Catch Up On What's Happening on Maui August 24th, 2020

Temptation Island Get's Cancelled

The Andaz in Wailea was scheduled to play host to the third season of the TV show Temptation Island and was in preparation for creating a COVID bubble at the resort to continue shooting, but due to community protests and the mayor's strict coronavirus philosophy, it has been postponed. 

Maui Mayor Michael Victorino Considers Reimposing Restrictions

While we have had a slight increase in cases over the last few days, it certainly isn't a huge increase, yet the Mayor is considering reinstating further restrictions on the residents of Maui to stem the spread of COVID-19. With inter-island travel back under restrictions, further restrictions would do even more…

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Do These Three Things To Strengthen Your Resistance

Coronavirus

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to replace or contradict with any medical professional advice you've personally received. 

You may be asking yourself, how does a Maui realtor know anything about the Coronavirus? And, why would I even spend time writing about this on my blog? Well, first, I'm passionate about health and wellness. Second, I've spent over a decade researching and experimenting with many wellness practices commonly known as 'bio-hacking' to improve my own health. Third, I love sharing!

I've learned an enormous amount about the human body and its resilience to disease through my research and have gained a new perspective of health in the process of dealing with some…

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Low-Interest Rates + Low Inventory = Stable Prices

Maui Real Estate Market

Since the shock of the coronavirus pandemic has worn off over the last few months, we've seen that real estate continues to be the most reliable place to invest. Nationwide there has been a real estate boom and while Maui isn't currently experiencing that same type of short term growth, we have seen surprisingly good numbers given the challenges the market has faced with the absence of tourism.

Working From Home

With working from home becoming less of a novelty and more of a reality, many are looking to Maui and Hawaii as the best place to work from home as we see many looking to relocate.

This has been good news for the residential sector of the market. While residential sales and prices…

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Don't Buy A Condo on West Maui Until You've Seen These Properties

Papakea Condos For Sale

Maui is a highly desirable place to live, thanks to its stunning coastline, lush valleys and year-round sunny climate. West Maui in particular boasts the island’s most famous beaches, which have views over the neighboring islands of Lanai and Moloka’i. This means that West Maui is the home of some of the best sunsets the world has to offer and is an amazing place to own a condo.

There are various types of condos available in West Maui, and whether you are looking for a complex that allows short term rentals or a complex that only allows long term living will influence where you buy.

Short term rentable condos are common in West Maui because they allow you to generate a…

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Buyer's Guide To Condos in Kihei

Kihei Condos For Sale

Kihei is a beach community in South Maui, just a short drive from Kahului Airport. Kihei’s location means that it's perfectly placed for easy access to the best of what Maui has to offer, such as the picture-perfect beaches of Wailea and Makena, mountain biking trails on Haleakala, and world-class surfing on the island’s northern coastline.

There are considerable benefits to owning a short-term rentable condo in Kihei. Thanks to its proximity to some of Maui’s best beaches, Kihei is a popular vacation destination and therefore has a large number of condo complexes compared to other Maui communities. The three Kamaole beaches along with Sugar Beach and Keawakapu offer all the popular ocean sports such as…

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Surfing at Jaws on Maui

While Maui may be most famous for its beautiful beaches, lush forests and spectacular sunsets, there are plenty of high adrenaline activities and adventure sports on offer for those who love to make the most of the great outdoors. Some of the top outdoor activities on Maui are surfing, diving, mountain biking and paragliding, and we’ve chosen the best locations for each so you can enjoy the most extreme things to do on Maui.

Kitesurfing at Peahi

On the northern shore of Maui is Pe’ahi, a scenic point of the Northshore Maui coastline and home to one of the largest waves in the world, Jaws. Named by surfers in 1975, the wave is caused by an underwater ridge and can exceed heights of 60ft in the winter. Jaws…

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Kapalua: A Golfer's Paradise

Golf at Kapalua

Calling all golfers! You can now end your search for your dream investment location because your ideal home is in a home or condo for sale right now in Kapalua. Situated on the northwest point of the tropical island of Maui, Kapalua is a resort community containing the best of the best of beaches, dining, shopping, and, of course, golfing.

With sheltered beaches and phenomenal views, Kapalua is famous for being one of the world’s only locations boasting the finest real estate right next door to the foremost and world-class golf courses in Hawaii, the Bay Course, and the Plantation Course. 

Kapalua: Arms Embracing The Sea

Due to its location on the far corner of the island, Kapalua is sufficiently remote to…

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South Maui's Best 5 Beaches

Maui's Best Beaches

If you’re heading to Kihei, Wailea, or Makena, then chances are that hitting the beaches is at the top of your priority list. There are many incredible things to do on the island and sights to see but these Maui beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world. From serene spots with beautiful sunsets to great waves for water sports, the beaches of South Maui have it all! Read on to learn about the top 5 South Maui Beaches that you will want to visit during your time here.

Big Beach

Big Beach is possibly the most beautiful beach in South Maui if not the entire island. It is located in Makena Beach State Park and is known officially by the names Makena Beach and Oneloa Beach. Its white sands extend to…

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Discover Luxury Homes For Sale on Maui

Luxury Homes For Sale on Maui

Maui is one of the best places in the world to find that dream island property. The island is home to stunning beaches, lush rainforest and spectacular valleys, not to mention some of the best sunsets on the planet. Maui is a thoughtfully developed island that appeals to everyone, there’s an abundance of luxury homes for sale on large plots of land, giving you both space and privacy. Read on to discover the best communities in which to find Maui’s luxury homes.

Luxury Homes For Sale in Makena

On the southern shore of Maui is the community of Makena. Close to the resort town of Kihei, Makena is less developed, and therefore perfect for anyone looking for a property that is secluded and offers real…

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Buying a Home or Condo on Maui

buy a home on Maui

Buying a home or a condo is a big step. Maybe this is your first time or perhaps you’re a seasoned veteran. Whether you are looking to buy your primary home or a secondary one, buying a home in Maui comes with a list of definite items to consider. The following list will help you to take charge of your finances, understand your budget, and determine the right area, community, and realtor that can best help you.

As well, when it comes to buying a home or condo in Maui, being familiar with the island and the various areas and communities within them is also important. If you are not local to Maui, then connecting with an experienced Maui realtor early in the home buying process is crucial.

Once you have made the…

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