Maui Real Estate Blog

Just Listed in the New Traditions at Maui Lani

Our office just listed a great home in the New Traditions at Maui Lani. This four bedroom, three bathroom home is well maintained and has a whole lot of curb appeal. The comfortable floor plan features three bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs including the master suite. The fourth bedroom and bathroom is on the first floor. It could make an excellent guest space, office or a room for tutu.

The Exterior of 134 Meheu Circle in the New Traditions at Maui Lani
134 Meheu Circle in The New Traditions at Maui Lani
Tasteful landscaping and a cute front porch enhance the cure appeal of 134 Meheu Circle
Tasteful landscaping and a cute front porch add to the curb appeal of this home.

The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and upgraded cherry cabinets. The living room has new vinyl flooring. The master bedroom and a number of other rooms in the home have big views of the verdant peaks of the West Maui Mountains. Three split system a/c systems help to keep the home cool on the warmest days. A solar hot water heater reduces energy bills.

The living room and kitchen of 134 Meheu Circle in the Traditions at Maui Lani
The living room and the kitchen of 134 Meheu Circle.
A closer look at the 134 Meheu Circle kitchen area
The kitchen

The outdoor spaces of the home include a tastefully landscaped front yard, a fenced back yard and a separate fenced side area on the side of the house usable for outdoor storage.

The back yard and garage area at 134 Meheu Circle
The back yard and garage

The New Traditions neighborhood has its own small park with a water feature. It is within walking distance of Pomaika’i Elementary School. Residents of Maui Lani appreciate the easy access to so much of Central Maui. The Central Maui Sports Complex, the Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course, restaurants, shopping, movie theaters and medical care are all located within five minutes drive of the neighborhood.

This great new listing in the Traditions at Maui Lani is offered for $639,000. Check out the 134 Meheu Circle listing page for additional photos and details. Contact The Maui Real Estate Team to arrange a showing, or if you have questions about the property.

Pete Jalbert

Maui Real Estate Blog

Waiehu Terrace Home, Back Up Offers Welcomed

Our new listing in Waiehu Terrace has only been on the market for four days, but it is already under contract with a buyer as of this morning. This three bedroom/two bath home received strong interest from the market due to the combination of a quality remodel, views and a convenient location. The home was remodeled with a new roof, new windows, and updated kitchens and bathrooms in 2013. The home offers beautiful ocean views. You don’t need to stand on a ladder from the lanai to see blue. There are nice views looking towards Kahului Bay from the living room. The property also has nice views of the West Maui Mountains from the front yard.

You can tell that there are ocean views as you walk up to the front door of this home in Waiehu Terrace.


There are ocean views from the living room of the home.


This is the kitchen and dining area of the home in Waiehu Terrace. The kitchen was remodeled with new cabinets, counter tops and appliances.


The bathrooms of this Waiehu Terrace Home were remodeled in 2013.


These are the views of The West Maui Mountains from the front yard on a clear day.

Waiehu Terrace offers a very convenient Central Maui location close to the Hospital, downtown Wailuku, UH Maui College and the shopping and movie theaters of Kahului.

The home is listed by The Maui Real Estate Team, Inc. for $465,000. This home is under contract, but the seller would still entertain back up offers. Check out our Waiehu Terrace Opportunity listing page for additional photos and details on the property. Contact The Maui Real Estate Team for additional information or to arrange a showing of the property.

Pete Jalbert

Maui Real Estate Blog

Price Reduced! Spreckeslville Lot with Deeded Beach Access

We just had a healthy price reduction on the lot we have listed in Spreckelsville. This lot is the only land for sale in this desirable North Shore community at this time. The lot is almost eight-tenths of an acre, all flat and usable. Underground utilities and neighborhood covenants are part of the appeal. The property is situated just across from the community pathway that takes you to Spreckelsville Beach, a great location for windsurfing and SUP. Kanaha Beach Park, Baby Beach, Sugar Cove and Maui Country Club are just a short ride down the bike path. Paia town’s shops and restaurants are a five minute drive. Kahului’s shopping, movie theaters, performing arts center and medical facilities are ten minutes or less from your front door.

This great Spreckelsville lot is now offered for $749,000. Check out the Spreckelsville Lot with Beach Access listing page for more photos and information. Contact The Maui Real Estate Team to discuss the property or to arrange a tour of the lot and the neighborhood.

