Upcountry

Upcountry Living on Maui: Hiking The Crater

As with most real estate agents, I am a creature of routine. I wake each morning, boil water for my French press, check market updates, and start reading emails. Working for Hawaii Life gives me the ability to work from home, which I love; however, out the window I have the daunting view of Haleakala […]

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 […]