The Point at Pauoa Beach
$18.9 million | 5,609 sq. ft. Interior | 4 BR / 4.5 BA | 1.56 acres | MLS #634271
This exquisite home offers contemporary beachfront living with a casual, elegant vibe. Located in the prestigious gated enclave at Pauoa Beach within the iconic Mauna Lani Resort, the spacious estate boasts 2,000 sq. ft. of covered lanai, providing 7,600 sq. ft. of indoor/outdoor living, as well as a 4-car garage. Set on more than 1.5 acres, it enjoys 300 linear feet of private ocean frontage and a guard-gated entry.
A modern courtyard with tropical landscape and water features welcome you home while on the Makai (ocean) side, a private gate through the 6′ tall Naupaka hedge allows direct access to the white sand beach and ocean beyond. Stellar ocean, sunset, and Maui Island views are enjoyed from the property all year long.
Inside, polished travertine flooring is found throughout, and the expansive gourmet kitchen includes new stainless-steel MIELE appliances and hand-crafted granite countertops. The new Sub-zero column refrigerator and freezer units, as well as a hidden butler’s center, provide abundant storage space.
Green living is showcased in this smart home (Lutron lighting system, indoor/outdoor Sonos music system, flat-screen TVs in each room) with photovoltaic net-metering, solar hot water, and solar pool heating features.
Exterior highlights include the 56′ oceanfront infinity edge pool and lava spa with sand entry, lava fire pits, and tiki torches. The expansive covered lanai includes a circular wet bar with ice maker, 3 beer taps, refrigerator, and dishwasher. An additional bar is located on the property’s private sand point with a fire pit perfect for enjoying star gazing and s’ mores.
Perfectly positioned on the island’s internationally acclaimed Kohala Coast, Mauna Lani offers homeowners a diverse collection of world-class amenities – golf, tennis, sports club & spa, a private beach club, a variety of ocean sports and some of the island’s finest restaurants and shops. It is also is home to two luxury resorts, Fairmont Orchid and Mauna Lani Auberge.
Honuala‘I Estate, Puako
$17.499 million | 7,744 sq. ft. Interior | 6 BR / 7.5 BA + Office | MLS #626730
Honuala’i Estate is a classic example of traditional Hawaiian architecture set ocean side on 1.16 acres with about 450 feet of prime ocean frontage, including a small beach providing easy access to one of the island’s top snorkeling spots. Located within the sought after Kohala Coast Puako community, the gated estate enjoys tranquil privacy surrounded by natural beauty while just moments away from world-class luxury resorts, golf courses, fine dining, and shopping.
Gracious double gates open to a beautifully landscaped turnabout circle drive. Attractive water features, vaulted ceilings, a Zen garden, and fireplace are found at the entry to the home where endless views across the spacious great room open to the large swimming pool and Pacific Ocean. Honuala’i Estate was awarded the Award of Excellence for the AIA (American Institute of Architects) in 1986.
Inside, every detail is sophisticated, timeless, and epitomizes luxurious Hawaiian living. With six bedrooms, seven full and one half baths as well as an office, expanded garage, covered lanais and private patios encompassing more than 11,000 square feet, this is an ideal family retreat and is perfect for entertaining guests. One of the only resort-zoned properties in the area, special events, and vacation rentals are allowed.
Kaiolu Estate, Kailua-Kona
$4.38 million | 4BR/4BA | 2,408 sq. ft. interior | 21,079 sq. ft. Land Area | MLS# 636662
This unique, oceanfront property is a magnificent private residence that is also short-term vacation rental approved. Located in a small gated luxury community, the home is set on nearly ½ acre just off Kailua-Kona’s scenic Ali’i Drive. Recently remodeled by renowned architect Ali Ghalamfarsa of Alii Architects, the home reflects a true sense of place with Hawaii-style architecture, expansive indoor-outdoor living spaces, wrap around lanais, lagoon-shaped swimming pool with spa, and coco palms framing the amazing ocean and sunset views.
Interior features include vaulted ceilings with lauhala weave treatment, multi-shaped, whimsical custom light fixtures in the great room, and neutral colored stone counters with beautiful wood cabinets in the kitchen and bathrooms.
With a master suite and three additional guest suites, there is space for family and overnight guests. The beautifully outfitted, modern master bathroom opens to a tropically landscaped outdoor shower garden. Exterior highlights include an elevated, thatch-roofed view pavilion, tiki torches and large lawn stretching to the ocean.