Where can I find the date, time and location of tax sales?

Date, time and location are made public at least 4 weeks prior to the Tax Sale.  Tax Sale notices will be posted at the following locations:  

  1. County of Maui Service Center, Treasury Division, 110 ‘Ala‘ihi Street, Suite 108, Kahului;
  2. Kalana O Maui (County building), 200 S. High Street, Wailuku; 
  3. Hoapili Hale (Judiciary building), 2145 Main Street, Wailuku; 
  4. Molokai Real Property Tax Office, Mitchell Pauole Center, Kaunakakai;
  5. Lanai Senior Center, 309 Seventh Street, Lanai City, and 
  6. County of Maui website at: 2023 Tax Sale List.

In addition, Maui County Tax Sales are advertised in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and The Maui News at least once a week for at least four successive weeks immediately prior to the Tax Sale. Maui County Tax Sales will be advertised in the Molokai Dispatch once within the four weeks prior to the Tax Sale.  You may also find the “Notice of Proposed Sale of Real Property for Failure to Pay Real Property Taxes Due Thereon” on the County of Maui website at: 2023 Tax Sale List.  For general information regarding parcels in Maui County refer to: www.mauipropertytax.com.

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1. What is a County Tax Sale?
2. Why does a county sell tax-defaulted property?
3. Where can I find the date, time and location of tax sales?
4. Do I need to register for the tax sale?
5. How is the upset price determined?
6. What type of payments will be accepted at the tax sale?
7. Is payment in full required on the day of the tax sale?
8. Can I bid on and purchase property on behalf of another party?
9. What type of deed will be issued at the tax sale?
10. Do you allow investors to invest at the tax sale without attending the tax sale (i.e. absentee bidding)?
11. When does the title pass?
12. Will my property be free and clear of all liens?
13. Once a property is acquired through the tax sale is there a redemption period?
14. Can I build or sell during the redemption period?
15. What happens to surplus money (money collected above the upset price)?
16. What happens to any personal property or people living on the property?
17. Does the County warrant the representations made in the field inspection reports?
18. How do I get rid of the liens?
19. What about federal tax liens?
20. Is there a charge for the list of current properties on the tax sale?
21. Should I retain an attorney to assist me in the Tax Sale?
22. Summary of County of Maui Tax Sale Information