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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.  

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.  

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Ideal Escape

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

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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.

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Picturesque Views

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

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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.

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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.  

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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.  

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Hawaiian Dream

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

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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.

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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.

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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.   

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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.  

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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.  

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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.  

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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.  

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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 8

Navy Family Moves to Oahu

Donald and Dorothy Merrill both grew up in the warm temperatures of the Southeast, so when Donald was up for his next rotation in the Navy and Hawaii came up as an option, the young couple jumped at the opportunity to raise their 2-year-old daughter Amelia in paradise. With the help of their Hawaii Life agent Alison Wisnom, the Merrills hope to find a home where their daughter can play outside, they can grow their family and comfortably accommodate their soon-to-be many visitors on the beautiful island of Oahu.

Sunday
Oct 12
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

A Single Mother Searches for a 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.

Monday
Nov 10
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

A Family of Four Finds the Home of Their Dreams in Oahu's Countryside

Greg and Emily Bryan work with college students in the small city of Akron, Ohio and recently had the opportunity to relocate to a university on Oahu. Along with their two children, Nora and Burke, the Bryans are working with Oahu broker Erik Hinshaw to find their ideal island home that will allow them to take advantage of Hawaii's great outdoors. After seeing several homes in their price range, the Bryans must decide what hope will give them the best outdoor amenities and space for their dollar.

Thursday
Dec 25
8am | 7c
Season 5, Episode 2

A Single Mother Searches for a 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.

Thursday
Dec 25
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

From Heat of Arizona to Kauai

Jean-Marc and Michele Schonemann are leaving the scorching temperatures of Arizona to move to Hawaii. Originally, the Schonemann's considered the Caribbean, but after falling in love with Hawaii and realizing there are no work visas necessary, they decided on the island of Kauai. Since Jean-Marc was able to sell his chiropractic clinic and Michele was able to get a transfer from work, their dream of moving to Kauai is becoming a reality. Anne Eliason, Hawaii Life Agent, is helping them find a home in a quiet neighborhood with yard space to grow fruit and for their daughters to play in.

Monday
Nov 16
3am | 2c
Season 7, Episode 1

Mother and Daughter Ditch Heat in Houston for New Life On Kauai

Lisa has visited every state and even spent time in Guatemala, where Jacquilin was born, but the two have always felt that Hawaii was their home. So after twelve years of big city life in Houston, this mother and daughter duo is packing up and heading west to Kauai. With help from Hawaii Life broker JJ Leininger, they should be soaking up the cool Kauai breezes from their new home in no time.

Monday
Nov 23
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 6, Episode 13

Young Couple Relocates to Maui

Felipe and Kelley are avid surfers and always knew Hawaii was a great place for them to put down roots. The Hannel's are drawn to Maui's warm water temperatures, great waves, and the laid-back lifestyle. The young couple is focusing their home search to Kihei, on the South Shore of Maui. Their dream is to find a three bedroom, single family home with privacy and outdoor living space for BBQ's and parties, but they are also open to Condo living. Hawaii Life Agent, Alex Abreu, knows he has a tough job ahead since there are limited single family homes available within the Hannel's budget.

Friday
Dec 25
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

Perfect Timing for Wisconsin Couple to Move to Oahu

Michelle and Michael have been living in Milwaukee, Wisc. for most of their lives but always found themselves escaping to Hawaii. The Wisconsin winters caused the couple to constantly hibernate, and they knew a move to warmer weather was in their future. While on vacation in Honolulu, they decided it was time to stop dreaming and make the move a reality. With the help of their Hawaii Life broker, David Buck, they hope to find a multiple-bedroom house or condo near the beach with city conveniences.

Friday
Dec 25
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 9

Outdoor Life on the Big Island

Jerry, Bethany, and their daughter, Madyson, have been in love with Hawaii and its outdoor lifestyle ever since they first visited the islands. Back in their hometown of Roseburg, Oregon, their busy work life and even busier home life leaves them spending all their time indoors. Now they want to return to the Big Island permanently, and they're looking for a family home with lots of land so they can pursue their dreams of living a homegrown lifestyle.

Sunday
Oct 23
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 4

From the Big Apple to Oahu

Originally from France, Elodie has called New York City home for the past ten years. Hawaii has been her favorite destination since she visited eight years ago, and she finally made the decision to move to Oahu with her best friend Yaya. The contrast between Manhattan and Honolulu will take some getting used to, but they're both ready for the change in pace. Elodie and Yaya are looking for a fixer-upper they can make their own, so they can enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of Oahu.

Sunday
Oct 30
8pm | 7c
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.

Friday
Jan 20
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 10, Episode 6

Falling in Love with Maui

After making several trips to the beautiful island, a couple is ready to move their family and their window-washing business to Maui. They're hoping their first home together will be suitable for their family and have enlisted the help of a local broker to find the perfect place. Will their love for Maui result in a perfect forever home?

Monday
Oct 9
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 4

A Military Family Searches for Their First Home on Oahu

Air Force Intelligence Officer Clint Kinchen and his wife Kallie have been lucky enough to have moved from their hometown in Louisiana to Okinawa and now to Oahu on orders form the military. But now that they have two young kids, they're ready to find a place to settle down. With the help of Hawaii Life agent Amie Bennis, the Kinchen's are hoping to find a home in a family friendly area with space for Clint's retired mom, who has moved in with them, to help raise their young family in paradise.

