588 KulaiwiWailuku, Hawaii HI96793
Set against the backdrop of the West Maui Mountains, steeped in history, is an extraordinary estate built on a mountaintop. A location where you are connected to the rhythms of nature living in balance with one’s surroundings. A property that has been blessed by Kahu and where Kumu are invited to pick Puakenikeni flowers for leis. Land with sustainable gardens and wildlife, including peacocks, turkeys, and ducks, as well as an abundant orchard which produces nourishing papayas, bananas, limes, grapefruit, Buddha’s hand citrus, and more. The gardens include native species that support a sustainable future, including over 300 prized Koa and Koa'ia trees, as well as 25 gorgeous Ohia Lehua which contribute towards preserving cultural traditions. The mountaintop vantage point is unparalleled in Maui, with its sweeping views of the central isthmus and the north and south shorelines. The gracious home opens to nature allowing trade winds to circulate for a natural, healthy open-air environment, and the use of clerestory windows brings outside light into the home. The property embodies the aloha spirit of island lifestyle with maximum privacy. It offers a unique combination of proximity to the airport, hospital and shopping while preserving seclusion. An award-winning local architect, Nishikawa Architects, designed the home which was influenced by the iconic work of C.W. Dickey, earning BIA Hawaii’s 2016 Grand Award for design excellence. A compelling aspect of this property is its permits. Lona Ridge is a coveted location for spectacular celebrations, TV sets, and corporate events. Living here offers an opportunity to contribute back to the community. Contact your favorite real estate broker for more details.