What’s Been Happening on Maui?

                              What’s Been Happening on Maui?

Kula Pumpkin Festival

Kula Pumpkin Festival

 

There are always so many things to do on Maui.  I am amazed on talking with people from the mainland that they think Maui is just beautiful resorts and pristine beaches, and it is just that. But then again if you dig a little deeper there is so many things to do and places to explore.

Upcountry KULA Maui

Upcountry KULA Maui

 

Right now in Kula Maui there is the Kula Pumpkin Festival going on in Kula Maui.  I took my wife and grandkids to the Kula Festival over the weekend.  People from all over Maui made the drive up to Upcountry Kula, it was just packed with families, fun for the whole family.  You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy a pumpkin patch.

Homes in Kula Maui

Homes in Kula Maui

 

I was really impressed with the exhibits that they made, they had ponies and there was a pasture of goats grazing on the hillside.  The views overlooking the south shore of Kihei and Wailea were stunning.  As you can guest The Great Pumpkin Patch had lots of pumpkins for sale.

 

It’s really nice sitting back and enjoying chow fun with the kids, with some crepe on the side, the food was excellent.  They also had a corn patch maze to walk through and raised beds with winter flowers growing in their garden.  So if you are on Maui, I really recommend a visit to the Kula Farms at Upcountry Maui.

Homes in kula maui

Homes in kula maui

Right now we are experiencing our first Kona Storm, rain was coming down last night with thunder and lightning, in fact right now my power is out. I love a good rain and storm on Maui, doesn’t happen all the time. The winter surf has arrived on the Northshore of Maui.  Hookipa Beach Park was really big with 6 to 8ft surf yesterday, my oldest son Micah said he caught a couple bombs out there. I garbed my longboard and headed out to Kanaha Beach just past the airport and surfed some really good outer reef waves, arms are tired it’s a long paddle.

 

Friday we are expecting some 25 ft. waves, could be the opening days at Jaws or known as Peahi big wave spot, known around the world as a premier big wave. Coming up soon we have the Aloha Classic Windsurfing contest, if you have time this is well worth your time to watch some of the best windsurfers in the world take on challenging conditions, hopefully, we will have good wind and waves.

Maui Aloha Classic

Maui Aloha Classic

 

So if you are visiting Maui, looking for a vacation rental on Maui’s Northshore? Pineapple Cottage is just passed Paia Town first turn off as you enter Haiku Maui.  Our two-bedroom cottage was been receiving rave 5-star reviews on Air B&B and Vrbo.  My last guest loved the entrance to the lush property located on 2.5 acres. He was saying it’s like a secret garden as you enter through the driveway into a lush estate.  The cottage is set on the gulch overlooking the ocean with a stream and has birds singing in the morning. It seems the lanai is a favorite part of our property, it’s so peaceful and scenic.  But the inside of the cottage offers quality finishing, wood floors, walk-in shower and granite counter tops. Master bedroom has a king bed, bedroom two has a queen bed for your comfort.

Surfing maui

Surfing maui

 

My wife Ivy is an artist and does an amazing job making sure the cottage is in perfect condition. All our guest loves the details that have been taken to make this feel like home, so what our guest are saying, that they have done the condo thing and prefer a quiet, private cottage in the country.  We are close to Paia Maui, ten minutes to Hookipa Beach Park for surfing and windsurfing. Haiku town has great restaurants and food trucks to explore that are just around the corner.  So this winter if you are looking for a vacation rental on Maui, Pineapple just might be the island experience you been looking for.  Everything is close by, a morning walk on Baldwin Beach. Or a visit to Makawao town for a little shopping and dining.

 

Keep in mind if you are looking at buying real estate on Maui. I have been selling real estate on Maui for 23 years. I work Elite Pacific Properties, #1 in luxury home sales in Hawaii.  You can sign up on my website at nickensmaui.com to receive email updates on all new Maui listings, properties for sale all over the island of Maui.

