25 Homes With Killer Views

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The best part of Hawaii life? It's all about the view! See 25 of our favorite vistas. 

Brunch by the Water

Brunch on the patio just got a whole lot better with an unbelievable ocean view near Honolulu on the island of Oahu.

A Place to Relax

The perfect place to enjoy a dip in the water, the gorgeous Kauai beach is surrounded by a coral reef that keeps the big waves out and the water calm. 

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Not-So-Rustic Retreat

At the Kapalua Resort, every day is paradise when you wake up to views of sparkling blue water. The spectacular ocean-front vistas don't hurt either.

Photo By: Choi International, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Room to Run

Ideal for a family with kids, this impeccable estate boasts a 1.29-acre lot that includes over 400 feet of stunning white sand.

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Pretty as a Picture

This Hawaiian oasis is pure heaven with a 50-foot salt water pool and dazzling waterfall surrounded by lush tropical plants.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Nature at Its Finest

Who wouldn't want to live in the Kauai home that gets to take in these unbelievable views every day? Natural tropical foliage sets the stage for phenomenal landscapes.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Poolside Oasis

Simply imagine lounging in the pool or under the shade of the umbrella as you watch the waves come rolling in at this tropical oasis.

Home Within the Trees

The only thing better than a grown-up treehouse is a treehouse that features hanging chairs, a day bed and a cupola with magnificent Hawaii views.  

Photo By: Daniel Schmidt

After the Storm

With the rain comes a delightful site at this Kohala home. “A common occurrence is that it will be raining on the west side of the house while the sun is bright and shining on the east side,” says homeowner Jeanne Sunderland.

Photo By: Lia Wailani Watkins

Relaxing Rental

Paradise at its finest, this decadent vacation rental is a vision with gorgeous tropical foliage and an in-ground pool that blends perfectly with its surroundings.  

Photo By: Hilton & Hyland, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Ideal Escape

With stellar views and luxurious amenities, it's no wonder this stunning estate is a hot vacation spot for celebrities.  

Photo By: Hilton & Hyland, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Time for a Dip

As you lounge in one of the three chairs overlooking the water, it's hard to tell where the pool ends and the ocean begins at this unbelievable Hawaii home.  

Keeping It Fresh

If you love the ocean but would rather take in the views in the comfort of a freshwater pool, this phenomenal escape is the one for you.

Picturesque Views

A bright living room takes advantage of its jaw-dropping surrounding with oversized windows that put the dazzling views on full display.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

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Happiness in a Hammock

It isn't hard to imagine lazing the day away in one of these comfy hammock chairs that gazes upon the gorgeous mountains of Haena.

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

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Dazzling in the Distance

A panoramic view of Hanalei Bay looks as beautiful as a painting with spectacular mountains and a far-off rainbow.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

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Tropical Paradise

A waterfall grotto is the finishing touch to this 50-foot salt water pool surrounded by lush greenery and a sigh-evoking mountain view.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Hawaiian Dream

Lush green grass dotted with colorful tropical plants sets the stage for this spectacular home in Omao.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

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Perfect for Parties

This superb tropical getaway features an infinity-edge pool, complete with a hot tub and firepit overlooking the dazzling Kalihiwai Bay.

From: Luxury Portfolio International® and Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International; Damon Moss Photography

Welcome Home

An impressive stone driveway leads to an exceptional 2,000 square foot home, surrounded by beautiful palm trees and a blue Hawaiian sky.

From: Luxury Portfolio International® and Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International; Damon Moss Photography

Let the Outdoors In

Folding glass doors make it possible to feel the island breeze and take in the unbelievable surroundings in this surreal dining space.   

Photo By: Choi International, a member of Luxury Portfolio International®

Private Pacific Views

Situated in a premier gated community, the most impressive aspect of this remarkable home is the mesmerizing views of the Pacific Ocean.  

Photo By: Choi International, a member of Luxury Portfolio International®

Everything at Your Fingertips

Take in the spectacular surroundings while enjoying the comfort of this stunning living room and taking a dip in the extravagant indoor pool.  

Photo By: Choi International, a member of Luxury Portfolio International®

On the Bright Side

It's impossible to wake up on the wrong side of the bed when the morning greets you with a picturesque view as lovely as this one.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

At Home in Hawaii

Walls of windows make the most of the intoxicating views surrounding this lounge-worthy great room. Neutral furnishings keep the focus on the outside beauty, including a spectacular mountain range and waterfall.  

From: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers and Luxury Portfolio International®

Photo By: Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Live the Hawaii Life

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What's it like to live in paradise? See how the other half lives. 

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What is it really like to live on Hawaii? Local and insiders share their favorite spots, favorite foods, and more.

