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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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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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Running a farm can be hard work, but there’s nothing that compares to the feeling of being self-sufficient and helping to provide for your community.

From raising grass-fed cattle to growing tropical flowers and produce, there are plenty of opportunities on Maui to invest in agricultural properties. Along with the perks that come with working in the sun and the fresh air is the fact that you’re also helping the community become more sustainable.

For the sake of boosting your mental health and the health of the 'aina, here are a few farms and ranches properties ready to be your next agricultural adventure.

UPCOUNTRY NURSERY

Located on the slopes of Haleakala, this 27-acre property is home to Howard’s Nurseries, one of Hawaii’s top

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For some Maui locals, this may come to no surprise: Kula has been named the best place to escape to in Hawaii.

The travel website Expedia recently published a list of the best places in each state that offer peaceful retreats and great places to relax. From quaint small towns to nature preserves, the travel site picked its favorite places where people can go to enjoy tranquility and quiet while being surrounded by pristine nature.

The travel site emphasized locations where visitors can go to recharge and escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. In Hawaii, Expedia’s top pick was Kula, a rural town that sweeps across the slopes of Haleakala.

This Upcountry ranch spans 3,285 acres over some of the most pristine forests and rollings

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Properties like this beachfront Kuau estate just simply don’t exist anymore.

This rare, coastal estate is literally 70 steps from a white, sandy beach and just 67 steps to the palm trees and lawn of Mama’s Fish House, one of Maui’s most famed restaurants. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom home is offered at $10 million and is one of the rare estates located on the beach, just minutes one of Maui’s most famous windsurfing beaches - Ho’okipa.

“Properties like this just don’t exist anymore,” said Island Sotheby’s International Realty agent Karla Aguera, who is representing the seller.

The home is nestled among a handful of other oceanfront estates, but is one of the only properties with a stretch of white-sand beach in its backyard, said

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Traveling down the carriage driveway to H.A. Baldwin’s Olinda vacation home is truly like going back in time.

Perched atop the slopes of Haleakala, this historical 60-acre estate was once the vacation home for one of Maui’s most influential families. The home was built in 1912 by Henry Alexander Baldwin, a sugarcane plantation manager and politician who served as congressional delegate during Hawaii’s territorial era.

“When you walk in, it's like you're stepping back into the 1920s or the 1930s,” said Wendy Peterson, the Island Sotheby’s International Realty agent who’s representing the seller.

This timeless property looks as if it’s out of a storybook, with 6,000 square feet that includes spacious living areas, verandas, six bedrooms

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Investing in yourself is investing in your business.

If you’re an entrepreneur or successful professional who works from home, investing in an office space that helps boost creativity and focus is critical to financial success. Cramped and unappealing spaces can actually do harm to your business and productivity, which is why homes must be meticulously designed with open, inspiring spaces to boost efficiency and workflow. These are a few of our favorites:

100 KAWEHI PLACE, KULA, MAUI

Located on 5 acres that sprawl across the lush slopes of Haleakala, this private estate offers unrivaled peace and quiet in the heart of Kula.

Gaze upon bi-coastal views and listen to the calming sounds of the breeze between trees from this

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The third quarter of 2017 was a busy one for Island Sotheby's International Realty agents, who facilitated transactions of millions of dollars in condominiums and homes.

From expansive Kula estates to exquisitely designed condominiums, our real estate agents represented buyers and sellers of some of Maui's finest residences. Here are a few of our favorites:

$4,500,000 | COCONUT GROVE, KAPALUA

Living in Coconut Grove is truly living in paradise. The private, oceanfront community is nestled just above the white sands of Kapalua Bay.

With three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, the elite condominium that sold was designed with pocketing doors that reveal views that sweeps from tropical gardens to the outer islands of Moloka’i and

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There are few reasons why one would ever want to leave their home when it offers an entirely private oasis. 

At these elite estates, it's hard to find a reason why one would have to venture to resort pools - or even to the beach - when crisp, clear waters are located in the privacy of your own home. From exotic water features to elegantly designed jacuzzis, we selected a few homes that offer the finest pools in paradise.

7505 MAKENA ROAD, MAKENA HI

There are few homes on Maui with as perfect a pool as this expansive Makena Estate. The pool is nestled on a 4,000-square-foot lanai, which overlooks the clear, azure waters of South Maui.

This massive 10,000-square-foot estate is perfect for entertaining family and friends. An epic private

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