfing destination. The crown jewel of the northshore is Hookipa Beach. 
Hookipa is also a popular surfing spot which is my home break. We just had a major swell with up to 40 ft waves at Jaws.  To big to surf for me, so I was working at my home office and my wife gave me the call that Hookipa was going off. So I grabed my video camera … (2 comments)

maui homes for sale: New Wailuku Homes in Maui For Sale - 11/12/13 12:29 PM
New home just listed in Oceanview Estates in Wailuku District
If your looking at buying a home in Maui. This home just had a major make over with new paint inside and out, refinished oak floors and tile floors.  There also is a recently installed new roof.
Location is always a factor and this island home in Oceanveiw Estates offers sweeping ocean views of the northshore. You are also with in minutes to Wailuku town for work or shopping.  This home has three bedrooms and three baths and is within walking distance to the beach.  Golf course … (0 comments)

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Steven Nickens

R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii

Wailea, HI

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Aloha from the island of Maui. Life is good on Maui. Most people who have called Maui home will agree that it is a privilege to live on Maui. With this blog I hope I can share a little bit of the island's lifestyle and information on Maui real estate. Maui has been my home for 46 years, 24 years Maui Realtor, so let my experience work for you. I have extensive experience up-country, northshore Maui, Kaanapali, and Wailea Maui. I have worked on sales projects at Wailea Beach Villas, Papali Wailea, Wailea Fairway Villas and with Hoolei Wailea Sales Team. We have offices in Wailea and Wailea to better serve you. So give me a call 808-280-2208. I work island wide.




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