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Lee and Barbara Potts Aloha Group Maui KW Island Living
Agents of Aloha Fulfilling Your Maui Dreams

Whether you are buying or selling, you deserve an experienced savvy negotiator on your side. We have successfully negotiated and closed hundreds of transactions, representing both buyers and sellers. Our clients say we are patient, good listeners who know how to get the deal done and achieve their goals. We understand what's at stake for you and the importance of your transaction.

Aloha Group Maui with KW Island Living (formerly Aloha Realty Group) has won the prestigious "Best Real Estate Company in Lahaina" award for 8 years running. The familiar faces you know are now aligned with 139,000 Keller Williams agents worldwide, providing access to more services and global marketing clout. Our diverse group of licensed and highly trained agents serve West Maui, South Maui, Central Maui and Upcountry clients. Aloha Group Maui agents have one thing in common - ALOHA!

Our commitment to excellence, integrity and the community has been rewarding to our clients, and the company has grown. Having survived and thrived through the great recession, Aloha Group Maui grew an average of 33% per year since 2009 in large part because we always put the interest of clients like you first. We are proud to have served clients from Hana to Kapalua and Wailea to Wailuku. We have been honored to help first time homeowners, luxury buyers and sellers, and domestic and international investors of all types make their Maui real estate dreams come true.

You want to know that your real estate is being handled in the most professional way possible. Aloha Group Maui takes excellence and knowledge seriously. That’s why 6 of us have Broker’s Licenses. We have 3 MBA's (Masters Degree in Business Administration), an appraiser, an attorney, and a former CPA. Several of our Realtors hold advanced certifications in representing buyers, ABR – Accredited Buyer's Represented; seller's - Seller Resource Specialist; RSPS - Resort and Second Home Specialist, and many other advanced certifications.

Aloha Group Maui holds strong values and a cooperative culture with a commitment to the community.

Our values are:
- Pono, integrity, do what's right
- Communication, cooperation, collaboration
- Competence and confidence through education
- Community aloha
- Health and fun.

The Maui Community has been very good to us, and one of our core values is giving back to the community. Our agents are founders, board members, volunteers and/or donors for the following organizations:

- Grow Some Good
- Lahaina Complex After School Tutoring Project
- People for Educational Equality
- Wishing Well for Maui Schools
- Habitat for Humanity
- Maui Food Bank
- Women Helping Women.

Aloha Group Maui began as Aloha Realty Group , which was founded by its co-owners and brokers, Barbara & Lee Potts in 2006. Both Barb & Lee have their MBA's and have been business owners and managers in both small companies and large corporations in CA before they moved to Maui in 2005. As a couple they hold multiple certifications and designations, including ABR, SRS, E-Pro, GRI, RSPS, CDPE, CNE, CIAS; Barb is a former CPA with Arthur Young & Co (now Ernst & Young) in the San Jose, CA office.

You can see more about our track record, values, culture and commitment to the community at our website - www.alohagroupmaui.com. You can also search the MLS on our website and find tips about buying and selling real estate in Maui and the latest Maui market analysis.

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Courtney Brown Island Sotheby's International Realty R(S)
Real Estate Professional in West Maui | Serving Lahaina to Kapalua

"Realtor (S) of the Year, 2014"
- Realtor's Association of Maui.

Born and raised on Maui, Courtney Brown is a graduate of Smith College in Massachusetts. She returned to her island home and began her real estate career in 1997, specializing in the West Maui resort areas of Kapalua, Napili, Kaanapali, Lahaina and Launiupoko. Since then, she has represented buyers and sellers of some of the finest resort, golf course, oceanfront and ocean-view properties across the island of Maui. In the past decade, Courtney has personally sold well over $250 million of real estate, often working with international and mainland US buyers who are dreaming of a second home on Maui. "The relationships I have formed with my clients over the years are some of the most rewarding and important in my life. I enjoy this profession immensely - it allows me to use my knowledge of the island and the nuances of living in various areas and communities to fulfill my clients' wishes."
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Sharon Robinson Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Branch Manager
Sharon Robinson has been a manager for Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corporation since 2014. Previously, she worked for Guild Mortgage, Caliber Funding and Central Pacific Bank.

As a manager serving realtors & homeowners in the Maui, Hawaii area, Sharon enjoys assisting customers to obtain the correct financing.

Her success as a manager is supported by her hard work and availability, combined with a passion for explaining the loan process.

Sharon's greatest strengths are her knowledge and availability. Just as important, she enjoys her job, particularly building customer relationships. Also, providing the right loan brings tremendous satisfaction.

