The Residences of Laule'a is one of the most anticipated residential developments on The Big Island this year. Located in the world-class Mauna Lani Resort, 17 high end homes make up this exclusive neighborhood, which were released for sale in May of 2015. The gated community offers 3-4 bedroom attached and detached units each of which comes with stunning mountain, ocean or fairway views. These modern residences are inspired by traditional Hawaiian beauty and feature environmentally conscious designs and state of the art smart home technology.

Developer: The Luxus Group
Total cost: 50 million dollars
Total number of units: 17
Property types: Mix of detached and paired homes
Price: 2-4 million
Floorplans: 4: Makai - 4 bedroom detached (6 available); Makai - 4 bedroom attached (4 available); Mauka - 4 bedroom detached (4 available); Mauka - 4 bedroom attached (3 available)

Each residence comes with several high-end finishes. These include:

Private pool & spa
Fully landscaped backyards
Limestone or travertine lanais
Hardwood flooring throughout
Wolf oven and gas range
Built-in Sub-Zero wine cooler and refridgerator
Custom cabinetry
Energy-efficient smart thermostats
Dedicated bar area
Some of the wonderful optional add-ons include an outdoor shower, solar power system, power blinds, a built-in Miele espresso maker, and an extended pool deck.