 

So this winter, you just might want to check out Maui for your next island getaway. 

 

Aloha,

Maui Realtor

Maui Realtor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Nickens

Cell: 808-280-2208

Email: nickensmaui@gmail

Maui Beach Day Haiku Maui Vacation Rental

What’s happening on the island of Maui? Well, we are officially into winter, but I have to say, it has been amazing fall weather on Maui. As I am writing this article from our Haiku home, it is a beautiful sunny day in paradise.  Tradewinds is blowing lightly, super clear days at the beach.

So we have had a pretty busy summer with our vacation rental on Maui. Our guest found that  Pineapple Cottage a refreshing break from staying pack into a condo. Our 2.5 acres property is landscape beautiful with tropical plants and flowers.  Mostly they enjoy the peace and quiet of the country, with Hookipa Beach Park, Paia Town, and Baldwin Park just a short drive from the cottage.

Maui Swap Meet

Maui Swap Meet

Maui vacation rental Haiku

Maui vacation rental Haiku

 

 

 

We really enjoy watching our guest getting out and discovering the island of Maui. Upcountry and the Northshore offer so many things to do from Zip lines to visiting Historic Makawao Town. On Saturday’s you can visit the farmers market in Kula, or the Maui Swap meet located down the harbor.  

Winter surf on the Northshore has started to arrive with a couple fun swells to start off the year. Windsurfers and surfers are super stoked to get in some early action starting off the year. 

So if you’re looking at visiting Maui this winter, just maybe you might want to check out our 5-star rated cottage. People love cottage located on the gulch with a stream running year long. 

If you happen to be looking to purchase real estate on Maui, I been a realtor on Maui for 23 years and know the island well. You can search all real estate for sale from my website at nickensmaui.com.  

So hope to see you soon and have a Maui Day.

Steven Nickens

Cell: 808-280-2208

Email: nickensmaui@gmail.com

Maui Real Estate: nickensmaui.com

Maui Realtor

Maui Realtor

 

Surfing at Jaws Maui

Surfing at Jaws Maui

Cafe des amis

Paia Maui Café Des Amis

Maui Windsurfing

Maui Windsurfing

Summer is on Maui Northshore Vacation Rental

Well we are well into summer on Maui’s Northshore. Our Maui northshore vacation rental has been busy with many of our guest from Europe.  Our guest Christoph just check out, he is  from Austria.  Christoph got some great kitesurfing sessions in, trips to Hana and loving life on Maui, being his first trip.

Maui Windsurfing

Maui Windsurfing on Maui

Ivy and I been busy camping, surfing on the south shore of Maui, and loving the perfect weather that summer has to offer.  We are in the process of getting Pineapple Cottage ready for our next guest from Praque.

Kitesurfing on Maui

Kitesurfing on Maui

 

 

 

 

 

Our Haiku vacation rental has been getting a lot of booking on Air B&B from Austria, Switzerland, England so far this summer.  I have to say I really enjoy our European guest, they are so happy to be on Maui.  I am thinking how much I would like to return to Europe, and now I have all these new friends that have invited us to visit them in their homelands.  So while I do have a job selling Maui real estate, I do enjoy the benefits of living on Maui.

Maui Vacation Rental

Pineapple Cottage Haiku Maui

Maui Vacation rental

Maui vacation rental

Maui Sunset

Maui Sunset

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the summer I really love working in my yard and garden.  I would have to say that our property looks like a estate property, 2.5 acres of manicured landscaping.  Our guest love that when you enter our private entry, it’s like driving through a palm tunnel, then opening up to a private oasis.  My wife Ivy and I take a lot of pride in making our guest visit a unique, special experience. ( Search all Maui Real Estate)

Pineapple cottage vacation rental

Pineapple Cottage Vacation Rental

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pineapple Cottage is also close to Paia Maui, the most happening town on Maui.  We are just 10 minutes away from Hookipa Beach park for summer surf and windsurfing.  So if you’re looking for a unique island getaway, you just might want to consider our little B&B in Haiku Maui.  You can find us on Air B&B,

Trip Advisor, and on VRBO.Com.  Well to day the wind is looking good, so I think I will try and get some windsurf time in down at Kanaha.  Life is good on Maui, so make Pineapple Cottage Maui vacation rental your next Maui destination.

