Spotlight Blogs

Welcome to our Spotlight Blogs, where we post snippets of blogs from featured Hawaii real estate agents and brokerage companies to whet your appetite! Interested in a particular blog? Just click on the link to go to the full article.

New blogs are added each week, so be sure to check back for more interesting articles.

Sakamoto Properties

Embrace Island Life at Kapalua Ironwoods Luxury Condos For Sale

Kapalua Ironwoods offers prestigious Kapalua real estate and has a wide variety of luxury homes for sale. The Kapalua Resort is a place that has it all, and many refer to this particular area as the jewel of Maui, Hawaii. With its close access to beautiful white sand beaches, amazing resort amenities, and island views that are unmatchable, we aren’t that surprised!

Exclusive Makena Home For Sale with Secluded Beach Access

We like to feature some of our more exclusive luxury properties for sale. One that we’re excited to share with you this week happens to be tucked into the luxury South Maui neighborhoods of Wailea and Makena. This resort area is home to plenty of things to do on Maui, including shopping, dining, outdoor activities and so much more.

Maui Stargazing Spend a Night Under the Stars on Haleakala

There are plenty of entertaining activities to indulge in on Maui. This island is filled to the brim with adventure and many who live here or who simply come for a visit are amazed by all the various options available to explore our relaxing Hawaiian island. One Hawaii activity in particular that offers a unique way to create a lasting memory is stargazing.

Upscale Condo for Sale at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua

One condo for sale that is currently hot on the market happens to be this oceanfront Kapalua real estate at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua. That’s right! This particular Maui condo and home for sale is tucked within the prestigious Kapalua Resort as part of the Ritz Carlton community. Here you will be close to so much to see and do on the island.

Join the Fun and Buy a Condo at Kapalua Golf Villas

Here on the island of Maui, and in Hawaii in general, life is all about having fun. The luxury homes for sale in Kapalua are close to a lengthy list of exciting outdoor activities and restaurants meaning that buying a home here will mean never having to miss out on a chance to enjoy all that life in Hawaii has to offer. And that goes double for the condos for sale at Kapalua Golf Villas in beautiful West Maui!

Top Tips for Maui Humpback Whale Watching

With so many things to do on Maui, it goes without saying that one of the perks of living in Hawaii has to be whale watching. Check out our suggestions on how to get the most out of your next whale watching experience.

Why Kapalua is the Best Place to Buy Real Estate on Maui

Whether you are looking to purchase your first piece of real estate or are thinking about your 10th property investment, there’s a lot to consider. There is one place in the world that surpasses all others in terms of Hawaii real estate investment and that place is Kapalua, Maui!

Celebrate 2018 New Years Eve in Maui Hawaii

Are you racking your brain on what to do for New Year’s Eve this year? 2019 is right around the corner and we hope you and your special person, friends, and family are planning on ringing in the New Year in Maui, Hawaii.

Manifest Your Dreams With This Luxury Property

If luxury properties are your “thing” and you’ve been looking for a one-of-a-kind million dollar property then it’s time you cast your eye towards Maui, Hawaii to check out this amazing property at 1212 Summer Road.

Oceanfront Condos For Sale in Coconut Grove Villas in Maui

Are you an investor looking for the perfect Hawaii real estate investment? Are you looking for an amazing piece of property that embodies a true tropical escape that’s complete with an oceanfront view in an ideal location? You are going to love Coconut Grove Villas.

Advice on Moving to Hawaii from the Mainland

Are you finally taking that leap of faith? If you have decided to make the move to Maui and are feeling a little overwhelmed, we have a go-to guide for you to help make your big move a breeze. Here’s our handy checklist of tips on what you need to know before moving to Maui.

Catch Henry Kapono at Holiday Pops

The holidays are just around the corner and you know what that means? ‘Tis the season to celebrate! And what better way to celebrate this special time of year than with Hawaii’s beloved Henry Kapono.

Hawaii Luxury Home Owners Look To Pineapple Hill Estates

Luxury homes in Hawaii are becoming increasingly popular these days. With incredible views, amazing properties, and peace and quiet, it’s no wonder prospective Hawaii homeowners are becoming increasingly more intrigued with homes for sale in Pineapple Hill.

Run for a Great Cause this Winter on Maui

If you love the holidays as much as we do and are looking for ways to give back during this season of giving then you will definitely want to check out this amazing Christmas run in honor of the Maui Food Bank.

Maui County 2nd Highest for Hawaii Mortgage Approval

For those of us that live in Maui, there are so many reasons to celebrate being a part of this amazing community. But did you know that Maui happens to be among the top counties in the state for mortgage loan approval?

Maui is the Best Island in Hawaii and One of the Top 12 in America

As the saying goes here in Hawaii, “Maui No Ka Oi”, meaning that Maui is the best and that keeps getting affirmed over and over again. With our beautiful white sand beaches, our amazing rolling countryside, the majestic Haleakala Mountain, Maui has been voted once again one of the best islands in America.

