Upcountry

Maui Private Schools: Of Brats & Buddhas

I was a brat. A horrible private school brat. I didn’t have the luxury of living in the Hawaiian culture, which doesn’t tolerate brats very well. People who live here on Maui will know what I’m talking about. If you are moving here and moving here with a brat, you will happily witness the transformation of your brat […]

Maui County Policy Changes Should Help Lands for Development

The Maui County Council recently amended its Workforce Housing policies in hopes of helping initiate more housing starts on Maui. This comes years after a workforce housing shortage initiated Maui’s first workforce housing requirements for subdivisions. I was on the Planning Commission at the time as we took testimony and passed on recommendations to the County […]

Upcountry Maui Real Estate For Sale – What Sold in August 2014?

What’s been selling in Upcountry Maui in August 2014? In the upcountry region of Makawao, Pukalani, and Kula, sales of residential properties were pretty consistent with the numbers from August 2013, with 12 closed transactions. These numbers are down from the previous month of July. 115 Hanipala Pl. (MLS# 357288) Kula/Ulpalakua Home Closings 17 Holopuni Rd. sold for $570,000 […]