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1926 Bungalow

Kihei, Hawaii 96753

Maui Historical Craftsman Bungalow

Entry Porch
Entry Porch
This home was built in 1926 by the sugar plantation company, Alexander & Baldwin, for William W. Walsh, president of it's subsidiaries Kahului Railroad & Maui Electric Company which still operates a steam train on the remaining stretch of track in Lahaina, Maui, as a tourist attraction: the Sugar Cane Train. The fortuitous move of the structure to the desirable dry leeward side in 1964 preserved the house. It is located in the beach-side, family friendly Halama neighborhood cluster of homes, one of the few original beachside neighborhoods on Maui free of condos and hotels. PHOTO Description: Taken from the large double driveway looking east. Haleakala can be seen from the property in the distance. The house faces west and fabulous Maui sunsets.
This is a rare piece of old Hawaii on the island of Maui; a livable original 1926 Craftsman style American Bungalow. The property includes a separate detached two bedroom one bath cottage, built in 1992 to match the original main house in craftsman style,also with 10 ft ceilings. The homes sit on a private one third acre, 13,562 sq. ft. corner lot, 300 feet from the ocean shore with beach access facing into the evening sunsets. The open beaches of South Maui stretch for miles, all beaches are public and accessible.

Very few original Hawaiian plantation manager's homes still exist in the state of Hawaii, fewer still on the island of Maui. This one is beautifully restored and set in a popular, world famous resort area.
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Front Entry, 50 FT. Porch
Front Entry, 50 FT. Porch
50ft.covered porch, new Trex decking. 1/3 acre private corner lot, separate driveways & parking for both homes.
Living & Dining Rooms
Living & Dining Rooms
Wainscotting with four inch ledges surround the rooms with cofferred ceilings, pillars and built in china cabinets under the pillars, built-in hutch & bay windows in dining room. Wavey glass windows throughout the old home. 1" thick first growth Douglas fir floors. Our fresh Christmas tree from the mountain looks gorgeous in this large room!
Country Kitchen
Country Kitchen
Blue & white ceramic tile floor & countertops, 15ft.X 25ft. with original beadboard wainscotting. Built in oiginal glass-doored cabinetry. 3ft.X 6ft. island with drop-in gas range.
More Kitchen
More Kitchen
Louvered french doors on the left of the image lead out to laundry room & an exit to breezeway separating master bdrm/north light studio & large porch with steps down to central shaded courtyard.
Original Master Bedroom
Original Master Bedroom
The 18'X 13'original master bedroom boasts lots of light and room. A large original walk- in floor to ceiling closet provides ample storage.
7'X 10', plus the large original shower, this lovely blue & white ceramic tiled bathroom has the original claw foot tub and light fixtures. The bath has two doors, one into the hallway, the other into the blue bedroom, (14'X13').
North light bdrm/Studio
North light bdrm/Studio
The large studio bedroom was constructed in 1993 as an art studio. During the years it has doubled as a cottage for relatives and a master bedroom. The connecting roofline with the main home provides privacy. It has en-suite bathroom with shower, and a full wet bar with oak cabinetry. The 14 foot high ceiling and 108 square feet of north windows with eight foot sliding glass door exiting to the courtyard make this a bright, charming & private space. Also, separate French windowed door exits to the back driveway.
Two Bedroom Cottage
Two Bedroom Cottage
Looking across courtyard at 2 bdrm cottage from the porch of the studio. The hot tub is on the left and the historical home is on the right. The cottage has 10 ft ceilings and was built 1993 in the bungalow style to match the main house. It has a carport and boasts a 300 sq ft covered porch.
300 Foot Lanai, Two Bedroom Cottage
300 Foot Lanai, Two Bedroom Cottage
This 600 square foot custom built double wall cottage has this 300 sq ft covered porch adding space and charm. The tall vented attic space keep it naturally trade wind cooled the old fashioned way.
Living Room, Two Bedroom Cottage
Living Room, Two Bedroom Cottage
The living room, kitchen is what you see when you walk in from the lanai. The entryway is on the side porch with a french door and that also enters into the same room. One bedroom has six feet of walk-in closet with mirrored sliding doors, the other bdrm has two closets on either side of one of the large windows. Additional photos are available.
South Side of  Home
South Side of Home
The image was taken from the garage area showing the second story of the house which is open on both sides to the tropical breeze cooling the home. The attic could be developed if more space was needed. .
Two Bedroom Cottage
Two Bedroom Cottage
This side of the cottage is looking west with a large covered lanai facing the courtyard.
1 Story
Bedrooms 6
Full Baths 4
Unheated Sq. Ft. 4,476
Acres 0.3
Lot Size 13563 sq ft


  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Crawl Space
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Living room
  • Utility Room
  • Master bedroom downstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Carport
  • Driveway - Paved
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fresh paint
  • Garden
  • Guest House
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Rear Deck
  • Restored exterior
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • High Ceilings
  • Jacuzzi
  • Original wood windows
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • 10-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)

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Craftsman Bungalow Maui Plantation Home

A Craftsman bungalow plantation home in a vibrant Maui, Hawaii, beach town. It's beautiful, functional and unique, in the classic plantation style.

Very few plantation manager homes of this size, quality and detail were built in Hawaii, particularly on the sparsely populated outer islands. This property is fully restored.

Modern Trex decking was installed on the front lanai porch in 2008. In 1997 the roof was stripped of all of the old roofing and a new roof was installed.

The garage is an original building with new Hardi-Plank siding and a new roof,(2001,) and new windows, one which is 48"X60". In the back of the garage is a full bathroom with new lo-flo toilet,shower & vanity.

The strikingly handsome historical Craftsman bungalow is on 1/3 acre of lush tropical landscaping 300 feet from a beach access. The southshore beaches extend for miles down this coastline. The home is secluded by hundreds of mature palms, flowering trees and tall clipped hedges.

It was moved in 1964 from it's original deep-water harbor location on the windward side of Maui to the sunny Kihei/Wailea resort area.

Walk 300 feet to the ocean shore for a swim, kayaking, surfing or just to watch the whales offshore.

Archived in January, 2013

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