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Information and Updates on the Maui real estate market, the Kapalua resort, and events island wide.



Did you know that the summit of Puu Kukui in the West Maui mountains is one of the wettest on earth?  While Lahaina may receive less than 15 inches a year, the summit will receive close to 370!  Hawaii is home to over 10,000 native species, 90% of which are found only in our islands.  The West Ma...
Perched above the Kaanapali Resort, the Summit Estates is home to this small enclave of residences.  Just 17 detached condominium homes on 17 acres.  288 Wekiu Place is one of the finest locations in this gated community.  This immaculate, three bedroom, three bathroom home features a detached "o...
708 Mokuleia PlaceThe Plantation EstatesKapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii This spectacular estate is nestled on the famed Plantation Course in the Kapalua Resort.  Located on two private acres, the main home is comprised of five bedroom suites.  A separate guest cottage makes entertaining easy.  Enjoy...
It's something I see every day as I drive down Office Road, the main entry to the Kapalua Resort.  The Kapalua Resort's trademark Butterfly logo, a maroon butterfly with a pineapple in the center.  This logo has earned the reputation as a hallmark for luxury and preservation.  It symbolizes the m...
For those looking for a tropical residence, Hawaii offers advantages over non-US options, with stable systems of government and property ownership, high standards of medical care, and currency considerations.  I have long favored Maui, not just because this is where I was born.  I've always appre...
This Saturday, September 27, 2008, the Kapalua Resort presents Play Golf America Day.  The Kapalua Golf Academy will feature instructional clinics and presentations by world famous master instructors, Jim Flick and Mike Adams.  More than 30 PGA pros will take a break from the 2008 Aloha PGA Teach...
The Kapalua Resort is lucky to have Silla Kaina here to greet visitors and locals alike, teaching them a little about life in Hawaii.  Silla hosts a series of cultural programs here in the resort that include lei making, hula lessons, lau hala, and history of the area and the plantation.  She tea...
Today was my last West Maui Caravan serving as West Maui Regional Director for our Realtor's Association of Maui.  During this past year, I have seen a tremendous transformation in this weekly event and in my fellow Realtors.  As we all know, these have been trying economic times, and the real es...
Maui's 23,000 acre Kapalua Resort is currently home to seven condominium communities and four residential communities.  While they all share in the resort's extensive amenities, each community has it's own unique character and charm.  Today I'd like to focus the spotlight on the Kapalua Bay Villa...
The Kapalua Resort will host the inaugural Kapalua LPGA Classicthis October 13-19th, at the KapaluaBay Course.  We are excited to have this addition to our annual Kapalua events, which include the Mercedes-Benz Championship, played each January at the Kapalua Plantation Course and the Kapalua Win...

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Author Bio: Courtney Brown is a Realtor with Island Sotheby's International Realty in Maui, Hawaii. Courtney was born here in Maui and educated at Smith College. She specializes in Maui real estate, with a focus on second homes, oceanfront, and resort properties in Kapalua, Napili, Kaanapali, and West Maui. p>

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