 

Aloha Steve & Ivy

Cell: 808-280-2208

Email: nickens@maui.net

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

 

Things to do on Maui

Paia Maui

Paia Maui

When your traveling to Maui your thinking beaches.  There are so many things to do on Maui.  From our vacation rental in Haiku Maui, everything is close.  Pineapple Cottage is located on 2.5 acres on Maui’s northshore.  We have a guest in town so we have been acting as tourist.  I love being a tourist on Maui.  We started out taking a walk and a swim on one of my favorite beaches, Baldwin Beach.  Your just 15 minutes away from Pineapple Cottage to Paia Town, windsurfing at Hookipa Beach Park, and Baldwin Beach.  Morning walks on the beach is a great way to get in a morning work out and meet a few friends along the way.  Driving back to Haiku, breakfast in Paia is always an option.

 

 

Makena Beach

Makena Beach

As we began our tour of the island we headed out to Wailea Makena area. Wailea Resort has some incredible hotels.  The Andaz Hotel is Wailea’s newest Wailea oceanfront hotel.  If you happen to be in the lobby of the Andaz Hotel and you look out over the pool.  The Royal Palms in the pool area are from our property.  We had twelve Royal Palms removed from our property to there new home in the Andaz.

 

Another popular hotel is the Grand Wailea Hotel.  The Grand Wailea has great pools and slides, lots of fun for the whole family.  Then there is the Fours Season’s Hotel in Wailea Maui.  The Four Season’s Hotel offers luxury and impeccable service.   Not to mention a beautiful setting.  While many people love the resorts.  There are island visitors looking to experience life  away from the crowds and resorts to experience Maui as the locals do.

ANdaz Hotel

Makena Maui

 

So next we headed out to Makena Beach, which is one of Maui’s most stunning beaches.  Makena offers incredible beaches, to raw beautiful coast lines.  Yesterday we were up in Ulupalakua Ranch looking down on Makena coast line.  Below is my wife Ivy taking in the views.  La Perouse is bay is the end of the road, this is actually a surf spot, but not for beginners.  It can get really big and dangerous.  Our son loves to surf La Perouse Bay when the waves are good.  There is a natural raw beauty along the Makena coast line that is majestic.  As we were driving back we came upon a small friendly herd of wild goats.

 

Maui has so much to offer.  From our Maui vacation rental on Maui’s northshore in Haiku, you have the whole island at your finger tips.  Pineapple Cottage is a true Hawaiian experience, tropical getaway with luxurious comfort.  Next we will be exploring Hana Maui, which is the complete opposite direction.

 

Maui Vacation Rentals

Maui Vacation Rentals

 

So if you’re thinking about renting a vacation rental on Maui, Pineapple Cottage is the perfect island getaway.  The nothshore has so much to offer, beautiful beaches, Paia Town, windsurfing, and a relaxed atmosphere.

La Perouse Maui

La Perouse Maui

Makena Maui

Makena Maui

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for a new experience on Maui defining the Aloha Spirit.  Come visit our Pineapple Cottage on Maui’s northshore you won’t be disappointed.  Two bedroom cottage on two acres with a running stream, privacy, with comfort.  We are close to Maui’s plantation town in Paia Maui.  People love the location, we are also close to Makawao Town with great restaurants and shopping.  See you soon.

