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Sept. 11, 2021

7 Inspiring Impressions of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel's Finest Oceanfront Experience [Photos Blog]

 

 

Sept. 9, 2021

Hapuna Estates at Mauna Kea Market Update for Fall [September] 2021

Hapuna Estates at Mauna Kea FALL 2021 Market Report and Update

De Reus Architects continues to deliver once again... this time at a top 10 worldly destination no other than Mauna Kea. The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is an Autograph Collection Hotel affiliate offering uncompromising service in heaven. It is part of the Historic Hotels collection rightfully so, a world of it's own.

There is a place so magical and special that only those fortunate enough to purchase during this market release will be able to understand how amazing the real estate really is. Hapuna Estates is like nothing else ever offered on this island.

Perched high above the commanding resort of Mauna Kea, this development is going to be really difficult to beat. A unrivaled new realm in luxury living that is offering a very few select lots and estate homes.

Several have already closed or are currently in escrow, below we provide you with direct information from the MLS and their development and sales team:

LOT 1 - SOLD/CLOSED

$1,015,000 Fee Simple, Sales Price February 5th, 2021

LOT 2 - SOLD/CLOSED

$725,000 Fee Simple, Sale Price June 30th, 2021

LOT 3 - IN ESCROW/UNDER CONTRACT

$995,000 Fee Simple, Contingent

LOT 4- IN ESCROW/UNDER CONTRACT

$1,095,000 Fee Simple, Contingent

LOT 5 - ACTIVE/AVAILABLE - $1,195,000

LOT 6 - ACTIVE/AVAILABLE - $1,295,000

LOT 7 - ACTIVE/AVAILABLE - $6,200,000 Stunning Estate Home

LOT 8 - IN ESCROW/UNDER CONTRACT

$5,800,000 Fee Simple, Contingent

LOT 9 - IN ESCROW/UNDER CONTRACT

$5,900,000 Fee Simple, Contingent

LOT 10 - IN ESCROW/UNDER CONTRACT

$895,000 Fee Simple, Contingent

LOT 11 - IN ESCROW/UNDER CONTRACT

$995,000 Fee Simple, Contingent

NEW PHASE RELEASED and AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY [NOW]

Hapuna Estates Phase 3 are 12 Homesites within walking distance to the Amaui Clubhouse. These lots are located along the 6th fairway of the famous Mauna Kea Golf Course designed by the one and only Arnold Palmer.

The following 4 showing currently in the Hawaii MLS:

1. LOT 33 $2,500,000 MLS 653530 - IN ESCROW/UNDER CONTRACT

2. LOT 32 $2,200,000 MLS 653531 - ACTIVE/AVAILABLE

3. LOT 21 $2,200,000 MLS 653532 - ACTIVE/AVAILABLE

4. LOT 30 $1,895,000 MLS 653637 - ACTIVE/AVAILABLE

All Inclusive Hapuna Estates Pertinent Information

13 MLS Listings Direct From Big Island Date Feed

62-3760 Amaui Drive - Best Active and Available Mauna Kea Estate on the Market $6,700,000

Contributed by Paul Adams, BIC - Luxury Big Island

Sept. 6, 2021

Four Seasons Big Island Hawaii's Most Impressive Luxury Listing Available and Exclusively Offered by Luxury Big Island - Summer 2021

An Impressive Estate So Rare - Hawaii's Most Luxurious Listing This Year

At times we wonder would it would be like to find that perfect luxury home, in the most perfect setting, complimented by the finest resort of all time. The Four Seasons - Hualalai Resort has won numerous and multiple awards for it incredible overall display of fine luxury living and travel destination in the world. This dreamy estate is no different when it comes to exploring the best of the best.

Situated in one of the best locations in the entire resort, you will be able to enjoy sweeping ocean views and pristine green golf course scenes. A golfer's paradise to say the least. When luxury contractors on the Big Island build fine homes in Hualalai, they expect to build them with the finest craftsmanship and most beautiful building materials available. Infinity edge pools, large imported tiles, and stunning hand carved woodwork is just the beginning. 

72-130 Hokuloa Street, Kailua- Kona (Hualalai's Only Active Luxury Ultra Estate)

While other listings on the Kohala Coast are true to their finishes and expansive creative ideas, nothing comes close to those offered here. A Hawaiian masterpiece such as this one only comes on the market every so often. An elevated sense of arrival is one of the best ways to describe this elegant estate. The hardwood used throughout is from southeast Asia including walls covered in custom works of handcrafted art, chiseled stone, and hand-carved statuary furnished with captivating thought.

Every angle from this fine property is a scene that must be enjoyed in person. Photos even at the highest professional level do not provide what seeing this home on hand will do. Queen Construction is considered to be on the most exceptional and professional Hawaii contractors available anywhere in the entire state.

