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In Escrow-Villages at Mauna Lani 427

Under Contract-Golf Course Front, Alii Plan with private pool! 68-1025 North Kaniku Drive #427 Villages at Mauna Lani | Kohala Coast, HI #608 MLS: 624131 3 Bedrooms| 3.5 Bathrooms | 2,650 sq. ft. Price: $1,735,000 I just put into escrow this spacious, golf course front, Villages at Mauna Lani, Alii Plan which offers great, West… Read More »

Sold-Villages at Mauna Lani 724

Sold-Villages at Mauna Lani 724 Golf Course Front, Alii Plan with private pool! 68-1025 North Kaniku Drive #724 Villages at Mauna Lani | Kohala Coast, HI #608 MLS: 623310 3 Bedrooms| 3.5 Bathrooms | 2,650 sq. ft. Price: $1,585,000 I just SOLD this spacious, golf course front, Villages at Mauna Lani, Alii Plan which offers… Read More »

Ironman 70.3 2019 Mauna Lani Resort

Every year since we have lived here the “Honu” triathlon has been hosted within the Mauna Lani Resort. The 2 hotels located within the resort have traded hosting the event and many of us volunteer for this race as well as the IRONMAN World Championship in October. In the early years it was an olympic… Read More »

Sold-Villages at Mauna Lani 608

SOLD-Beautiful Maile Plan with Tommy Bahama Furnishings and Net-Metering Solar System 68-1025 North Kaniku Drive #608 Villages at Mauna Lani | Kohala Coast, HI  #608 MLS:  623310           3 Bedrooms| 3.5 Bathrooms | 2,752 sq. ft. Price:  $1,150,000 I just SOLD this spacious Villages at Mauna Lani, Maile Plan which offers great, North facing views and… Read More »

Cinco De Mayo Splash-2019

It was the season opener for the Big Island, open water swim circuit and the first event of the island’s Triple Crown series-the Cinco De Mayo Splash! Most of our Mauna Lani Master’s swim group participated and Sue and Noe represented us very well. Noe was the first lady out of the water and Susan… Read More »

Vacation Rental Property Registration

The new Hawaii County Vacation rental property registration is now in force and requires owners with vacation rental properties to register via their application process. I am including a link to the County’s website where you can download the package as well as including the package as a link from my website. The County’s website… Read More »

Nohea at Mauna Lani Update April 2019

The finishing touches including interior cabinetry, elaborate hardwood trim, hardwood floors and hand troweled, Old World stucco exteriors are being installed in our 3 homes in Nohea at Mauna Lani.  Interior paint is finished also which means we are on track to complete these homes in the next few months. These homes start at $2.79m which make… Read More »

Barracuda in the pond!!

On our morning runs we usually circle the ponds within the Mauna Lani beach club at Makaiwa Bay. We often see many forms of wildlife including the schools of milkfish and mullet that thrive in this protective environment. Every now and again we see the fish jump in unison without any apparent provocation but also… Read More »

First Quarter 2019 Sales statistics

Sales statistics for the first quarter of 2019 reveal a relatively “flat” market compared to this same period in 2018 for the South Kohala area. Condominium unit volume is down 5% in South Kohala where most sales are condominiums centered within the 3 major resorts with the majority of transactions occurring in the Waikoloa Village… Read More »

49 Black Sand Beach at Mauna Lani-CLOSED and SOLD!

My 49 Black Sand Beach listing was reduced for a quick sale and is now Closed and Sold to a new family that will enjoy it’s many features and amenities for the coming future. This 4-bedroom home features over 5000 sf of luxury furnishings and finishes. The 4-bedroom home is newly updated and features many… Read More »

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