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You just have to want it...life in paradise. Find out what it's really like to escape to the islands.

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About the Show

You don't have to be rich to live in Hawaii — you just have to want it, say the brokers at the Hawaii Life realty firm who make island-living dreams come true for clients ready to make it a reality. In Hawaii, properties range from $50K plots of land to $50 million-dollar dream homes, from Oahu to Kauai to the Big Island to Maui. The firm's 130+ brokers are unlikely real estate moguls, people who themselves have made the leap to the life in Hawaii, as they call it, and who want to see that others can enjoy it too. This half-hour real estate series will follow the firm's endless stream of clients who are abandoning their 9 to 5 lives in Anywhere, U.S.A., to take hold of a Hawaii Life .
Season 5, Episode 2

A single mother searches for new start on Oahu

After receiving an exciting job offer, Angie Wingert has decided to relocate from cold central Pennsylvania to sunny Oahu, Hawaii. With Hawaii Life agent Sarah Scott, Angie will look at several different homes contrasting the different lifestyles of the island. Unsure which will work best for her, Angie must decide if the downtown city life is better for her than the country plantation-style living, available on eastern Oahu.

Sunday
Nov 9
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

A Georgian family looks to reconnect with their roots on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Matthew and Malia met in the military and immediately bonded over their mutual Hawaiian ancestry. Now, after years of married life in Georgia, the Givens have decided to relocate their family to Hawaii to reconnect with their heritage and pass it along to their three children. After connecting with Big Island agent Julie Edens, Matthew and Malia search for a home that fits the needs of their growing family as well as Matthew's desire to live near a golf course.

Monday
Nov 24
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

A young North Dakota surgeon and her husband search for a home near her new job on Oahu.

Irminne and Russell Van Dyken have been stuck in snowy North Dakota while Irminne finished her surgical residency. Now that she has found a job at a new hospital on Oahu, they are thrilled to finally leave the cold winters behind. Hawaii Life Broker Cathy Possedi helps the Van Dykens find a unique home with beautiful views.

Monday
Dec 8
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

A single mom with an empty nest seeks a new life in Hilo.

Shirley Edwards is a single mom with three grown sons who have all moved out of her Boston home. Faced with an empty nest, Shirley decided she needed to leave the snowy Boston winters, especially since her muscle is no longer around to help her shovel snow. After seeing an open position for a Director of Operations for a Home Health agency in Hilo, Shirley immediately applied and secured the job. Now, with the help of Hawaii Life Agent Bruce Kekeuwa, Shirley needs to find a new home on the Big Island. As excited as she is for her new life, Shirley is sad to leave her group of friends, the Divas, behind so it's essential that her new nest have enough bedrooms and bathrooms to host her frequent visitors, as well as a magnificent view to show off.

Tuesday
Aug 18
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 13

Setting Down Roots on Oahu

George and Lois Deuel have dreamed of living in Hawaii for over a decade. When George was given his most recent assignment and had the option of choosing Hawaii, he jumped on it. With the help of Hawaii Life Agent Sandra Sagisi Moser and ideas from their young son Lance, the Deuels struggle to decide which property is the perfect fit for them.

Sunday
Nov 22
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 7, Episode 4

Military Couple Entering Civilian Life Makes Oahu Home

Casey and Megan were thrilled to be stationed on Oahu three years ago. But it was not all fun in the sun. Shortly after their arrival, Casey was diagnosed with cancer and he spent many months in the hospital while going through treatment. Now that his cancer is in remission and his contract with the military is up, the couple has decided that they want to live life to the fullest in Hawaii. They're hoping to find a three-bedroom home with space to entertain, near the friends they already have on the island. Hawaii Life agent Joe Sillaman is there to help Casey and Megan navigate the real estate market on Oahu.

Monday
Nov 23
3am | 2c
Season 7, Episode 13

California Couple Looks for Lots of Land on Kauai

Tripp and Deja have spent many vacations in Hawaii and fell in the love with the north shore of Kauai. The couple lives in a busy community of San Diego and have decided that city life isn't for them anymore. Kauai couldn't be a better place for the active couple. Tripp is an avid surfer and loves the surf breaks Kauai offers. Deja loves to ride horses which is perfect since there's a large horse community on the island too. With the expertise of Hawaii Life agent Cate McCann Fleming, Tripp and Deja hope to find a home soon so they can start their new life in Hawaii.

Monday
Dec 7
3am | 2c
Season 6, Episode 3

Military Family Moves to Oahu

Megan and Korhy met on Oahu when Megan was on Spring Break and Korhy was stationed in the military. The two ended up falling in love and even got engaged in Hawaii! Years later, they are eager to return, so when Korhy was reassigned to work at Pearl Harbor, they didn't hesitate to make the move. Together with Hawaii life Agent, Alison Wisnom, the Flannerys look to live an active lifestyle in their new home on Oahu.