Pete Jalbert

Maui Real Estate Blog

Maui Film Festival Coming Up Next Month

The Maui Film Festival is always something to look forward to on the calendar. The thirteenth edition of the Film Festival is scheduled from June 13th through the 17th in Wailea and the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului. This event brings a mixture of independent, documentary, and the occasional big studio production to some great Maui venues. The Celestial Cinema is held nightly under the stars on the Wailea Emerald and Gold Golf Courses. It is one of the more picturesque places to watch a film on the planet. The Castle Theater is a world class venue with top of the line visuals and acoustics. In addition to the scheduled movies, the Maui Film Festival also includes fun parties, film maker panels and celebrity tributes.

As we get closer to the event, the Film Festival has released a partial list of scheduled films. They have also announced that Elizabeth Banks will be one of this year’s festival nominees. You can expect more announcements on celebrity tributes and featured films over the next couple of weeks. We will continue to provide updates about the event on The Maui Real Estate Blog.

Pete Jalbert

Maui Real Estate Blog

Weekend Events on Maui-Earth Day Edition

This weekend is shaping up to be a busy one on Maui with lots of events planned throughout the island from the Upcountry to East Maui. Celebrations of the natural environment are a big theme with Earth Day events scheduled on both Saturday and Sunday. Here is a list of some of the fun in store around Maui.

  • The fun kicks off tonight in Makawao for their monthly town party. This month’s town party has a spring fashion theme. Expect fashion shows, musical performances, slam poets, pony rides, store specials and lots of great food vendors around town. You can check out the Makawao Town Party Facebook page for more details and parking information.
  • Hana will be hosting the East Maui Taro Festival this weekend. On Saturday, the events will be hosting at the Hana Ball Fields between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Scheduled activities include a Farmer’s Market, Poi Pounding, Food Booths, Arts and Crafts, Music and Hula. On Sunday, there are three separate events scheduled. A Taro Pancake Breakfast is scheduled from 7:30AM to 10:30 AM at Hana Bay on Sunday Morning. At 11:00 AM, there will be garden tours at the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Hale O Pi’ilani Heiau. The festivities move down the coast at the Kapahu Living Farm which will be hosting a Lo’i Excursion.
  • For those that are looking to help the local environment, head over to Kahului Harbor on Saturday Morning. The Surfrider Foundation, +H20 and Community Work Day is coordinating a coastline cleanup around Kahului Harbor. Registration starts at 8:30 AM and the clean up begins at 9:00. Participants are asked to bring their own buckets, reusable bags, gloves and water bottles. The clean up will provide food and water with lunch provided by Flatbread. Check out the +H20 Facebook page for the event for additional details.
  • The Maui Earth Day Festival is scheduled for Sunday in Ke’Opualani Park in Kahului on Sunday from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM. This event will feature two musical stages, speakers, non-profit organizations, vendors, food and keiki activities. In keeping with the “Live Consciously, Consume Sustainably” theme, attendees are encouraged to bring their own non-breakable plates, cups, water bottles, & utensils. Please carpool.

No matter what you have on the agenda for the weekend, it looks like there will be plenty of Maui sunshine. I hope everyone has a safe and happy weekend.

Pete Jalbert

Maui Real Estate Blog

The 89th Annual Maui County Fair

Tomorrow marks the start of the 89th annual Maui County Fair. Island residents will flock to Kahului for rides, food, agricultural exhibits, locally produced art, music, entertainment and cooking contests. Here is the fair schedule:

Thursday
4:30 Fair Parade-The parade starts at the Ka’ahumanu entrance of UH Maui College and runs to Maehara Stadium.
5:00-11:00 PM-The gates open at 5:00 and stay open until 11:00 PM for the opening day of the fair.

Friday
10:00 AM -1:30PM Special Fair Day-An opportunity for Maui residents with physical or mental conditions that would preclude them from attending normal operating hours.
5:00-12:00 AM-Conventional operating hours for the fair.

Saturday
10:00 AM-12:00 AM Fair operating hours
10:00 AM-12:00 PM Charity Chili Cook off
10:00 AM-4:00 PM Robo Tech and Lego Competition
10:30 AM Healthy baby competition

Sunday
10:00 AM-11:00 PM Fair Operating Hours
11:00 AM-1:00 PM Cheer Spirit Showcase
1:30 PM-2:30 PM Aloha Cherry Truffle Challenge

These are just a few highlights of the many events planned around the fair. Tickets for the Maui County Fair are $7.00 for adults, $3.00 for Keiki aged 5-11 and kids 4 and under are free.

Pete Jalbert