Aloha Steve & Ivy

Pineapple cottage vacation rental

Pineapple Cottage Vacation Rental

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

Paia Maui Northshore Vacation Rentals

 

Haiku Maui vacation rental

Haiku Maui vacation rental

When traveling to Maui many travelers prefer the country life in Haiku Maui.  Pineapple Cottage vacation rental in Haiku Maui is a sweet getaway.  We are headed into June season with beautiful weather.  Memorial weekend offered still winds, and playful surf all over the island.  This time of year people that love to get out in the ocean change water sports.  There is the serious crew of downwinders that are waiting for the trade winds to blow so that they can launch from Maliko Bay for a coast run to Kanaha Beach by Maui’s airport in Kahului.   I usually end up doing a few runs over the summer on Maui’s Northshore, but I like to mix it up.

maui vacation rentals

Maui vacation rentals

On Maui’s northshore we have a vacation rental, Pinepple Cottage that is a perfect getway from the crowds.  Our B&B is a two bedroom cottage standing on 2.5 acres, very peaceful and private.  We are close to northshore beaches and places like Haiku town for shopping and great places to eat.  June is here and Maui is a giant playground.

in the summer on Maui the south shore comes alive.  Maui’s summer beaches bring out families and friends hanging out on the beach, trucks loaded with surfboards, tents, coolers and sunscreen.  I like to mix my summer surfing up with longboards, short boards and standup boards, so the truck is loaded down.  My wife has taken up standup board surfing, she loves playing in the surf on small days.

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer time also brings in windsurfers from all over the world.  I have taken up windsurfing over the last five years and really enjoy it.  I been a surfer all my life, and I use to sail cats, so a transition to windsurfing was very natural for me. 

Cafe des amis

Paia Maui Café Des Amis

Paia Maui is the center of surf and windsurfing world.  Paia is a gathering place with great places to eat and finish off the day with your friends. Summer time I usually windsurf at Kanaha Beach on Maui’s Northshore.  It’s always nice meeting old faces that return to Maui every year to windsurf on Maui’s Northshore.  Kitesurfing is also very big on Maui.  You can take lessons to windsurf and kitesurf at many of Maui’s surf centers like Hi-Tech Maui and Action Sports in Kahului.

Maui vacation rentals

Northshore Maui Vacation Rentals

Haiku is a very special place to many people that call it home, and to the traveler looking for a lifestyle experience other than condo or hotel has to offer.  Many people staying at our Maui vacation rental in the Pineapple Cottage find it to be an easy hour and half drive to Hana for the day.  A drive up country to Makawao Town is just 10 minutes away, make sure you try Kokoda’s famous donuts, or visit Polis Mexican Restaurant, food is excellent and they always have videos of Jaws, or windsurfing on Maui’s Northshore.  In fact, the owner Tim is always down at Kanaha windsurfing in the afternoon.

Haiku Maui Vacation Rentals

Haiku Maui vacation Rentals

So if Maui might be your island destination for this summer, keep in mind our vacation rental on Maui’s Northshore, very cozy two-bedroom cottage on two acres.  Pineapple Cottage is loved by our guest for a quiet, peaceful getaway, stream running in the gulch, tropical flowers and fruit trees.  Very different experience than condo living in Kihei.  Pineapple Cottage is situated in an ideal location in Haiku, minutes away from Haiku town, and 15 minutes to Paia Town.  Hookipa and Baldwin Beach are close by for windsurfing and surfing, or just a morning walk on the beach. For more information on Pineapple cottage Haiku Maui check out our website.

Pineapple cottage vacation rental

Pineapple Cottage Vacation Rental

While many people are retired on Maui, I do have a job.  I sell real estate on Maui, been selling real estate for 21 years on Maui’s Northshore, to resort properties in Wailea Maui.  So if you have any question about buying or selling real estate on Maui give me a call.

