A Realtor's Guide to the Hawaii Real Estate Purchase Contract

Hawaii Purchase Contract

If you’re buying or selling real estate in Hawaii, you’re going to encounter the Hawaii Association of Realtors Standard Form, which was most recently updated in May of 2022. The Hawaii purchase contract is 14 pages long and has 20 separate sections that are labeled with the letters A-T. Each section covers a different working element of the contract and they all collectively establish the terms of the deal, price, any and all contingencies for the sale, and the parties involved. 

As you can probably imagine, buying property on Maui has a few nuances as does our purchase contract. In this article, I’m going to take a look at each section from A-T and explain the purposes and nuances…

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Kapalua Impresses Visitors With Luxurious Resort Hotels and Condos

Kapalua Hotels and Resorts

Beautiful Kapalua sits on Maui’s stunning west coast, and it provides the ultimate vacation experience. From the luxurious condos and hotels in Kapalua to the many enjoyable ways to spend your free time, everything that you need for an amazing stay in one of Maui's most beautiful resort areas is within reach.

As you start planning your trip, your attention will naturally turn to explore the elite places to stay in Kapalua. Whether you have a hotel resort experience in mind or you prefer to stay in a spacious condo with home-like amenities, there are many prestigious options to choose from. While you're in Kapalua, you'll be looking for some fun things to do and we've included a…

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The Best Hikes on Maui

Best Hikes on Maui

Since I moved to Maui back in 2010 I’ve had a chance to do virtually every known hike here on Maui and have done a few of the relatively unknown hiking adventures as well.

From the very western end of Maui in Kapalua to the very eastern end of Hana up to the 10,000 ft summit of Mt. Haleakala, there are a great variety of great hiking trails to choose from. I’ve assembled a list of my favorite 7 hikes on Maui to help you narrow down your choices and get the most out of your time. 

Preparing For a Hike on Maui

Being Considerate of a Delicate Ecosystem

Before getting into the list I should cover a few bases on a few things to be aware of about hiking on Maui in general.  First, it’s important to remember that…

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