Located at Maalaea by the Aquatic Center here on Maui is a truly rare find restaurant. Sal tim bocca offers a variety of delicious food PLUS a gluten free and vegan selections. Topped off with excellent service Sal tim bocca is definitely on the must dine list! Visit their Facebook page here!
Construction for the new 200 room Piilani Suites, located in Wailea, is scheduled to begin by February 29, 2017. The new hotel project will bring in an estimated 260 jobs over the course of the 18 month long job. The new hotel will be managed by Marriott International. Piilani Suites will feature amenities such as free breakfast, internet, laundry, pool, and fitness center. You can read more here via star-telegram.com.
Saturday February 22 was the Great Whale Count off Maui. Volunteers joined forces with the Pacific Whale Foundation to conduct the count which has been held since 1991. With the weather providing optimal viewing conditions, the total count for this year of 1331 surpasses the count from last year of 1126. 12 counting stations were set up along the Maui coastline. The stations use the same protocol year to year helping to collect data for comparison. You can read more regarding the Great Whale Count here via Pacific Whale Foundation. Events coming in March include a viewing of Blackfish and Evening with the Experts.
Tomorrow starts the kick-off of the 2014 World Whale Day festivities. Mick Fleetwood is the Grand Marshal for tomorrows parade. The parade route will run down S. Kihei Rd. between Alanui Keali’i Dr. to Waimaihaihai St. from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. Not only is this event fun, but it is educational as well. Learn about the ocean environment and what you can do during whale season to help keep the whales safe and healthy.
View more about tomorrows Parade of Whales via Maui Whale Festival Organization here. This event as well as many other activities are available to attend.
Although unit sales declined from December 2013, the median price for homes and condos rose to $691,500 and $437,000. The highest January home sale price was $11,900,000. Highest sold condo price was $3,900,000.
Well priced properties are still attracting multiple offers. Rising prices have made more home owners become home sellers. Mortgage rates are slowly starting to increase. Get pre-approved and shop for your dream property with confidence. Let the Hansen Ohana help you make this happen!
This information is provided by the Realtors Association of Maui. You can read more regarding the January statistics here.