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A 7th generation Maui resident, Kate Peterson has played along the Maui shoreline and explored the upcountry hills her whole life. Growing up on the island she has always been amazed and grateful for the beauty and diverse culture that thrives around her. After watching her mother navigate the real estate world as a child, she is following in her footsteps as she takes on a new adventure in becoming a member of the Island Sotheby’s International Realty ohana. Her passion for sharing the gift of Maui and all it has to offer makes her a strong real estate agent and even greater trusted friend. 

“I believe I have a passion for connecting people to the community of Maui and sharing my local knowledge of the island with everyone I meet. I have a

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From lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and swift ocean waves, Maui is made of spectacular views all around. Those that are lucky enough to have these breathtaking views from the comfort of their own homes are the true winners in our eyes. But, there is one view that takes the cake. 

Overlooking Maui’s surrounding coastline along the dramatic bluffs is a surreal and natural wonder. Nothing compares to walking along the land encompassing your home and witnessing sweeping views like the beach at Oneloa Bay, Kapalua Bay, or even the North Shore. We think everyone deserves to experience this type of Maui magic which is why we have compiled our favorite homes on Maui’s bluffs that are awaiting your arrival. 

Picture yourself oceanfront and bordered

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It’s not every night you get to dance poolside, barefoot, and underneath the Maui stars. The stay/vacation may end, Monday will sneak up, and it’ll be back to the daily grind. But why not bring your favorite Maui memory to life every day? We’ve gathered our favorite Maui pools that are ready to become your peaceful sanctuary today. Whether you’re an advanced swimmer or sunshine lover, your ideal escape is right outside your patio door. Perfect for entertaining holiday guests in the Maui moonlight or having a Christmas brunch under the sun with mimosas in hand. 

From beautiful indoor oases to waterfalls, and spas these pools bring the ultimate in relaxation and entertainment. Imagine coming home and letting the stress from the day float away in your

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Your bedroom is more than just a bed to fall asleep in, it’s your private oasis and space to dream freely. There’s nothing that compares to the moment you walk in, maybe light a candle, cozy up next to your window, or listen to soothing music and let the worries from the day slip away. Everything about this room reflects who you are, from the art on the wall to the color of the paint to the furniture pieces and style. It’s somewhere you can truly be yourself!

Living on Maui, your private bedroom should be somewhere you can come home and truly relax after every adventure. Maybe enjoy views of a sunset or two. Whether your dream bedroom is a blue oceanside retreat, an elegant and elevated lavish space, a cozy area filled with books and greenery, or a

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Born and raised all the way on the East Coast, Erik McLellan has had his fair share of seasonal climates, city views, and experiencing America in all of its glory. But, something about the 365 days of summer, dreamy tropical palms, and being able to help others find their dream Maui home stole his heart. Finding his calling with Island Sotheby’s International Realty helped him to make Maui feel like a home. 

“As I started talking with ISIR agents, office staff, brokers, then the owners, and any clients who had worked with ISIR, it became very apparent that the culture of the company was something of utmost importance to everyone. The support and encouragement of the entire team stood out no matter who I talked with. Everyone is extremely

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What makes a house a home? For some it's the quality of the people that are present, the memories that are created there, or the little moments that make everyone smile. But what’s one thing in a home that can bring all three of things to life? A beautiful kitchen. 

Whether it's making holiday dinners for the whole family and close friends, sharing a small meal with someone who means the world, or laughing over a glass of wine to your favorite songs. All the magic happens over a quality meal. It’s what brings people together!

Let’s look at our favorite gourmet kitchens around Maui. From modern to plantation style and everything in between. There’s something for everyone and every style, whether it's a classy set of appliances, warm and glowing

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What better way to make Maui your home than pairing luxury living with breathtaking views. Whether it’s the majestic West Maui mountains, the dramatic Haiku cliffsides, the cascading slopes of Haleakala, or the breathtaking horizon along the South Maui shoreline, Maui is home to some of the best views in the whole world. 

Days on Maui are filled with a plethora of tropical sights. Waterfall adventures, sunrise surf sessions, and hiking through some of the most beautiful forests are just some of the things on a daily agenda. But, what if the pristine sights of Maui were also waiting for you when you came home after a long day? Imagine opening your back patio door and being able to never miss a gorgeous Maui sunset. Instead of a concrete wall,

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In 2020, we’re throwing out the lame “shoebox” nickname and making smaller homes the most sought after item since sliced bread. Light, airy, and breezy, these small tropical escapes can make anyone feel like they are the star in an island rom-com. Whether you’re looking for a place to unleash your personal flair or dream of having a small corner of Maui to call your own, we’ve got a list of perfect condos that are changing the game. 

For the independent person, new couple, or best friends who just need their sense of Maui adventure and a few of their favorite decor pieces. A true cozy Maui condo can provide the perfect escape or a perfect place to rest your head after a day of Maui adventuring Plus, less clutter means less time cleaning and more

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When planning your dream home away from home on the island of Maui there’s usually one sound playing in that fantasy... the peaceful Hawaiian ocean. What better way to live the Maui lifestyle than in your very own beachfront condo. We’re talking beautiful white sand beaches just steps from where you lay your head at night. Where morning walks to watch the beaming sunrise are a daily routine and playing in the warm waves until the sun sets is an everyday treat. The smell of saltwater will waft into your living room while you sit on your porch and gaze out onto the horizon, Mai Tai in hand. 

At Island Sotheby’s International Realty, we have many breathtaking beachfront condos that are waiting to be a home for someone. So take a (virtual) walk through our

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Wailea Fairway Estates is a dream home destination with only 30 homes right in the heart of Wailea directly across from Ulua and Mokapu Beach. Island Sotheby’s International Realty’s own Keoni Grundhauser R(S) sold 85 Hale Noa Way to his client for $2.88 million.

Bordered by the Wailea Blue Course on two sides and recently completed an extensive remodel, this is where island living and luxury come together. Just under 5,000 square feet, this home features three-bedroom suites, an office, family room, eat-in kitchen, formal dining, and living rooms, two fireplaces, covered lanais, central A/C, and owned photovoltaic. The upstairs master bedroom shines with its own incredible lanai that beholds ocean and Haleakala views.

Here is what Keoni had to

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