Pacific Palisade at Kapalua

About the Property

Ensconced within the secluded enclave of Kapalua Place, this award-winning home sits on more than one acre overlooking the white-sand beach at Oneloa Bay with the verdant West Maui Mountains as a backdrop. Spectacular ocean views abound and breathtaking sunsets, balmy trade winds and year-round warm sunny weather are a way of life in this elegant tropical retreat.

West Maui Masterpiece

Located within the 23,000-acre exclusive Kapalua Resort, Kapalua Place is a small privately gated community comprised of only 8 estates with its own beach and coastal trails. 8 Kapalua Place is an impressive manse featuring Kapalua Rock accent walls, slate tile roof and copper gutters and downspouts. With its rock privacy walls and mature landscaping, the grounds are peaceful yet private. Tucked among the tall coconut trees, a soothing waterfall and tranquility pool enhance the serene nature of the opulent home, which was designed for graceful entertaining. Unwind in one of two spas surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. Take a relaxing swim in the custom-built two-level pool or enjoy an evening barbeque under the stars as the tiki torches glow. Watch Maui’s legendary sunsets from one of the many private lanais on either the first or second floor.

Luxury Resort Living

Pairing sophisticated design with a beautiful tropical environment, 8 Kapalua Place is stylish Hawaiian luxury living at its best. Designer furnishings by a noted local designer adorn the 10,152-square-foot opulent estate that features 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. A neutral interior color palette is fused with cool blue tones that reflect the stunning Pacific Ocean views visibile through the floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the home. Designed for entertaining large parties as well as small intimate gatherings, the home features ample open spaces on the first floor, as well as the children’s wing, with the master and guest bedrooms on the second floor. A private elevator connects the first and second floors. On the first floor a family room features a pool table, large flat screen TV, and an adjacent wine bar. The airy expansive great room features a curved bar with seating for five situated to take maximum advantage of the gorgeous ocean views.


Always the heart of any home, the roomy kitchen is thoughtfully laid out as a gathering place for friends and family with its long wrap-around Blue Macuba granite countertops and custom maple cabinets. Discerning gourmet chefs will appreciate the top of the line kitchen appliances, including four Gaggenau ovens, dual Sub Zero refrigerators, a Sub Zero Freezer, a Gaggenau gas cook top with a steamer, a Gaggenau grill, and a large walk in pantry.


Upstairs, the master bedroom and the guest bedrooms each have their own private spaces. The substantial master suite is truly an oasis unto itself with cozy sitting areas, unobstructed ocean views of Lipoa Point and Honolua Bay, a refreshment bar complete with a refrigerator and a microwave, and a well apportioned walk in closet. The master bath features his and her sinks, a separate shower and jetted tub, and a steam shower. Relax on the private lanai and watch whales frolic in the ocean during the winter months. A children’s wing includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms with plentiful storage and full laundry while the remaining two guestrooms each feature their own private bathrooms and lanais.

About the Area

The Kapalua Lifestyle

In Hawaiian, the name Kapalua translates to “arms embracing the sea.” The site of a former pineapple plantation, Kapalua Resort is comprised of seven ahupua’a (pie slices of land divisions running from the forest to the sea) including five bays and three white sand beaches along the shoreline. Nestled among Cook pines at the foot of the West Maui Mountains, Kapalua’s year-round temperate weather provides ample opportunities for a variety of outdoor activities, from tennis and horseback riding, to biking and hiking. Ocean activities include sailing, swimming, snorkeling, surfing, diving, and kayaking. World-class golf tournaments, exceptional restaurants, unique boutique shops, and internationally renowned culinary events can be found within Kapalua Resort. Both Kapalua Golf Club’s, The Bay and Plantation Courses provide exciting golf opportunities. Every January the Kapalua Plantation Course is home to the prestigious PGA Tour Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Those wanting to learn more about Hawaiian culture will appreciate the Celebration of the Arts held every spring at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua while food aficionados will appreciate Kapalua’s Wine and Food Festival held every June. Kapalua is home to many of Hawaii’s most well known chefs, including Peter Merriman, one of the founders of the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement. Merriman’s Kapalua, Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi, Pineapple Grill and The Plantation House Restaurant are just a few of the excellent dining opportunities available within Kapalua. A few short miles beyond the resort, the town of Lahaina and the Kaanapali resort provide a wealth of dining, shopping, and cultural activities.

Magical Maui

Maui meets all the criteria for a tropical paradise: swaying palm trees bordering perfect white-sand coves, free-falling waterfalls etching the faces of mountains, voluptuous jungles bursting with bright color and birdsong, and moonlight sparkling on calm, turquoise seas. It should be no surprise that Conde Naste Travelers voted Maui as the number one island in the world in 2013. Next to Waikiki, Maui is Hawaii’s most popular destination, welcoming 2.5 million people each year to its sunny shores. Maui has become the hip travel destination. As it is really just a casual collection of small towns, once you move beyond the resort areas, you’ll find a slow, peaceful way of life, where car horns are used only to greet friends, posted store hours mean nothing if the surf’s up, and taking time to watch the sunset is part of the daily routine. Warm and friendly Maui has an easygoing lifestyle that’s perfect for relaxing. But Maui also has an underlying energy that can nudge devout sunbathers right off the beach. People get inspired to do things they might not do otherwise, like rise before dawn to catch the sunrise over Haleakala Crater and then mount a bicycle to coast 37 miles down to sea level; head out to sea on a kayak to look for wintering humpback whales; or swim in the clear pool of a waterfall. The island of Maui is the result of a marriage of two shield volcanoes, 10,023-foot-high Haleakala and 5,788-foot-high Puu Kukui, that spilled enough lava between them to create a valley – and inspire the island’s nickname, the Valley Isle. Thanks to this unusual makeup, Maui packs a lot of nature in and around its landscape. The 727-square-mile island has two peaks more than a mile high, thousands of waterfalls, 120 miles of shoreline, and more than 80 golden-sand beaches.