Overlooking the world famous Four Seasons Hualalai Resort down below, this massive stunning home will leave all of it's friends and families dreaming about coming back for more. Located at the end of the road privacy is defined and seclusion is offered. A most enchanting gated entrance into a home that is already part of the guard gated resort entrance of Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu. A popular destination amongst many residents of California and Canada, this beautiful Kona location is just a few hours flight from the mainland US.

Additional and Active Information to Our Top Pick Luxury Listing for This Year in All of Hawaii

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai - Guest Reservations

Contributed by Paul Adams, BIC - Luxury Big Island

Sept. 1, 2021

The Most Expensive and Private Real Estate Available on Big Island of Hawaii This Fall [September 2021]

Luxury at the Highest Level Coupled with Privacy

If there was one place to call home where you can be completely left alone in privacy and tranquility, the Big Island of Hawaii would be it. For those who only visit here they know each time they have to go back how great it would be to actually live here full time. For us residents, we do not take this beautiful life for granted. There are so many spectacular real estate options ranging from; large acreage custom homes, oceanfront villas, and luxury beachfront mansions.

The Kona and Kohala Coast are two very unique advantageous places to keep in mind and consider. The Hamakua Coast and North Hilo are also super underrated in our opinion. Our dynamic search features on our website allow our users to not only search all active MLS listings but to stay on top of price changes with market reports.

The resort life in Kukio and Hualalai also provides a completely different lifestyle, one that many will unfortunately never be able to experience. The two locations are so exclusive and pricey that it really does make it super rare. Not all of the Big Island is based on high end luxury resorts and the Four Seasons Hotels brand.

There are wide expansive large acreage properties offering sweeping ocean views for under $5 million along the green and well landscaped coastlines on other parts of the island. Out on the North Kohala Coast there are a handful of gated communities including; Kohala Waterfront, Kohala by the Sea, Kohala Ranch, and Puakea Bay Ranch.

These all have certainly mastered the art of gated community living all while providing it's owners are true sense of luxury with blue ocean hues and views of the water. Gated communities are becoming more and more popular over the years as they tend to provide an additional layer of security for those who choose to live low key yet at the most ultra luxurious level in Hawaii life living.

Three (3) Incredible Big Island Active and Available Ultra Luxury Listings for September 2021:

1. 72-130 Hokuloa St. - Hawaii's Finest Luxury Hualalai Home Currently Available $18,500,000

2. 73-4720 Aukai Pl. - Kohanaiki Resort Private Luxury Ultimate Estate Available $17,500,000

3. 62-3704 Kiekiena Pl. - Mauna Kea Resort Masterful Elegance Kimura Architects $15,800,000

Contributed by Paul Adams, Broker in Charge - Luxury Big Island

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Aug. 28, 2021

The True Meaning of Aloha - Hawaii's History in the Land and It's People

On the Big Island of Hawaii things tend to move a bit slower, and that is just fine. The one small complaint we typically receive from clients after they purchase their Hawaii home, is that when they contact vendors to do work on their homes, these vendors move to slow. It is what it is and I tell them that at the end of the day it is why you too bought a home here. We are in no rush. There are a total of two traffic lights on the Kohala Coast. That is correct, 2. As you go into Kailua Kona and Hilo you will see plenty more, but not on the Kohala Coast. We like it like this. It's why we consider the Big Island to be the best place to live and retire in the world.

That brings to mind the reason for this blog post. The spirit of Aloha is very much alive here in the islands each and every day. The people are humble, resilient, and most of all very giving. My wife will come home from work with baked goods, fruit, and all kids of other amazing gifts. I ask her who she continues to receive these incredible foods from and she says it is her patients. We have lived in several parts of the world and never have we seen people do things like this at this level. We have also lived on the island of Oahu and it was a much faster pace of life. So, you really can't have it both ways. If you want to live or have a second home here on the Big Island, certain things come with the territory. One of them means being patient with vendors.

There is a very rich history in Hawaii and many forget that before there were tourists and crowds the Hawaiian people lived here in perfect harmony. They are a special group of people and their ways are amazing. I had a friend at tennis tell me yesterday that he will not eat papayas on the mainland when he is visiting or there living in his other home. I asked him why not, with a surprise? He said because nothing tastes like the Hawaiian papayas do here in Hawaii. Sometimes, it is these little things we take for granted. On our property we have two papaya trees that are taking off and fruiting beautifully. We give them to our friends and neighbors as a sign of goodwill and fine gesture.

Giving beats receiving any day of the week. The Big island is not jus about luxury homes and sweeping coastline mansions. There is more to it than that, and it is the reason we call it our home.

