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Island Sotheby International Realty welcomes our newest realtor, Peaches Cernal! Peaches is not only a trusted realtor amongst her clients but also a Maui local who is true to the spirit of aloha and treats everyone as her ohana. Get to know more about Peaches below! 

What led you to where you are today?

"My journey to where I am today was truly shaped by mentorship. During my previous career in the insurance industry, I was fortunate to work under exceptional leaders who had a profoundly positive impact on my life. When I made the transition to Island Sotheby’s International Realty, I was again guided by a mentor whose support and guidance I am deeply grateful for. One significant similarity between my experiences in insurance and real estate

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It's no secret that Hawaii has some of the best whale watching in the world. For centuries, whales have been migrating to the Maui channels because of the warm and shallow waters that keep their young safe. It's estimated that more than half of the humpback whale population migrates to Maui for breeding every winter. The waters between Maui, Lanai, and Kahoolawe are also protected sanctuaries for these seasonal visitors. While keeping the population of humpback whales safeguarded is of the utmost importance, we all know that nothing is better than marveling as they flip and breach along the Hawaiian coastline! 

Here are the best ways to whale watch that don't require booking a tour!


Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine

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Showing Thursday, Feb 23, 2023, at 7:30 PM at the Castle Theater!

"Jim Gaffigan is a six-time Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, three-time Emmy-winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known worldwide for his unique brand of humor, which largely revolves around his observations on life. 

A top ten comedian according to Forbes' 2019 comedy list, Jim released his eighth stand-up special, The Pale Tourist, on Amazon. He was also recently awarded for being the first comedian to reach one billion streams on Pandora. His 9th stand-up special, Comedy Monster, premiered on Netflix last December." 

You can purchase

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Overlooking the ocean with views of Molokai, this Pineapple Hill Estates 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom property is the highest sale the resort community has seen in the last 15 years. 


(Lahaina, Maui) – A recent transaction from Island Sotheby’s International Realty agent, Courtney M. Brown R(S) 56519, marks the first sale of 2023 in Pineapple Hill Estates at $5.775 million. The property serves as a quiet and private retreat, overlooking one of the most pristine coastlines in Hawaii. 

Kapalua, known for its stunning cliffsides, breathtaking beaches, and renowned Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, is one of the most spectacular areas on Maui. Nestled amongst the majestic pines, you’ll find 222 Crestview Road.

“There are many things about this home that

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Overlooking the ocean, this 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom estate is the highest sale in Kialoa. 

(Wailea, Maui) – A recent transaction from Island Sotheby’s International Realty agents, Ryan MacLaughlin, PB, and Alex Cortez R(B), marked the largest sale in Kialoa at $5.7 million. 182 Heleuma Pl is one of the most exclusive properties in the Wailea master-planned resort community. The executive home had never been offered on the market and presented an incredible opportunity for the savvy buyer looking for perfection in South Maui. 

The impeccably-maintained property offers the privacy of being in a gated community and the exclusivity of being in one of Wailea's most sought-after enclaves, all while in the midst of bustling Wailea. 5-star

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Jake Shimabukuro at the Maui Arts and Culture Center

With special guest PURE HEART, Saturday, January 21st, 2023, at 7:30 PM at the Castle Theater. 

"Over the past two decades, Jake Shimabukuro has proved that there isn't a style of music that he can't play. While versatility for any musician is impressive, what's remarkable about Jake's transcendent skills is how he explores his seemingly limitless vocabulary – whether it's jazz, rock, blues, bluegrass, folk, or even classical – on perhaps the unlikeliest of instruments: the 'ukulele. Responding to the urgent calls of his fervent imagination, Jake has taken the 'ukulele to points previously thought impossible, and in the process, he's reinvented the applications for this tiny, heretofore

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There is no better way to discover Maui's stunning outdoors and scenic landscapes than by exploring the many golf courses on the island. 

It is no secret that golfing on Maui has captured the hearts of many who live and visit the island! With perfect weather year-round and plenty of green, it's almost impossible to meet someone who doesn't consider it one of the best places to golf in the world. There are over 10 courses, all of which span from easy-going to impeccably designed by famous golfers such as Arnold Palmer. 

Among these courses is The Kapalua Plantation Course, which has been recognized as the best golf course in Hawaii for 15 consecutive years by Golfweek. It is also the home to the famous annual PGA Tour Sentry Tournament of

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A curated list of Maui or Hawaiʻi-made treasures that these Island Sotheby’s International Realty team members hope Santa puts under their tree this year! 


  1. Kianna Hawai’i’s Pakalana Lei 

For my Christmas wish, I would have to say that I am dying to have this lei necklace made by Kianna Hawaii. It's something I would wear to work and parties in 2023!  In fact, I'll put the Papale Piko Kona lauhala hat on my list as well (see in the photo above) since it goes so well with the lei. I am just amazed at all her pieces because a part of me wishes we could go back in time to wear traditional Hawaiin clothes like mu'u mu'us again (especially to work)!  I would also put the stunning Holoholo Surf’s Hanohano Muu in Retro Ilima on my

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Back by popular demand (and because we love supporting local so much) we are sharing our 2022 holiday shopping guide that features local and Maui-owned businesses from all over the island. Find the perfect gifts and treasures for your ohana and loved ones, near and far. Shopping local is one of the best ways to support our Maui community and give back to those striving to make our island a better place. There are countless hidden gems, brilliant artists, generous creators, and hard-working small business owners who make Maui the beautiful place that is. 



Itsy Bitsy Keiki by Anuhea Medeiros

Itsy Bitsy Keiki was started by a Native Hawaiian Infant/Toddler, Kumu (teacher). She began Itsy Bitsy Keiki during the pandemic to bridge the

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Tell us about your history with Pickleball and how you became passionate about it. 

Mino: I trained as a tennis player — playing 20 years of competitive tennis, but was sidelined during covid with an injury. Pickleball was a way to remain competitive and social without as much pain. I have grown to love it so much so, that I rarely play tennis now. I enjoy it because it's fast-paced, a new challenge, and a super fun community of players who are all equally addicted. On any given day, you can find a match on this island.  

Ryan: My history with Pickleball was born out of Covid! It was a sport that everyone got into with the lockdown. In Hawaii especially, there was nothing to do other than surf, so it was a great outlet, and all of my friends

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