Moving To West Maui With Pets

You’ve finally done it. You’ve been searching for the perfect area in Hawaii to call home and now you’ve found it in West Maui. It’s an exciting time! But it can also be a stressful one. So, while there might be a lot going on to get you prepared for the big move, here are a few tips to make the process of moving with your pet a little easier.

Live Your Best Life at this Kapalua Ridge Villas Condo for Sale

Have you been looking for your next Maui real estate investment? Or are you thinking of downsizing your current home in Hawaii to something a little more comfortable and convenient? Consider real estate for sale at Kapalua Ridge Villas, one of the premier condominium developments in West Maui with this exclusive condo for sale.

West Maui Named Best Beach Town to Live In

Attention beach lovers! Did you know that Maui happens to be home to two of the best beach towns to live in all of the United States? According to a recent study published by, Lahaina ranked number 1 as the best beach towns to live in whereas nearby Kihei along Maui’s south side won the number 8 spot.

Join This Special Fundraiser in Honor of Maui Kupuna

In Hawaii and in life, few things are as important as our values. Here at Sakamoto Properties, we value giving back to our island neighbors and honoring institutions and organizations that do the same. One such place is  Hale Makua, a Maui-based organization that opened in 1946 as a home for our island elders who were in need of assistance.

Fall in Love With This Pineapple Hill Home

If you haven’t heard of Maui’s Pineapple Hill neighborhood then you will be happy to know that this up and coming community has some of the finest homes for sale in all of Maui, complete with stunning ocean views and multi-million dollar houses.

Maui Ranked Number One Island in Hawaii and Top 15 in the World

For those of us who are lucky to call Hawaii home, we try to never take for granted the gift we have of waking up in paradise every single day. Words can’t describe just how beautiful this place, perhaps that is why Maui was recently awarded the number 1 spot on Travel + Leisure’s list of the “Top Islands in Hawaii” in its 2018 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.

Stunning Dream Home for Sale in Kapalua Maui

Are you interested in investing in an exclusive real estate in paradise? We think we have the perfect home for you. Located in Kapalua is 210 Crestview Rd., a property that has everything you need to make your dream home in Maui complete.

Cannot Miss 2018 Maui Hula Show with Ku Mai Ka Hula

It is said that Hula is the heart of Hawaii and anyone in the islands knows just how near and dear this special cultural dance is to the people here. On Sept. 8th, you will have a chance to watch the Ku Mai Ka Hula competition, which features award-winning halaus competing in solo and group performances.

Condo Sales in Maui Increased this June

Attention Maui condominium homeowners! Now may be a great time to sell as prices are increasing on the island for condominium units across the board. According to the latest statistics from the Realtors Association of Maui, the sale of condominium homes on Maui increased during the month of June compared to the same time last year.

Live the High Life at this Ritz Carlton Condo

Near the renowned Ritz Carlton Resort and within the Maui Ritz Carlton Residences of Kapalua is an immaculate and tasteful condo for sale that will give you the luxury lifestyle you’ve dreamed about with all the desirable amenities you can imagine. 

Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival Kicks Off August 10th

This coming August, you can join in a family-friendly event in celebration of Hawaii’s precious hula dance during the annual Emma Farden Sharpe Hula Festival. Every year this delightful event is put on by the Farden Ohana, Lahaina Hawaiian Civic Club and the Lahaina Town Action Committee as an ode to the late Kumu Hula Emma Farden Sharpe of Lahaina.

Live in Luxury in Kapalua at this Exquisite Home

Are you in the market for a beautiful, high-end luxury home in Maui? Are you someone who loves spacious floor plans, tall ceilings, one-of-a-kind decor and a home where you can live out your island dream? Then we have a perfect fit for you! This 1212 Summer Road home in Kapalua is your next dream home in Maui and embodies the luxury lifestyle that you’ve always desired.

Beachfront Kapalua Home Sold for $12 Million

If you’re in the market for luxury West Maui real estate, you’ll find some of the island’s most exquisite properties in Kapalua. Just last month, a sale closed for $12 million on a gorgeous beachfront home , with our own Roy Sakamoto representing the buyer. It was the highest price on a sale on Kapalua Place in about ten years.

West Maui Real Estate Statistics for May 2018

Maui home and condo sales rose in May, while prices remained flat, according to the Realtors Association of Maui. That’s island-wide data, and while we’re going to go over the numbers as usual , we’re also going to touch on the data for the Kapalua, Kaanapali, Lahaina, and Napili/Kahana/Honokowai areas.

Buying a New Home vs an Old Home in Maui Hawaii

A common question we get from buyers is whether you can get the same value from an old home as you would from a new home. When you’re making a substantial investment in Maui real estate, it’s only natural to wonder whether you’re going to get as much out of an old structure as a new structure. Here are some of the many factors to consider as you answer this question.

Kapalua Bay Beach Tops 2018 Dr. Beach List

If you’re on the hunt for West Maui real estate, chances are good that you love the ocean. Beaches on this magnificent side of the island are some of the finest in the world, and according to Dr. Beach, Kapalua Bay Beach has broken through from second place to first, as the best beach in the nation.