Sunday
Dec 13
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 7, Episode 5

South Florida Couple Hunts for a New Home on the Big Island

Chris and Erin are ready to leave their hectic lives in south Florida for a more relaxing and healthier lifestyle on the Big Island of Hawaii. They love trying new foods and cannot wait to have their own piece of paradise where they will be able to grow their own fruits and vegetables. With the help of Hawaii Life agent Patti Kam, Chris and Erin can't wait to find a home with lots of land and tons of character where they can finally plant some roots and rest their weary heads.

Friday
Dec 25
11am | 10c
Season 8, Episode 13

Bay Area to the Big Island

Lisa came to Hawaii as a child to visit her grandparents and instantly fell in love with the water. After years in a stressful Silicon Valley job, she realized she could live her ultimate dream life on the Big Island and work remotely. Now Lisa is searching for a move-in ready, single-family home in Kona with ample outdoor space to host and entertain her friends.

Monday
Nov 7
3am | 2c
Season 8, Episode 8

Couple Moves to Big Island to Start Family

Chris and Andrea, newlyweds from San Diego, grew tired of the hustle and bustle of city life and were anxious to start a family together. Both teachers, they always talked about living in Hawaii someday, and the possibility became a reality when Andrea found a job on the Big Island of Hawaii. After falling in love with the unspoiled beauty of the Hilo area, they are looking for a place with room for a baby that sits on a lot big enough to accommodate a large garden.

Sunday
Nov 20
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 12

Young Couple Trades in Madison, WI for Killer Views in Kauai

Kristopher and Shannon Breyer packed up and moved to Hawaii with their baby girl, Eloise, not knowing what to expect. They've been renting on Kauai but are now ready to make the leap to home owners. With the help of Ron Margolis, a Hawaii Life broker, The Breyers are looking for a small family home that allows them access to all the outdoor activities they enjoy, like bike riding, hiking and the beach- a perfect place for their 2-year old daughter to play in the sun soaked sand.

Friday
Dec 9
7am | 6c
Season 7, Episode 13

California Couple Looks for Lots of Land on Kauai

Tripp and Deja have spent many vacations in Hawaii and fell in the love with the north shore of Kauai. The couple lives in a busy community of San Diego and have decided that city life isn't for them anymore. Kauai couldn't be a better place for the active couple. Tripp is an avid surfer and loves the surf breaks Kauai offers. Deja loves to ride horses which is perfect since there's a large horse community on the island too. With the expertise of Hawaii Life agent Cate McCann Fleming, Tripp and Deja hope to find a home soon so they can start their new life in Hawaii.

Friday
Jan 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 9, Episode 11

Leaving California for Kauai

Kurt and Rebecca love kayaking and the outdoors. With their children now grown and on their own, they decided to start a new chapter in their life on the island of Kauai. Over the years they've visited the island and fell in love with its beauty, climate, culture and outdoor activities. They're looking for a place that has great access to the warm waters where they can paddle and be one with nature. They hope to find the perfect home to begin their new life in paradise.

Sunday
Apr 30
10pm | 9c
Season 9, Episode 13

Open for Business in Oahu

Kansas City friends Matt, Ryan and Lucas are looking to bring their business to Waikiki. Before that can happen, they need to find a starter pad where the three of them can live and work while getting set up. With the help of a local agent, what started out as a joking text message could now be a dream come true as they try to find a new condo in the heart of Oahu.

Sunday
Apr 30
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 9, Episode 11

Leaving California for Kauai

Kurt and Rebecca love kayaking and the outdoors. With their children now grown and on their own, they decided to start a new chapter in their life on the island of Kauai. Over the years they've visited the island and fell in love with its beauty, climate, culture and outdoor activities. They're looking for a place that has great access to the warm waters where they can paddle and be one with nature. They hope to find the perfect home to begin their new life in paradise.

Monday
May 1
1am | 12c
Season 9, Episode 13

Open for Business in Oahu

Kansas City friends Matt, Ryan and Lucas are looking to bring their business to Waikiki. Before that can happen, they need to find a starter pad where the three of them can live and work while getting set up. With the help of a local agent, what started out as a joking text message could now be a dream come true as they try to find a new condo in the heart of Oahu.

Monday
May 1
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

A family finally takes the plunge and makes the move to Hawaii that they have always dreamed of.

Kevin and Kelly Herendeen have been vacationing in Hawaii for years, along with their two children, Reese and Riley. The couple always wanted to live on the Big Island one day, but it was their teenage daughter Riley who encouraged Kevin to speak to his job about working remotely. After contacting Hawaii Life Agent Ro Scarbrough, the family is ready to find their dream home.

