hawaii living: Condo Sales in Maui Increased this June - 07/20/18 02:02 PM
Attention Maui condominium homeowners! Now may be a great time to sell as prices are increasing on the island for condominium units across the board.
According to the latest statistics from the Realtors Association of Maui, the sale of condominium homes on Maui increased during the month of June compared to the same time last year.
According to the recent report, pending sales for single-family homes decreased by around 18 percent while sales for condominium homes increased by a little more than 8 percent. This is good news for condo owners looking to sell this summer as the market is poised to be … (1 comments)

hawaii living: Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival Kicks Off August 10th - 07/06/18 12:12 PM
This coming August, you can join in a family-friendly event in celebration of Hawaii’s precious hula dance during the annual Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival.
Every year this delightful event is put on by the Farden Ohana, Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club and the Lahaina Town Action Committee as an ode to the late Kumu Hula Emma Farden Sharpe of Lahaina. As a highly respected Kumu Hula on Maui, Emma Kapiolani Farden Sharpe or “Aunty Emma” is known for her help in perpetuating the dance for the island’s youth along with her dedication to hula and Hawaiian culture in general.
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hawaii living: Live In Luxury In Kapalua At This Exquisite Home - 06/29/18 12:47 PM
Are you in the market for a beautiful, high-end luxury home in Maui? Are you someone who loves spacious floor plans, tall ceilings, one-of-a-kind decor and a home where you can live out your island dream? Then we have a perfect fit for you! This 1212 Summer Road home in Kapalua is your next dream home in Maui and embodies the luxury lifestyle that you’ve always desired.
Perched upon a hill in the beautiful neighborhood of Pineapple Hill Estates, this home is second to none. Here you can see Lanai and Molokai all year around from the comfort of your yard and … (0 comments)

hawaii living: Beachfront Kapalua Home Sold for $12 Million - 06/22/18 03:56 PM
If you're in the market for luxury West Maui real estate, you'll find some of the island's most exquisite properties in Kapalua. Just last month, a sale closed for $12 million on a gorgeous beachfront home, with our own Roy Sakamoto representing the buyer. It was the highest price on a sale on Kapalua Place in about ten years. Worth every penny to the discerning buyer who wants a property overlooking Oneloa Beach, also known as Ironwoods Beach, or a quarter mile of tropical heaven.
Full Article Here: Beachfront Kapalua Home Sold for $12 Million

hawaii living: Buying a New Home vs an Old Home in Maui Hawaii - 06/15/18 01:32 PM
A common question we get from buyers is whether you can get the same value from an old home as you would from a new home. When you're making a substantial investment in Maui real estate, it's only natural to wonder whether you're going to get as much out of an old structure as a new structure. Here are some of the many factors to consider as you answer this question:
Condition - In the case of an old home, its condition is commonly a key factor in the decision. Some older homes are sold by owners who have afforded every attention … (0 comments)

hawaii living: Kapalua Bay Beach Tops 2018 Dr. Beach List - 06/01/18 01:49 PM
If you're on the hunt for West Maui real estate, chances are good that you love the ocean. Beaches on this magnificent side of the island are some of the finest in the world, and according to Dr. Beach, Kapalua Bay Beach has broken through from second place to first, as the best beach in the nation. Happily for you, if you're planning to buy a home in Kapalua, this heavenly stretch of powdery white sand is about ten minutes from most properties in the area.
Full Article Here: Kapalua Bay Beach Tops 2018 Dr. Beach List

hawaii living: Top 10 West Maui Spas - 03/30/18 03:07 PM
Exploring the perks of West Maui home or condo ownership? This side of the island is known best for its postcard beaches, five-star resorts, exciting ocean activities, and an impressive collection of restaurants. But for those of us who love nothing more than a soothing massage, a rejuvenating facial, or perhaps a nice mani/pedi, we can't possibly forget about the many wonderful spas to be found here. With that in mind, here are our top 10 West Maui Spa recommendations if you're looking for the perfect treatment to complete your day.
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hawaii living: Hawaii Visitor Industry Sets Five New Records in 2017 - 02/09/18 11:40 AM
Hawaii's visitor industry hit new records for the sixth year in a row at the close of 2017. When it comes to investing, slow and steady wins the race, which is why this growth is so promising for those who are planning to open a business or buy real estate on Maui. Considering that tourism is Hawaii's biggest industry, its effects are felt throughout the economy. The benefits filter into many other industries, and the housing market is just one of these.
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hawaii living: Hawaii Unemployment Reaches Record Low of 2 Percent - 12/29/17 11:24 AM
If you're browsing Maui homes for sale as you contemplate a move to the island, you've probably put some thought into what you'll do for income. Although there are factors that make the cost of living in Hawaii higher than some other states, many residents and prospective residents have been glad to hear that Hawaii's unemployment rate has fallen to an all-time low.
According to the latest report from the state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations, Hawaii's unemployment fell to just 2 percent in November, which is 0.2 percentage points down from the month before. That's a new record based on … (1 comments)