Maui Luxury Real Estate Team

Luxury Maui Home for Sale in Kaanapali with Sweeping Island Views

We have a multi-million dollar listing in an amazing neighborhood that we’d like to share with you this week. Located in the Kaanapali district, you’re going to just adore this exclusive property. Kaanapali is an incredible neighborhood along West Maui and is near many things to do and see on Maui. One home for sale on Anapuni Place is a luxury home owner’s dream come true!

Buy Real Estate at The Pinnacle Kaanapali and Live the Dream Life

Whether you’re thinking of buying property in west Maui or are looking for an oceanfront luxury home, there’s plenty of options for you to choose from. That being said, there’s one neighborhood in particular that stands out among the rest. And that place just happens to be real estate at The Pinnacle Kaanapali.

Master of the Impossible Tomas Kubinek on Maui this February

Are you looking for an event to attend that’s a little bit out of the ordinary?  Well if you’re interested in some entertainment that’s a bit off the beaten path then you’re going to love catching a glimpse of Tomáš Kubínek, a European performer who mixes circus, theater, and comedy together for his audiences’ enjoyment. 

The Best in Homes for Sale in Maui

What makes a good home on Maui? Well, there are many factors but among the top are the location, the style, accessibility, amount of privacy and land and the uniqueness of the home itself. Well, right now there’s a  home for sale in Maui  that includes all of these and so much more.

Cost of Single Family Residential Homes for Sale in Maui on the Rise

The housing real estate market continues to show some steadfast improvement on the island of Maui. It appears as if the last few months of the year are relatively calm here on the island, but according to the latest Maui real estate market trends, there are a few reasons for sellers of residential homes to celebrate and here’s why.

Aston at Papakea Resort Offers Affordable Oceanfront Condos for Sale

West Maui has so many great real estate property opportunities that it may seem difficult to choose which one to purchase. See what these great condos have to offer!

Celebrate 2019 New Years on Maui with These Fun Activities

Are you ready for the new year? Has 2018 seemed to drag on too long or was it a great year but you’re ready to see what 2019 has in store for you? Well, you’re not alone and there are so many reasons to celebrate the new year. And what better way to celebrate the new year in Maui than with a night out under the stars.

Ocean Views at Hawaii Resort Condo for Sale at Kaanapali Alii

If you’re looking for beachfront resort property and you’re not quite sure where to start then don’t worry. Let us introduce you to one of our favorites: the Kaanapali Alii Resort. This condo complex is beachfront and is just a short walk to some incredible restaurants and shops in West Maui.

Why Lahaina is One of the Best Places to Buy a Home in Hawaii

When you think about buying a home in Hawaii, what comes to mind? Probably beaches, somewhere you can watch the sunset, some place near epic nightlife and amazing activities, yet somewhere that also has privacy. If so, we recommend you look into buying your new house in Hawaii in none other than Maui’s beloved Lahaina Town. Here are our top five reasons you should buy Lahaina real estate..

New Maui Real Estate Listings Decreased for September 2018

New real estate listings and pending sales for single family residential homes and condominiums on Maui decreased during the month of September when compared to the same time last year. Conversely, one of our favorite areas, Kaanapali real estate, saw more home sales over the previous month and the previous year.

Hot Luxury Condo Real Estate Investment at Honua Kai

On Maui’s west side there’s no shortage of beautiful places to see and explore. If you’re eyeing out Maui’s west side for your vacation real estate property investment, then you should take some time to look into Honua Kai Resort condos for sale at Kaanapali North Beach.

Maui Kaanapali Villas for Sale Are a Great Vacation Home Investment

Whether it’s your first condo or you’re searching for your next vacation home investment there’s so much to consider. From where you want it to be to what amenities you desire, starting your vacation condominium search can seem like a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be when you find the perfect fit and that perfect fit just so happens to be Maui Kaanapali Villas condos for sale.

Take on Front Street in Lahaina Maui for Halloween 2018

Welcome to the month of October and you know what that means? Halloween is only days away! That’s right. This fun filled holiday that’s great for adults and children alike is just around the corner and we hope you’re prepared to celebrate it with us on Maui. Every year Maui gets a name for itself for having one of the best halloween parties around. Some refer to this annual extravaganza as the “Mardi Gras on Front Street” and rightfully so.

Invest in Maui Beachfront Condos for Sale at Aston Kaanapali Shores

If you need some help with your search for your next real estate investment property on Maui then look no further. At the Aston Kaanapali Shores condos, owners and guests alike can enjoy beachfront access on 10 acres of beautifully-kept grounds in one of Maui’s most beloved neighborhoods.

Lavish Luxury Home Real Estate for Sale in Kapalua Hawaii

If you’re a large estate home buyer and are looking for a million dollar property that comes with uninterrupted views, blue skies above, tropical landscaping, spacious floor plans and so much more then you’re going to love 231 Plantation Club Drive in Kapalua, a luxury Kapalua home for sale in Maui, Hawaii.

Study Says Hawaii Economy Will Grow

According to a recent report published by the Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Hawaii’s economy will grow at a 1.7 percent rate per year between 2016 and 2045. We’re excited to see our lovely valley isle economy grow and hope you are thinking about being a part of that growth.

