Weekly updates on the most important things happening on Maui that affect us all as residents and visitors. Developments in the real estate market, tourism updates, business news, and more. 

Experience The Best of West Maui

Montage Residences Kapalua Maui Real Estate

Maui is home to some of the world's most beautiful scenery, from beaches to mountains, from stunning waterfalls to humpback whales. Maui is also home to some of Hawaii's most impressive luxury properties. With breathtaking views, world-class golf courses, white sand beaches and five-star restaurants, the luxury condos of West Maui are some of the most sought after in the world. Take a quick tour of 5 of the most impressive condo complexes on the Western part of the Island of Maui in the areas of Kapalua and Ka'anapali.

Coconut Grove

The condos for sale at Coconut Grove allow you to live in one of the most exclusive complexes on all of Maui. With only 36 total units, Coconut Grove is considered a “micro…

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Makena's Hottest New Development

Makena Real Estate

This lovely coastal spot in the southwestern part of Maui enjoys a scenic setting with privacy and elite properties. Nestled between world-class beaches like Maluaka Beach and the lush green foothills of Haleakala, many of the outstanding properties surrounding the Makena Golf and Beach Club will command exceptional Pacific Ocean views.

An Exciting New Development

Planning continues for the construction of a number of proposed residential enclaves in the Makena area. The Maui Prince Hotel stood along this section of coastline for many years. The 310-unit Makena Beach and Golf Resort subsequently replaced it. Recently, Discovery Land Company commenced renovations near the site to erect a luxury Makena…

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Relax and Enjoy The Scenery

Evan Harlow Maui Realtor

HAVE YOU SEARCHED FOR GREAT SPOTS TO SNORKEL ON MAUI? THE BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL ISLAND APPEALS TO OCEAN LOVERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND HAS A TREASURE TROVE OF SNORKELING SITES. MAUI'S WARM COASTAL WATERS TEAM WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF MARINE LIFE AND CORAL TO SEE. REEF FISH, MANTA RAYS, TURTLES, AND MANY OTHER EXTRAORDINARY SIGHTS AWAIT AT THESE TOP SNORKELING SPOTS.

 

#1 Honolua Bay

Located on the far northwestern corner of Maui past Kapalua, Honolua Bay attracts the interest of both novice and experienced snorkelers. Reach this rocky beachfront by hiking along a dirt path through the Honolua Valley, a thick forest. The waters in this location form part of the 45-acre wide Honolua-Mokule'ia Bay Marine Life…

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Wailea: Maui’s Luxury Resort Destination

Wailea's Ulua Beach

Originally established as a resort community, Wailea has everything you’re dreaming of for your next Maui vacation. Wailea is blessed with exceptional beaches, including Polo Beach, Wailea Beach, and Ulua Beach. 

These South Maui beaches are great for swimming, snorkeling, and stand up paddleboarding. You’ll also find Wailea has plenty of other activities as well, such as world-class golf courses, a tennis center, as well as shopping and dining opportunities.

Wailea is also home to some of the most luxurious properties on Maui. The community features a variety of opulent hotels and short term vacation rental properties, as well as luxurious private residences. When planning your next trip to Wailea, we…

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Get Up Close and Personal with a Humpback

Whale Watch on Maui

The warm waters of the Hawaiian Islands support vibrant marine life. Every year, migrating populations of North Pacific Humpback Whales journey to this region between Autumn and Spring. The peak Maui whale season occurs between mid-January and March.

Locals and visitors alike enjoy a number of great options for observing these magnificent (and legally protected) creatures in a natural setting. The Alii Nui Royal Feast Dinner Sail, the Ultimate Rafting Whale Watch, and The Pacific Whale Foundation, all routinely conduct whale watching excursions on Maui.

They offer cruises permitting people to observe and photograph migrating Humpback Whales and other marine creatures. The activities of eco-tourism…

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Hawaii's Way to Say Merry Christmas To You

Mele Kalikimaka Santa Claus Maui

Featured in many of our favorite Christmas movies, the song "Mele Kalikimaka", made famous by Bing Crosby, has a special place on our Christmas playlists, but do you know the meaning of this song or how the name originated? Continue reading to learn more about this island greeting.

When we envision a Hawaiian Christmas it looks a lot different than celebrations across much of the US. Going to the beach for Christmas is a unique way to spend the holiday. Even if you're not spending the holidays in Hawaii, you may find yourself singing along to Mele Kalikimaka at some point during the season.

In traditional Hawaiian culture, this time of the year is known as Makahiki season which is the beginning of…

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A Beautiful Beach and Reef

Napili Bay Beach Maui

Lovely Napili Bay lies approximately 12 miles north of Lahaina, just a short distance south of Kapalua Bay. This crescent-shaped golden-white sand beach contains rocky outcroppings along both ends. Several luxurious condo developments overlook this scenic West Maui beachfront.

About Napili Bay

Similar to some other beaches along the far northwestern shores of Maui, this one receives protection against high waves. Coral reefs located about 100 feet offshore form a natural barrier. They help create excellent conditions for many different types of water activities: wading, swimming, snorkeling, paddling, and surfing.

Lovely tropical vegetation adjoins some portions of this section of coastline. A fine sand carpet in…

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Enjoy Golf In Paradise

Golf Courses of Wailea

The acclaimed Wailea Resort on Maui boasts a variety of fun outdoor recreational activities. Golfing provides one of the most popular leisure pursuits. The Wailea Golf Club welcomes visitors to three outstanding golf courses: the Wailea Blue Course, the Wailea Emerald Course, and the Wailea Gold Course. These Wailea golf courses supply outstanding services and amenities.

The Wailea Blue Course

Golfing enthusiasts sometimes describe this course as "The Grand Lady" of the Wailea Resort. Developed in the early 1970s by Arthur Jackson Snyder (1917-2005) (the same golf course architect who created the Kaanapali Kai Golf Course), the resort's Blue Course offers 18 challenging holes. These links carry a 72 par designation…

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Surf, Paddle, and Get Together

Launiupoko

Just south of Lahaina, Launiupoko Beach Park is a wonderful place to enjoy mellow waves, great paddleboard conditions, and a large grassy area perfect for parties and get-togethers. Located at the base of the hill up to the Launiupoko residential subdivision, this beach park offers several picnic tables, showers, and restrooms as well.

About This Idyllic Beach Park

The park stands at Mile Marker 18 (Kai Hele Ku), along the Honoapiilani Highway just south of Lahaina (adjoining the only stoplight on the roadway between Lahaina and Ma'alaea). This beach park encompasses some 6.7 lush acres and includes both sections with thick vegetation, as well as a grassy lawn overlooking the waterfront.

A convenient parking…

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Ulua Beach Maui

The luxurious Wailea Resort offers incredible access to some of the most acclaimed beachfront property in Maui. Every year, millions from around the world journey long distances to enjoy these magnificent shores. One of the loveliest and more private beaches, Ulua Beach, holds a well-deserved reputation as an excellent location for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling.

A Renowned Beach in Wailea

Ulua Beach, a crescent-shaped expanse of powdery golden sand, extends along the southwestern coast of Maui for approximately an eighth of a mile. To the north, a rocky outcropping known as "Turtle Reef" separates this beachfront from Mokapu Beach. Access this location from Ulua Beach Road, just off Wailea Alanui Drive. The roadway adjoins a small…

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