Explore Haiku, HI

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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HAIKU MAUI 96708 Haiku is a small town on the north shore of Maui, east of the airport and main city of Kahului along Highway 36, the Hana Highway. Haiku is mostly agricultural with many small farms and agricultural subdivisions.  Some crops that are grown are bananas and other fruits, tropical ...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Who's Brad Pitt?The other night Larry King was interviewing Brad Pitt and I turned on the TV and said, "we have to watch this program with Brad Pitt in New Orleans."  My dad said "who's Brad Pitt?"  I explained to him that Brad Pitt was the actor in the Jesse James film that he recently saw, and ...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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WHERE - Haiku Maui - the north shoreWHAT -  A new street!There's a new roadsign up on the Hana Highway at about the 15 mile marker. I notice it as I drive by each day.  Remember the new paved roadsat Peahi Farms?  Well they even got a street name already, and it's called Kai Huki Street. This is ...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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The Skystream newsletter has a link to an interesting story today.... former president George Bush has installed a 33 foot tall windmill to generate electricity at his oceanfront summer home in Walker's Point, Maine.  This should help others to realize that wind power is a great thing.A Skystream...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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When you're driving around Maui, in Haiku, you'll sooner or later find yourself driving the twisting mountain spine of Kaupakalua Road, the main artery between the upcountry town of Makawao, and the Hana Highway starting point of the historic Millenium Trail.  Going up or down, there aren't many ...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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  Meanwhile, back at Peahi Farms on Maui's north shore, things are progressing nicely.  As you can see, they are already mowing the grass in this 170 acre subdivision, and baling it up just like on the mainland.  This is the first time on Maui I have ever seen round hay bales!   A Brokers Open wa...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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This cute little roadside fruit stand on the Hana Highway in Huelo is staffed with WWOOFers.  They have come to Hawaii to learn about growing fruits, preparing and serving them to visitors who are driving along the scenic Hana Highway.  Our young farmer friend is happy to have these traveling hel...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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I love to do my part and recycle things, and find it easy to do.  I can never understand why some people just throw all that "good stuff" away.  Where is AWAY?  Here on an island, AWAY is not that far away, and space is limited.  In the 27 years since we've been living here, we have seen major c...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Peahi Farms on Maui gets an upgrade.  Paving crews have been busy making miles of smooth black roads into this new planned community subdivision at Opana Point on Maui's north shore.  During the months of October and November the blacktop has gone down and the entrance to the Hana Highway is almo...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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SOLD - HAIKU VACANT LAND Sale price:  $475,000.00 FS Sale date: October 30, 2007 Size: 2.36 acres Address: 580 Awalau Road, Haiku HI This was a pretty quick sale, due to smart pricing.  Recent SOLD comps in Haiku were $475,000 for other 2 acre lots with no water meter.  This Haiku property enter...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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HONOPOU VALLEY - MAUIYou may not know of this hidden valley down Honopou Road on Maui's north shore.  Some of the land has belonged to Hawaiian families for generations and goes back to the "great mahele".  There is a lot of history here, with ancient rock walls surrounding taro paddies that are ...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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  HAIKU is not just a style of descriptive poetry, it's a country town on Maui, at the corner of Haiku Road and Kokomo Road. Here at the Post office for zip code 96708, you can get personal service, and they'll remember your name.  There is a town center (which I will describe in this blog), and...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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 I love it when the STARFRUIT are ripe.  These are one of my favorite tropical fruits because they are so delicious to eat just the way they are, or prepared in dishes.  Their unique shape is really appealing when cut in cross sections to make little yellow stars.  Kids love them because they loo...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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I mentioned the other day about Haiku Realtor Caravan.  Let me explain what that is exactly.  Fidelity National Title sponsors our Upcountry Caravans every Thursday so the Maui real estate agents and affiliates can get together and preview all the latest listings in the past month.   On the 2nd T...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Spikeless Palm Tree Trimming on Maui  Today on Realtor Caravan in Haiku, I met a nice young man who has a tree trimming service for palm trees.  What's unique about his service is they don't use foot spikes to climb the coconut trees, they use specialized tree platforms with rubber straps to wrap...

By Jeffery Griffin, Broker Owner
(Jeff Griffin LLC )
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There are some great values in the market right now. I like this MLS#326927 at 2011 Kokomo road. Great buy at $715,000 four bedroom 1.5 bathrooms, 4.7 acres of Haiku Living. Right off of Kokomo road. Man what a great market. two years ago this would have been 1,100,000 easy. I love my job. I love...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Aloha - The Hunter - www.mauihunter.com Pe'ahi Farms on Maui has just closed it's very first sale, marking a turning point in this spectacular new project in Haiku.  Lot 3, a prime oceanfront 3.25 acres, closed on October 5th for $2,100,000. The developers Holt and Everhart claim to specialize i...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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As a proponent of WIND POWER, I want to help spread the word that's it's a wonderful way to go.I got this email from Southwest Windpower the other day, so I will cut and paste the links, as it's very useful info.  You can sign up for their newsletter to be really educated.  Skystream 3.7(TM) - So...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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 Twin Falls is a different kind of tourist attraction on Maui.  Located on the Hana Highway, at the 2 mile marker, this swimming spot is a popular stop on the famous drive to Hana. Locals and tourists alike come here to cool off on a hot day. There are no signs to let you know you're there, but w...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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  HAIKU MAUI HAWAII - 96708    The Pauwela Cannery in Haiku is located on West Kuiaha Road, about a mile up from the Hana Highway.  It used to be an old pineapple cannery back in the day, when the railroad came up from Kahului.  Nowadays the cannery is populated with many smaller shops of the li...

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