Fall in Love with this Luxury Home for Sale in Kapalua Maui

If you’re a home investor and are looking for your next property on Maui then you’re going to love this spacious, elegantly designed, and meticulously crafted, $7.9 million dollar property located at 100 Hawane Loop in Kapalua.

Why You Should Buy An Oceanfront Condo at Kaanapali Alii Resort

Whether you’re looking for your first home, second home or vacation rental investment property in Hawaii, it can sometimes seem overwhelming at times. But if you’re on the prowl for a beautiful home in Maui, then there’s a place you should consider that has a lot to offer: the Kaanapali Alii Resort.

Million Dollar Oceanfront Real Estate Listing in Maui - Live a Life of Luxury

Luxury home buyers rejoice because the home you’ve been dreaming of is right here on Maui! We have the perfect luxury home for you. This multimillion dollar luxury Maui oceanfront property Kahana Oceanfront home on Lower Honoapiilani Road is everything you need and more and we’re going to tell you why right now.

Buy Your Tickets to Spiked! for the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival this October

Do you love awakening your senses by trying different cuisines and specialty-made drinks? Do you consider yourself a true food and wine connoisseur? Then you’re going to really enjoy this exciting event coming up this October on Maui.

View Maui Homes for Sale via our New Webcam

If you’re just now looking into purchasing your next piece of luxury Maui real estate and are interested in seeing what’s out there, then you’ll love the live streaming Hawaii real estate webcams featured on our website. With the benefit of this technology you can see the exceptional views of certain homes for sale on Maui from the comfort of your computer – any time of the day!

The Maui Real Estate Market is Hot this Summer

Maui’s Real Estate market is steady and remains competitive this summer. According to the latest statistics from the Realtors Association of Maui, Inc.for June 2018, buyer competition is at an all time high this summer and sales are going off on Maui and elsewhere!

Maui Coffee Farm For Sale in Kaanapali

Are you a true lover of Hawaii coffee? Have you ever dreamed about one day owning your own coffee farm in Hawaii and sharing your amazing work with the world? Well, the Maui Coffee Farms for Sale in Kaanapali just may be what you’ve been dreaming of.

Your Dream Maui Home Awaits at 516 Pacific Drive

If your heart has been longing to invest in a luxury home in paradise, then why not take a moment to explore this gorgeous 516 Pacific Drive home in Kapalua, Maui. Located in the up and coming gated community of Pineapple Hill on Maui’s West side is this turnkey home complete with an ocean and golf course view.

Top Reasons to Buy Your Next Luxury Home in Kaanapali

Aloha luxury home owners! If you’re someone who enjoys the finer things in life then you’ll want to make your next luxury home or condo purchase in the Kaanapali area on the island of Maui. Why? Don’t worry. We’re getting there. Here are a few reasons why Kaanapali is THE best place to purchase luxury real estate in all of the world.

Join the 2018 Annual Chinese Moon Festival Celebration in Lahaina

Are you living on Maui or planning to move here by this fall and are looking for a way to see Maui in a whole new light? Perhaps this September you may consider attending the annual Moon Festival in West Maui’s Lahaina where you can eat delicious food, explore a different culture and join in on all the fun and excitement this festival has to offer.

Now is a Good Time to Buy a Vacation Home on Maui

As the economy continues to improve and more people are looking into investing in Hawaii real estate, now more than ever is the best time to explore homes for sale in Maui. According to the latest statistics report from the Realtors Association of Maui, the housing market is expected to remain competitive as an increase in paying jobs and an ever-improving economy are anticipated to be influencing factors in the already tense and tight Maui real estate market.

Your Guide to Buying Luxury Island Real Estate in Maui

Are you a luxury home connoisseur or aspiring to be one? Are you someone who enjoys the thrill of purchasing a multi-million dollar mansion in a tropical paradise? Of course you are! And if you’re looking into what to expect from your luxury house purchase on Maui then please read on. Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind for your next high-end estate adventure in the islands.

Act Now And Buy This Home for Sale in Hawaii TODAY

Have you been searching online and browsing through the classified section for houses for sale in Hawaii? Do you have an idea in your head for what it is you’d love to have in a home but just can’t seem to find the perfect fit? Well, look no further because we have a special feature right now on a listing that is sure to turn heads.

Stunning Luxury Beachfront Home For Sale in Maui Hawaii

Summertime in Maui has arrived and what a beautiful time to be looking for your next luxury home in paradise. This Kapalua
luxury beachfront home at 3 Kapalua Place is THE hottest luxury estate on the market this summer. Located a stone’s-throw away from a beautiful Maui beach, this home is a true palace in paradise.

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Things to Do In Maui - Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge

While on this blog we often talk about real estate, we also like to focus on places, events, and people that make Maui No Ka Oi (the best). One of our favorite spots on the island just so happens to be the Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge and we want to tell you why.

