Karen Willliamson's (mauikaren) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Maui Earth Realty LLC
I went to the brokers open at Kai Malu in Wailea this afternoon, this community is really spectacular and worthy of my writing about . Kai Malu is located about ½ mile from my home in Maui Meadows, I actually used to run through this area years ago when it was a dirt road across from my house. Wh...
Outdoor showers are one of the special joys that can come with owning Maui real estate.  With the tropical climate being so comfortable, many Maui homeowners enjoy a shower located out in the yard, these unique showers are made from lava rock, bamboo, or just about anything, as long as it has a s...
The County of Maui may have a total of 221,800,000 to spend this year.  This is based on an increase in the real property valuations for all of Maui County which includes Maui, Lanai and Molokai. Property taxes make up forty percent of the county's overall revenue. Alot of property owners are app...
Maui's spectacular beauty, diversity and comfortable climate lures visitors from all over the world.  South Maui, including Wailea, Makena, Kihei and Maalaea has an ideal climate and some of the best amenities available on all the islands. South Maui real estate ranges from inexpensive condos in ...
In my search for a flooring that had the least impact on the environment, I think cork is my best choice.  What an amazing product!  Cork is harvested from the Cork Oak trees mostly grown in the Mediterranean.  The bark of the tree is peeled off every 9 years or so and the tree grows a new layer....
I have a friend who has the most awesome avo tree here in Maui Meadows, each year around this time, it produces the the most amazing avocado's.  The fruit is almost perfectly round, is from 4"-7" across, and is not stringy or lumpy.  We usually get 2 large bowls of guacamole from each one, or sev...
Hali'imaile is a sweet little town upcountry Maui, it's the kind of place where people are still friendly and give you a wave when you drive by.   At the end of Ao'iki Street is a beautiful community organic garden, this project is supported by Maui Land and Pineapple Co.  With most kids these da...
I remember when I was a little girl, we would come to Maui each winter.  We would arrive at the (old) Kahului Airport, the first thing I always noticed, as soon as they would open the plane door was how moist the air was and the sweet smell of plumeria.  Back then, the stairs would drop down from...
The Neighbor islands in the Hawaiian Island chain have long been known for a more rural lifestyle than Oahu, (the most populated island).  The controversy over the Hawaii Superferry has brought up some very uneasy feelings among Neighbor island residents.  Some say the Hawaiian Islands are at a t...
Before the 1970's most visitors that came to the Hawaiian Islands came to Waikiki on Oahu. The Maui Lu was the only resort on Maui's south shore, this resort was built by a Canadian logger Gordon Gibson and named after a yacht he sailed across the Pacific, it housed the snowbirds that would hide ...

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