Contributed by Paul Adams, BIC - Luxury Big Island

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Aug. 28, 2021

Photos Blog - Beautiful Hualalai Resort Luxury at Four Seasons on Kohala Coast of Big Island Hawaii [August 2021]

 

 

Aug. 25, 2021

Luxury Car Options on Kohala and Kona Coast, Big Island Hawaii's Finest

Purchase, Rent, and Maintain Your Big Island Luxury Vehicle

When it comes to the ultimate luxury experience, be it a second home or a luxury vacation rental, a super ultra high end car to go with it is almost non negotiable. The challenge with such places as the Big Island is that while we offer the most secluded private way of living, our hands are sometimes tied when it comes to having many options. That relates to luxury car rentals on the Big Island along with luxury car dealers.

Purchase

BMW Big Island

Ferrari of Hawaii

Honolulu Cadillac

Jaguar Honolulu

Land Rover Honolulu

Lincoln Honolulu

Mercedes Benz of Honolulu

Porsche Hawaii

Servco Lexus

Tesla Hawaii

Rent

808 Exotic Cars

Hertz Luxury Rentals

Maintenance

Big Island European Auto Works

Kona European Auto Repair

Mercedes Benz Kona

Rags German Auto

Most clients choose the option of shipping their purchase in and being patient when it comes to this is an understatement. Many times the good news is that you will be able to find exactly what you are looking for on the island of Oahu in Honolulu. Most of the luxury car companies are represented in Honolulu. at Ferrari of Hawaii you will be able to explore the possibility of even more beautiful cars such as Maserati and Lamborghini.

Contributed by Paul Adams, Broker in Charge - Luxury Big Island

Aug. 25, 2021

The Best Ultra Luxury Listing in Hualalai Resort, Big Island Hawaii Currently Available on the Market

Rarely does a property display such pride of ownership. Owner has treated this estate with utmost care, elevating it to a true Hawaiian masterpiece. Extremely private home, at the end of the cul-de-sac, no neighbors on either side; feels expansive. Sits on one of a handful of lots at the resort running parallel to the ocean, affords an extraordinary sense of openness, with most bedrooms facing the view.

Engaged an exceptional contractor, Queen Construction, to upgrade the property to its maximum potential, adding a brand new swimming pool, entry, rock walls, new floors, water and fire features; elevated the sense of arrival. South East Asian hardwood merbau throughout, walls covered in custom works of handcrafted art, chiseled stone, hand-carved statuary - furnishings and art included.

Invested a few years with a top landscape architect to assure Hawaii's captivating nature would be thoroughly appreciated from every angle throughout the property.

Price: $18,500,000

Subdivision: HUALALAI RESORT

Land Tenure: Fee Simple

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrms: 5 [Full], 1 [Half]

Living Area: 5,388

Co-listed with Harold Clarke, Clarke Advisors.

Contributed by Paul Adams, Broker in Charge - Luxury Big Island

Aug. 25, 2021

Hualalai, Four Seasons - Big Island - Kohala Coast's Most Cherished Hawaii Luxury Real Estate Resort [Photos Blog]

Contributed by Paul Adams, Broker in Charge - Luxury Big Island

Aug. 17, 2021

Current Market Conditions and Low Inventory at Hualalai Resort Make it One of The Best Options Mid Year in 2021

Summer 2021 Market Conditions and Low Inventory Like No Other Time

The market has changed drastically since this time last year. Luxury real estate options were much more abundant and when buyers would lose out on not moving on a particular listing, another one would become available soon after. That is not the case anymore.

We are halfway through the year and current at Hualalai there is only 1 single family home available for sale listed for $18,500,000. Our team at Luxury Big Island is marketing this property exclusively. This is by far one of it not the best luxury listings available ever at Hualalai Resort. A home like no other on a very private street.

The Golf Villas home that was listed for $5.5 Million unit #G301 this month has gone under contract quickly (within days) of coming on the market. It has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms all under 2,882 square feet of interior living area. Hualalai has an appeal like no other and when this country is so heavy on cash, this is where the wealthy will want to park their money.

Golf Villas at Hualalai G301 Under Contract - Offered at $5.5 Million (Overlooking 18th Fairway)

Within the resort weather you are visiting and staying at the hotel or living in a home, you will be rest assured to have access to the same restaurants and activities if you should so desire. However, currently the only place where local residents are able to dine if they are not staying on site is at Beach Tree. Ulu and Hualalai Grille are only available to those staying or living within the gates of Hualalai Resort. 

The Best Luxury Listing Available on the Entire Kohala Coast of Big Island Hawaii August 2021

Exclusive Up to the Minute Luxury Real Estate Market Report at Hualalai Resort

The Only Vacant Lot Available in Hualai in Big Island MLS August 2021

Contributed by Paul Adams, BIC - Luxury Big Island