South Maui Real Estate Market Sales and Prices Remain Steady

Have you been keeping up with property sales on Maui? Are you considering buying a home in South Maui or perhaps thinking about purchasing a real estate investment vacation condo in Wailea? It helps to stay up to date with the latest in real estate market trends on the island so you know exactly what to expect for your Hawaii home purchase. Right now the South Maui real estate market continues to remain strong and steady.

Join the 2019 Maui 5K Run This Summer

Are you looking for a fun and good cause to participate in this coming spring and summer time? Are you someone who enjoys having an active lifestyle and want to use it to help others? Well if this sounds like you then get ready because the Maui Annual 5K Run is right around the corner and you don’t want to miss it!

Enjoy Life in Hawaii and Buy a Condo at Makena Surf Resort

With palm trees, a bright blue ocean, and plenty of nature to enjoy, the Valley Isle is truly the best place to live so it is no wonder why you have chosen Maui for your upcoming Hawaii real estate investment. And there currently some beautiful condos for sale at Makena Surf Resort

South Maui Real Estate Market Holds Steady as 2018 Comes to a Close

It never hurts to stay up to date with the latest in real estate so you know exactly what to expect for your purchase. Right now the market in South Maui continues to remain strong and steady. According to the October 2018 statistics from the Realtor’s Association of Maui, the real estate market as a whole remained calm and that goes double for the South Maui area.

Stargazing on Maui is Going to Be Your Next Favorite Activity

On Maui, there is no shortage of adventure to be had both indoors and outdoors. If you’re looking for an adventure that is fun and simple then you’re going to want to choose stargazing for your next outing.

David Sedaris Tour Comes to Maui January 2019

2018 is almost over and the New Year is right around the corner. If you are looking for a fun event to attend in the New Year then make sure to mark your calendar for Jan. 23rd because renowned writer David Sedaris will be visiting the island.

Live it up at Kanani Wailea

Maui is home to so many incredible neighborhoods: from the relaxed, laid-back vibe of the upcountry area to the beach town lifestyle along West Maui, there are so many different places to live that appeal to discerning tastes all over the globe. If you have been dreaming of buying a beachfront condo in a beautiful neighborhood then Kanani Wailea real estate is a place you might want to add on your Maui MLS search.

Lavish Luxury Condos for Sale at Wailea Ekolu Village

Nestled in the prestigious Wailea Resort community of South Maui, Wailea Ekolu is one of Maui’s finest neighborhoods to kick back into. Wailea Ekolu Village home buyers will enjoy unprecedented views, privacy, and exquisite home designs along with the convenience of living close to some of Maui’s most incredible beaches, restaurants and more.

Maui Median Home Price, Can You Buy a House in Hawaii

We know what you’re thinking. Is it possible to ever make your dream of being a homeowner on Maui come true? Well, anything is possible but first, you will need to collect all the facts, data, and information available to help you make this a reality!

Buy a Luxury Condo at Kai Malu in Wailea, Hawaii

The luxury home sales in Kai Malu are ideal for any new or existing homeowner. Located in South Maui, Kai Malu has it all to make your Hawaii home dreams a reality. Nestled amongst prestigious Wailea real estate and behind the gates of this condominium community, you will be close to all the most amazing snorkeling, white sandy beaches, delicious eateries, shopping plazas and so much more.

Maui a Top County for Mortgage Approval in Hawaii

Choosing to purchase Hawaii real estate is certainly a big decision. For those of you who enjoy investing in homes or if you’re simply someone who is looking into buying their very first home, Maui may sound like a dream come true. Real estate in Maui may seem like it comes with an expensive price tag, but what if we told you that Maui is among the top counties in Hawaii for mortgage approval? We think that might sway you.

Celebrate Maui Local Vendors at the Made in Maui County Festival

One of the Valley Isle’s most exciting and sought-after events has got to be the annual Made in Maui County Festival. Every year, this special event brings together so many talented entrepreneurs from the island of Maui, Molokai, and Lanai to showcase their passion and work to the public. This year is expected to be the best festival to date and you won’t want to miss it!

Hot Hawaii Vacation Condo Real Estate Investment at Hoolei Grand Wailea

If you’re living on Maui and are looking for a new home or are considering investing in your next property, we have an incredible place in mind for you! So if you’re ready to take your life to the next level and live in luxury on Maui then you’re going to love the upscale community that real estate at Ho’olei at Grand Wailea for sale can provide.

PGA Tour Golf Event 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions this January

Tickets are on sale now for this special golf sporting event that kicks off at The Plantation Course in Kapalua. Prices vary as there will be special offers and different packages including a kamaaina discount for $25 all day pass. The Sentry Tournament of Champions is only for professional players from the 2018 PGA TOUR. This exclusive sports event has been on Maui since the late 90’s.

Maui Condo Real Estate Prices Increase by 27 Percent

According to the latest statistics from the Maui Realtors Association, new listings are down on Maui but prices for condominium homes continue to increase. The latest report states that new listings on Maui for single family homes and condos both decreased during the month of August.

