Real Estate Maui Hawaii Blog

Mark and Lisa bring you the latest on the Hawaii real estate market, events, fundraising benefits, news, sports, new island developments, tips to help you buy or sell a home and more. Subscribe to receive updates on our weekly blog today!

10th Annual Maui County Agricultural Festival

The festival will highlight the important role of agriculture in the economy, environment and lifestyle of Maui County.
March 24, 2017

The 10th Annual Maui County Agricultural Festival is scheduled for April 1, 2017, just a couple of weeks away. Many prospective Maui home owners and new residents are showing an increasing interest in agriculture, including both professional and hobby-related pursuits. This festival is the perfect opportunity to inspire those interests, educate attendees, and create an atmosphere of fun.

The festival will be held on the lu'au grounds of the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu, which is the perfect venue. The organizers, vendors and various other participants will come together to put a spotlight on the role agriculture plays for the economy, environment, and lifestyle of Maui County. Let's not forget the health benefits of growing and eating locally sourced food. You won't want to miss the festival if you're even considering buying Maui real estate and making the land productive.

There are several highlights for the fest, including an expanded "Keiki Zone" that will include an entertainment stage for music and a magic show. It will also feature a livestock exhibit, farm games, pony and horse rides, and delicious family-friendly food. For the older keiki, swing by the "Kids/Teens Cook With Heart" culinary classes that will be held from 10:30am to 1:30pm.

Another highlight is the "Maui Legacy Pancake Breakfast" from 8:00am to 10:30am. It includes bingo, a raffle, and the chance to show our appreciation for four special Maui farmers who have played a key role in the evolution of Maui's agricultural industry.

The festival will also include a flower tent where guests are encouraged to join in and make fresh flower lei, ipu, and nose flutes under the expert guidance of Nā Kani O Hula representatives. These traditional activities harken back to ancient Hawaiian history, and are a rich part of Maui's cultural heritage.

The festival will open at 9:00am and close at 4:30pm. Admission is just $5 per adult, while kupuna ages 65 and over get in free, as do keiki under 18. There will be free parking and shuttle transfers from the Ma'alaea side parking lot. There are many other interesting details that make this fest well worth attending, and if you'd like to learn more, you can visit the Maui County Agricultural Festival page. Mahalo!

Blogs for March 2017

Big Turnout for 2017 Maui Energy Conference

Posted on March 31, 2017
Big Turnout for 2017 Maui Energy Conference

The turnout for the Maui Energy Conference last week was just over 350 people. This is the highest level of attendance yet, in its four year history. Given Maui's position as a focal point in the development and application of renewable energy… Continue Reading

10th Annual Maui County Agricultural Festival

Posted on March 24, 2017

The 10th Annual Maui County Agricultural Festival is scheduled for April 1, 2017, just a couple of weeks away. Many prospective Maui home owners and new residents are showing an increasing interest in agriculture, including both professional and hobby-related pursuits. This festival is the perfect opportunity to inspire those interests,… Continue Reading

Maui Real Estate Market Report for February of 2017

Posted on March 17, 2017
Maui Real Estate Market Report for February of 2017

Maui home and condo prices rose in February, compared to the same month last year, according to a recent report by the Realtors Association of Maui (RAM). Sales remained steady. According to Terry Tolman, Executive Director of RAM, due to… Continue Reading

Monthly ARTwalk Event Presented by The Shops at Wailea

Posted on March 10, 2017
Monthly ARTwalk Event Presented by The Shops at Wailea

Maui's vibrant art scene has just gotten more interesting with the launch of ARTwalk at The Shops, presented by The Shops at Wailea, here in South Maui. Local and vacationing art lovers now have a social event where they can… Continue Reading

Kihei Oceanfront Home for Sale on Halama Street

Posted on March 03, 2017
Kihei Oceanfront Home for Sale on Halama Street

South Maui oceanfront homes are like the crown jewels of this part of the island. Only so many homes can be located adjacent to the water, especially when the glittering luxury hotels claim so much of that space. They choose their… Continue Reading

Mark and Lisa

Mark A Harbison
R(B) (GRI) (CIPS) (TRC)

Mark@RealEstateMauiHawaii.com

(808) 283-3785

Coldwell Banker Island Properties
Shops at Wailea, Suite B-35
3750 Wailea Alanui * Kihei, HI 96753
Meyer Computer, Inc.
Web Services provided by Meyer Computer, Inc.
Web Hosting & Design