Wednesday
May 2
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Oklahoma Minister Moves his Wife and Five Daughters to a Family-Friendly Home on Oahu

Jon Elliff is a Baptist minister who, after being inspired by a vacation in Hawaii, decided with his wife Becky to move his family to Oahu. With their five daughters, Jon and Becky are working with Hawaii Life broker Kelly Lee to find a house that gives them space for their family as well as a short commute to the beach and Jon's church. With big demands in their tight price range, Kelly shows the Elliffs several different Oahu neighborhoods to give them a sense for the value of their dollar.

Wednesday
Jun 6
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Empty Nesters Move to Kauai

Brett and Rayna Evert first honeymooned on Kauai 30 years ago, and immediately fell in love with the island. Each year, they brought their three daughters to the island on vacation, and each year it got harder and harder to leave. Now, with their daughters grown and out of the house, Brett and Rayna are ready to say goodbye to their snowy life in Bend, Oregon, and start a new chapter in Poipu, Kauai. Longtime friend and Hawaii Life Broker, Tim Mira, is on the hunt to help the Everts plants some roots in paradise.

Wednesday
Jun 6
7am | 6c
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.

Wednesday
Jun 6
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jun 13
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

A Young Couple Seeks Their Own Paradise on the Island Where They Were Married

When Chris and Logan Roche were married on Kauai, they fell head over heels in love with the island. After Chris received a job offer on Kauai, they decided to trade in their snowboards for surfboards and headed west to the "Garden Isle". Hoping to enjoy a little vacation every day, the Roche's seek the aid of Hawaii Life Broker Glenn Forman to find them a place that's near Chris' new job, close to their favorite beaches and offers the tranquility of life on an island paradise.

Wednesday
Jun 13
7am | 6c
Season 6, Episode 13

Young Couple Relocates to Maui

Felipe and Kelley are avid surfers and always knew Hawaii was a great place for them to put down roots. The Hannel's are drawn to Maui's warm water temperatures, great waves, and the laid-back lifestyle. The young couple is focusing their home search to Kihei, on the South Shore of Maui. Their dream is to find a three bedroom, single family home with privacy and outdoor living space for BBQ's and parties, but they are also open to Condo living. Hawaii Life Agent, Alex Abreu, knows he has a tough job ahead since there are limited single family homes available within the Hannel's budget.

Wednesday
Jun 13
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

After Struggling to Find a Home Years Ago, a Hawaii Local Resumes His Search for the Ideal Property

Christian Slocum was raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, but moved to Maui nearly a decade ago to open two photography stores on the island. Christian was used to a lot of space on the Big Island, but he instantly fell in love with how accessible everything in on Maui-whether he wants to surf, dirt bike, or just watch a sunset - it's all just a short drive away. Three years ago Christian contacted his friend, Hawaii Life Agent Amanda Kittle, to help him find a home. Unfortunately he grew frustrated with the lack of inventory and he put his search on the back burner. Now, Christian is ready to finally purchase the perfect home that fits his wish list - one with a great kitchen, a yard for entertaining, and a separate space to set up his own photography studio.

Wednesday
Jun 20
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 12

Finding a First Home Together on Oahu

As an Army engineer, Robin Glebes has been traveling around the South Pacific, while his wife Tirzah has been finishing her PhD in Colorado. Now that Robin has received orders to live in Hawaii and Tirzah has graduated, the two are ready to connect with Hawaii Life Broker Erik Hinshaw, who will help the Glebes find a Hawaii-style home with indoor space for guests and outdoor space for their little dog, Moki.

Wednesday
Jun 20
7am | 6c
Season 6, Episode 9

Couple Moves to the Big Island

Lee Piche is no stranger to the island of Hawaii. After being contracted to build a home on the Big Island, he has always had a strong desire to move to Hawaii. When he met Jen, the couple took a vacation to the Big Island after only dating for six weeks. The couple not only fell in love with each other, but fell in love with the island. Ever since, the Piche's have been slowly planning their permanent return. Hawaii Life Agent Jan Nores is helping the couple find their perfect Hawaii home so they can build a new life on the Big Island.

Wednesday
Jun 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 6, Episode 5

Single Mother Moves to Kauai

Janine Holstein is a single mother from Santa Monica, California, where she has been raising her son, Jotal. After working a demanding job, Janine traveled to Hawaii where she realized she needed to slow down her life. Even though it took a few years, Janine is finally ready to buy a one way plane ticket for her and her son to live their Hawaii life on Kauai. With the help of Hawaii Life broker, Carol Andrews, Janine will hopefully find the perfect home for her and her boy.

Wednesday
Jun 27
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

Perfect Timing for Wisconsin Couple to Move to Oahu

Michelle and Michael have been living in Milwaukee, Wisc. for most of their lives but always found themselves escaping to Hawaii. The Wisconsin winters caused the couple to constantly hibernate, and they knew a move to warmer weather was in their future. While on vacation in Honolulu, they decided it was time to stop dreaming and make the move a reality. With the help of their Hawaii Life broker, David Buck, they hope to find a multiple-bedroom house or condo near the beach with city conveniences.

Wednesday
Jun 27
7am | 6c
Season 8, Episode 7

Country Life on the Big Island

Jennifer, an Oklahoma native, has spent the last several years fighting traffic and cooped up indoors in Houston, Texas. So when a job opportunity on the Big Island of Hawaii came along, she couldn't say no to the island's outdoor living and laid-back lifestyle. Jennifer has never been to Hawaii, but she can't wait to explore her new home, the town of Hilo. She's asked her mother Mitzie to help her find a home that's close to all of the outdoor activities she loves.

Wednesday
Jun 27
7:30am | 6:30c

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