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Maui, a melting pot of people, food, climates, and exciting outdoor adventures. From snorkeling in the crystal clear waters along the coast, windsurfing over the North Shore waves, rappelling down gigantic waterfalls, or biking down the winding Haleakala slopes, the natural beauty is endless. It helps that there are countless options when it comes to outdoor scenery you can choose to spend your days. Between the outstretched coastline, the dense rainforests, and the big blue skyline, Maui holds endless opportunities for experiencing adrenaline-filled island activities. 

While many might favor the slow-paced and relaxing lifestyle, there are exhilarating excursions for the extreme visitor that can only be done on the island of Maui. Being a small

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As a native Hawaiian and inspired local, Thelma Garso-Pacheco has been a beacon of Hawaiian culture, history, and aloha spirit since 1973 when she moved from the Big Island to Maui. Graduating from Kamehameha Kapalama on Oahu, Thelma has grown up in the local community of Hawai’i and experienced the people, lifestyle, and treasured parts of the islands. She loves and appreciates every corner of Maui, from Iao Valley to Haleakala, and everything in between. 

Thelma joined the Island Sotheby’s International Realty ohana as an Administrator/Listing Coordinator for the South Maui Office in 2013. It was here that she learned to love the abundance of knowledge, insight, and appreciation for real estate that ISIR held. Working for a devoted team and

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Meticulously-kept and stylishly-equipped luxury condos offer the best of condominium living: maximum privacy, spacious layouts, carefree ownership, and world-class amenities, all while situated in some of Maui’s most revered communities. We’ve rounded up our favorite luxury condos that are on the market and ready to become your dream home. 

Discover hidden gems like Maui Beach Place, located on the beachfront, near Charley Young Beach, one of Maui's most acclaimed beaches and home to sea turtles and tropical fish galore… a true snorkeling paradise! It’s the perfect fit for those seeking a waterfront lifestyle, and privacy — a convenient getaway with a sense of seclusion. 

The views do not fall short at any of these beautiful condos. Watch the whales

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Congratulations to Alex Cortez and Ryan MacLaughlin for helping their clients find their dream Maui home in one of the most revered beachfront properties, right alongside the Makena coastline. 

Sold for $12,000,000, 4680 Makena Road is located atop over an acre of the most valuable real estate in Maui, this beautiful beachfront property offers an unequaled balance of privacy, surrounded by a lush green jungle. A small walk away uncovers convenient access to some of Hawaii’s finest amenities and resorts. With every turn, you’re greeted by unobstructed, panoramic views of the Pacific, and neighboring islands like Molokini and Kaho’olawe. Designed by famed architect Hugh Farrington, the plantation-style, single-level main residence offers an open

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Kyla grew up with the warm Maui weather and listening to her mother navigate through the real estate world. This sparked her early interest in the beauty of real estate and how communication can bring things together seamlessly. After earning a master's from Edinburgh University in Scotland and studying communication across the globe, Kyla followed her natural instincts of coming back to Maui to finally join the real estate world she was so familiar with. She longed for the Maui sunshine and island lifestyle once again and returned home to start her career. 

“If I absolutely had to pick a favorite part of living here, though, I would have to say it's getting to be part of Maui’s wonderful community.”

Kyla’s love for challenges and navigating big

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Alex Neuhoff has been a devoted Hawai’i resident for over 30 years and has been in Maui real estate for 17 of those trips around the sun. Between his experienced and professional background, locally dialed in networks, and insight on Maui living, he is your ticket to a successful homebuying journey right here on Maui. 

"It is deeply satisfying to be of service to my clients and to guide them through one of the biggest investments of their lives."

Alex knows the value in making Maui a part of your permanent lifestyle, where a home becomes a place for cherished memories to last a lifetime.

Between deep-sea fishing and sailing, Alex has made Maui a place where he can find peace and happiness in the everyday lifestyle. Working with a small number

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Maui has a wide range of diverse and equally breathtaking climates and micro-ecosystems. While you could be walking along the warm shoreline of Lahaina, you could also be bundled up deep in Kula’s dense forests next, or maybe hiking through the wet and humid jungle of Wailuku’s Iao Valley. All of this beautiful yet unique scenery surely does make for perfect zip-lining adventures. Whether you’re strapped in and flying past 150ft eucalyptus trees through the dense upcountry fog, or soaring above the white caps along Kaanapali beach, Maui ziplining makes for a unique and adrenaline-filled experience no matter where you choose to do it. 

Bring the whole family and learn about Maui’s history and the significance of the scenery all around you from local

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A true Maui man, Kono Davis was born and raised on the island of Maui and has been a part of the rich and welcoming community for over 50 years. Not only has he been a true local all his life, he has spent the majority of it in the Maui Fire Department. 

His career as a firefighter, surrounded by people from all walks of life, has taught him how to communicate effectively. This has led him to understand what it means to help people and be a guiding light in times of need, something clients will be able to feel from a mile away. His roots run far deeper than a lifetime of growing up on the island and the Hawaiian culture. Kono holds the value of ohana and its importance dear to him. His dream? Building his very own home on Maui land big enough to

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Believe it or not, there are parts of Maui’s beauty that are still undiscovered gems. Beyond the towering waterfalls, sweeping cliffsides, and warm shorelines lies even more than meets the eye. You might be surprised to discover that one of the most abundant communities of local farmers lies right in our backyard! From vibrant green vegetables, tropical fruits that are dripping in flavor, and grass-fed rich in flavor meats, Maui farms have it all. Today, we’ve gathered our most favored way to experience all of this fresh farm goodness in one place. Maui farmers markets. What better way to feed your ohana, take back the freshest souvenirs, or maybe just experience something new on the island? Experience farm fresh food and goodies that were probably

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Deb Schonewill puts the A in aloha with her passionate admiration for the island of Maui and everything she does for her clients. Having always felt a magnetic pull to Maui, Deb moved to the island with good wishes from the most influential mentors in her life. She sees the culture, natural beauty, and the rich community as an incredible place to live one’s life. She is joining the Island Sotheby’s International Realty ohana because she believes realty is founded on making genuine relationships. 

“Island Sotheby's Realty has the authentic aloha and family culture paired with shining exceptional service.”

Honesty and sincere respect are at the foundation of Deb’s relationships with her clients. To her, real estate is about making those

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