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THE RITZ-CARLTON MAUI KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAYS WITH TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY ON DECEMBER 2, 2022     Ritz Carlton Kapalua Tree Lighting CeremonyPhoto courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua   To kick off the holiday season and celebrate its 30th anniversary, The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua is proud to host a special Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.     Guests will be delighted by the resort’s handcrafted gingerbread house and Santa’s grand arrival, then enjoy live music by Hawaiian legend Henry Kapono, keiki hula dancing, photos with Santa, a holiday craft fair, and the much-anticipated lighting of the trees.    “We are thrilled to welcome in the festive season and celebrate our milestone 30th anniversary with our guests, families, and local…
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Maui Real Estate Statistics October 2022

Each month, the Realtor's Association of Maui publishes updates on the Maui real estate market.  The report notes

"Existing home sales declined nationwide for the eighth consecutive month, falling 1.5% as of last measure, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), with sales down nearly 24% from the same period last year. Pending home sales also declined, dropping 10.9% month-to-month, exceeding economists’ expectations. Stubbornly high inflation and soaring borrowing costs have eroded buyer purchasing power and have caused the market to cool rapidly this year.

New Listings decreased 15.3 percent for Single Family homes and 50.0 percent for Condominium homes. Pending Sales decreased 52.4 percent for Single Family homes and 54.0

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Kapalua Resort, Maui: residential market update

Pineapple Hill Kapalua Home for SaleFeatured: 222 Crestview, a home for sale in Pineapple Hill, is listed by Courtney M. Brown

Kapalua Homes for Sale: Active and Pending Listings

Kapalua is comprised of several distinct communities, yet all flow together due to strong architectural and design guidelines: Pineapple Hill & Pineapple Hill Estates, Mahana Estates, Honolua Ridge, Plantation Estates Phases I and II, and Kapalua Place.  There are also three homes on oceanfront points within the Resort that aren't a part of a formal subdivision.

At the time of this post, there are just seven active listings and no pending sales.

Kapalua Homes for Sale:

Kapalua Homes for Sale 11.22

Homes for sale in Kapalua range from $4,250,0000 to $41,900,000.  They

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KAANAPALI RESIDENTIAL MARKET UPDATE: Q3 2022 

Lanikeha Homes for Sale

Kaanapali Resort Residential Communities

Kaanapali Homes

Kaanapali is home to several different residential communities, with offerings running from smaller home sites to large acreage, and from Mauka to Makai.   Located on Kahekili is the Kai Ala Drive development with just six oceanfront parcels.  The remainder of the residential developments are Mauka of the highway: the Kaanapali Hillside, Royal Kaanapali Estates, Kaanapali Vista, Kaanapali Golf Estates, and Kaanapali Coffee Farms.  Within the Kaanapali Golf Estates are smaller subsections including the Pinnacle, Kahua Kai, Summit and Lanikeha. 

Kaanapali Home Sales through Q3 2022

How does the market through the end of the third quarter of 2022 stack up for each

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KAANAPALI CONDOMINIUM MARKET UPDATE: Q3 2022 Kaanapali Condos for Sale

Kaanapali Resort Condominiums

Kaanapali Condominiums

Kaanapali is home to several different condominium communities, with offerings ranging from studios to four-bedroom condominiums.   Located along Kaanapali Beach are the Kaanapali Alii and Whaler, and located on Kahekili are the Maui Kaanapali Villas, Honua Kai, Mahana and Maui Kai.  Surrounding the Golf Course, you'll find the Maui Eldorado, the Masters, Kaanapali Plantation, International Colony Club and Vintage.

Kaanapali Condo Sales 

How does the market through the end of the third quarter of 2022 stack up for each community?

A FIVE-YEAR OVERVIEW

Honua Kai: All Buildings

Honua Kai Condo Sales

International Colony Club

International Colony Club Sales History

Kaanapali Alii

Kaanapali Alii Condo Sales History

Kaanapali Plantation

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Maui Real Estate Market Statistics September 2022Each month, the Realtor's Association of Maui publishes updates on the Maui real estate market.  The report notes

"New Listings decreased 39.3 percent for Single Family homes and 52.7 percent for Condominium homes.
Pending Sales decreased 30.7 percent for Single Family homes and 36.0 percent for Condominium homes.
Inventory increased 7.8 percent for Single Family homes and 9.7 percent for Condominium homes.
Median Sales Price increased 3.0 percent to $1,025,000 for Single Family homes and 9.7 percent to $800,000 for Condominium homes. Days on Market increased 10.7 percent for Single Family homes but decreased 31.5 percent for Condominium homes.
Months Supply of Inventory increased 45.0 percent for Single Family homes and 50.0 percent for Condominium

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KAPALUA MARKET UPDATE: Q3 20

Kapalua Home for SaleThe view from 222 Crestview, Pineapple Hill Estates

Kapalua Condominiums, Homes and Land

Kapalua Condominiums

Kapalua is home to several different condominium communities, with offerings ranging from one to four-bedroom condominiums.  The Kapalua Bay Villas, Kapalua Ironwoods, The Coconut Grove on Kapalua Bay, the Montage Residences Kapalua Bay and the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Residences are all oceanfront properties nestled along the Kapalua Resort's spectacular shoreline.  The Kapalua Ridge Villas and Kapalua Golf Villas both are located on the Kapalua Bay Course with ocean and golf course views.

How does the market through the end of the third quarter of 2022 stack up for each community?

A FIVE-YEAR OVERVIEW

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Spotlight on the Vintage at Kaanapali: Market Update Q3 2022

The Vintage at Kaanapali is a popular resort community in the heart of the Kaanapali Resort.  

Vintage Maui Condos for Sale

The Market at the Vintage: A Five-Year Perspective

The Vintage has been a popular choice for Maui buyers with approximately 15% of the total residences trading since 2020.  At the writing of this post, there are no active listings at the Vintage and only two sales to record in MLS in 2022.  The average sales price year to date is up +15% over 2021 and the high sales price is up 23%.  

It's noteworthy with only two sales this year, the stats can be a bit confusing.  

Vintage 104 sold at 92% of asking at $1,200,000 after 496 days on the market.  This is a two-story cottage,

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Market Spotlight: Montage Residences Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay Condos for Sale

Since being rebranded the Montage Residence Kapalua Bay in 2014, sales at the property have soared setting record highs for condominium sales in West Maui. 

When originally developed as a Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences in 2008, the property was comprised of 84 wholly-owned three and four-bedroom residences, some of the largest condominiums available in West Maui.  These residences are known as the Grand Residences, and are located in buildings 1, 2, 5 and 6, and ranged from 2,789 to 4,055 sq. ft. 

The development also included 62 smaller two and three-bedroom residences that were offered as 1/12 ownership located in buildings 3 and 4.  When rebranded as the Montage Residences, all developer

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Introducing 322 Cook Pine, one of the last remaining undeveloped lots in Pineapple Hill

Pineapple Hill lot for sale

An aerial overlooking 322 Cook Pine Drive, Pineapple Hill, Kapalua

Pineapple Hill vacant lot for sale

The views are focused toward the channel between Molokai and Lanai, framing Maui's spectacular sunsets

This is a rare offering of one of the last undeveloped home sites in Pineapple Hill phase I. The Design Guidelines for Pineapple Hill require the owner utilize one of six approved floor plans for the lots, which may be modified.  However, it should be noted that the foot print must be maintained and any changes must be approved by the Architectural and Design Review Committee. 

Pineapple Hill is one of Kapalua's most popular residential communities.  A gated enclave developed in two

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