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Find Out How to Celebrate 2020 New Years on Maui

Hoping to celebrate the New Year from your new piece of Hawaii real estate? Check out these special events to ring in 2020!
October 11, 2019

Can you believe it is almost the year 2020? Where does the time go? Well, wherever it went, we hope you used your time wisely and made your new year’s resolution of becoming a homeowner on Maui come true with some of our fabulous listings. If not, don’t forget to look through our latest oceanfront properties or West Maui real estate listings and contact us if you have any questions about a listing that you see and like.

But all goals aside, the end of the year is indeed a reason to celebrate. It is a time when you can come together with some of your favorite people and look back at all the year gave you and all you have to look forward to in the future. That’s why we think you would be wise to celebrate your new years eve on Maui.

If you’ve never spent new years on Maui, then you’re in luck! This island knows how to throw a party, and you’re going to love attending all the special events planned around the island. Here are some island activities you should look into.

Join the Maui Chef’s Table

Located at the Mill House, one of the top Hawaii restaurants, the Maui Chef’s Table is truly something to look forward to and is a great way to treat a loved one and yourself for the new year. Enjoy specialty courses and talk story with Maui’s top chefs during this exclusive event.

Get a Taste of Old Hawaii with a Luau

If have always wanted to attend a luau and just needed a reason to do it then why not book your tickets for December 31 and get the New Year started out on the right foot with your first-ever luau experience! You also get the unique opportunity to learn a little more about the Hawaiian and Polynesian culture of your new island home while you eat a delicious meal and cheers with specialty cocktails. 

Launch into a New Year on a Dinner Cruise

If you will be spending the holiday season in West Maui, you can book a New Year’s Eve cruise out of Lahaina Harbor or Maalaea harbor. You’ll love counting down into 2020 out on the calm Hawaiian waters underneath the Maui stars.

Attend Maher’s 9th Annual New Year’s Comedy Extravaganza

Now here’s something different! Bill Maher will be ringing in the New Year right here in Hawaii for the 9th year in a row with his New York’s Comedy Extravaganza! Check out this fan-favorite comedian, along with guests Sarah Silverman and Larry Miller on Mon., Dec. 30 at 8 p.m. Find your tickets through the Maui Arts & Cultural Center website.

Catch the Fireworks Show in Kihei

For those looking to get an up close and personal look at the fireworks show, we invite you to venture from your Kapalua property to catch the fireworks show in South Maui! Book a reservation at one of South Maui’s premier restaurants and get the champagne ready for a toast at midnight while the island lights up with fireworks.

Those are some of the great ways to celebrate the memories you made in 2019 and to ring in 2020 on Maui. Let us know where we can find you so we can wish you a Happy New Year, cheers!

Buy Your Dream Luxury Hawaiian Island Home in Kapalua, Maui

Shopping for luxury Hawaii real estate and an exclusive home that has everything you are looking for & more? See why Kapalua real estate is synonymous with the word luxury!
October 04, 2019

In terms of purchasing luxury real estate in Hawaii, West Maui is THE area to live on the island. This unique part of the Valley Isle has plenty of luxury Maui oceanfront property for sale and multi-million dollar beachfront estates to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a high-end Hawaii home for sale with ocean views or one that offers a glimpse of the scenic West Maui Mountain range, you’ll be happy to know that there’s one place on Maui’s west side where you can find all that and more.

Kapalua real estate is synonymous with luxury and today we are showcasing three of the best mansion estate homes for sale in the Kapalua area!

1214 Summer Rd

This private 3-bedroom and 3.5 bathroom home is located in a tropical setting behind the gated community of Pineapple Hill Estates. Every inch of this single-family home for sale is expertly detailed and you’ll be so stunned by its beauty that you’ll want to buy it upon first look! With Mexican paver floors, a spacious, open layout, large kitchen, and rooms that come fully furnished, what’s not to love about this estate? The home also provides you with incredible one-of-a-kind views of neighboring Hawaiian islands, Lanai and Molokai, and is also perfectly positioned around the 6th tee of the championship Kapalua Bay Course. Resort-like amenities that will come along with this home include a private recreational pavilion for homeowners, an oversized pool, multiple tennis courts, private roads, and a gated entry. The home is 3,598 square feet.