Maui Wailea Grand Champions Villas For Sale Today

Condos for sale in Maui are gaining in popularity in the real estate market and now is a great time to buy before Maui condo prices increase any further. So if you are considering in buying your own condo or investing a vacation rental real estate purchase then make sure to look into the Wailea Grand Champions Villas for sale in Maui, Hawaii.

Maui Wins Again Ranking as Top Island in Hawaii

From the beautiful sunrises over Haleakala to the glorious sunsets along the west side to the plethora of activities to choose from, Maui is truly something special. Perhaps that’s why our unique island recently landed the number 1 spot in Travel + Leisure magazine’s list of “Top Islands in Hawaii” in its 2018 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.

Hawaii Economy is on the Upswing

A recent report by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) shows that Hawaii’s economy is anticipated to grow over the next 30 years . According to the report, Hawaii’s economy is expected to increase by 1.7 percent per year between 2016 and 2045. This number is based and measured by the real gross domestic product and authorities believe civilian jobs will increase at a 0.8 percent rage.

Consider Wailea Highlands Real Estate for Your Hawaii Home

If you are just getting started on your Maui MLS listings search and are looking for a beautiful home for sale in a safe, friendly community then you would love Wailea Highlands real estate with their luxurious architecture and custom furnishings, immaculate landscaping, spacious floor plans and unmatchable views.

Price of Condos and Homes for Sale on Maui Increase for July 2018

According to a recent report by the Realtors Association of Maui, the median sales price of single-family homes and condos increased in July compared to the same time last year while experts tackle whether prices will remain steady this year. Check out more findings from this report.

Your Guide to the Best Shopping in Maui

Whether you are a lucky full-time island resident, part-time condo owner, or on a Maui MLS search for your perfect home, there’s always so much to consider. But one of the most important factors to consider while living or moving here is where to find the best shopping for your needs. We have listed some of the best places to go in Maui for shopping, that way you don’t have to stress when you find the perfect area of Maui to call home.

Catch Hawaii's Acclaimed Short Film Festival this Fall

Watch out Maui because another film festival is right around the corner! This September film lovers may gather in numbers to participate and celebrate Hawaii’s acclaimed  short film festival and it is stopping on Maui!

Condominium Sales Prices Increase by 20 percent on Maui

According to recent statistics released by the Realtors Association of Maui, the median sales price increased by around 20 percent compared to last year for condominium homes on the island to about $515,000. The latest findings say this is a sign of a healthy housing market that is expected to stay strong throughout the summer of 2018. Discover more of the report’s findings, particularly pertaining to South Maui Real Estate.

Wailea Pualani Estates Real Estate: Living at its Finest

If you are looking for comfortable living at its finest then you can count on it being found at property listings at beautiful Wailea Pualani Estates real estate for sale in Maui’s south side. Wailea Pualani Estates is an up and coming residential neighborhood that is private, protected, and offers stunning homes at reasonable prices.

Why Summer 2018 is THE Best Time to Buy a Home in Maui

Summer has arrived and with it comes a changing of the seasons. Maui is a great place to invest in whether you’re looking into purchasing a potential vacation rental investment property in Hawaii or a residential home that would be ideal to raise a family. That being said, the prices of homes are not getting any cheaper on the island and as the economy continues to improve and real estate market continues to tighten, it’s never been a better time to buy than now.

The 2018 Pailolo Challenge is Set for September!

Whether you are looking forward to getting into your bikini and hitting the beach or have been counting down the days for when you can take a trip along the Road to Hana, you probably can’t wait to get to know your new home. If you love this island as much as we do and are looking for an event that you don’t want to miss then we suggest you get prepared to watch or maybe even participate in the annual Pailolo Challenge that is scheduled to kick off on September 15!

Best Maui Steak House Restaurants

Are you a carnivore at heart? Does your mouth water at the idea of sinking your teeth into a delicious, thick steak coupled with some tasty mash potatoes and a few grilled vegetables? Then let us help you choose just which restaurant in Maui to go to satisfy your cravings.

Your Dream Home Awaits with Wailea Golf Vistas Real Estate

If you are thinking about investing in your next home here on Maui, then you’re probably wondering where do you even start? Well, if you’re like most people then you’re probably looking for real estate in a great location that is close to the beaches, safe, near some fun outdoor activities and one that comes with a great view for sunset. I mean, isn’t that what living on Hawaii is all about?

Buying a Home in Hawaii is as Easy as A B C

Are you looking into buying your next home on Maui but are having some challenges with the process? Is all this real estate jargon confusing you? Don’t you wish you could have someone who could personally translate all the Hawaiian words that are new to you? We have a helpful tool that can break down the language in one, easy-to-use, real estate glossary.

Pacific Cancer Foundation 10th Annual Paddle for Life

If you are looking for a good cause to join this fall, then why not participate in the 10th Annual Paddle for Life here on Maui. Come October 6th and 7th, paddlers and ocean enthusiasts alike will gather at the Hanakaoo Beach Park to celebrate this decades-long event in honor of those who have overcome one of life’s greatest difficulties.