She brings 34 years’ experience in the mortgage field to her work as a manager. She has completed numerous courses in CE for MLO license.

NMLS# 310189
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Locations Maui Locations Maui R(B)
Locations has been helping people buy and sell real estate for over 45 years. On Maui for 25 years, we have a fabulous team of agents who live all over the island. So no matter where you are thinking about buying or selling, we have a local expert.

Our agents are responsible and knowledgeable, providing our clients with the tools to keep them informed of what is happening in the market. Locations is a great resource when considering investment property, and able to counsel foreign buyers on U.S. purchases. Locations Maui also has a Property management division to assist you with your long term rentals.
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What It’s Like to Live in Kāʻanapali

Posted September 6, 2016, 12:02 PM HST

Kāʻanapali is one of the most in-demand locations for island living in West Maui.

Located between Historic Lahaina Town and great oceanfront neighborhoods like Nāpili Bay and Kapalua, this area is creme de la creme for West Maui living.

When living in Kāʻanapali, residents can expect perfect ocean conditions, endless sunshine and picturesque sunsets from Kāʻanapali Beach. Kāʻanapali Beach, Maui. Photo source: Flickr/Joe Parks

When living in Kāʻanapali, residents can expect perfect ocean conditions, endless sunshine and picturesque sunsets from Kāʻanapali Beach.
Kāʻanapali Beach, Maui.
Photo source: Flickr/Joe Parks

Residential areas in Kāʻanapali are located on both the mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) sides of the Honoapi‘ilani Highway.

Although Kāʻanapali is mostly regarded as one of the most popular resort areas in Maui, there are many opportunities for buyers looking for vacation condominiums, single family homes and luxury estates in Kāʻanapali.

Set oceanfront in Kāʻanapali, buyers can take advantage of rare opportunities to purchase luxury condos at the Honua Kai Resort, Kāʻanapali Ali’i and The Whaler.

Maui luxury homes are a plenty in Kāʻanapali with gorgeous oceanfront estates, and incredible gated luxury homes in the Kāʻanapali Golf Estates.

For buyers that would like to build their own Maui dream home in Kāʻanapali, there is much opportunity with land available in the Kāʻanapali Coffee Farms agricultural community, Lanikeha neighborhood in the Kāʻanapali Golf Estates, the Pinnacle development, and a few rare oceanfront lots that front the sand on Kāʻanapali Beach.

Perhaps the best advantage to living in Kāʻanapali is the close proximity to exciting West Maui activities and attractions.

When in Kāʻanapali, you can always count on long days of sunshine and the most consistent ocean conditions on island for swimming, snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding and more great West Maui ocean activities.

Whaler’s Village Shopping Center is where you can find the best shopping, dining and entertainment in West Maui, and there’s nothing like a magical Maui sunset front Kāʻanapali Beach.

Throughout Kāʻanapali areas, residents will find 360-degree island views of the Pacific Ocean, outer islands and the gorgeous West Maui mountain range.


Schools Near Kāʻanapali

Children of The Rainbow Nursery & Preschool
Lahaina Preschool- Kamaʻāina Kids
King Kamehameha III Elementary School
Princess Nahienaena Elementary School
Lahaina Intermediate School
Lahainaluna High School
Holy Innocents Episcopal School
Sacred Hearts School

Conveniences & Amenities

Grocery stores
US Post Office
Gas stations
Police station
Fire station
Community center
Restaurants, cafe’s & coffee shops
Yoga & fitness
Golf resorts
Public & paid parking lots

Things That Stand Out About Kāʻanapali

Properties with acreage are still available
Amazing Pacific Ocean and West Maui views
Front Street
Close to top golf resorts
Close to activities in Lahaina and neighboring West Maui locales
West Maui Skate Park
Surplus of incredible restaurants and dining opportunities
Historical Sites
Rich Recent Cultural History (Less Than 100 Years)

Close to amazing West Maui beaches
Close to world renowned golf resorts

Frequent traffic due to school hours, swells and increases in visitors


65-85 degrees
Average temperature is 76.3 degrees (aka “perfect”)
13.54 inches or less of rainfall per year
Tropical savanna climate

Alexandra Mitchell
Alexandra is a marketing professional with a passion for writing about travel to the Hawaiian Islands, luxury vacation rentals and Hawai'i real estate. With her valuable insider's perspective, she exposes readers to unique glimpses of "Old Hawai‘i," new destinations to explore, local events and all the best things to do in Hawai‘i…

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* The opinion of this writer do not necessarily represent the opinions of MauiNow.com


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