This is the first in a series of posts we hope you’ll enjoy. We’ve asked friends who’ve played a role in helping us keep Kahana Nui not only beautiful, but a meaningful and vibrant part of our West Maui community.
First up is Buz Moffet. (He and Suzy were the ones that first built Kahana Nui.)
Buz Moffett Owner, Principal Broker – Moffett Properties, is one Hawaii’s Top One Hundred Realtors “Selling More Properties Than 99.85% of Hawaii Realtors”.
Kahana Nui: Where did you grow up?
Buz: I grew up in Lahaina and graduated High School at Lahainaluna.
Kahana Nui: How long have you been on island?
Buz: My entire life with short stints on Big Island and Oahu for college.
Kahana Nui: Why do you do what you do?
Buz: Aside from being selfish and wanting to be in charge of my own life? I love helping people and showing off Maui.
Kahana Nui: How did you start out doing what you do?
Buz: I was born this way. My family was in construction and development on Maui in the 60’s, 70’s, and into the 80’s.
Kahana Nui: What’s the one thing about your job that makes you smile?
Buz: I love seeing happy people proud of owning a home in paradise.
Kahana Nui: What is one thing about your job you wish was different?
Buz: I wish that I could take breaks and not have it effect my business when I get home.
Kahana Nui: What is your favorite spot on island?
Buz: Kahana. Why do you think I built my own dream home in Kahana?
Kahana Nui: If you mapped out a perfect day on island, what would it look like?
Buz: Up early and out on the boat with friends and family and going to the back side of Molokai.
Kahana Nui: One word to describe your life today?