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When most people imagine Maui, they picture pristine, white-sand beaches, tropical gardens and picturesque waterfalls. But miles up the slopes of Haleakala, there is a different view of Hawaii.

Since the late 1800s, the paniolo, or Hawaiian cowboys, have wrangled cattle in Upcountry Maui from Makawao town to Ulupalakua. Today, Upcountry Maui is still home to several working cattle ranches, many of which have been upgraded with luxurious modern amenities. Here are some of our favorites:

Piiholo Ranch - 325 Waiahiwi Road, Makawao, Hawaii 96768

Nestled on the lush slopes of Haleakala just outside of the historic Makawao town, Piiholo Ranch is one of the busiest operating cattle ranches on Maui. With more than 800 acres of sprawling pastures,

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Rock star Pat Benatar and her guitarist husband Neil “Spyder“ Giraldo are offering their secluded Hana estate for $3.6 million.

The oceanfront home perches atop a private cove that's minutes from the sleepy town of Hana. As recently featured in Wall Street Journal and Mansion Global, the famed couple lived there full time with their two daughters for several years until about 2009. Island Sotheby’s International Realty agents Dan Omer and Megan Bouhey are listing the home, which offers breathtaking views that sweep from the Big Island to Haleakala crater. 

Hana is known as one of Maui’s most pristine jewels with dozens of waterfalls, freshwater pools and hiking spots scattered throughout the area. Located minutes away from Waioka Pond — also

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On an island that’s consistently named one of the best in the world, there are few reasons why you would want to stay indoors. From Maui’s vibrant oceanfront sunsets to cool trade winds rustling through palm trees, the Valley Isle has many intoxicating charms that deter its visitors from staying inside on sunny Hawaii days.

But some modern homes combine the best of indoor comforts with Maui’s breathtaking natural wonders. With living areas that provide seamless transitions between the two environments, here are some of our favorite homes that epitomize indoor-outdoor island living.

Kihei Oceanfront Estate - 3002 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Hawaii 96753

South Maui's Keawakapu Beach is only steps away from this elegant beachfront estate, which offers

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$3,325,000 | Kapalua Ironwoods 104 | Ben Willis R(S) & Rob Shelton BIC

This beautiful villa enjoys a corner location overlooking one of Kapalua's most scenic points, the signature fifth hole of Arnold Palmer's Bay Course, Oneloa Bay, and across the channel to Molokai and beyond. The impeccably appointed unit features architecturally unique "sail" ceilings in the entry hall and living area and in the Ironwoods' only master suite fronting directly on the ocean. Separate dressing areas, a his-and-her shower, and a two-person whirlpool distinguish the "master," while stunning handcrafted Maui-produced Koa furniture graces the spacious study that can double as a third bedroom. The beautiful kitchen and dining room offer sweeping ocean vistas, and the

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Expanding the expertise of real estate’s most celebrated
luxury lifestyle brand with our newest agent...

Island Sotheby’s International Realty (ISIR) is pleased to welcome Linda.
She brings grace, professionalism, experience and a great team-spirit to our amazing Upcountry ISIR team.

Contact Linda Briske

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Featured Listing

WAILEA POINT 1401
Offered at $5,999,999

 

 

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From the company’s largest ever sale to date, the esteemed W.T. Waggoner Ranch in Texas, to a $10 million oceanfront masterpiece in California, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Italy, Spain, South Africa and Canada. Here are some highlights from the issue.

01-BriggsFreemanPrice Undisclosed | Texas, USA | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The largest sale in the history of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, The W.T. Waggoner Ranch is one of the largest and most famous ranches in the United States and was established in 1849. Never before offered for sale in 165 years of ownership prior to this sale, the sprawling Ranch estate includes more than 535,000-contiguous acres spread over six

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Sotheby’s International Realty® Brand Leads National Rankings for Individual Sales Volume Category in REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Report

 

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand was the No. 1 real estate company represented in two of the six categories that comprise the 2016 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal “Top Thousand.” The annual report ranks America’s top 1,000 residential real estate agents and teams based on 2015 annual sales volume and transaction sides, and the top 50 agents and top 50 teams on average sales price—making it a ranking of the top 1,100 nationwide.

The Sotheby’s International Realty brand claimed 45 of the top 250 sales associates in

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  "I went with expectations of networking, which were more than exceeded. I did not expect to learn so much about the tools that Sotheby’s Realty has to offer and how that can change my business. Not only did corporate share great business practices and tools but the attendees in the audience of various breakouts shared as well. - Ohana!!!"    — Brandy Donovan, Realtor (S)


Island Sotheby’s International Realty, recently participated in the 2016 Sotheby’s International Realty® Global Networking Event. The event, which took place from May 16 - 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada, brought together approximately 2,300 members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network, with more than 165 of the brand’s companies represented from 40 countries and
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Honolulu, HI (May 24, 2016) – LIST Sotheby’s International Realty recently recorded a landmark transaction with the highest sale price in Kailua since January 2008. It was also the third highest sale on Oahu in the last five years.*

Listed at $23 million by Judith Whitfield of LIST Sotheby’s International Realty, the 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom 6,452 square foot house sits in a private, gated setting on 1.3 acres with 200 linear feet of white, sandy beach along the famed Kailua coastline. Consistently rated one of the best beaches in America, Kailua Beach is a great getaway less than 30 minutes away from Honolulu.

Features include a poolside cabana, tropical water accents such as tiki torches, fire pit, fountains, state-of-the art security

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Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that it has signed an agreement with List Holdings Singapore PTE. LTD. to develop the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand in Singapore.

List Holdings Singapore PTE. LTD. is owned by the same company that operates List Sotheby’s International Realty in Japan and Honolulu, Hawaii. The firm’s Singapore location will be led by Hisashi Kitami, owner and chief executive officer of List Sotheby’s International Realty.

“Singapore is a global financial center making it an attractive market for international buyers,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Hisashi Kitami and his team share our brand’s core values and

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