Best Golf Courses in Maui Hawaii

Here on Maui, we have a wide selection of some of the best golf courses in the world. And no, we are not exaggerating. The golf courses here on Maui are truly a golfer’s paradise. We simply cannot express enough how beautiful as well as challenging these courses can be for both the experienced golfer and those of you who are new to the game. And if you don’t believe us, here’s some background information on some of  our favorite golf courses on Maui.

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Join the Whales Tales on Maui this February

Looking for an amazing event to attend this coming year? If so, then you might want to check out Whales Tales this coming February. Lasting from February 15th until February 18th, this premier whale research and education event will bring together renowned scientists, filmmakers, and conservations to discuss all things whales!

Condo for Sale in Kapalua Bay Villas

Are you doing your research for your next vacation condo purchase? Are your scoping out Maui for your next investment property and are you excited to learn about what’s for sale here? Well, if this sounds like you and if you’re ready to invest in a property that is one-of-a-kind then you’re going to want to look into Kapalua Bay Villas.

Kapalua Place Offers the Finest in Luxury Homes on Maui

Kapalua Place is unlike any other place in the world. With homes firmly in an upscale price range, these homes truly embody the essence of opulence. These multi-million dollar homes are secluded and offer privacy that you can’t find anywhere else in the world, matched with views that are second to none.

Get Ready for the Sentry Tournament of Champions 2019

One thing that excites me about starting a new year is the chance to support some of my favorite events. And one of those events just happens to be the Sentry Tournament of Champions that’s scheduled for January 2nd through the 6th!

Maui Has Some of the Best Mortgage Rates Hawaii

If owning a home in Hawaii has caught your attention lately and you’re wondering if you can do it, then you’ll be happy to know that Maui has some of the best mortgage rates in all of Hawaii. According to a recent report conducted by SmartAsset, a web-based financial technology company, Maui is among the top counties in the state for mortgage approval.

Explore This Amazing Maui Villa Today!

Are you on the lookout for your next oceanfront townhome in Maui? Well you’re in luck because I have a new listing at 500 Bay Drive in Kapalua that you’re going to love. Here you will have all your townhome needs met in one incredible setting. With up-to-date amenities, an amazing view, and a great location, you’ll be so happy to settle into your next home in Maui.

Get Ready For The Maui XTERRA Run!

Attention Maui residents are you ready for what is sure to be one of the most exciting athletic events this year? On October 28th the renowned XTERRA World Championship race will come to Maui and it is sure to bring with it plenty of fun, games and memories for all. Every year this competitive outdoor event brings together community and talented athletes in an exciting day of running, swimming and heart-pumping cycling.

Join the Fun this Fall at the Maui County Fair

It’s fair time! If you love ferris wheels, arcade games, delicious food and fun times with friends and family then you are definitely going to love attending the 2018 Maui County Fair in Kahului! This year marks the 96th Maui Fair that will kickoff on Oct. 4th and last until Oct. 7th. This year’s theme just happens to be, “Celebrating the Good Ol Days- time spent looking back and making memories.”

Buy a New Condo in Paradise at the Kapalua Bay Villas

The one great thing about Maui is that there’s something for everyone no matter what your taste, style or expectations may be. And that also happens to be the case when it comes to real estate on the island. One neighborhood in particular can offer you a range of choices in design and price range. At the Kapalua Bay Villas along Maui’s west side, this condo community rests atop an oceanfront ridge that gives residents a peaceful and beautiful view of West Maui sunsets, nearby islands, and, of course, the gorgeous blue ocean.

Make Your Next Home Purchase Count at the Kapalua Plantation Estates

If you’re looking for an investment that makes sense for the long haul and one that will also meet your impeccable tastes and needs, then we encourage you to take a moment to consider the Kapalua Plantation Estates here on Maui. Homes built on this 720-acre private property are located in an idyllic setting overlooking one of Maui’s most famous golf courses, the Kapalua Plantation Course.

Purchase Your Next Slice of Maui Real Estate at Kapalua Drive

Buying a home or condo on Maui is truly a dream come true for any homeowner. If you’re one of those wise individuals who have decided to retire on this beautiful island in the Pacific then give yourself a pat on the back! You earned it. Now it’s time to look for that perfect little home to settle into so you can spend the rest of your days watching the sunset every night against the beautiful ocean blue. This listing at 500 Kapalua Drive is an incredible investment. Built in 1977, this condo has been remodeled and has modern-day luxuries and incredible views.

Paddle For Life Kicks off This Fall

This October you will have a chance to join in on a good cause during the 10th Annual Paddle for Life here on Maui. Grab your friends and your paddle and sign up for what is sure to be a memorable experience. This annual event brings together paddlers, cancer survivors, friends, family and more to rally around health, love and happiness in hopes of raising money for the Pacific Cancer Foundation.

Buy or Build Your Next Home at Honolua Ridge

Are you on the fence about your next home investment? Have you been contemplating whether or not you should build or buy your next home in Hawaii? Well, I know just how important of a decision you’re facing and that’s why I’m here to let you in on a little secret called Honolua Ridge. Located on Maui’s west side, Honolua Ridge has both acres for sale and homes for sale in Maui.

