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Perched on Maui's lush northwest coast, a mere 20-minute drive from the vibrant town of Lahaina, lies Kapalua—a haven of luxury and serenity. This prestigious area, renowned for its world-class resorts, championship golf courses, and pristine beaches, is steeped in rich history and culture. 

Once an agricultural heartland, Kapalua has evolved from its roots, where acres of coffee, taro, and pineapple flourished under the nurturing hands of early settlers. Today, this legacy lives on in the community's deep respect for the land and its bounties. Amidst this backdrop of natural beauty and historical reverence, Kapalua has emerged as a culinary destination par excellence. 

Here, every restaurant and dining establishment

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We are thrilled to announce that two of Island Sotheby’s International Realty’s dedicated agents have been honored with prestigious awards at this years Realtor Association of Maui’s Installation Banquet. The ‘Realtor Sales Person of the Year’ award and the ‘Realtor Broker of the Year’ are peer-nominated accolades that take into account not just exceptional sales performance but a comprehensive evaluation of an agent's commitment to the industry, community, and ethical standards.

Wendy Peterson's dedication to her profession and her deep-seated roots in the Maui community have earned her the distinguished 2023 Realtor Salesperson of the Year award. Her involvement extends beyond real estate, as she actively participates on the boards of numerous

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Welcome to January in Maui, a month that promises to exhilarate your senses and elevate your spirit. Each day unfolds with new adventures, from world-class golf tournaments to soulful music festivals. As we turn the page to a new year, Maui bursts into a kaleidoscope of activities, each offering its unique charm. Let's dive into a January packed with unforgettable events, perfect for starting the year on a high note!

Sentry Tournament of Champions

January 4th - 7th

Kapalua Plantation Course

The Sentry Tournament of Champions marks the beginning of the PGA TOUR in style. Not only does it feature the preeminent in golfing, but it also offers opportunities for fans to get up close with their favorite players. The scenic views of the

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As the holiday season approaches, the spirit of aloha comes alive on the enchanting island of Maui. Embrace the warmth of the community and the unique offerings from local businesses that make this place truly special. We invite you to explore a curated selection of small businesses, each with its own story to tell. From artisanal donuts to handcrafted ceramics, there's something for everyone on your gift list.

 

She Wood Go

Waiehu, Maui

Visit the website for custom orders

She Wood Go is more than a brand; it's a celebration of 'Ohana (family), 'Āina (land), and 'Ōlelo Hawai'i (Hawaiian language). Their inspired creations, made in Waiehu, embody the spirit of Maui, reflecting the beauty and traditions of the island.

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Kula, known for its scenic beauty and lush landscapes, is not only a feast for the eyes but also a culinary haven. We invite you to embark on a delectable journey through some of Kula's finest dining experiences. From charming cafes to farm-to-table restaurants, Kula offers a diverse array of options that will tantalize your taste buds. Join us as we explore the flavors of this beautiful region.

 

Kula Bistro: A Taste of Italy in Upcountry

If you're craving a taste of Italy amidst the Hawaiian landscapes, look no further than Kula Bistro. Located at 4566 Lower Kula Road, this charming eatery offers a delectable fusion of Italian and local flavors. Indulge in dishes like freshly baked pizzas with toppings like prosciutto and arugula, hearty

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As the gentle trade winds brush over the palm trees and the sun casts its warm embrace upon the island of Maui, October ushers in a tapestry of enriching events that celebrate culture, heritage, and exploration. From the harmonious 'Ukulele Festival to the Gathering of the Voyagers and Festivals of Aloha, this October is all about embracing the vibrant spirit of Maui. Let's dive into these engaging events that make the island come alive with culture and community.

 

Free ‘Ukulele Workshop 

Saturday, October 7 | 11:00 am 

MACC's Morgado Hall (overlooking the Yokouchi Pavilion Courtyard) 

Registration starts at 10:30 am 

The workshop is conducted by ‘ukulele master Roy Sakuma for students of all ages. Lessons are designed for

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The island of Maui, celebrated for its awe-inspiring landscapes and spirited communities, recently faced a devastating event as wildfires loomed over Kula in Upcountry and West Maui's cherished town of Lahaina. Hotels, storefronts, and restaurants were razed to the ground, impacting the livelihoods of numerous residents. The aftermath of this tragedy is expected to extend over several years, with a staggering economic cost running into billions of dollars. Yet, in the face of adversity, local businesses and eateries have shown an extraordinary capacity for resilience. Not only have they continued to serve their community, but they have also adapted to the changing economic landscape by embracing digital solutions like online ordering. For those who

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Amidst the unfolding tragedy that has befallen Lahaina we pause to reflect on the profound significance of this historic town. As we grapple with the immense loss and ongoing challenges faced by the residents, it becomes even more critical to understand why Lahaina matters so much, not only in the context of its rich history but also as a symbol of resilience and community spirit.

Lahaina’s Hawaiian History

Native Hawaiians have regarded Maui as their sacred place for centuries, and Lahaina is at the heart of this spiritual connection. It was here that the first capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom was established. Carmen Lindsey, chairwoman of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, stated that "Lahaina holds some of the most historically significant

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Introducing our new realtor at Island Sotheby's International Realty! We are delighted to have Austin Cole join our team, bringing a unique blend of experiences and a passion for making dreams come true. With a background in business and a deep admiration for the real estate industry, Austin embarked on a journey that led them to sunny Hawaii. Inspired by a mentor's success and captivated by the allure of helping individuals find their perfect homes, they knew that becoming a realtor was their true calling. Now, Austin is ready to embark on this exciting chapter with us, embracing the vibrant spirit of Maui and offering their expertise to guide clients towards their ideal properties. 

Join us as we dive into an insightful interview with Austin,

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As the warm summer breeze sweeps across the beautiful island of Maui, a vibrant collection of events awaits both residents and visitors. August on Maui is an exciting time filled with celebrations of culture, live performances, and festivities that will captivate your senses. From the enchanting Maui Calls event to the electrifying performances at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center and the spirited Obon Dance Festival, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Join us as we explore the lively August events that make Maui an irresistible destination for culture enthusiasts and entertainment lovers alike!

 

Photo Credit: TONY NOVAK-CLIFFORD

White Hawaiian Starring Eric Gilliom - A Theatrical Delight 

August 11-13, 2023 

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