Exceptional Wood Craftsmanship in Ocean View Kaanapali Hillside Home

The Stice Team would like to share our newest listing which is 20 Puu Huna St. (MLS# 352595) in Ka’anapali Hilliside. This Kaanapali home is  3 bed/3.5 bath built in 2005 and is roughly 3,416 of interior living area with another 700 sq.ft. of covered lanais, and a 810 sq.ft. two car garage all on just a little over a 1/4 acre lot.

20 Puu Huna St. and Kaanapali Hillside Video Experience

The Value

The Hawaii Life Value Score grades 20 Puu Huna St. as a 97 out of a possible 100 points. View the property listing details. It is important to note that inventory levels in all of Maui, and even more specifically for residential homes in all of Ka’anapali, have shrunk drastically since this same point last year.

20 Puu Huna St. on a beautiful summer evening in 2012.

At the listing date of this property, 20 Puu Huna St. is the lowest price residential home in all of Ka’anapali. Many of the homes in Ka’anapali Hillside were built in the early 90’s and require extensive remodeling and deferred maintenance issues – with this home being built in 2005, it is sold furnished, and in very good condition it comes essentially turn-key, making a very easy transition for a new home owner.

Clearly the most distinguishing aspect of this home is the master craftsmanship and attention to detail on the exceptional wood work used throughout the entirety of the home. This home was built by a prominent local West Maui general contractor, Monty Carpentar who owns KM Design and Construction.

The Construction and  Amenities

A pacifying  water feature at the entry of the property greets you each day as you come home. As you BBQ and dine on the lower level lanai, there is a small dipping pool in the front yard for you to cool off on those warmer days.

The house does have central A/C when the tradewinds are light, or if we are experiencing Kona winds – in most instances you will really not need this as there are 42 windows in the home and many on the northern end of the house where the tradewinds blow through keeping everything very comfortable. The garage is large enough for 2 full size automobiles, storage, and perhaps even room for your personal golf cart.

Live the Ka’anapali Life

As the warm Maui sunlight shines through your master bedroom it draws you out to your large open living room and kitchen as the brilliant rays reflect beautiful hues between the lighter tone hardwood vaulted ceilings and the darker hardwood flooring.

Your senses are drawn outward towards the north west direction where you can see the humpback whales playing in the Pacific against the verdant backdrop of Molokai’s stunning three thousand foot sea cliffs. It’s time to start your day in Ka’anapali, Maui – what’s it going to be?

Ka’anapali South Beach as photographed by Angelina Hills

Maybe load up the golf cart (the preferred method of transportation in Ka’anapali) and take a 2 minute drive down the hill to either Kaanapali South Beach (where Black Rock is located) or North Beach, aka Airport Beach, where there is fantastic snorkeling and a nice pavilion to set up for a BBQ gathering.

My fiancé, Megan, teeing off on the scenic 9th. hole on the Kai Course

Or maybe you booked an early tee time at one of the championship golf courses – either the Kai (south) or Royal (north) course. Up for a little more exercise? Many Ka’anapali residents, including myself, enjoy a brisk walk or light run around the subdivision and into the neighborhoods of the adjoining Ka’anapali Golf Estates (where I live).

Perhaps you don’t feel too inspired on this day and you decide to run down to Whaler’s Village for shopping and a relaxing lunch at Hula Grill or Leilani’s.

Ka’anapali Hillside, its community park, and the silhouette of Molokai’i from 200 ft. above

The community park is a great place to spend time with friends, family, and fellow neighbors in Ka’anapali Hillside


Ka’anapali Hillside is not a gated community, but there is an active association that enforces the integrity and consistency of the neighborhood, which helps to preserve everyone’s values – the association fees are very reasonable at around $110 per month.

After growing up and living on the other side of the island in Haiku for most of my life, I have really enjoyed the transition to living in Ka’anapali the last couple of years. I spend a lot more time at the beach (my fiancé and I really love going up north to Flemmings and Mokuleia beach parks and when the waves are up, S-Turns in Kahana is the place for me), we love the slightly cooler weather, and less hustle and bustle that you experience in Lahaina town, which is just 5 minutes to the south, the golfing is awesome, we go to Times Supermarket quite often in Honokowai (5 minutes north), and flying out of the Kapalua Airport for inter island getaways is very convenient.

Many families with children will be very pleased that the Maui Preparatory Academy – educating from pre-school through high-school – has gotten rave reviews and is also just a couple minutes away from this home.

I am here to help answer any questions that you have about 20 Puu Huna St. or show you the property as normally this home is very easy to show on short notice. Live and Love the Ka’anapali life.


Jeremy Stice, R(S)
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Chris Gamby

June 21, 2012

Awesome post Jeremy. I think every listing should have such a thorough write-up. What a great looking property, beautiful woodwork, perfect spot to start living the Kaanapali Life! Good luck with that listing. Nice video too.

Chris Gamby

June 21, 2012

Awesome post Jeremy. I think every listing should have such a thorough write-up. What a great looking property, beautiful woodwork, perfect spot to start living the Kaanapali Life! Good luck with that listing. Nice video too.


June 26, 2012

Killer House Jeremy. Nice article


June 26, 2012

Killer House Jeremy. Nice article

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