Why Kapalua is the Best Place to Live

Have you been waiting your entire life to call this remote island your home and are wondering what neighborhood would best meet your upscale needs? Well, if this sounds like you then we have a suggestion that is sure to please you. If you’re in the market for a high-end home in a wonderful neighborhood where you can golf, wine and dine, and do a lot of shopping, then Maui’s Kapalua district is without a doubt the spot for you.

Discover the Maui Marathon

Known as one of the best marathons in the world, including the #10 destination marathon in North America by Runner’s World Magazine, the Maui Marathon is a celebrated community gathering that includes health, wellness, the spirit of giving and love for our island residents. According to the organizers’ website, it is the longest running event in all of the state of Hawaii, and is the oldest marathon of its kind west of the Mississippi River. And this year it will be happening all over again on October 14th.

Homes for Sale in Maui Hawaii

Are you ready to make your next home purchase on Maui? Are you looking for something quaint yet luxurious with an ocean view complete with quiet and peaceful scenery? If so, then 1012 at 100 Ridge Rd. in Kapalua is worth exploring. This beautiful Kapalua condo comes complete with brand new carpets and drapes and has a lovely outdoor lanai where you and your friends can wine and dine while watching the sunset on the ocean.

Top To Dos in West Maui

Are you planning a trip to Maui’s West Side and aren’t sure what to do or where to start? Don’t worry. We have your back. There’s plenty to do, see, and explore along Maui’s West Side communities and we have some  tips that will help you see and do as much as you can.

Enjoy the Beautiful Kapalua Golf Villas TODAY

The Kapalua Golf Villas are known as some of Maui’s finest upscale condominium homes. Located near the stunning Kapalua Bay, these condos are perfectly positioned to meet all your heart’s desires. Located within the prestigious and beautiful Kapalua Resort, this allows the owners and guests to enjoy and experience the many amenities available at this facility. 

Celebrate Cinema During the 2018 Maui Film Festival

This June marks the 19th Annual Maui Film Festival on the Valley Isle. Bring your family, friends and loved ones to experience this three-day event on the shores of Maui. This year’s festival will kick off at none other than the beautiful Grand Wailea. The theme this year is “Taste Of” with the first night including a “Taste of Summer”.

Coconut Grove Has It All

Do you love condos with privacy and a view? Are you looking for a home on Maui that is both luxurious, conveniently located and quiet? Have you been dreaming about your next home purchase in Kapalua? Then I have just what you’re looking for at Coconut Grove! For starters, this neighborhood could not be more ideal. Coconut Grove condos are located on 12 awe-inspiring acres of oceanfront property in the Kapalua Bay area of West Maui.

The Maui Classical Music Festival Kicks Off This May

Perhaps you are familiar with Maui’s Annual Classical Music Festival; but if you’ve never heard of it, then today is your lucky day. This creative festival brings some of the best in classical performances right here to our little island home. This year, there will be new performers added to the acclaimed lineup, including a young guitarist who is often referred to as “achingly beautiful.” His name is Colin Davin and he will be visiting the stage along with festival violinist Benny Kim.

Upscale Living at Pineapple Hill Estates

For those who enjoy and appreciate the finer things in life, the Pineapple Hill Estates is just for you. This neighborhood is located on the island of Maui on the Valley Isle’s famous west side. Here you will enjoy all the benefits of living on a remote island in a tropical paradise you’ve only dreamed about. Now you can make that dream a reality by purchasing a home in this one-of-a-kind community.

Top Golf Courses in Kapalua and Kaanapali

If you and your loved ones enjoy spending time on the green, then you’ll be happy to know Maui is home to some of the best golf courses in the world! Our island home truly is a golfer’s dream and that is especially the case on Maui’s west side. Along the shores of Kapalua and Kaanapali you will find golf courses of quality and will have the opportunity to tee off on fairways used by PGA champions. Here’s our list of the top three best golf courses in Kapalua and Kaanapali.

An Inside Look at the Kapalua Ironwoods

Maui’s west side community of Kapalua is more than a tourist attraction with its stretches of beaches and incredible views. It could also be your next home. This is especially the case at the Kapalua Ironwoods. Here you will find a beautifully-designed property that provides owners with access to a swimming pool, jacuzzi spa, multiple tennis courts a weight room and more. This area will give you the privacy you desire with the luxury you’ve always craved.

Experience Ulalena at the Maui Theater

Experience the remarkable tale of the island of Maui throughout history during a night at the Maui Theater watching the acclaimed Ulalena! Ulalena runs Monday through Thursday during the month of January and February, and tells the story of the birth, transformation and rebirth of the island.

Say Hello to Kapalua Place

One of the most majestic things about Kapalua is its exclusivity. Amazing beaches, the best restaurants and golf courses, and stunning views of Lanai and Molokai all feel like amenities only Kapalua can provide. Say aloha to Kapalua Place – a gated community sporting the finest luxury homes on Maui, consisting of 8 properties spread across 10 acres and overlooking Oneola Bay. Take a look at these four properties available and you’ll see why Kapalua Place ranks as one of Maui’s most sought-after neighborhoods.