Honua Kai Resort and Spa Offers a Luxury Experience

Honua Kai in Ka'anapali Maui

The Honua Kai in Ka’anapali is a perennial favorite for thousands of regular Maui visitors and a treasured retreat by its many individual owners. For many, it is the ultimate beach resort experience on Maui and there are so many things to love about the property we felt it deserved listing them all. 

There are many hotels and condos to choose from in Ka'anapali, yet the Honua Kai stands out as one of the absolute best options. So, what are the 8 reasons to love the Honua Kai Beach Resort? Keep reading to find out. 

1. Ka'anapali Beach

The Honua Kai is located right on the northern stretch of Ka’anapali Beach, one of Maui’s very best beaches. It’s also a less crowded beach than the…

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What Are The Best Hotel Zoned Condos on Maui?

Hotel Zoned STRS Maui

With a potential ban on apartment zoned short term rentals on Maui creating uncertainty for owners and buyers alike, hotel zoned short term condos have become more in demand. A flood of apartment zoned short term rentals have hit the market in the weeks after the Maui Mayor dropped the bomb on everyone that he would be asking the planning department to draft a proposal to repeal the rights of the Minatoya List owners.

This is putting significant short term downward pressure on the value of these A1 and A2 zoned units and its uncertain exactly how much value has been lost just with the idea that the ban could happen alone. At Wailea Ekahi, a unit listed for 2.8M reduced its price to 1.9M and secured a…

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What Are The Best Things to Do in Paia Maui?

Paia Things To Do on Maui

Located on the Northshore of Maui, the laid-back beach town of Paia is a unique destination with a lot of character. Paia’s local population is under 2,500, so many visitors, especially those heading to the Road to Hana, may be initially inclined to drive straight through the small community.

When you take the time to explore Paia you’ll find that this is one of the coolest and most relaxed areas of the island with many great things to do. Great restaurants, large beaches, boutique shopping, and a variety of extreme and non-extreme sports are easy to find here. 

What are some of the top things to do in Paia?

1. Mama's Fish House

Mama’s Fish House is among the most well-known restaurants…

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Pulelehua Offers Hope for West Maui Housing Crisis

Pulelehua Housing Development

In the wake of the devastating fire in Lahaina, a housing crisis has emerged as one of the single biggest post-fire challenges for the people of Maui. The island is home to a variety of people, most of whom are working-class permanent residents who are the backbone of the tourism industry that support Maui's local economy. As Maui addresses the housing crisis, the need for affordable housing grows as well.

Population growth coupled with a very limited supply of land has driven real estate prices upward. This has made it difficult for many working-class residents to find an affordable place to call home. Currently, a section of the planned community is being utilized as a temporary location for…

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Visiting Maui's Scenic Upcountry Area

Upcountry Maui Things To Do

When you hear the term ‘Upcountry’ on Maui, its the local way of describing the communities that reside on the slopes of Haleakala, which include Kula, Pukalani, Makawao, and parts of Haiku. Not to be confused with Northshore Maui, which is Paia, Huelo, and other parts of Haiku, 

Upcountry Maui is a quieter area, far from the resorts of Wailea, Kihei, or Kapalua. It offers locals a quiet, rural place to call home and offers tourists  agricultural, residential or rural, there are amazing experiences to enjoy in this area of the island. What are some of the top things to do in Upcountry Maui? 

1. Visit Haleakala National Park for a Sunrise or Sunset

Haleakala National Park spans more than 30,000…

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