What’s Better Than Location?

Why do realtors say the cliché, location, location, location? A tricolon is one of the most powerful rhetorical devices to convey a message. The understanding of location is also an interpretation of needs, wants and desires. For many living in Hawaii, there’s a yearning for a tranquil location. Or perhaps that desire comes with age when we find gratitude in a great cup of coffee along with the sounds of birds chirping, wind blowing the coconut trees, and a view of the Pacific.

two dogs in yellow grass overlooking ocean

I recently went to Lot 50 in Mahana Estates to truly feel what this location has to offer. The views from this parcel are expansive. The wind swirling through the pine trees is magical, along with birds singing in the background. Living in paradise is a state of mind but your surroundings can have a major influence. So when you reach that point in life, you truly know where to put your focus. That’s when you can stop to hear the birds, wind, waves, and truly immerse yourself in the tranquilness of silence. This is how I felt while standing at the top of Mahana Estates Lot 50.

I could visualize a spectacular home looking out over the Pacific and see generations of Ohana loving this space.

maui house plan drawing


One element of this location is a hike that literally begins right from the cul-de-sac.

maui forest

On a quiet afternoon, I followed my dogs as we navigated the Mahana Ridge Trail.

dog walking on mahana ridge trail on maui

The beauty of the hike is that we saw no one. I listened to the thud of paws run along the trail as I watched my Golden Retriever and German Shepherd enjoy the coolness of the walk. Dapples of light cascaded through the eucalyptus trees and as we climbed higher in elevation, rich green moss covered rocks and trees thus adding a soothing flavor to the magic of Maui.

large tree on maui hiking trail

The trail makes you feel as though you have landed in a fairytale while hiking for miles. The goal was to make it to the Arboretum but when at the top, I was stopped before entering the pu’u kukui watershed preserve.

no dogs allowed sign

The preserve requests that no animals enter in order to protect the native ecosystem. At this point, I could tell the boys were ready to turn back. The overall hike is four miles and offers a world of tranquilness as you walk gently through the enchanted forest listening to the birds singing and the wind caressing the trees.

So, when I say “Location, Location, Location,” I’m not just selling a plot of land. I’m offering a gateway to a life where your surroundings echo your innermost cravings for tranquility, beauty, and a connection to nature. It’s about turning that blank piece of canvas into a masterpiece where incredible moments can unfold, and the memories can be housed for generations to come. Where every glance out the window, every step on a trail, brings a profound sense of home, Ohana, and joy. What does location mean to you? Perhaps it’s not just a place, perhaps it’s a mirror to your soul’s ambitions, a lighthouse steering you towards the sanctuary where your spirit feels most anchored.

For more photos and listing price details, please visit MLS 400893.

Recent blog post “Seize this opportunity” for Mahana Lot 50.

To schedule a showing or for details on building permits and plans, contact Blake Hill or Anna Severson.

For more information on West Maui charities we like, visit the blog: “How You Can Make a Difference in Lahaina.

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