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PLAY the Plantation Course

In just a few days, Kapalua will welcome golf's greatest players for the PGA Tour's Sentry Tournament of Champions.

Sentry Tournament of ChampionsWhile the golf's superheroes will play the course from January 3-7, 2018, the Plantation Course is open to mere mortals to play as well.

Both the Plantation Course and the much loved Kapalua Bay Course are open to the public.  Managed by Troon Golf, reservations to play the courses can be booked by calling 808-669-8044 or 877-527-2582.

Tomorrow, Friday, December 29, 2017 is last day of play for the course prior to the tournament, with limited tee times from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The course closes to then prepare for the tournament, reopening to the public Monday, January 8, 2018.  The course is

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The Kapalua Bay Villas: 2017 Year End Real Estate Market Update

Kapalua Bay Villa for SaleThe view out toward Molokai from the upgraded kitchen in Kapalua Bay Villa 14G3-5

The gated community of the Kapalua Bay Villas is situated overlooking Oneloa Bay, with direct access to the white sand beach.  The Montage Residences Kapalua Bay and the Spa Montage are the neighboring properties to the south.

Bay Villas amenities include central air conditioning (not in all units but may be installed), three swimming pools, BBQ areas and tennis courts.  You'll find a mix of one and two bedroom floor plans in this popular oceanfront community.  Short term rentals are allowed.

Kapalua Bay Villa 19G5   Kapalua Bay Villa 14G4   Kapalua Bay Villa

Featured above: Kapalua Bay Villas 19G5, 14G3-5 and 38B2

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The Sentry Tournament of Champions:
The Plantation Course, Kapalua, Maui January 3-7, 2018 

Each year, Maui welcomes the PGA Tour's best players in an invitation only Tournament of Champions. This year, the field includes a mix of familiar and new faces to the Plantation Course.

Sentry Tournament of Champions Kapalua

The Sentry TOC opens the calendar year for the PGA Tour on one of Hawaii's most picturesque and challenging courses.  Past winners who have qualified for this year's field include Justin Thomas, Jordan Speith, and Dustin Johnson.  While the field won't be announced until December 29th, many are looking forward to watching newcomers such as Xander Schauffele, Rookie of the Year, Cam Smith, and Kevin Kisner take on the challenge of the TOC.

Since 1999, the host

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Shopping in Paia, Maui: a few of my favorite boutiques

Some of my favorite shopping is in the colorful beach town of Paia on Maui's North Shore, and I found myself there this past week picking up a few gifts. (I have to confess, it's not just for the holidays, but year round too.)

Paia Town

Over the years, the sleepy town on the way to Hana has ben transformed and is now home to a variety of restaurants, boutiques, and one of my favorite local markets, Mana Foods (confession: I usually just buy chocolate there).  For those of you on island looking to pick up a gift you can't find everywhere, strolling along Hana Highway and up Baldwin Avenue can be a great way to spend the day.  If you prefer to  do your shopping for Hawaii inspired gifts, I've included

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Introducing Kapalua Golf Villa 11T3-4: Overlooking Kapalua's Bay Course

Kapalua Golf Villa for SaleThe view overlooking Kapalua Bay Course and Napili Bay

This lovely condominium residence sits overlooking the 10th and 18th holes of the Kapalua Bay Course.  Oriented toward the West, the spacious lanai is perfected situated for watching the golfers come in, taking in the ocean, and watching Maui's spectacular sunsets.

Located on the entry level, this single level floor plan offers one bedroom, two baths, and a naturally lit flex room that is large enough for a twin bed or for an office.  The Golf Villas amenities include central air conditioning, a covered carport, four swimming pools, and BBQ areas. Building 11 enjoys a private location, yet is close to Pineapple Grill, the

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Local charitable organization, Whale Trust, along with The National Geographic | Fine Art Galleries, invites the public to an evening event celebrating whales with a feature presentation by Flip Nicklin.Whale Trust National Geographic

The event features not only “Searching for Unicorns”, where the reknowned researcher will share stories of unexpected discoveries along the photographic journey.  Guests will also enjoy a featured selection of cheese, local chocolate, and wine pairings, as well as music by Slack Key Guitarist and Hawaiian Vocalist, Kevin Brown. A live and silent auction will feature exclusive Flip Nicklin photographs and experiences. Each attendee will receive a $500 Gift Certificate from National Geographic | Fine Art Galleries. 

WHEN: Friday, December 15, 2017

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The Montage Kapalua Bay Trunk Shows December, 2017Montage Kapalua Bay Trunk Shows

Throughout the month of December, the Montage Kapalua Bay is hosting several trunk shows in both the resort lobby and the Spa Montage lobby featuring local artisans and island inspired gifts, including Jewels of Maui, Aloha Nectar Maui, Manakai Swimwear, Zensiva Spa Products, Kumu Scratch, Nara & Kai Chow, Lani Lace Lingerie, and KenSu Jewelry.

For more information, contact the Montage Kapalua Bay at 808.665.8282

 

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Rare Offerings of Beachfront Homes and Lots in both Kaanapali and KapaluaKapalua Place Homes for Sale

Kapalua Oceanfront and Beachfront Homes and Lots for Sale:

Unlike the Wailea/Makena area, there are to just eight oceanfront residential homesites that are a part of the Kapalua Resort:  five beachfront homesites at Kapalua Place, along with a home situated on Hawea Point, Alaelae Peninsula, and Mokuleia Point.

The quiet enclave of Kapalua Place is comprised of eight lots overlooking the white sandy beach of Oneloa Bay toward Molokai. The gated community was developed in 1989, with spacious homesites ranging from just over a half acre to 1.7 acres.

At the time of this post, there are four offerings at Kapalua Place, one homesite and three homes--all are beachfront. 

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Introducing Kapalua Ironwoods #73: Stunning Oceanfront Condominium Residence for Sale

Kapalua Ironwoods for Sale

The view overlooking Kapalua Bay Course and Oneloa Bay

This exceptional condominium residence sits overlooking the fifth hole of the Kapalua Bay Course.  Known for it's breathtaking views, this is the signature hole for the course and one of it's most photographed locations.

Located on the top floor, the sheltered lanai provides an incredible vantage point to watch the golf, surf and sunset.  The townhouse style floor plan allows for an oceanfront master bedroom on the main level along with the kitchen, dining and living area.  A graceful curved stairwell leads you to the large second master (currently used as an office) and bath.  Etched glass by one of

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The Montage Kapalua Bay Trunk Shows

For those of you looking to get a head start on your holiday shopping, the Montage Kapalua Bay has several trunk shows for the last two weeks of November.  The trunk shows held both at the Spa Montage and the Resort Lobby, feature spa products, jewelry, clothing and art, perfect for a unique Maui gift.

Montage Kapalua Bay Shopping

November 20 & 21: Nara & Kai Chow, Woodwork and one-of-a-kind jewelry
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Location: Montage Kapalua Bay Resort Lobby

November 21: Zensiva Luxury Spa Products
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Location: Spa MontageLobby

November 24 & 25: KenSu Jewelry
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Location: Montage Kapalua Bay Resort Lobby

November 28 & 29: Lani Lace Lingerie
Time: 9 am to 2 pm
Location: Spa Montage Lobby

The Montage

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