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19 July 2017

13-Day Maui Itinerary

By |July 19th, 2017|Hana, Lahaina, Lanai, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Beaches, Maui Snorkeling, Road To Hana|0 Comments

Here’s the ideal 13-day Maui itinerary—leaving off a day for travel—complete with where to eat, what to see, and where to play. (In other words, 13 reasons why you should spend your hard-earned vacation exploring the Valley Isle.)

20 June 2017

Photos from a recent trip to Hana and Beyond

By |June 20th, 2017|Hana, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Beaches, Road To Hana|1 Comment

Our friends at The R2H took these photos recently as they explored the Road to Hana.  We've shared some of our favorites.

3 April 2017

6 properties worth booking for your Maui Stay

By |April 3rd, 2017|Maui, Maui Vacation Rentals, Molokai|Comments Off on 6 properties worth booking for your Maui Stay

Looking for a place to stay in Maui can be daunting when confronted with the many choices (or if booking late, the very few still available.)  Here we've shared 6 properties that we recommend for your next Maui stay.   Mana Kai Maui South Maui on the north end of Keawakapu Beach On what is repeatedly [...]

2 March 2017

Getting Married in Maui: A Guy’s Perspective

By |March 2nd, 2017|Maui, Maui Weddings, Saving Money|1 Comment

There are many challenges in having a perfect wedding. Below I've outlined some personal tips for the groom getting married on Maui.

7 November 2016

North Kihei Accommodation

By |November 7th, 2016|Hawaii, Maui|Comments Off on North Kihei Accommodation

There are many reason for seeking the convenience of a North Kihei stay. First, it's central location has drive times of 20-25 minutes to Lahaina, 5 minutes to Wailea, 15-20 minutes to Paia, and 5 minutes to Maalaea.

14 October 2016

15 Things To Do in the Ocean around Maui

By |October 14th, 2016|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Sailing, Maui Scuba Diving, Maui Snorkeling|Comments Off on 15 Things To Do in the Ocean around Maui

Love the ocean?  So do we.  Below we've listed some fun things to do in Maui in and on the ocean.1 - Snuba DivingWe're seeing more and more people embracing snuba diving here on Maui.  Being able to dive at depths with ease and no experience opens up the underwater world to many that would [...]

3 June 2016

From da Land of Aloha

By |June 3rd, 2016|Big Island, Hana, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Business, Maui News, Maui Snorkeling, Oahu, Road To Hana|Comments Off on From da Land of Aloha

Hawaii Tourism Authority helps expand sustainable kine certificationFrom da Land of Aloha - So da Hawai’i tourism guys (HTA) wen said today dat deh crankin out one 50 grand contract to da ecotourism guys (HEA) fo expand da kine sustainable aina no more rubbish kine certification. Da sustainable la dat program is going all da [...]

7 May 2016

26 Best Helicopter Tours in the World

By |May 7th, 2016|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Maui Activities, Travel|Comments Off on 26 Best Helicopter Tours in the World

Prepare to see the best sights across the globe!If there’s one unshakable fact about our planet, it’s the stunning array of natural beauty it offers. From the knife-sharp ridges of Kauai's Na Pali Coast to the dense evergreens in the Pacific Northwest, there’s no denying that we live in a world of positively hypnotizing wonder. To feel [...]

1 April 2016

Freak Snow Storm Hits Hawaii!

By |April 1st, 2016|Hawaii, Maui, Maui News|10 Comments

Ho brah! A freak snow storm hits Hawaii and heads straight for everyone's favorite island! Read about the unusual weather day on Maui.

28 March 2016

Maui Legacy Farmers Pancake Breakfast

By |March 28th, 2016|Maui, Maui Events, Maui News|Comments Off on Maui Legacy Farmers Pancake Breakfast

Join the Maui County Farm Bureau as we honor legendary Maui farmers at the Maui Tropical Plantation on April 2nd at 8am for a PANCAKE BREAKFAST! That's right, pancakes.

22 October 2015

5 Things you didn’t know about Coral Bleaching

By |October 22nd, 2015|Health & Wellness, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Scuba Diving, Maui Snorkeling, Molokai, Oahu|Comments Off on 5 Things you didn’t know about Coral Bleaching

Guest post by Kelly Montenero with Trilogy ExcursionsDon’t get us wrong- Maui is still a beautiful, special place to snorkel, but, as any one who has entered the ocean recently can attest, there is a major environmental crisis underway. Hawai’i’s coral is bleaching at unprecedented levels due to warm ocean conditions- you may have spotted [...]

8 October 2014

Hawaii Superferry Poised for a Comeback

By |October 8th, 2014|Hawaii Economy, Kauai, Localism and Racism, Maui, Maui News, Travel|9 Comments

Could it be possible that an idea that was previously botched beyond belief is seeing a resurgence in popularity?  Yes. For those that have already forgotten, the original contentious Hawaii Superferry began operating without adequate Environmental Impact Reports, which subsequently ended in our ferries being sold and the idea sunk. […]

15 July 2014

Kuau Mart is now Kuau Store

By |July 15th, 2014|Hawaii, Maui, Maui News, Road To Hana|Comments Off on Kuau Mart is now Kuau Store

Paia's old Kuau Mart is now reopened as Kuau Store, the perfect stop for lunch, local made snacks and picnic lunches to-go for the Road to Hana adventurers!

