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The History of Maui Meadows

Maui Meadows is a neighborhood located in the southern part of the island of Maui, Hawaii. The neighborhood is known for its picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean, lush tropical landscape, and large, spacious homes. The development of Maui Meadows dates back to the 1960s and 70s, and the neighborhood has since grown to become one of the most sought-after residential areas on the island.

The history of the Maui Meadows neighborhood began in the 1960s, when a group of local developers and investors purchased a large tract of land in the southern part of Maui. The land was initially used for farming, but the developers saw potential for residential development, as the area offered beautiful ocean views and a convenient location near the town of Kihei.

At the time, Kihei was a small, rural community, but the developers saw potential for growth and began to plan a residential development that would take advantage of the area's natural beauty and proximity to the ocean. They envisioned a neighborhood that would offer large, spacious homes on spacious lots, with ample room for family members, outdoor living and recreation.

To achieve this goal, the developers began to clear the land and prepare it for construction. They also worked to improve the infrastructure of the area, installing roads, utilities, and other necessary infrastructure to support the new development.

The first phase of development in Maui Meadows began in the late 1960s, with the construction of a number of single-family homes on spacious lots. These homes were designed to take advantage of the natural beauty of the area and offer residents spectacular ocean views. They were also designed to be energy-efficient, with features such as high-efficiency windows and insulation to reduce heating and cooling costs.

The next phase of development was focused on building a community center, a recreational park and an area for agriculture, the idea of maintaining a connection with the area's agricultural past. This helped attract more people to the area and provided them with a place to gather and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

The Population of Maui Meadows

Over the years the population of Maui Meadows began to grow. More and more people moved into the area attracted by the spacious homes featuring accessory dwelling units, beautiful ocean views, and convenient location near Kihei, Wailea & Makena. This increase in population also led to the development of new businesses in Kihei, such as grocery stores, shops, and restaurants, which helped to create a sense of community within the neighborhood.

As the development continued, a series of covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs) were created to maintain the quality of the development, ensure the preservation of the natural environment and promote a sense of community within the neighborhood. These included guidelines for the construction of homes, such as architectural styles and building materials, multi family housing, ohanas, and rules for property maintenance and landscaping. They also included restrictions on the use of property, such as restrictions on commercial use and zoning requirements.

One of the key factors in the success of Maui Meadows is the development's commitment to preserving the natural environment. The developers worked closely with local conservation groups to ensure that the development would have minimal impact on the area's natural resources. This included measures such as using native plants in landscaping, preserving wetlands and wildlife habitats, and implementing a storm water management plan to reduce the impact of development on local waterways.

In the end, Maui Meadows is considered a successful and well-planned development, it is a prime example of how development can be done in an environmentally sensitive and sustainable way, while also providing a high-quality living environment for its residents. With its spacious homes, beautiful ocean views, and convenient location near Kihei, the neighborhood has grown to become one of the most sought-after residential areas on the island of Maui. The development is a prime example of successful community.

Homes for Sale in Maui Meadows

$2,100,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 400682 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
View Master is 533 Mikioi Place with two bedrooms, two baths, 1469 square foot interior on a landscaped 10934 square foot parcel. This single family home for sale has so much to offer with ocean views, desirable Maui Meadows Location, upscale finishes built in 2017. View Master shows like new because it is a lightly used second home that is looking for a new owner. Covered front porch has 160 square feet with an attractive wood ceiling. You love coming home to the dramatic entry with a soaring ceiling, great natural light from picture windows and a modern wood staircase leading up to the great room and master bedroom with ocean views. What is not to love with Italian tile floors throughout with six inch base boards. You will enjoy the cost savings and convenience of propane fueling the five burner kitchen cooktop, an instant on water heater in the garage, and is plumbed for the grill on the deck. Watch sunsets, gaze at Kahoolawe, Lanai and the West Maui Mountains from your 272 square foot covered deck. Kitchen and baths have chic white quartz countertops with sparkles. Stainless steel farmhouse sink shines alongside the LG appliances. Upstairs bathroom is easily accessible from the living room and primary bedroom. Downstairs there is a den with a bar sink and small fridge for entertaining and could also serve as a 3rd bedroom for guests. Glass sliders lead out to a side yard with an outdoor shower. Across from the den a hall closet conceals a stacking front loading washer and dryer for your laundry needs. Next door connects to the roomy 459 square foot 2 car garage. Downstairs bath has a tub surrounded by gorgeous tile work. Second bedroom at the end of the hall has it own separate entrance and 104 square foot covered porch. View Master is a Residential Condo and has no Home Owner’s Association or maintenance fees and can be sold turn key, minus personal items. Make this dream your reality and purchase the Maui Meadows View Master today.

533 Mikioi Pl Unit Apt 2, Kihei

Listing courtesy of Dinits Realty.

$4,100,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 400391 MLS Fee Simple Tenure
Welcome to the Komodo Dragon Hale, a luxurious, elegant and whimsical estate located in the prestigious Maui Meadows community. As you enter the property you’ll be greeted by two guardian Komodo dragon statues, symbolizing luck, strength, and new beginnings. Situated on half an acre, this electric gated property offers resort-style living, complete with a backyard lagoon, featuring a stunning waterfall, heated pool, waterslide, and a grotto hot tub. The main house exudes Asian flare and is adorned with high-end finishes throughout. From concrete countertops to Teak and Mango wood cabinetry, every detail has been meticulously curated. The interior boasts Alder doors, French doors, and custom Redwood windows, with Romo fabric window coverings. The bathrooms feature one of a kind custom built sinks and vanities with oiled-rubbed bronze fixtures and door handles. No expense was spared in creating this incredible space. From the Monkeypod breakfast bar, the redwood decks and trim, Alder doors, and Venetian plaster all adds to the luxurious ambience. The bonus premiere suite on the second floor offers breathtaking views of Ulupalakua, Koho’olawe, and the West Maui Mountains. The cozy, detached Ohana, is a perfect retreat for those seeking comfort and tranquility. This charming unit features a spacious one bedroom and one bathroom, boasting the same unique and stylish offerings as the main house. The custom-built kitchen showcases beautiful tiger wood finishes, adding a touch of elegance to the space. For your comfort, the Ohana is equipped with Airscape technology and double split Samsung air conditioning units, ensuring a pleasant climate throughout the year. This charming space has its own dedicated gated entry and a spacious driveway, offering flexibility and privacy. It's perfect for hosting guests or utilizing as an income property. You'll also appreciate the convenience of the very large boat gated entrance, providing easy access and storage options for your watercraft. The property showcases a lushly landscaped backyard that serves as the crown jewel, with a pool that invites you to relax and unwind. The waterslide and cascading waterfall add an element of fun and serenity to the space. At night, the thoughtfully placed exterior lighting and sound system create the perfect ambiance for entertaining. For those seeking privacy, the property is secluded with up to 7ft. lava rock walls. Additional features of the property include an in-ground hot tub, a bird aviary with double catch doors, and space for a new smaller bird aviary. The home is equipped with not one, but three solar batteries, ensuring energy efficiency and reduced electric bills. The finish style of the property is Polynesian, and there is plenty of storage available. Ideally located on Maui's sunny southern side, you'll enjoy easy access to the golden sandy beaches of Wailea, fine dining restaurants, golf courses, and tennis courts. Don't miss your opportunity to experience the luxury and tranquility of the Komodo Dragon Hale. Contact your favorite Realtor to schedule a showing today!

595 Kupulau Dr, Kihei

Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Island Prop(S).

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