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Step into the pages of history with the iconic 808 Makawao Ave, a property that embodies the architectural greatness of late nineteenth-century Victorian style and carries the legacy of the Hawaiian family of Opunui and the pioneering spirit of Fred Hardy. Situated in the heart of Upcountry Maui, this historic gem, known affectionately as the "Hardy House," presents a unique opportunity for those who cherish history, architecture, and the serene beauty of Maui. This offering, presented for the first time in over six decades, is an unprecedented opportunity to own a slice of Hawaiian heritage.

Constructed in 1897 for Fred Hardy, a Bostonian who became an integral part of Hawaii's educational journey, and his wife, Lilian Aiken Hardy, the house

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In the heart of Upcountry Maui lies Makawao Town, a captivating blend of paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) heritage and vibrant artistic culture. Steeped in ranching history, Makawao emerged as a hub for paniolo, who would gather to share stories, participate in rodeos, and supply the needs of the local ranches. This culture has deeply influenced Makawao's identity, shaping its social and economic fabric. 

Today, Makawao is renowned as a hub of creativity and culture, attracting artists, artisans, and those who appreciate the unique blend of Hawaiian tradition and modern living.

The town’s streets are lined with an eclectic mix of shops and boutiques, where local fashion and sustainable design take center stage. Art galleries showcase the works of

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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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Welcome to 29 Kolonahe Place, a visionary masterpiece nestled in the heart of Upcountry Maui. This remarkable property, designed by renowned California and AD100 architecture firm, Marmol Radziner, and built by Maui's esteemed John Cahill, seamlessly blends mid-century modern architecture with the island's breathtaking natural surroundings. Boasting an array of exceptional features, including a music studio, art studio, and a large 3 bedroom cottage, this architectural gem offers a lifestyle unlike any other. 

From the moment you set foot on the grounds of 29 Kolonahe, you'll be captivated by the architectural brilliance that awaits. Marmol Radziner's attention to detail is evident throughout the entire property, from the clean lines and open floor

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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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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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From a beachfront Kaanapali estate to a luxurious single-family Wailuku beach house, here are four homes whose views will allure and thrill. 

 

3911 Maalaea Bay Place Wailuku, Hawaii

The quintessential Maui beach house sunsets are incredible but have you experienced a sunrise behind majestic Haleakala? It's rare to find an oceanfront home poised to enjoy year-round sunrises like this. Tucked into the cliffside sits this hidden gem in Maalaea bay's rugged coastline; 3911 Maalaea Bay Place offers a rare type of privacy while giving you that relaxed Maui lifestyle...with a one-of-a-kind view. Spend your days on one of the properties' multiple terraced lawns enjoying your morning coffee. At the same time, watch the boats coming and going in the

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Summer is typically the time to hit the refresh button and take time for ourselves during the year's warmest weather and sunniest days. 

Once you find the quiet spots and serene hideaways tucked into the corners of the island, you won't find anything better. Your personal oasis can be under the falls of Nailiilihaele or in the tide pools of Ho'okipa. 

We've rounded up our personal favorites of Maui spots that ooze our serenity and calmness. 

Alii Kula Lavender Farm

The Alii Kula Lavender farm is an enormous flora farm with about 55,000 lavender plants perched on the slopes of Haleakala. Hideaway among the nooks and crannies they have tucked away throughout the property, including a secluded gazebo that looks out onto the West Maui

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With her down to earth nature and family-oriented mindset, Renona Barrozo is the perfect person to help you find your dream home on the island of Maui. True to herself and the island she lives on, she treats her clients as her own family members and always has the aloha spirit shining through her.

Barrozo has built a strong background in real estate, development, and client relations and she is ready to represent and serve her clients with everything she has. To learn more about this passionate family woman and devoted Maui resident, we asked Barrozo a few questions to help us get to know her a little better and welcome her into our ohana.

What's your favorite part about living on Maui?

RB: Being able to live and raise our family on such a

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