Pineapple Hill Estates Real Estate & Information

Pineapple Hill Estates Real Estate & Information

Located in one of the world's most desirable resort destinations, Pineapple Hill Estates of Kapalua, Maui combines incredible scenery with a sophisticated, relaxing atmosphere. 

Nestled at the foot of the Kahalawai mountains on Maui's northwest shore, and originally known as the Honolulu Ranch, Kapalua was founded in the 1800s. Beautiful views and incomparable beaches are just part of its allure thanks to a rich culture and heritage that has spanned centuries. It's a heritage that modern Kapalua continues to honor and draw from to this day.

While its popular with celebrities, serious golfers and some of the world's richest people, Kapalua isn't just a sanctuary for the elite, however,

Shopping and Dining

With its unique boutiques and shops and award-winning restaurants shopping and dining opportunities for Pineapple Hill Estates residents and visitors abound - all in a verdant, lush setting. 

A must-visit is the Honolulu Store located within the Kapalua Resort on Office Road in an historic plantation setting. The Honolulu Store is a local landmark which dates to the days of plantation farming on Maui, and features a variety of gifts and apparel, a unique selection of wine and spirits, as well as cosmetics, groceries, and even an espresso bar.

Other local shopping favorites include The Outlets of Maui, Binky's, Whaler's Village, Water Works Sports and the Coffee Store.

Residents will enjoy the variety of dining options available after a day spent on Kapalua's white sand beaches or five-star golf courses. Merriman's, located in one of the most beautiful spots on the island, offers regional cuisine with a "farm to table" concept; the Pineapple Grill is casual but elegant and features an award-winning wine list, while the Plantation House combines Hawaiian-Mediterranean cuisine with amazing views of the ocean.

Parks and Recreation

It's not question of 'What to do?" but rather "Where to Start" when it comes to activities in and around the Kapalua area. Of course, that list includes two world-class golf courses - the Plantation Course, home to the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions, and the Bay Course

But tennis, hiking, water sports, tropical life, outdoor activities abound for Plantation Hill Estates residents. Enjoy an authentic Hawaiian Luau, or walk through paths that were once ancient lava rivers. Hike through miles of coastline and mountain ridge trails like the Honolulu Beach and Maunalei Arboreteum Trails, or get your adrenaline rushing with a Zipline adventure that crosses gulches of the West Maui Mountains.

Meanwhile, the pristine, untouched Pu' u' Watershed Preserve is a sanctuary for both man and nature.

For tennis enthusiasts, the Kapalua Tennis Garden is ranked among the world's best tennis destinations and features lush hillside views.

Of course, the beaches of Kapalua are beyond compare, and in 1991 the beach of Kapalua Bay has been ranked America's best beach. With its white sand, gentle waves and abundant marine life, it's a beach experience unlike any other.


Kapalua's modern history dates to the 1800s when Dr. Dwight Baldwin settled in Maui. Baldwin was awarded a large royal grant 17 years later for the lands of Mahinahina and Kahana, and eventually the land known as Honolulu Ranch grew to 24,000 acres by 1902.

The Kapalua community is guided by a spirit of environmental stewardship, continually seeking to preserve its natural beauty and habitat.

Pineapple Hill Estates is comprised of single-family detached homesites with each site approximately one acre. Homeowners in this gated community are offered six home designs with interiors custom-designed to each owner's taste. The community includes two tennis courts, a swimming pool and a whirlpool.

As of 2010, there were 352 residents in Kapalua proper, with the average median income per household being $112,055. The average median age of residents is 58.9 years, while 2013 estimates listed the average median house or condo value at $900,898.

Schools, Healthcare, and Transportation

The Kapalua School District consists of a variety of public and private schools, including the Maui Preparatory School, Lahainaluna High School, the Preschool at Kpalua, the Sacred Hearts School and Early, and Lihikai Elementary School. There is an average of 15.8 students per teacher, which is below the national average.

The Maui Memorial Medical Center dates almost to the beginning of modern Kapalua history and has several departments, including some of the best specialists in heart and cancer care. Hospice Maui provides well-rounded service that includes spiritual and emotional care along with meeting the loved one's physical needs.

There are a variety of transportation options available in the Pineapple Hills Estates area - including Kapalua Airport on the west side of the island, Hawaii Executive Transportation, and Aina Lahaina Taxi.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (808)665-3761 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.


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Joanne Foxxe
Kapalua Realty
700 Office Road
Lahaina HI 96761