Aloha,

Maui Realtor

Maui Realtor

Steven Nickens

Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Cell: 808-280-2208

Email: nickens@maui.net

Website: http://nickensmaui.com

Vacation rental: PineapplecottageHaikuMaui.com

 

 

 

Windsurfing Spring Season On Maui With Strong Winds

Windsurfing Spring Season On Maui Begins with Strong Winds

WIndsurfing on Maui

WIndsurfing on Maui

 

Windsurfing and Kiting are two of Maui’s Northshore wind sports that are driven by the trade winds in Hawaii.  After a rather light winter of winds, it seems that we are looking at some excellent conditions. I keep hearing that we are looking at a La Nina weather pattern this spring and summer.  That means it should bring strong winds for windsurfing and kite surfing on Maui.

maui vacation rentals

Maui vacation rentals

Sunday was a great day for windsurfing at Kanaha Maui.  The windsurfing report didn’t show any sign of winds. I live in Haiku, just past Hookipa Beach Park.  I was working on my vacation rental with my wife and I noticed that the winds were getting to be pretty steady.  So without hesitation, I loaded up my windsurfing gear and headed to Kanaha.  To my surprise, the wind filled in and it was sunny, with steady winds. 

On any given Sunday there is a pretty good crowd if the conditions show the slightest bit of wind.  There were just a few of the locals full of smiles, having ignored the wind reports online.  Margie, a long time windsurfer at Kanaha, usually does a morning post on Facebook posted positive report on the conditions, but still people missed it!  We were all pretty happy!  I rigged a 5-0 and headed out to enjoy the day.  Needless to say, everyone was really stoked with the conditions, steady winds, 20 to 25 mph.  I heard hoots from Margie and she was flying by me.  Today we had a little different conditions. Winds were blowing 25 to 35 mph. As I walked up to check the conditions, people windsurfing were getting out of the water because of the strong winds.

Kiteboarding on Maui

Kite Boarding on Maui

There are some fearless windsurfing veterans that have been sailing Maui for over 30 years.  I was watching as some of the veteran ladies, like Margie & Franny headed out to tackle the strong conditions.  I thought if these ladies are going out, I might as well join them.  Okay, from the moment I set foot in the water it was go.  Powered up and flying across the water, it was exhilarating.  Okay, I got slammed a couple times and thought, “Well, that was fun, but I better call it a day!”  I have only been sailing for 5 years, though I’ve been surfing for 45 years.  It’s been a great diversion.ion

Windsurfing Maui

Windsurfing Maui

There’s a saying: “Lucky we live Maui”.  Tomorrow I will be spending the day in the office (I sell real estate), then back to Kanaha for maybe another windsurf session.  Many visitors come to Maui to windsurf and kiteboard at Maui’s famous destinations like Hookup Beach Park and Sprecklesville, Maui. If you’re looking for vacation rental accommodations on Maui’s Northshore, you might consider Pineapple Cottage, our sweet little 2 bedroom vacation rental.  We are located just ten minutes past Hookipa Beach Park, the first turn off to Haiku (Haiku Road) as you come out of Maliko Gulch.  It’s a  cottage on a 2 acres, very private and well appointed.  Keep us in mind for your next Maui windsurf vacation, happy sailing!

 

Haiku vacation rental

Haiku Vacation Rental

Aloha Steve Nickens

Pineapple Cottage Maui.

https://haikumauivacationrental.com

Cell: 808-280-2208

Email: nickens@maui.net

 

Spring Time on Maui’s Northshore

Spring Time on Maui’s Northshore

Maui Vacation Rentals

Maui Vacation Rentals

 

As winter comes to an end on Maui, you start to notice that spring is approaching.  One of the early signs is the shower trees are starting to blossom all over the island.  I love the pink shower trees with their vibrant colors.  One thing that I do every spring is drive up to Kula Maui to take pictures of the Jacaranda trees flowering, they are just stunning.  Starting at the King K high school, all the way out to Ulupalakua Ranch you will be amazed at the sight of these beautiful trees.  Just last year I planted a Jacaranda tree in my yard I love them so much. I do have Hong Kong Orchids trees, and a couple shower tress, love the display of blossoms going off.

