Maui Meadows

Maui Meadows is an eclectic mix, with an array of styles and architecture.

Maui Meadows Real Estate & Area Guide

 

Neighborhood Overview: Maui Meadows

 
This eclectic neighborhood of about 500 homes features minimum half-acre lots, dramatic ocean views, and a sense of getting away from the hustle-bustle of Kihei – yet it’s a four-minute drive to one of the best beaches on Maui.
 
Maui Meadows is a residential neighborhood of about 500 homes on the hillside (actually the side of Haleakala Crater) above Wailea. Technically in Kihei, Maui Meadows is unique to South Maui with minimum half-acre lots and zoning that allows an additional cottage to be built. Some are long-term rentals (no nightly rentals are allowed), and some are caretakers homes. Other Maui Meadows owners opt not to have cottages and enjoy the expanse of their property.
 
There are two entrances to Maui Meadows off the Piilani Highway, and both meander to the top of this Ag-zoned subdivision. Generally, the higher the neighborhood the higher the property value, and those at the very top share a fence with the adjoining 20,l000 acre Ulupalakua Ranch. Many of the properties feature ocean views, and the slightly higher elevation creates slightly cooler temperatures and a bit more rain.
 
Pricing is typically in the $1.4 to $2M range, with larger, newer homes moving to $3M. The gated enclave of Kai Malu Estates, tucked in its own section of Maui Meadows, showcases large (4,000+ sf) rarely listed homes on 2-acre parcels in the $5M to $7M range.
 
Originally developed in the early 1970s, Maui Meadows is an eclectic mix, with an array of styles and architecture. The neighborhood has no sidewalks and very little night lighting, creating a secluded tone that many residents find magical. We purchased our Maui Meadows home about five years ago, and I find it to be an absolute oasis.
 
Another characteristic of the neighborhood is the abundance of fruit trees. Our property is not atypical and grows Mangos, oranges, tangerines, bananas, papayas, star fruit, and avocados. Many properties have pools, and some have tennis courts. Kevin Spaise leads the Keller Williams Vacation-Maui Real Estate Sales team and owns Vacation-Maui, one of Maui’s top-rated vacation condo management agencies. He’s the author of The Maui Condo Book, used by Maui’s top brokers, agents, and Title Companies.  He’s readily available to discuss Maui investment real estate at (808) 344-0624 or [email protected]
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions about Maui Meadows Real Estate:

1. What is the current state of the Maui Meadows housing market?

Maui Meadows' real estate market has historically exhibited steady growth, with recent data for June 2024 suggesting a potential stabilization in median sale prices compared to the peak of the previous year. Inventory levels may have also seen a modest increase, offering more options for prospective buyers. The market remains competitive for desirable properties with exceptional ocean views, large lots offering privacy, or those in close proximity to hiking trails or beaches.

2. What types of properties are available in Maui Meadows?

Single-family homes dominate the Maui Meadows real estate landscape. These range from traditional plantation-style dwellings with wrap-around lanais to modern residences designed to maximize indoor-outdoor living. The availability of vacant lots for custom home construction allows buyers to create their dream home amidst the natural beauty of Maui Meadows. Condominium developments and multi-family units are scarce, reflecting the focus on spacious, private properties.

3. What are the advantages of living in Maui Meadows?

Beyond the undeniable allure of peace and quiet, stunning ocean views, and large parcels of land, Maui Meadows offers a plethora of advantages. The cooler temperatures compared to lower-elevation areas provide a welcome respite from the Maui sunshine. The close proximity to Kihei and Wailea ensures convenient access to shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of hiking trails and beaches within easy reach. Highly-rated schools within the Maui public school system solidify the appeal for families seeking a quality education for their children.

4. What are some things to consider before buying in Maui Meadows?

The cost of living in Maui Meadows is generally higher compared to some other Maui neighborhoods. Real estate prices reflect the exclusivity and desirable location, making homeownership a significant investment. Car ownership is essential for navigating the area, running errands, and exploring the surrounding attractions. While the neighborhood itself features limited commercial options, residents might need to travel to Kihei or Wailea for some daily needs.

5. Is Maui Meadows a good place to raise a family?

Maui Meadows offers a safe and secure environment for families with access to well-regarded public schools. The abundance of outdoor activities, peaceful atmosphere, and spacious properties create a positive backdrop for children. However, the limited commercial options within Maui Meadows itself and the potential for longer commutes to certain workplaces might be a consideration for some families. Ultimately, the suitability depends on individual family needs and lifestyle preferences.

 
 
 

Overview for Maui Meadows, HI

2,321 people live in Maui Meadows, where the median age is 54 and the average individual income is $52,492. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,321

Total Population

54 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$52,492

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Maui Meadows, HI

Maui Meadows has 1,026 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Maui Meadows do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,321 people call Maui Meadows home. The population density is 1,284.98 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,321

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

54

Median Age

54.16 / 45.84%

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1,026

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$52,492

Average individual Income

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