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Spotlight on Aina Nalu:

Market Update through September 30, 2019

Aina Nalu

The Pool at Aina Nalu is a calm oasis in the heart of historic Lahaina town

by Heidi Dollinger, R(S)

Located on 8.63 acres, Aina-Nalu is one of the few Airbnb vacation rentable communities right in Lahaina town, close to all the shopping and restaurants on Front St. in Lahaina, and close to Lahaina Harbor for whale-watching boat excursions, fishing, and sunset sails.  Aina-Nalu is located just a few blocks from the ocean, and a short drive to many of the most popular West Maui beaches. There is an infinity-edge saltwater pool and hot tub spa, and another smaller kidney-shaped pool, and several bbq areas with gas grills.  Amenities include a large open-air pavilion, and

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Kapalua Golf Villas: Market Overview September 2019

Kapalua Golf Villa for SaleKapalua Golf Villa 21P3,4 enjoys a sweeping view of the Pacific ocean and outer island of Lanai

The Kapalua Golf Villas is a popular community located in the heart of the Kapalua Resort.  Built in 1979, the property is comprised of 16 buildings on 15.84 acres.  Originally designed with one and two-bedroom floor plans, there have been some two-bedroom loft-style floor plans that were converted to three-bedroom villas.  Onsite amenities include four swimming pools and barbeque areas.  The Kapalua Resort is home to two championship golf courses, tennis, hiking, world-class dining and some of Maui's most beloved beaches.

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Quick Market Overview Launiupoko Homes:

Launiupoko

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Launiupoko Homes Active Listings

Launiupoko Homes All No CPR* Main Home Lot CPR Cottage Lot CPR
Active Listings 21 7  10
Volume $92,494,000 $41,664,000  $42,736,000  $8,094,000 
Low LP $1,150,000  $2,999,000 $2,125,000  $1,150,000 
High LP $8,750,000  $8,750,000 $6,995,000  $2,700,000 
Average LP $4,404,476  $5,952,000 $4,273,600  $2,023,500 
Average LP/Sq. Ft $1,274 $1,139 $1165  $1786 
Average Sq. Ft. 3696 5223 3634  1180 
Average Beds/Baths 3/4 3/4 4/4  2/2 
Average DOM
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Montage Residences Kapalua Bay: Condominium Listings and Sales
Market Overview September 2019

Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Residences at Kapalua Bay
Whole Ownership Condominium Residences

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 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.  Since then, the property was re-branded in 2014 and all developer fractional sales were halted. 

Since being rebranded the Montage

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Market Overview: The International Colony Club

by Heidi Dollinger, R(S)

International Colony Club       International Colony Club  

Photos courtesy of International Colony Club #20 by Dave Lower

Built in 1964, the International Colony Club was one of the very early developments on Kaanapali Hillside.  It is one of the few places in a resort community where you can own a free-standing home on Maui with condominiumized grounds, and Airbnb or vacation rent it, without the need for a short-term rental permit.   This makes it ideal for second homeowners looking to offset their operating expenses while not in residence.

The ability to vacation rent at the International Colony Club is a recent change - it is only within the last year or so that this condominium

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Live front and center on the Beach at Kapalua Bay:

Spotlight on the Coconut Grove on Kapalua Bay

 Coconut Grove on Kapalua Bay

Introducing Coconut Grove #22

The Coconut Grove is a secluded gated enclave of just 36 private condominium residences overlooking Kapalua Bay.  Coconut Grove #22 enjoys an exceptional location at the center of Kapalua Bay.  This second-floor residence features an elevator and a garage.  It is perfectly positioned to take in Maui’s dramatic sunsets while listening to the calm waters of the Pacific Ocean.  The Coconut Grove was designed with island living in mind--pocketing doors open the living room to the spacious lanai.  This residence has been impeccably maintained and is offered move in ready with contemporary island-style furnishings and

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Spotlight on the Maui Kai: Real Estate Market Overview

By Heidi Dollinger

At the ocean’s edge, Maui Kai is in an ideal location for those who enjoy walks on beautiful Kekaa Beach, one of Kaanapali's long white sand beaches.  The Maui Kai is a ten-story building with 80 units total, all with direct ocean views.    

There are currently five active listings for Studios at Maui Kai (395 SF – 420 SF).  List prices range from $479,000 to $498,000. The last sale of a studio at Maui Kai was Maui Kai 506, which closed at $475,000 on 2/1/2019.  There is currently (1) unit pending under/ contract, a 1-Bedroom, Maui Kai 605, listed at $625,000. 

There are just three active 1-Bedroom listings:
Maui Kai 405 offered at $599,000
Maui Kai 301 offered at

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Spotlight on the Mahana at Kaanapali

Mahana Market Update and New Listings!

by Heidi Dollinger

 One of the most elegant properties on North Kaanapali Beach, the Mahana exudes warmth and welcoming with a relaxed Hawaiian sophistication.  Located less than five miles north of historic Lahaina town, the Mahana is tucked away down a quiet drive, convenient to markets and shopping, near Black Rock Beach, Whaler’s Village, and world-class golf courses in Kaanapali and Kapalua.

Mahana Market Update: Recent Mahana Sales

There was a new closing this week at Mahana 519, a two-bedroom south corner unit with jaw-dropping views, closed at full list price on March 4, 2019 for $1,850,000. Island Sotheby’s International Realty represented both buyer and

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The Masters at Kaanapali Hillside: Market Overview

By Heidi Dollinger

For a Maui buyer who is looking for a low-density residential condominium community away from the busy resorts, the Masters offers the very best of Kaanapali Living!  You will find nearly thirty-eight acres of manicured grounds, pools, spas, and tennis courts, located on the Kaanapali Golf Course, just a mile to Kaanapali Beach, and shopping and dining at Whaler’s Village.

The Masters has several features that make it very desirable:

  • Pet Friendly: The Masters is pet friendly for one pet within the guidelines of the association
  • Vacation Rentable: rentals for 30 days or longer are permitted per the current house rules.
  • BBQ on your Lanai: Barbecue grills are allowed on
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Maui County Property Taxes: Important Dates and Appeals

Right now, property tax owners are receiving notices for the second instalment of property taxes, which are due February 20, 2019.  In March, notices of assessed valuations will be mailed and owners will have until April 9, 2019 to file an appeal.

January 1 Assessed values established for use during the next tax year.
January 20 Second half of fiscal year tax bills mailed.
February 20 Second half of fiscal year tax bills due.
March 15 Assessment notices mailed.
April 9 Deadline for filing appeals.
May 1 Certified assessments forwarded to the County Council for budget purposes
June 20 Tax rates established by the County
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