Sunday
May 7
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 13

California Couple Looks for Lots of Land on Kauai

Tripp and Deja have spent many vacations in Hawaii and fell in the love with the north shore of Kauai. The couple lives in a busy community of San Diego and have decided that city life isn't for them anymore. Kauai couldn't be a better place for the active couple. Tripp is an avid surfer and loves the surf breaks Kauai offers. Deja loves to ride horses which is perfect since there's a large horse community on the island too. With the expertise of Hawaii Life agent Cate McCann Fleming, Tripp and Deja hope to find a home soon so they can start their new life in Hawaii.

Sunday
May 7
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

A family finally takes the plunge and makes the move to Hawaii that they have always dreamed of.

Kevin and Kelly Herendeen have been vacationing in Hawaii for years, along with their two children, Reese and Riley. The couple always wanted to live on the Big Island one day, but it was their teenage daughter Riley who encouraged Kevin to speak to his job about working remotely. After contacting Hawaii Life Agent Ro Scarbrough, the family is ready to find their dream home.

Monday
May 8
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 13

California Couple Looks for Lots of Land on Kauai

Tripp and Deja have spent many vacations in Hawaii and fell in the love with the north shore of Kauai. The couple lives in a busy community of San Diego and have decided that city life isn't for them anymore. Kauai couldn't be a better place for the active couple. Tripp is an avid surfer and loves the surf breaks Kauai offers. Deja loves to ride horses which is perfect since there's a large horse community on the island too. With the expertise of Hawaii Life agent Cate McCann Fleming, Tripp and Deja hope to find a home soon so they can start their new life in Hawaii.

Monday
May 8
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 6

A Lover of the Outdoors Starts Next Chapter of Life on the Big Island

Amy came to Hawaii at the beginning of her teaching career for a change of scenery and ended up falling in love with the island. Although she moved back to the mainland, she always dreamed of returning to the place she felt at home. Now a school principal, Amy likes to spend her free time outside. She wants a place where her family can come visit, with space to store all her outdoor gear. She enlists the help of Hawaii Life agent Rebekah Lussiaa to find a condo in the Waikoloa Beach Resort area so she can spend her time enjoying all that the Big Island has to offer.

Sunday
May 14
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 12

Texas Family Moves to Maui

When Frank Flores first proposed the idea of moving to Maui, his wife Cara said absolutely not. But as she researched the island, she realized the family's long-term dreams of living a self-sustaining lifestyle could be a reality living in a more fertile place than the 100+ degree heat of Fort Worth, Texas. Now the couple and their three children are visiting Maui for the first time and looking to find a home. The family is hoping to find a large plot of land for growing their own food that's move-in ready and close to Frank's new job at the Kahului airport. Hawaii Life Agent Stacy Sebastian has her work cut out for her, as the couples $600K budget will be tough to find a large piece of land on Maui.

Sunday
May 14
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 6

A Lover of the Outdoors Starts Next Chapter of Life on the Big Island

Amy came to Hawaii at the beginning of her teaching career for a change of scenery and ended up falling in love with the island. Although she moved back to the mainland, she always dreamed of returning to the place she felt at home. Now a school principal, Amy likes to spend her free time outside. She wants a place where her family can come visit, with space to store all her outdoor gear. She enlists the help of Hawaii Life agent Rebekah Lussiaa to find a condo in the Waikoloa Beach Resort area so she can spend her time enjoying all that the Big Island has to offer.

Monday
May 15
1am | 12c
Season 6, Episode 12

Texas Family Moves to Maui

When Frank Flores first proposed the idea of moving to Maui, his wife Cara said absolutely not. But as she researched the island, she realized the family's long-term dreams of living a self-sustaining lifestyle could be a reality living in a more fertile place than the 100+ degree heat of Fort Worth, Texas. Now the couple and their three children are visiting Maui for the first time and looking to find a home. The family is hoping to find a large plot of land for growing their own food that's move-in ready and close to Frank's new job at the Kahului airport. Hawaii Life Agent Stacy Sebastian has her work cut out for her, as the couples $600K budget will be tough to find a large piece of land on Maui.

Monday
May 15
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 9

Police Dispatcher Searches for Her Sanctuary in West Maui

Stephani has worked as a 911 police dispatcher for over fifteen years and it's taken a toll on her spirit. The one thing that makes her happy and washes away the chaos are the warm waters of Maui. So Stephani's decided to take her life back and make the move to west Maui. With the help of Hawaii life angent Jeff Onderko, Stephani searches for her own little sanctuary with ocean views and space to entertain friends and family.

Sunday
May 21
10pm | 9c

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