Latest Maui Statistics

Maui County hit a $1,039,000 median for homes in May.  Statistics can be confusing.  To sign up for our newsletter email us a Hansens@MauiRealEstate.net

Good News For Long Term Rental Owners

Owners of long term rental properties will be eligible for tax exemptions. If a property owner has a signed lease for 12 consecutive months of the same occupant, the owner may be able to receive up to a $200,000 exemption. If you have more then one home you wish to file exemptions for, they must be on different parcels. Any portion used for commercial use will not qualify for exemptions.

Long term rental exemption applications need to be filed by December 31st for 2022. Applicants must also include the signed lease. Any questions can be addressed from the Real Property Assessment Division.

Updated Travel Testing Requirements

Per the Maui County website, those traveling to Maui will still be required to do the pre-travel testing. Additionally, a rapid test will be required upon landing for those travelers who are unvaccinated. Those travelers who refuse the post travel testing will have to quarantine for 10 days. Vaccinated travelers must provide valid vaccination cards to be exempt.

As new information develops, we will keep you informed.

New Interisland Travel Options

Starting May 11th, Governor Ige announced that those individuals wishing to travel interisland may do so if they are fully vaccinated and by pass pre-travel testing. Those vaccinated may do so on the 15th day after their final vaccination dose. Hawaii will accept only the CDC Covid-19 vaccination record or a print out from the Vaccination Administration Management System. No state issued cards will be accepted.

Any traveler over the age of 5, but not eligible for a vaccine, will have to participate in the pre-travel testing.

To view the full conference, please visit  Governor Ige’s Facebook page. 

Real Property Tax Reminder

Today is the deadline, Friday, April 9th, to appeal your 2021 real property tax assessment or classification. There are a lot of questions concerning appeals this year due to recent changes to the Maui County Code related to real property taxes. Call us with your questions. Bob’s number is 808-283-9456