218 Crestview Rd

This luxury Hawaii estate is one of the top homes for sale in the island chain. It has everything you need to feel right at home including privacy, 360-degree panoramic views, spacious decor, and so much more. Also located in Pineapple Hill of The Kapalua Resort, you’re going to love being close to so much to see and do on the island. Nearby is the Montage Hotel, Ritz Carlton Hotel, and multiple championship golf courses. Live a dream life of Hawaiian elegance in this home where you can live out your days in peace and serenity.

210 Crestview Rd

This neighboring estate is at the summit of Pineapple Hill so you can get a great unobstructed view of Maui, Molokai, and Lanai. Watch in awe as the sky bursts into colors each night when the sunsets. This home was recently renovated in 2014 and 2015 and has everything you could think of from an infinity pool to an expansive light-filled lanai.  What a place to buy in Hawaii!

These multi-million dollar home listings are just a sneak peek at what the Kapalua area has to offer! So if you are feeling a little overwhelmed with all the options, feel free to contact us and our team of professional Maui real estate agents can help walk you through the process.

Kapalua Place, Maui - Luxury Oceanfront Mansions for Sale in Hawaii

If you are looking for a multi-million dollar property in Hawaii, Kapalua Place real estate showcases luxury oceanfront homes for sale are a must-see!
September 27, 2019

Swaying palm trees, perfect weather 365 days a year, waterfalls, surf, whales, and mountain ranges are all a few of the reasons why we love the island of Maui. This Hawaiian island is home to so much natural beauty and wonder, it’s a no-brainer why so many of you are interested in becoming homeowners here.

If becoming a homeowner on Maui is your goal for 2020, then make sure to continue coming back to our website and check out of our newest listings and contact us when you find one that catches your eye. We have everything from luxury homes in West Maui for sale to a variety of luxury beachfront properties. Check them out today!

In the meantime we’d like to direct your attention to a unique part of the island where there are incredible homes for sale. Introducing:

Mansions for Sale in Hawaii at
Kapalua Place, Maui

These multi-million dollar mansions are hands-down some of the best in all of Hawaii. With exclusive ocean and mountain views, incredible privacy, acres of land, and impeccably built luxury homes for sale, you’ll definitely want to put Kapalua Place on your list of areas to look into on the island.

With homes that range in price from $9,900,000 to $49,000,000, these island estates are truly for the high-end home buyers. Looking for a luxury property with top-of-the-line appliances, details from head to toe, spacious interiors and luxury backyards? That’s all here in Kapalua Place.

Don’t believe us? Look for yourself. Take some time to check out the photos of these unique properties at Kapalua Place for sale. There you can see for yourself just how stunning and gorgeous these mansions for sale in Hawaii truly are. Designed by some of the world’s best architects, you won’t believe just how incredible these estates are.

We hope you take our advice and invest in a multi-million dollar luxury home at Kapalua Place. Interested in seeing what other luxury properties are for sale on the island? If so, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are one of Maui’s most reliable luxury real estate agencies and can help you find just what you’re looking for. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today! Aloha and a hui hou.

The Latest in West Maui Real Estate Market Statistics

Looking for Hawaii property investment or hoping to take advantage of the current market? Be sure to check out the August real estate statistics for West Maui!
September 20, 2019

Whether you’re looking for Hawaii property investments such as Kapalua condo sales, luxury homes for sale or maybe even land for sale in Kaanapali, we have just about everything you could possibly be looking for in terms of West Maui real estate right here on our website. That’s why we like to keep you up to date regarding the latest market trends in the Maui real estate market!

According to the August 2019 statistics from the Realtors Association of Maui, property sales are remaining strong but there are some concerns about housing affordability. Regardless, there are still some signs of a strong residential real estate market here in West Maui.