Another sign of spring is the trade winds returning after a poor showing this winter.  Windsurfers and kite boarders love spring on Maui.  There are still waves and wind on the Northshore of Maui.  You also have all the windsurf companies showing up to take photos of all the new product lines for water sports.  We just had the DaKine marketing team staying at our Pineapple Cottage vacation rental in Haiku. They brought in a team to work with local watermen and women to display their products on-line and to feature in magazines.

WIndsurfing on Maui

WIndsurfing on Maui

For me it’s a shift from surfing all winter, to getting my windsurf gear out and enjoying the water when I am not selling real estate on Maui.  Spring is also a changing of the guard, where the winter snowbirds return to their summer homes, and people trade in their ski equipment for kiteboards and windsurfing gear. It’s like the Geese returning to their summer grounds.

Maui vacation rentals on Maui

Maui vacation rental son maui

So if you’re looking at visiting Maui, you might keep Pineapple Cottage vacation rental in Haiku Maui as a tropical getaway for Spring time. The Northshore of Maui is a very cool place, with lots of interesting things to do.  Paia Maui is such an international destination with people from all over the world.  Upcountry Maui has Makawao town with cool boutiques stores and great eateries.  So this spring looking for Maui vacation rentals on Maui’s Northshore, consider Pineapple Cottage vacation rental in Haiku Maui.

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

Paia Maui Vacation Rentals

Aloha,

Steve & Ivy

 

Windsurfing on Maui’s Northshore in Spring.

Windsurfing on Maui’s Northshore in Spring.

Windsurfing Maui

Windsurfing Maui

 

Well spring time has arrived on the Northshore of Maui.  This time of year windsurfers from around the world come to Maui, to test out their new windsurfing gear at places like Spreckelville, and Hookipa Maui.  Currently we have the DaKine marketing team staying at our vacation rental, Pineapple Cottage vacation rental in Haiku Maui.

Along with the windsurfer arriving on Maui, there are photographers and marketing teams that are here to shoot some of the top windsurfers in the world for magazine ads and marketing material.  Spreckelsville Maui is a popular out of the way beach to windsurf and capture some amazing footage.

maui vacation rentals

Maui vacation rentals

Spring time on Maui is also changing of the season, the snowbirds are trading in their skis and snowboards for sailboard and kite boards.  The trade winds are starting to pick up, hopefully we will have a lots of sailing time this spring heading into summer.  Kite boarding on Maui has become really popular.  I been windsurfing for five years on Maui, and have been tempted to try kiteboarding.  On the light wind days’ kite boarding really is the way to go.  Kiting on Maui has become such a popular new sport.  Kanaha Beach is really a great place to learn to Kite, and the waves are so playful.

Haiku Maui vacation rental

Haiku Maui vacation rental

So if you’re thinking about coming to Maui to windsurf or kiteboarding?  Keep in mind our vacation rental on Maui’s Northshore, the Pineapple Cottage in Haiku Maui.  We just got our license from the county at the end of 2015.  We have had visitors from Switzerland, England, Canada to Santa Barbara.  One of our guest gave us a 5 Star rating.  Very private, lush, located on 2.5 acres, two-bedroom cottage, just completely remodeled.  So hope you make it to Maui for spring windsurf session. If you’re looking for a Northshore vacation rental keep us in mind.

Haiku vacation rental in Haiku

Haiku vacation rental in Haiku rental

Aloha Steve &Ivy

Windsurfing Maui Northshore Kiteboarding Maui

Kiteboarding on Maui

Kite Boarding on Maui

Spring time on Maui’s Northshore, brings the trade winds, and windsurfing on Maui Northshore. Winds have been pretty strong the last couple days. I was heading down to Kanaha from Haiku, to get an afternoon windsurfing session. But as I was driving by Hookup Beach Park the waves were big and the wind was crazy strong with just two guys out so I decided to work in my garden and wait for a cleaner day.

