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It's no secret that food is one of the easiest ways to bring family and friends together, especially in Hawaii, where there is a melting pot of culture and cuisine to explore. This is why we felt a distinct responsibility to share our favorite kitchens on the market right now. It has everything you need to create your oasis, from breathtaking ocean views, pristine countertops, chef-level appliances, and editorial-like design details. 

 

35 Hulimoku Place Maunaloa, Hawaii

Tropical, tranquil, and remote, this resort-level estate sits on 5.73 acres and is a Molokai masterpiece for those wanting a peaceful lifestyle. The kitchen adds its own level of elevated luxury with a custom island and Sapele cabinets, updated appliances featuring a

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Overlooking Palauea Beach, the Makena ocean view estate 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom property is the highest sale on Maui year to date. 

 

(Makena, Maui) – A recent transaction from Island Sotheby’s International Realty agents, Ryan MacLaughlin, PB and Alex Cortez R(B), marked the largest sale on Maui this year at $28,500,000 — the highest in the last 15 months on the Valley Isle. 38 Ualei Place is one of the most exclusive offerings to ever come on the market. The property boasts brand new construction and serves as a quiet getaway, overlooking one of the most pristine beaches in Hawaii. 

This heavenly Makena estate is an awe-inspiring family compound that highlights endless ocean, sunrise & sunset views and offers the best of all worlds. 

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Cracking open an ice-cold beer while lounging back on Maui's sandy shores is how most people envision their dream vacation. For many, they can indulge in this daydream every weekend, thanks to Maui's all-year good weather and Maui Brewing Co's infamous craft beer. 

As the largest craft brewery in the state of Hawai'i, Maui Brewing Co wears its badge proudly by being the favorite place to gather for locals and visitors alike. Specializing in local ingredient fusions, organic farming, and innovative techniques, this is where you come for the finest pint or glass on Maui. 

Opening in 2005, the famous Kihei brewery has scenic views of the South shores and stunning Haleakala slopes. Visitors can try out their favorite flavors and concoctions in the

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For National Make a Dog's Day this year, we're rounding up our favorite places on the island to spend with our furry friends. Overwhelmingly one of the most dog-friendly states in the country, Maui has everything from playful beaches, winding trails, laid-back outdoor dining, undiscovered beaten paths, countless parks for fetch, and chilled surf towns that are popular among the dog parents on the island!

Keep reading for ideas on crafting the perfect day to celebrate the pup in your life. All while outside and under the Maui sun. 

 

Breakfast at Kihei Caffe

Famously known as the best brekfast in Kihei, Kihei Caffe is the place to have a relaxing morning with your pup, sipping coffee and enjoying delicious local cuisine. 

Opening

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Maui’s west side holds a special place in our hearts. From the crystal clear waters lining the Lahaina shorelines, an abundance of rich history and culture, and the epitome of a laid-back beach town, it’s the best way to spend a day on Maui. If you asked us, this is how we would spend a whole day on Maui’s iconic west side. 

 

Donuts for Breakfast at The Bakery Lahaina 

There are donuts…, and then there are fresh Lilikoi Donuts from The Bakery Lahaina. Tart and Sweet, there is nothing more unique to Maui than this! An authentic taste of the island. All of The Bakery Lahaina's items are made from scratch and vary daily, keeping things exciting for locals. Come early for the best selection, or give them a call in advance if you have your

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We wouldn't want anyone heading out to surf the Maui waves without a healthy dose of morning caffeine. So with that in mind, we rounded up our favorite coffee shops all over the island that know a thing or two about brewing and wooing. 

Whether it's a macchiato produced from Molokai beans or a mocha prepared Maui macadamia nuts, there's a coffee shop for all tucked into every corner of the island. 

 

Maui Coffee Roasters

Maui Coffee Roasters, located in the heart of Kahului, is one of our favorite coffee shops on the island. They offer everything from ground coffee to cappuccinos, Thai iced coffees, nitro cold brews, tea, smoothies, sandwiches, freshly baked goods, quiches, and wraps. Just 5 minutes from Kahului Airport, make Maui

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From a cliffside Haiku oasis to a luxurious Lahaina estate, here are three homes that will lure and charm.

4785 Hana Hwy

Haiku, Hawaii 

Two Custom Cottages, Big Views, North Shore of Maui, Hawaii

Consider paradise found with this generous 8-acre estate located in one of Maui's most desirable North Shore neighborhoods. Perched aside the top of the grand Uaoa Gulch, with its lush tropical vegetation, affording privacy and mesmerizing ocean views, is this rare ocean-facing Haiku estate. 

Two jewel-like cottages crafted of the finest materials are positioned to take in the expansive views with a clean and unique design inspired by the "Sea Ranch Cottages" of Sonoma County, CA. With deeded dual access from both N. Holokai Rd and

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Local food on Maui tells a rich story about the people and cultures that decorate Maui's communities and history.

If you want to experience Hawaii like a local, you need to know exactly where to try the best local dishes. We have put together a list of the best spots where locals eat in Maui. Don't forget to say mahalo and throw up a shaka as you indulge in all that's ono! 

 

 

Matsu’s

If you are craving delicious Japanese cuisine, look no further than Matsu’s on Maui! Looking just as simple as your grandma's cabin or tiny cottage, they have everything from nicley-cooked curried udon, fried chicken, and Japanese ramen to their great biscuits. 

Bask in the laid-back ambiance and stop for your favorite beach bento's for a long and

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With stunning covers, breathtaking images, and thought-provoking stories, coffee-table books are the colorful heavyweights of home decor. Local bookstores carry the best options that evoke the island lifestyle and simplicity of easy living. 

A quality coffee table book completes any living room, kitchen, bar cart, or entryway. So get into the trendy and easy habit of gifting new homeowners a couple of cozy coffee table books. It is a personal yet chic home decor hack that doubles as something they can use. Go with a book that is neutral, has pops of color, or gives a classic element, and we promise it'll look great anywhere. 

So whether your friend just bought a beachside condo in Kihei or your cousin bought their dream house in central Wailuku,

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