Maui Blog - Georgie Hunter R(S): Paia Maui HI - get to know the neighborhoods - Kuau Bayview

Paia Maui HI - get to know the neighborhoods - Kuau Bayview

Kuau Bayview subdivision, Paia Maui HI 96779


If you're familiar with the north shore of Maui then you probably already know about this neighborhood, Kuau Bayview.  It was developed in the 1990's on the mauka side of Hana Highway, and the first homes were sold in the summer of 1996 for about $200,000 - $250,000.  The development was done by A&B Hawaii.  It consists of about 90 single family homes in Phase I.  We don't know when phase II will happen, but it will extend this subdivision further mauka.

What is Kuau Bayview like?  Most homes are 3BD/2BA with an attached garage and about 1,200 -1,500 sf of interior space. One and 2 stories.  There are some 4BD/3BA homes.  Ohanas are not allowed in Kuau Bayview.  Lot sizes are about 6,500 sf, give or take 500 sf.  There are sidewalks and paved driveways!  Those sidewalks will take you right into downtown Paia in about 2 blocks. 

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YES, you can see Paia bay from here.  In fact, some homes have white water views and you can check the surf before heading to the beach.  Homes with ocean views will bring a higher sale price.

Kuau Bayview subdivision, Paia Maui HI 96779

What's sold in Kuau Bayview?  This is one of the most popular Paia neighborhoods, because the homes have nice curb appeal, and are priced within range of the average Maui buyer.  Recent sales in here have been in the $500,000's.  Since April 1 2009 there have been 3 closings, and 2 were cash buyers.  At the peak, the highest price ever paid in here was $830,000.  There were only ever a handful that sold over $740,000.

Kuau Bayview subdivision, Paia Maui HI 96779 

What's for sale in Kuau Bayview now?  Would you believe there are 4 listings, and 3 of those are already Pending?  They are priced between $555,000 - $665,000.  As I said, it's a popular subdivision on the north shore of Maui.  Who buys these homes?  Windsurfers, surfers, kiteboarders, newlyweds, young families, retired people and just about anyone who can.

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Kuau Bayview subdivision, Paia Maui HI 96779

Comment balloon 6 commentsGeorgie Hunter R(S) 58089 • April 05 2010 08:45PM


wow a lot of work goes into your postings. Aloha Jeff 

Posted by Jeffery Griffin, Broker Owner (Jeff Griffin LLC ) over 9 years ago

Jeff - yes, I can't help myself!  Sometimes I wish I could just slap up some quickies.... well I guess I do with the wordless stuff!  And don't you know, we're getting baited with big points for doing this.  You should do it too!  See Bob Stewart's blog for details.

Posted by Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info (Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers) over 9 years ago

Georgina, I finally got the Localism bug and wanted to tell you that I really like your use of larger pictures for the post! Nice job!

Posted by Russell Lewis, Broker,CLHMS,GRI (Realty Austin, Austin Texas Real Estate) over 9 years ago

Georgina- what a great localism challenge post, this has been fun and long! But your post is great and of course, nothing less than amazing photos with great color. 

Posted by Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services (Get It Done For Me Virtual Services ) over 9 years ago

I'm too doing the challenge and waiting for the points but I also love the Google placement ranking. Google is picking up on the posts immediately. 

Posted by Julie A. Black, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, Realtor, Broker (KAUAI DREAMS REALTY Kauai Real Property Specialist) over 9 years ago

Georgina - what a great neighborhood! There is nothing that I don't like! Imagine growing up on that street!!!

Posted by Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor (Charles Rutenberg Realty) over 9 years ago

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