Maui Real Estate Blog - Kapalua, Kula, Wailea News and More.

Beautifully original 2 bedroom 3 bath, expansive ocean view Wailea Palms Unit #2801. Listed by Ryan MacLaughlin, R(B) and Paul MacLaughlin, PB at 3501 Wailea Alanui Drive, enjoy amazing sunsets or even a short stroll to magical Keawakapu Beach. Privacy and Peace surround you at Wailea Palms along with beautiful amenities... Bask at the pool, take a dip in the hot tub, break a sweat in the gym or just have fun on the putting green. Wailea Palms has it all! For those interested in exploring the Wailea real estate market and available opportunities, visit our Wailea office conveniently located in The Shops at Wailea-3750 Wailea Alanui Dr. Ste. B34 or call us at 808.879.8880.

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Nestled into ranchlands and backed by Haleakala views, this 2.7 acre Ocean View home and working Protea Farm give you the privacy of the country, the advantages of Agricultural use, and the quality of custom construction. Three bedrooms and baths, an office or child’s room off the master bedroom, a guest suite with its own bath, a chef's kitchen, wraparound decks, Central Heat and A/C, Central Vacuum. Warm decorator colors and custom tiles, bring a soft and open feeling to each room. The great use of windows and bi-directional window coverings bring the outside in, or bring in just the light for privacy. This house has a very distinctive and flexible layout for you if you need tutu quarters or just privacy from your guests. The house was planned so

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Hai'ku at its Best

Nothing will come between you and these amazing panoramic north shore views, but that’s not the only reason this home is a must-see. Ideally located close to Hana Highway, this is Ha’iku at its best: a quiet country retreat with easy access to town. But here, home is where you’ll want to be. Take a dip and entertain outdoors in the covered poolside pavilion surrounded by tropical gardens. The mature landscaping ensures a delicious sense of privacy. Indoors, this home is equally light and airy. From breathtaking views of Mt. Haleakala to misty rainbows meeting the shimmering blue Pacific, the landscape of Maui’s stunning north shore greet you indoors as well, thanks to ample windows and soaring ceilings in the living quarters.

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Pukalani house and cottage with an idyllic setting overlooking West Maui. Enjoy half acres of gentle sloping land, perfect for small garden, plant some fruit trees and enjoy the dream on Maui. The owner went through this three bedroom, two and half bath home, with a den, with a fine tooth and comb tuning this home up. There is also a cottage with open beam ceiling and has its own private yard. There is also a large avocado tree which is a big bonus. Listed by Steven Nickens, R(S)

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Perched upon Maui's East shores, atop gentle sea cliffs sliding into a private cove, this Heavenly Hana (click for video) estate is truly one of a kind. One can truly enjoy the cross-section of modern architecture and historic charm while escaping into total serenity, peace and quiet. Every inch of this 3.5 acre property has been strategically planned, with Asian gardens meandering between tropical Hawaiian landscaping, flowing out to expansive park like grass bluffs. The classic architecture of the 2 dwellings, encompassing almost 4,000 sq ft all together, have been totally rebuilt using heavy cement and tile construction providing durability for ocean front living. Enjoy beautiful deck and outdoor space, a green house, multi car garage, describe.

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Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC reported that in 2014 its affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved $70 billion in U.S. home sale transaction volume (transaction sides multiplied by average sale price). This is the highest sales volume performance in the history of the brand’s franchise system, and marks a 17% increase from the prior year. Driven largely by an 11 percent gain in transaction sides, the growth experienced by Sotheby’s International Realty far outpaced the overall U.S. housing market as compared to the one percent increase in sales volume and a three percent decrease in home sales reported by the National Association of Realtors®.

Global Growth

The Sotheby’s International Realty brand also reported

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AURA, Island Sotheby’s International Realty’s listing of landscape photographer Peter Lik’s Kapalua, Maui home, has just been featured in Coastal Contemporary Homes on

The famed auction house’s blog details some of the finest real estate offerings in oceanfront modern architecture: from Malibu to Maui in the United States, as well as Sydney and the Côte d'Azur.

It’s no surprise AURA is included amongst these contemporary masterpieces. Designed by Tom Kundig of Kundig Olson Architects, the home was awarded the prestigious 2011 Grand Award by RADA, (Residential Architects Design Award).

“This house is just incredibly beautiful,” proclaimed one of the RADA judges. Perched on a private 6.5 peninsula overlooking the protected

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We are proud to present our Significant Sales 2014 publication, detailing sales represented by the leaders in the Maui luxury real estate market, Island Sotheby's International Realty.



Having successfully participated in 3 of the Top 5 sales of 2014 in the County and with three offices strategically located throughout Maui, the team of experts at Island Sotheby's International Realty is uniquely positioned to represent clients in the sale of the most exclusive properties islandwide - from Makena properties, to Kapalua luxury homes, to Upcountry estates and everything in between, our specialists know each micro-market and its unique intricacies expertly. Contact us for a private consultation or visit one of our offices today. 

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Island Sotheby’s International Realty is excited to announce that our listing of Peter Lik’s Maui home AURA has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on


Designed by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects, this stunning oceanfront home is situated between Honolua Bay and Mokuleia Bay in the Kapalua Resort. 


Featuring sustainable materials, such as rammed earth walls fused with innovative design, AURA is like no other home on Maui.  Hydraulic controlled glass walls open to the exterior, completely transforming the living area to bring the outside in.  The home’s unique design garnered Residential Architect Design Award’s 2011 Grand Award.

Three connected huts provide privacy:  the center hut, which features the

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The Maui real estate market has proven to be resilient as most of its micro-markets continue to enjoy sustainable increases in valuation - including the high end sector of the market. As such, let us take a closer look at the Top Residential Sales of 2014.

Makena Place 10

The epitome of the Hawaiian splendor with modern sophistication, Makena Place 10 is among the most desirable beachfront properties to hit the market in years, setting the standard for Makena real estate. With sweeping ocean views, seamless indoor/outdoor living, exclusivity in ownership, and magnificent craftsmanship, it is an architectural masterpiece. Sold on January, 2014 for $9.3M, the seller was successfully represented by two of Hawaii's leading experts: Raphael

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