WIndsurfing on Maui

WIndsurfing on Maui

The wind report is looking like we might have a good week of windsurfing. Kiters are also all fired up to finally get some good kiteboarding sessions. Spring time brings windsurfer and kiters to Maui. Maui is the most consistent place on the planet, usually the trade winds pick up around 10 or 11 o’clock.
What’s amazing about Maui is how people come to Maui from all over the world. We still have plenty of good surf, trade winds filling in are a big bonus. Many windsurfers live part time on Maui, finishing up the winter season of skiing, trading in their mountain equipment for warm water and surf.

maui vacation rentals

Maui vacation rentals

If you’re looking at visiting Maui for some windsurf time, you might be looking for a place to stay for a while, and kick back and enjoy Northshore life.

Our new Maui vacation rental on Maui’s Northshore has been a hit with Maui visitors. Pineapple Cottage is located on our property in Haiku Maui. A two-bedroom vacation rental in Haiku Maui. We put a lot of love into our cottage and it has been well received. You can reach us on vrbo, or call us direct 808-280-2208. We are a licensed vacation rental with the county of Maui. Also keep in Mind if you’re looking for Maui real estate, I been selling real estate on Maui for 21 years. Hopefully we will see you in the water.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baldwin Beach Maui

Baldwin Beach Maui

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aloha,
Steven Nickens
Pineapple Cottage Haiku Maui Vacation Rental

Email: nickens@maui.net

Cell:  808-280-2208

 

Last Big Swell of the Year Maui

We just had our last giant swell of the year as far as I am guessing.

Surfing at Jaws Maui

Surfing at Jaws Maui

The day of the Eddie big wave event on Oahu’s northshore brought huge surf to the islands.  Maui was not denied, and we had huge surf on the northshores.  Jaws Maui, which is located on the northshore of Haiku, just down the way from Pineapple Cottage our B&B, experienced huge surf.  I drove down with my son Micah to get a few pictures, I was not disappointed.

 

 

 

Surfing on Maui

Surfing on Maui

The cliff was lined with people anxious to get view of the few brave watermen that were out charging the waves.  Waves had some 50ft faces, and we experienced some great rides.  So now we are slowly approaching spring.  The tradewinds are slowly filling in with good wind for windsurfing on Maui.  So for me it’s a relief from the giant surf to be able to get out and surf at Hookipa.

 

 

Surfing on Maui

Surfing on Maui

What’s so cool about Maui, is that there is so much to do for beach lovers, surfers, kiters, windsufers, and standup paddlers.  As conditions change, people change what kind of equipment they ride in the surf.  Myself I am an old surfer, that took up windsurfing on Maui in the last five years.

 

 

 

WIndsurfing on Maui

WIndsurfing on Maui

Maui vacation rental in Haiku Maui

Maui vacation rental in Haiku

When I am not selling real estate with Island Sotheby’s International Realty, or helping my wife getting our vacation rental in Haiku ready for our next guest.  Okay and doing yard work, I am out surfing at Hookipa, or windsurfing at Kahana Maui.  Today is one of those days I am running off for a windsurfing session.

 

So if you’re thinking about visiting Maui, and looking for a vacation rental on Maui’northshore.  Pineapple Cottage has been a big hit with our guest.  We are located in Haiku Maui, first turn off as you enter Haiku.  We are located on a very private property, on 2.5 lush acres.  Our guest response has been really positive, loving the privacy.  Some of our guest have done the condo experience and are looking for more of a local vibe away from the resorts, which have their own merit.  We are close to Old Paia Town, you have excellent restaurants, boutiques, Mana Foods, art galleries, gelato, yoga, surfing at Paia Bay and Hookipa Beach Park, world class windsurfing, kiting and stand paddling.

Maui vacation rentals

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So if you are looking for a different island experience, Pineapple Cottage vacation rental in Haiku Maui might just be your next island getaway. You can also find us on VRBO.COM and AIRB&B.  We are a licensed B&B with the Country of Maui. If your looking for Maui real estate you can visit my website at nickensmaui.com.