At the end of this year of 2015, my wife and I finally finished our remodel on our cottage and got our B&B license to run our Maui vacation rental in Haiku Maui.
It was a long process, starting with working with the County of Maui, who were very helpful. We started the remodel process in September gutting the inside, tearing out counter tops, new bathroom, new hardwood floors and on and on. We were finally approved in November which was a huge blessing.
Our Swiss friends Roger & Sandra could have been windsurfing, but instead chose to help us with endless demo work, painting and installing tile and wood floors, (oh by the way they are very hot windsurfers, when I can, I love windsurfing with them). Dana Anderson a local Maui girl, friend, kiter and hot surfer was a big help as well.
Another couple that was a blessing was Tom and Heidi Chen who helped me install wood floors, very cool. So my wife Ivy and I finished on the 23rd of December with the help our daughter Rachel and her husband Ryan getting set up.
Our first booking came from Maui Tropical Vacations ( if you need Maui activities or rentals give them a call), my brother’s girlfriend Paula was in the mix, getting beds made and sweeping out the door as our first guests checked in.
We are very happy now to be booking the Pineapple Cottage in Haiku Maui as a legal Maui vacation rental. Our property is located on two and half acres. We have lived on the property for 26 years, planting fruit trees, palms and tropical flowers to set the property off.
So if you’re looking for a vacation rental on Maui’s North Shore, give us a call, or visit VRBO.COM PineappleCottage Haiku Maui for reservations. If you’re looking for real estate for sale on Maui, I work with Island Sotheby’s International Realty, with over 21 years selling Maui real estate. You can visit my real estate website at nickensmaui.com. So give us a call.
Steven Nickens R(S) GRI ABR
Island Sotheby’s International Realty