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With Earth Day soon approaching, you’ll surely see articles or tips on how live more sustainably and protect Mother Earth. But at this Haiku property, you’ll make a positive difference all year round.

Imagine being able to live off your own property in paradise, where you can grow your own food, use energy from the sun and live organically. At this stunning Haiku home, you can do just that.

This two-acre property offers the epitome of farm to table living in comfort, boasting almost every upgrade a property owner could think of undertaking. The property's four-bedroom home and cottage are virtually off grid, powered by photovoltaic panels and two Tesla Powerwall backup batteries.

“This house has everything you'd ever want to do to the

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While your home may be your castle, your garden should always be your retreat where you can surround yourself with nature.

And since it’s spring, it’s that time of year when we like to celebrate all that’s blossoming around us. And there’s one of our favorite homes that has a garden that stands above the rest.

In lush Haiku, this estate on Door of Faith Road offers exquisite ocean views, a spacious open floor plan and the potential for building an additional cottage for extra rental income or living space. But that’s not all this property has to offer - in fact, it boasts dozens of abundant trees bearing some of the world’s most delicious fruit.

From bananas to lychee to coconuts, this tropical 2.5 acre property has a plethora of

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April showers bring May flowers is a phrase you often hear in the springtime.

But on Maui, the saying shouldn’t conjure up images of gloomy, gray weather. Instead, we decided to celebrate springtime by highlighting some of our most exotic showers in some of Maui’s finest homes.

15 MALUKAI LANE

After a long day, submerge yourself into a massive copper tup, which was designed with the utmost attention to detail. Or, just across the expansive bathroom, rinse away your worries in the spacious shower with multiple shower heads.

But the bathroom alone is just one magnificent feature of this special home. Nestled in Maluhia at Wailea, this home boasts stunning ocean views, four bedrooms and six bathrooms in the heart of  South Maui’s premier

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April showers bring May flowers is a phrase you often hear in the springtime.

But on Maui, the saying shouldn’t conjure up images of gloomy, gray weather. Instead, we decided to celebrate springtime by highlighting some of our most exotic showers in some of Maui’s finest homes.

15 MALUKAI LANE

After a long day, submerge yourself into a massive copper tup, which was designed with the utmost attention to detail. Or just across the expansive bathroom, rinse away your worries in the spacious shower with multiple shower heads.

But the bathroom alone is just one magnificent feature of this special home. Nestled in Maluhia at Wailea, this home boasts stunning ocean views, four bedrooms and six bathrooms in the heart of  South Maui’s premier

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Everyone knows that Maui is paradise - but the island is a special heaven for golfers.

With meticulously-designed course layouts, breathtaking ocean views and perfect whether, Maui is undeniably one of the most sought after paradises for golfers. Whether you’re a professional or just want to spend a day on the green, Maui offers several phenomenal courses in the island’s finest resort regions. These are a few of our favorites:

Plantation Course at Kapalua

This lot next to the famed Plantation Course could be yours. 

Nothing beats playing where the PGA Tour pros play. Each year, the Plantation Course at Kapalua is home to the Tournament of Champions, which brings the world’s best golfers to the island of Maui. Besides having spectacular

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Posted by Staff Writer on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 at 8:02am.

 A new study says Sotheby’s International Realty is the most trusted residential real estate brokerage in the nation. 

The study, which was conducted by Lifestory Research, was based on nearly 6,300 opinions collected over a year period across the country. Data was gathered by people submitting anonymous opinions about whether they trusted the businesses they interacted with.

“Sotheby’s International Realty produced the highest score,” according to the study.

 Source: Lifestory Research 2018 America’s Most Trusted® Study

After comparing the results to other organizations of similar size, the study found that Sotheby’s International Realty is the most trusted real

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Home sales on Maui skyrocketed last month, with more 50 percent more sold than the same month the year before.

According to recent data from the Realtors Association of Maui, 95 single-family homes were sold in Feb. 2018, up from 63 during the same month in 2017. February also saw a slight increase in sales prices with about a 2 percent rise.

“Markets are poised for increased supply so there is hope that more sellers will take advantage of what appears to be a ready and willing buyer base,” according to the realtor association.  

Single-family homes aren’t the inventory that saw soaring sales on the island. Condominiums sales rose by nearly 9 percent with 122 units sold in February compared to 112 the year before. This comes as condominiums

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After months of design and construction, Island Sotheby’s International Realty has opened a new, South Maui Headquarters.

The new office is located in the heart of South Kihei, perfectly situated in the midst of shops, businesses, restaurants and condominiums. In February, the company celebrated the office’s opening by having it blessed and welcoming the public into the space.

Situated on 2463 South Kihei Road across the street from the azure waters of Kamaole II Beach Park, the office is centrally located to serve Maalaea, Kihei, Wailea and Makena markets. With more than two dozen agents who specialize in both residential and vacation properties, the firm is poised to connect extraordinary estates with extraordinary clients.

The new

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This is great news for Maui Condo Owners! If you don't own a condo yet, be sure to keep these numbers in mind. Maui’s Kāʻanapali (#3), Nāpili (#15) and Wailea (#16) beaches all made TripAdvisor’s 2018 list of the 25 Best Beaches in the US.

The travel planning and booking site announced its Travelers’ Choice awards, which also included the following Hawaiʻi locations (along with their respective rankings): Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve on Oʻahu (#5), Lanikai Beach in Kailua (#10), Waikīkī Beach in Honolulu (#12), Kailua Beach Park (#13), Hāpuna Beach in Puakō, Hawaiʻi (#17) and Poʻipū Beach Park on Kauaʻi.

Many Tourists visit TripAdvisor when planning their yearly holidays.  If I owned a vacation rental, I would be sure to post this on my website.

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What could be better than spending an evening enjoying one of the most authentic Hawaiian luaus? My friend and I were treated to a night out of island music, great food, drinks and entertainment at the Feast at Lele held beach-side at 505 Front Street, Lahaina, Maui. Whether you arrive by land or by sea - this is a special island treat.

The Feast at Lele is a first class luau under the stars, complete with intimate dining and white table linens - not the usual fare at most luaus. Every table had a great view of the dancers with the backdrop of the setting sun over West Maui. Couples enjoy individual table side service while feasting on 4 courses of local island cuisine and a very entertaining and educational trip thru the South Pacific. We tasted

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