Island Living

A Maui island magazine included with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine. Gardening tips, beautiful Maui homes, island flora and fauna & more.

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The Luxury Home

Get the skinny on Maui's high-end real-estate market.
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Understanding Affordable Housing

How is affordable housing defined on Maui?
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Grounded in Culture

The culture of ancient Hawaiʻi was deeply rooted in nature. It still is—thanks to places like Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
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The Points Are in Your Favor

Learn what makes vacation ownership so popular.
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Designing for the Elements

Expert advice for Hawai‘i-proofing your home.
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How to Create the Home of Your Dreams

Four Maui architects share advice and insights on designing a residence that will make you happy.
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The Outdoor Shower

When was the last time you bathed out of doors, feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin, watching the wind dance in the trees, or the stars play hide-and-seek with the clouds?
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Upcycling

Turn trash into treasure with three "upcycling" DIY projects.

Space: The Final Frontier

We explore options to redesign a closet with the help of a professional.

Solar Q&A

Hawai‘i's subtropical latitude and abundant sunshine make solar power an obvious energy choice, but factors like proximity to the ocean create specific challenges. That’s why it's important to hire seasoned professionals.
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Chairman of the Board

When it comes to custom cabinetry, Eddie Takayesu and his team have it nailed.
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The Rancher’s Daughter

Wendy Rice Peterson is a fourth-generation Maui rancher . . . and the most productive realtor for Island Sotheby’s International Realty in 2016. If anyone knows Upcountry real estate, it’s Wendy.
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A Home by the Sea

Location gives this beach home the privacy of a seaside retreat, even though it’s only a stroll away from the bustle of Pā‘ia town.
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Conservation-oriented Real Estate

We talk story with a real-estate company that has embraced issues more typically the purview of land trusts and conservation groups.
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Colors to Fall For

Vibrant hues for your autumn home.

The Home Theater: Making Unused Space Perform

Maui interior designer Rick Cowan explains helpful tips and tricks on how to transform an unused space into an entertaining home theater experience.

Makena Modern

A Bauhaus-inspired dwelling makes a bold artistic statement on the southern shore of Maui.
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Bringing it Home

We asked Rob Shelton to share his local-market expertise and some tried-and-true tips for sellers and buyers.
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Guardians of the Watershed

We celebrate The Nature Conservancy's thirty years in Hawai'i with a visit to its crown jewel, Waikamoi cloud forest.
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Featured Real Estate Listings

Check out gorgeous Maui properties in the fall 2014 Maui real estate listings.
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Keepers of History

The first thing you notice is a generous white split-rail rambling along the roadside, offering tantalizing glimpses of smooth green lawns, majestic old shade trees, and a pretty white gazebo where lemonade might be served on a hot summer’s day...
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Under the Southern Sun

For one Maui artist, home is a study in light.
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Rock the Halls

This Kula home is a showcase of marble and stone–and rocks for holiday parties.
Maui Hula Home Remodel

Translated into Hawaiian

Renovations give an Upcountry dwelling an island sense of place.
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Real Estate Trends 2013

Mary Ann Fitch, a top realtor on Maui discusses the current real estate market on Maui and how it is expanding with increased building and property land sales throughout all parts of the island.
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Oh, Christmas Tree!

Warren McCord and his wife, Helen, plant about 2,000 Monterey pines at their Kula Botanical Gardens to supply maui with Christmas trees every year.

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Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.

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