Having grown up on Maui, I sometimes have to remind myself of the beauty of the island–it can be easy to take what you see every day for granted. One thing, however, that never fails to amaze me, is the annual return of the Humpback whales. Sitting at my desk at the Plantation…Details
A MAUI LIFE:
I hope you enjoy the following musings about living a Maui Life: musings about Maui, towns, favorite beaches, recipes, restaurants, events, and Maui real estate news.
Maui Preparatory Academy will host an open house on January 14, 2010 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Maui Prep is fully accredited for grades PreK-12, and is West Maui’s only private high school. 2010-2011 admission information will be available for pick up. In addition to core curriculum, Maui Prep features wonderful Drama, Technology,…Details
Friday, January 22, 2010 Pineapple Grill will host its first Winemaker’s Dinner of 2010 featuring Landmark Vineyards. Known for their Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays, the dinner will feature wines that have all scored 90+ points from leading publications. Michael Colhoun, President of Landmark Vineyards will be joining the evening to discuss the wines…Details
Each year, one of the things I look forward to most, is whale season. I never get tired of seeing whales breaching or watching the baby whales playing. The focus of Whale Trust is to combine research and education programs to aid in conservation. The Golf Tournament is to be held…Details
I just wanted to wish everyone a wonderful new year!
Wishing everyone a Mele Kalikimaka from Kapalua, Maui! When I woke up this morning, I was awed by the bright and sunny day. It’s been a gorgeous week, but today everything seemed to sparkle! I began thinking about all of my friends and family that can’t be here, so I took a stroll…Details
Kapalua’s Plantation Estates: Homes for the Holidays The last week of the year signifies the beginning of our real estate season here in Kapalua, as visitors escape chilly winters in favor of bright sunshine and tropical beaches. The SBS Championship (formerly the Mercedes Championship), is also a tremendous draw to the area, as this…Details
Outrigger Enterprises Group has announced that they are taking over the management of the Kapalua Villas rental program, effective today, December 16th, 2009. After an extensive review process, Outrigger was selected as the management partner based on their expertise in condominium management in Hawaii and strong marketing, coupled with their strong owner relations and…Details
The Maui County Department of Finance has announced that December 31, 2009 is the deadline for real property tax exemptions, condominium use classification declaration and request for agricultural use valuation for the 2010-2011 tax year. Owners of condominiums in Maui County pay different tax rates based on use: owner occupant, second home (non-rental or…Details
I had the opportunity to stop by Duke’s new Beach Houserestaurant at the Honua Kai Beach Resort. It’s a lovely open air dining, with a spectacular view. The decor has a laid back, island casual style perfect for Maui. The original Duke’s is located on Waikiki, and is a part of TS…Details