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®

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

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®

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

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®

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

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®

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

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

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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 3, Episode 7

Newlyweds search for a home on Oahu where they can start their family.

Newlyweds Kenny and Kaitlyn currently live in Boston, and although they love their hometown, the two could not deny the sense of home they felt when they visited Oahu on a vacation years ago. They knew right away that Oahu was where they wanted to raise their family and as soon as they tied the knot, they flew to Oahu to meet with Hawaii Life agent Sandra Sagisi Moser to help them find a home close to the beach with a yard for their dog and plenty of space for when their families come to visit.

Friday
Nov 28
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

A young California family makes the big move to the Big Island of Hawaii.

Jade and Jenny Rassmussen met in high school in Chico, California and spent years traveling the world together before having their daughter, Kiana. When they visited Hawaii, the importance of ohana, or family, really spoke to them, and they decided this was the spot they'd like to raise their young daughter. Hawaii Life agent Kristi Cotton hopes to find the Rassmussen's a home with enough space for their family to stay and visit from California, but most of all, a killer view of that famous Kona coastline.

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

A young couple looking to expand their family searches for a home on the Big Island.

John and Annie Caudell married five years ago, but have yet to find a home of their own on the Big Island. John was born and raised on the island, while Annie moved to Hawaii from the Philippines nine year ago. The couple loves the variety of landscapes the Big Island has to offer-from lush rain forests to secluded beaches to an active volcano. And most importantly, the Big Island is where their families live, and they are eager to expand their own family. The Caudell's have sought the help of Hawaii Life Broker Minoo Ellison to locate a single family home in the Kona area, one that hopefully offers a spectacular view.

Wednesday
Dec 24
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Oahu newlyweds search for a bigger home where they can start their family.

Recently married Daniel and Keala Lee love living in their tiny house in Honolulu but now they're ready to start a family and know they need more space. Keala, a kindergarten teacher, was born and raised on Oahu while military analyst Daniel's family moved there from Fiji and both love the mix of city and country Oahu offers and hope to find something that allows them to enjoy both. So the Lee's seek the help of Hawaii Life broker David Buck to find a bigger place that's near both of their families, their jobs, and their favorite spots in Eastern Oahu.

Thursday
Dec 25
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 11

A yogini and her chef partner search for a peaceful retreat in the Puna district on the Big Island.

When Michelle, a yoga therapist, met Ricardo, a chef, in their hometown of Dallas, TX, she already knew she wanted to live on the Big Island. A few years into their relationship, Ricardo fell in love with the Big Island too, and the couple agreed to leave their lives in Dallas behind for a more tranquil life in the Puna District of Hawaii Island. With the help of Hawaii Life agent Evan Clarke, Michelle and Ricardo look for a home with space for Michelle's mainland clients to visit and experience their cozy yoga retreat and a yard to grow a large vegetable garden.

Sunday
Dec 28
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 5

A Young Couple Looks to Raise Kids in Paradise

George and Erin met years ago in a bar on Oahu. George grew up in Hawaii as an Army brat and Erin happened to be there on vacation from medical school. They spent the following four years traveling between Hawaii and the mainland to visit one another until eventually marrying on Kauai. Now, after years of living in Washington D.C. with their two children, George and Erin are ready to trade in the urban rat race for island living on Oahu.

Monday
Oct 10
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 10, Episode 12

Fishing to Farming on the Big Island

A couple with physically demanding, high-pressure jobs as fisherman in Seaside, Oregon, is ready for a change of pace. They fell in love with the Big Island during a vacation, now they're ready to find the perfect home where they can trade in fishing for a life of farming.

Sunday
Oct 15
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 10, Episode 9

Newlyweds on Oahu

Arizona newlyweds decide to leave the desert for the island of Oahu. The outdoorsy couple is excited for the change in scenery and hopes to find a home in the Ewa Beach area. They also would love to have a spacious yard perfect for a pet and for entertaining friends.

Monday
Nov 6
3am | 2c
Season 11, Episode 5

Coming Together in Oahu

Monday
Nov 27
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 5

A busy business traveler searches for a home base on Maui.

Texas native, Beth Cantor has an exciting job as a roving human resources director that requires her to travel all over the western hemisphere. After a recent three-month stint on Maui, Beth instantly knew it was the place where she wanted to call home. She fell in love with the culture, the aloha spirit, and the relaxed lifestyle that she needs after her business travels. With the help of Hawaii Life agent, Amanda Kittle, Beth is looking for a condo in Kihei, close to her friends, and hopes to find a killer view that she can enjoy during her rare days off.

Friday
Dec 1
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Friday
Dec 1
7am | 6c
Season 8, Episode 2

Putting Down Roots in Oahu

Carl, Lisa and their two kids have loved life in Hawaii since they first visited in 2008. They began renting a home when Carl was assigned to Oahu for his job in the military, but they still weren't sure if life in paradise would last forever. Time has passed, and now Carl and Lisa know that they want to stay permanently, so they are searching for a place that will allow them to enjoy their new, active family life.

Friday
Dec 29
7am | 6c
Season 10, Episode 11

Blue-tiful Big Island

Life in hectic Denver is too much for Angela and after one vacation to the Big Island, she's ready to move and start her next chapter. Her son Malcom joins her for the home search, and they look for the perfect property with an ocean view and room for their dogs.

Sunday
Jan 14
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 6

Young Family Looks Forward to New Adventures on Oahu

Wyatt and Tau'Mee both grew up in Oklahoma and are now married with an adorable nine-month-old daughter, Rowan. Currently in Missouri, they are moving to Oahu where Wyatt is being stationed by the army. Wyatt and Tau'Mee are excited to find the perfect home for their family to experience things that they never experienced growing up with enough room to expand and house family visitors.

Sunday
Feb 25
11pm | 10c
Season 8, Episode 12

From Seattle to Amazing Maui

When Seattle chef Andrew heard about an opportunity to work at a new restaurant on Maui, he and his wife, Felisha, jumped at the chance. Both are avid adventure-seekers, and whether it's hiking, camping or swimming under waterfalls, they're ready for the new island lifestyle. Andrew and Felisha are looking at properties with additional dwellings that they hope to rent out to help supplement their income and make the move to Hawaii as smooth as possible.

Sunday
Feb 25
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 8, Episode 6

Young Family Looks Forward to New Adventures on Oahu

Wyatt and Tau'Mee both grew up in Oklahoma and are now married with an adorable nine-month-old daughter, Rowan. Currently in Missouri, they are moving to Oahu where Wyatt is being stationed by the army. Wyatt and Tau'Mee are excited to find the perfect home for their family to experience things that they never experienced growing up with enough room to expand and house family visitors.

Monday
Feb 26
2am | 1c
Season 8, Episode 12

From Seattle to Amazing Maui

When Seattle chef Andrew heard about an opportunity to work at a new restaurant on Maui, he and his wife, Felisha, jumped at the chance. Both are avid adventure-seekers, and whether it's hiking, camping or swimming under waterfalls, they're ready for the new island lifestyle. Andrew and Felisha are looking at properties with additional dwellings that they hope to rent out to help supplement their income and make the move to Hawaii as smooth as possible.

Monday
Feb 26
2:30am | 1:30c

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