Kapalua Real Estate (August 2019 vs July 2019)

●     4 Kapalua houses sold, up from 1 sold

●     4 condos in Kapalua sold, down from 5 sold

Kaanapali Real Estate

●     3 Kaanapali homes sold, up from 1 sold

●     9 Kaanapali condos sold, down from 10 sold

Lahaina Real Estate

●     7 Lahaina houses sold, up from 5 sold

●     8 condos in Lahaina sold, down from 14 sold


●     3 homes sold - same as the previous month. The median sales price was up to $1,200,000 in August from $920,000.

●     13 condos sold, down from 24 sold in July

In terms of the whole island, drops seem to be a trend. New listings decreased by 14.8 percent for single-family homes and 21.4 percent for condominium homes. Pending sales decreased by 3.3 percent for single-family homes but increased slightly by 0.8 percent for condominium homes. Inventory decreased for both single-family homes and condos on the island.

According to the report, the Federal Reserve lowered its interest rate on July 31, which offered all-time lows to help bring relief. However, the lack of affordability in inventory and high housing prices are still impacting buyers on a national level. Now maybe as good a time as any to buy as the future is uncertain at this point. If you’re interested in buying a home on Maui, then contact us so we can get you ahead of the game. Let us know what you’re looking for and how we might be able to help you.

Fully Furnished Luxury House for Sale in Kapalua Maui

With stunning island views and stylish furnishings, this 3 bedrooms 3.5 bath Kapalua home is the piece of luxury Hawaii real estate you have been looking for!
September 13, 2019

On the island of Maui, there are some pretty incredible houses for sale in Kapalua. This unique and stunning island location destination has so much to offer the elite homeowner.    

If you’re looking for a luxury house to show off then check out this 3 bedroom and 3.5 bathroom home for sale at 1214 Summer Road in Kapalua. With 3,598 square footage, a two-car garage, and fully furnished, this large and cozy property is one of the top homes for sale on Maui. For starters, the location is unbeatable.

Situated in the up and coming, private Pineapple Hill neighborhood in the Kapalua Resort, this property is safe, secure, and peaceful. You’ll be right on the 6th tee of the championship Kapalua Bay Course, previous home to PGA and LPGA tournaments, and will have sunset views and multi-island views all year round. Homeowners here also have access to a wide range of fantastic amenities that are available with investing in Pineapple Hill real estate. These amenities include being able to access a private recreational pavilion, use of an oversized pool, two tennis courts, closed roads, and a gated entryway.

Luxury Kapalua Home For Sale
1214 Summer Road

You’ll also have access to a free shuttle service within the resort and the five-star Ritz Carlton in Kapalua, five-star Montage at Kapalua Bay and can play on the championship golf courses at the Bay Course and the Plantation Course. How amazing is that?

Every inch of this home is stylish and sophisticated. There are Mexican paver floors that enhance the feeling of elegance here, and you’ll love being able to buy this property on Maui turnkey.

We hope you enjoyed learning about this incredible piece of West Maui luxury real estate. If you would like to schedule a time to see the home, or if you’re interested in seeing what other luxury houses are for sale on the island, then make sure to get in touch with us soon.

No sense in waiting to make your dream of high-end luxury homeownership a reality so act now and let’s get you started along your journey. Look through some of our MLS property listings here on our website and let us know when you find the right fit for you and your goals. You’re sure to find your dream home on Maui with us so let’s get in touch.

Blogs for October 2019

Find Out How to Celebrate 2020 New Years on Maui

Posted on October 11, 2019

Can you believe it is almost the year 2020? Where does the time go? Well, wherever it went, we hope you used your time wisely and made your new year’s resolution of becoming a homeowner on Maui come true with some of our fabulous listings. If not,… Continue Reading

Buy Your Dream Luxury Hawaiian Island Home in Kapalua, Maui

Posted on October 04, 2019

In terms of purchasing luxury real estate in Hawaii, West Maui is THE area to live on the island. This unique part of the Valley Isle has plenty of luxury Maui oceanfront property for sale and multi-million dollar beachfront estates to choose from. Whether you’re looking for… Continue Reading

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