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The 50th state is the only state in the US that grows its coffee. In a country that is guzzling down more than a third of the world's total supply of coffee, that title is pretty cool in our eyes. With roughly 800 plantations scattered across five islands, some might say, we know a thing or two about a cup of Joe. So, as you drive along the Lahaina coast, venture into the beautiful Haiku rainforests, or lounge on the Kihei shores, don't forget to stop at one of our favorite coffee shops along the way. Whether it's a macchiato produced from Molokai beans or a mocha prepared right here on Maui, every corner of Maui has a coffee shop for everyone. 

Although every cafe has its flair, you'll find that almost everyone has a foundation in supporting the

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For most, the beginning of October means cooler temperatures, scarves, and beanies being dusted off from our closets, switching from iced coffee to hot and autumn-colored leaves decorating the roads. However, here on the valley isle, we have a different way of celebrating the start of the fall season. Though our sunny beach days may be a tad cooler, there's not much of a difference to notice when living on an island. That is until you head upcountry to Kula Country Farm's annual pumpkin patch. 

Since 2011, this fourth-generation, family-run farm has invited people to Maui's favorite patch. Located by the field next to Kula's modest roadside kiosk, this infamous attraction is perfect for tourists, local families, and everyone in between.  

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Indie Brassingram knows a thing or two about the path of finding your one true home. Having traveled all over the world, she still chooses to call the beautiful island of Maui her home. Her positive, upbeat, and spirited personality make her the best person to guide you through your home buying journey. She is a hard-working individual with high integrity who loves meeting new people and creating lasting relationships with every client.

Her time on Maui is mostly spent enjoying nature, whether that's hiking through volcanoes, discovering lush forests, or splashing in the Maui waves. 

There are few places in this world where a person can surf in the morning and hike a beautiful forest or a volcano's crater in the afternoon. 

When Indie is not

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Born and raised in Hawaii, Sage is a longtime local boy who shares his love for the ocean, real estate, and Maui through everything he does. Having spent his whole childhood in the sea, waiting for that perfect wave, Sage knows a thing or two about being patient and knowing a good thing when he sees it. He specializes in residential real estate and finding that "perfect match" for every one of his clients. He is a trusted and comforting ally for new homeowners because of his strong roots in Hawaii and his understanding of the islands and their history. 

Owner of Maui Sailing Canoe, Sage is also able to share his knowledge, and love for the ocean with clients. What better way to celebrate buying a home on Maui than to head out on a canoe tour led by

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As the summer nights come to a slow, the air gets a little cooler, and time starts to slow down, it's time to celebrate the summer with one last drink in hand. What better way than with one of many Maui-made drinks? Created right here on the island, Maui has birthed several delicious and rich spirits, wines, and beers that make any cocktail hour one to savor. The abundance of tropical fruits on the island makes for some of the most unique and flavorful concoctions ever tasted. 

Here are some of our favorite recipes using Maui-made drinks!

Maui Brewing Company 

What better way to celebrate summer than with a Summer Shandy! One of the finest European creations is this British drink prepared with beer and lemon soda. It's pretty much the

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Henry McNamara knows a thing or two about chasing your dreams across the Pacific to live in beautiful Hawaii Nei. Having grown up in Southern California, Henry had also had a taste for the ocean and the nearby Hawaiian islands from a young age. Craving that Maui lifestyle, he moved to Hawaii and met his wife. He now calls Upcountry Maui home and spends his leisure time on the north coast surfing or kitesurfing, golfing, and working in his garden.

Giving back to the place he calls home is always top of mind for Henry. He has worked in the waste management sector and is a certified TRUE Zero Waste Advisor. Henry's commitment to sustainability is demonstrated by his work on numerous trash diversion projects and initiatives, where he collaborated with

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A person's outdoor space, no matter how big or little, is supposed to be a source of comfort and retreat. A place to wind down, breathe, and enjoy the tropical Maui breeze and sunshine. 

Even if you have a 2-foot deep balcony, you still deserve to feel at home in your outdoor space. The truth is, with the right guidance and effort, you can make any outside area into an inviting hideaway regardless of its size. Continue reading for six of our favorite tips on how to create an outdoor oasis with a tiny space. 

Green Thumb Goals

Even with a tiny balcony or outdoor space, you can still create a garden of your very own. Growing lovely flowers and summer veggies can become possible with flower boxes or vertical wall gardens that you can

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Coastal living can be a beautiful dream; putting your feet up with views of the ocean, laying under a palm tree that also happens to be your backyard, or sipping on your morning coffee while listening to the ocean waves are all a part of the glitz and glamour. However, it can be challenging when thinking about styling your home and pulling pieces from the surrounding ocean and island lifestyle. 

We're highlighting one of our oceanfront listings to share insight on creating a coastal-inspired home! Of course, you don't have to be sitting mere feet from the water....but we can dream, can't we?

This Makena oceanfront home is 1.5 acres of pure bliss! A Greg Bayless designed masterpiece, this home represents the epitome of oceanfront resort

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Just above the white clouds that sit on top of Maui's upcountry skyline lies magnificent Haleakala. This unique location brings stories of ancient and current Hawaiian culture alive, and it serves to preserve the relationship between the ʻāina (native land) and the Hawaiian people. In Hawaiian, Haleakala means "house of the sun," and legend has it that the demigod Maui lassoed the sun as he stood on the volcano's peak, delaying its descent so that his family had more time in the day to grow their crops.

The dormant volcano, one of the most treasured sites on the island, sits at 10,023 feet above sea level and is home to some of the most breathtaking sights. Along its fertile crater are many hikeable pathways that take you on a journey through lush

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From the lush mountain slopes to the sparkling shore, Kapalua boasts miles of paths to explore. Discover trails for every type of hiker and adventure-seeking visitor while witnessing a colorful abundance throughout the countryside.

Mahana Ridge Trail

The ultimate journey that takes you to stunning Maunalei Arboretum, home to a plethora of native trees, animals, and flora. The arboretum and the center of Kapalua Resort are both connected by this mountain ridge walk. Hikers travel over mountainous territory with beautiful views of Mokupe‘a and Honokahua Gulches near land formerly used to produce coffee and pineapple during the Honolua Ranch era. If you decide that doing only half the hike is more your speed, the reservoir along the path is

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