Real Estate

Thursday, April 08, 2021

New Kīhei Wailani Village Affordable Workforce Housing Project Planned in South Maui

A new workforce affordable housing project in South Maui goes to market this weekend with homes ranging from $329,000 to $638,000.
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Registration Open for Free Online Fair Housing Training Seminars Set for April

The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns is presenting a series of free online training seminars on fair housing in April. Seminar participants are limited to 1,000 attendees per session and prospective participants must register by March 29, 2021.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Maui’s Vacation Rental Occupancy Climbed to 52.4% in February; Highest during Pandemic

In February 2021, Maui County’s vacation rental occupancy climbed to 52.5 percent, which is down 35.1 percentage points from a year ago but the highest rate since the start of the pandemic last March.
Friday, March 19, 2021

Maui’s 2020 REALTOR Salesperson of the Year is Kim Insley-Morrell

Real estate agent Kim Insley-Morrell of Coldwell Banker Island Properties was named 2020 REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year by the REALTORS® Association of Maui.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Bill Appears Dead that Seeks Development of Kaka‘ako Makai for Native Hawaiian Housing

House Speaker Scott Saiki today said that the House will not advance Senate Bill 1334 related to the Office of Hawaiian Affair’s request to use land at Kaka’ako Makai for residential development.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Mortgage Loan Deferral Extended for DHHL Borrowers Through June 30

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands extended the postponement of mortgage loan payments for DHHL direct loans and loans assigned to the department for an additional three-month period through June 30, 2021.
Saturday, March 13, 2021

Maui Budget Chair Lauds Further Tax Reform

The ordinance provides an exemption of up to $200,000 for homeowners who qualify by renting long-term and a new tax classification and corresponding tax rate for long-term rentals.
Friday, March 12, 2021

New Real Property Long-Term Rental Exemption Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2022

Effective on Jan. 1, 2022, real property occupied as a long-term rental with a signed contract to lease for 12 consecutive months or longer to the same tenant, may qualify an owner for an exemption of up to $200,000.
Sunday, March 07, 2021

One Area of Maui’s Pandemic Economy Is Surprisingly Booming: Real Estate

While Maui tourism is struggling to climb to pre-pandemic levels of a year ago, the Valley Isle’s real estate industry is surprisingly booming with a record high $980,000 median sales price for January.
Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Proposed Resolution Urges Mayor to Grant Water and Sewer Credits to DHHL Lots in Lahaina

Councilmember Tamara Paltin has introduced a resolution for Friday’s council meeting, urging Mayor Michael Victorino to grant water and sewer credits to the Department of Hawaiian Homelands for homestead and agricultural lots in Lahaina.
Friday, February 26, 2021

Affordable Housing Survey Seeks Input From West Maui Community

The West Maui Taxpayers Association is conducting a survey focused on understanding the opinions and attitudes of community members who currently live or work in West Maui and where they would like to see housing built for their families.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Information Needed for Cultural Impact Assessment of Wailuku Affordable Housing Project

The parcel is located on land fronting the west side of Kuikahi Drive, from the water tank to a point opposite Kehalani Mauka Parkway.
Tuesday, February 09, 2021

REALTORS® Association of Maui’s January 2021 Report Shows Strong Housing Market

The REALTORS® Association of Maui has released January real estate statistics for Maui County that shows the year 2021 starting off strong for the housing market, with healthy buyer demand and strong market fundamentals.
Saturday, February 06, 2021

DHHL Rental Relief Program Receives $2.4M Boost

DHHL’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program will provide eligible renter households with payments for security deposit, rent, rental arrears, utilities and home energy costs, utilities and home energy cost arrears, and other expenses related to housing incurred due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Thursday, February 04, 2021

Derek Lau Named Hawaiʻi REALTORS® President for 2021

The Hawai‘i REALTORS® trade organization has named Derek Lau as its 2021 President.
Monday, February 01, 2021

VIDEO: Tips to Get Your Estate In Order for How You Hold Your Real Estate Property

If COVID has taught us something, it has perhaps motivated you to get your estate in order for how you hold your real estate property.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Public Meetings Scheduled for Maui Housing Plan To Build 5,000 Affordable Family Homes

Leaders of the local nonprofit Hawaiian Community Assets (HCA) and Realtors Association of Maui (RAM) recently discussed the affordable housing plan currently under development for the County of Maui. A series of virtual meetings are scheduled for public input.
Friday, January 08, 2021

REALTORS® Association of Maui December Report Shows Strong Sales Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

December is normally one of the slowest months of the year for real estate sales in Maui County. But the December 2020 report shows strong buyer demand across most segments of the market, buoyed by near-record low interest rates.
Monday, January 04, 2021

Hale Pilina Family Affordable Rental Housing Project Proposed for Development Next to Kahului Post Office on Maui

The project site is comprised of approximately 4.8 acres of land on Pu‘unēnē Avenue.
Thursday, December 17, 2020

Thrivent Donates to Habitat for Humanity Maui for Mortgage Relief during Pandemic

Thrivent, a diversified financial services organization, donated $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity Maui to help more than 10 families on Maui stay in their homes.
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