Pacific Palisade Features

  • Located in exclusive Kapalua Place, an enclave of 8 home sites, in the Kapalua Resort
  • Private and gated
  • 10,152sf // 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms
  • Childrens wing with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Guest wing with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Outdoor oasis with two spas, tranquility pool, waterfall, multi-level seating areas, barbeque area
  • Expansive, endless views throughout
  • Covered lanai with westerly views
  • Kapalua Rock accent walls
  • Two separate stairways // Elevator
  • Attached, three-car garage
  • Direct access to the white sand beach at Oneloa Bay and Kapalua’s Coastal walking trail.
  • Outer Island, ocean and legendary Maui sunset views

Exterior Amenities

  • Paved driveway
  • Outdoor water features
  • Two spas
  • Tranquility pool
  • Waterfall
  • Two-level pool
  • Multi-level seating areas
  • Gas tiki torches
  • Barbecue area
  • Stucco exterior // Mature landscaping
  • Kapalua Rock accent walls, columns and fences
  • Slate tile roof // All copper gutters and downspouts

Interior Amenities

  • Expansive window walls for endless views
  • Elevator
  • Extensive millwork and ceiling detail
  • Tasteful artwork collection
  • Central vacuum
  • Deluxe lighting features

Family Room

  • Comfortable seating
  • Full electronic and television components
  • Bar with seating for eight
  • Bar Refrigerator and sink, microwave
  • Outdoor lanai spaces


  • Beautiful built-in cabinetry
  • Granite work surfaces
  • Pull-out wall bed and closet space
  • Separate bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Ocean views

Living Room

  • Comfortable seating areas
  • Full curved bar with seating for five
  • Exterior spa and exterior seating
  • Large window walls with nearly 180-degree views
  • Maple ceiling details // Display and bookshelves

Dining Area

  • Seating for eight
  • Mirrored etched wall design
  • Expansive views

Chef’s Kitchen

  • Walk-in pantry
  • Dual SubZero refrigerators // SubZero freezer
  • Gaggenau gas cooktop with steamer // Gaggenau grill
  • Four Gaggenau ovens
  • Dacor microwave // Gaggenau dishwasher
  • Maple cabinets with blue macuba granite countertops
  • Adjacent wine bar and wine storage

Children’s Wing

  • TV room // two bedrooms and two bathrooms
  • Full laundry with half bath and plentiful storage


  •  Access via two separate stairways and private elevator


  • New carpeting
  • Wide hallways with seating and artwork gallery
  • Refreshment center with sink, microwave, refrigerator and wine storage

Master Suite

  • Separate guest bedroom or potential work out area
  • Refreshment bar with bar sink, refrigerator and microwave
  • Private lanais // Fabulous ocean views
  • Good trade wind flow
  • Large bath with steam shower and jetted tub
  • Separate his and hers sinks
  • Walk-in closet // Wall safe
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Unobstructed view of Lipoa Point and Honolua Bay
  • Seating areas // Refreshment bar
  • Spacious built-in displays and shelves

Guest Bedrooms

  • Two additional guest rooms and bathrooms

Outdoor Lanai

  • Expansive covered outdoor lanai with westerly views
  • Comfortable seating areas

Upstairs Laundry

  • Full sized washer and dryer
  • Additional storage


  • Attached three car garage and storage
This property is listed for sale by Rob Shelton R(B) (21133) and Courtney M. Brown R(S) (56519) of Island Sotheby’s International Realty Napili Plaza, 5095 Napilihau Street Suite #113A, Lahaina, Maui, Hi 96761 (808) 665-1166. Concierge Auctions, LLC has an Auctioneer’s License issued by the County of Hawaii, is the provider of auction marketing services, is not a brokerage, and is not directly involved in selling real property. The services referred to herein are not available to residents of any state where prohibited by applicable state law. Concierge Auctions, LLC, its agents and affiliates, broker partners, Auctioneer, and the Sellers do not warrant or guaranty the accuracy or completeness of any information and shall have no liability for errors or omissions or inaccuracies under any circumstances in this or any other property listings or advertising, promotional or publicity statements and materials. This is not meant as a solicitation for listings. Brokers are fully protected and encouraged to participate. See Auction Terms & Conditions for full details. ©2008 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. All Rights Reserved. Sotheby’s International Realty and the Sotheby’s International Realty logo are registered (or unregistered) service marks used with permission. Each Sotheby’s International Realty office is independently owned and operated. Neither Sotheby’s, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC nor any of their affiliated companies is providing any product or service in connection with this auction event.