4 January 2014

Day Trip to Lana’i

By |January 4th, 2014|Hawaii, Lanai, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Snorkeling, Travel|6 Comments

When’s the last time you watched a pod of dolphins off the coast of a pristine white sand beach, explored tide pools, and drank straight from a coconut?!Our recent Day on Lanai tour with Epic Experience Maui was one for the books, and one we highly recommend for a new kind of adventure in Hawaii. […]

26 November 2013

South Pacific Kayaks Review

By |November 26th, 2013|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Business, Maui Snorkeling|Comments Off on South Pacific Kayaks Review

Beach life wakes up early on Maui to take advantage of the pristine conditions and glassy water. Not being a morning person, the 7 a.m. beach check-in originally felt dreadfully early and potentially chilly. […]

18 November 2013

Andaz Maui Grand Opening

By |November 18th, 2013|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Business, Maui Events, Maui News, Travel|1 Comment

We had the honor and pleasure to be invited to the Grand Opening of the Andaz Maui at Wailea this last Saturday.  The Andaz is the Hyatt’s new beachfront resort, which has gone through an almost complete rebuild from the original Renaissance Hotel.  What they have done with this property is jaw dropping. […]

1 November 2013

2013 Halloween in Lahaina

By |November 1st, 2013|Lahaina, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Events, Maui News|2 Comments

Halloween is usually an exciting event wherever you are, but Halloween in Lahaina definitely steps it up a notch, and 2013 was no exception. The County of Maui offered public transportation specifically for the event, with “Halloween Express” busses running directly to Lahaina from both the Kihei Aquatic Center and War Memorial Parking Lot in Wailuku. However, if you prefer to travel a bit more in style, the Pride of Maui offered a special Halloween Cruise running directly from Maalaea Harbor to Lahaina and back again. […]

1 October 2013

Country Farm Tours

By |October 1st, 2013|Maui, Maui Activities|2 Comments

By Marilyn Jansen Lopes After you’ve done all the water activities, you might want to get a deeper sense of the land on Maui and learn what life is like for local people. Experience the country by visiting the farms and rich agricultural beauty of our island. […]

9 September 2013

Leilani Snorkel Cruise Review

By |September 9th, 2013|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Snorkeling, Saving Money|Comments Off on Leilani Snorkel Cruise Review

Sometimes you just need to get away! Recently I jumped on board the Leilani for a day out in the sunshine on the sparkling blue Pacific waters. The 5 hour trip took us to Molokini and Turtle Town, complete with a continental breakfast and BBQ lunch. […]

1 September 2013

Maui Pineapple Tour Review

By |September 1st, 2013|Maui|4 Comments

The rolling pastoral slopes of Upcountry Maui have become a breadbasket of farm to table gourmet treats. And, just up at 1000ft elevation, Hailiimaile Pineapple Company have revived a historic tradition for the island of Maui – growing pineapple. […]

17 August 2013

10 Tips for Selling your Hawaii Home

By |August 17th, 2013|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Real Estate, Molokai, Oahu|4 Comments

Here are our Top Ten Tips for selling your Home in Hawaii (in no particular order of importance.) Make a memorable, inviting first impression The entrance to your home is a crucial part of the sale. If you have a rust bike next to the door with a half dead plant, it matter how nice it is inside. Put extra time into dressing up the front door and foyer of the house, but don’t over clutter it. Fresh flowers, vibrant plants, and attractive furniture will help make a great first impression. […]

2 August 2013

Kihei Boat Ramp

By |August 2nd, 2013|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Beaches, Maui Snorkeling, Travel|Comments Off on Kihei Boat Ramp

Many visitors of Maui don’t know that the Kihei Boat Ramp exists and that it’s a great alternative to the longer drive to Maalaea Harbor when looking when doing a boat trip.  So, we’ve decided to share some information about it with you!   […]

3 July 2013

Drive & Fly Road to Hana

By |July 3rd, 2013|Hana, Hawaii, Hawaii Flights, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Business, Road To Hana, Travel|Comments Off on Drive & Fly Road to Hana

It’s finally possible to drive to Hana and fly back or vice versa!  This is incredibly exciting because there are many people that don’t have the time to spend doing the entire loop, those that want to spend extra time at spots along the Road to Hana without driving back in the dark […]

12 June 2013

Opening Night Maui Film Fest

By |June 12th, 2013|Celebrities in Hawaii, Maui, Maui Film Festival, Maui News|1 Comment

Right now, many are enjoying the opening night Twilight Reception of the Maui Film Festival at Capische? at the Hotel Wailea.  It's already a major success with great food and perfect weather.  We see that Jeff Scheer of Maui Executive Catering is there, but we're not sure if he's running the events food or just [...]

2 June 2013

Traveling with a Baby

By |June 2nd, 2013|Hana, Lahaina, Maui, Maui Business, Maui News, Road To Hana, Travel|Comments Off on Traveling with a Baby

We’re pretty active travelers, and when we had our first baby on Maui, things changed a bit.  We didn’t stop traveling, but the way we do it now is COMPLETELY DIFFERENT!  At first, it was much more difficult, but now that we have practice, things are starting to become manageable.  Below we’ve listed a handful of things we do when traveling with our Baby. […]

19 May 2013

Best Maui Waterfalls

By |May 19th, 2013|Hana, Maui, Road To Hana|1 Comment

Top 5 Waterfalls on MauiTwin Falls Maui (Wailele Farm) Located mauka of Wailele Farm at at mile marker #2, "Twin Falls" is what visitors often call the waterfalls in this area.  The closest fall (a 5 minute walk from the Farmstand) is on the right and perfect for swimming.  Further up in the left side, [...]

14 May 2013

Social Media Hits Hana

By |May 14th, 2013|Hana, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Events, Maui News, Road To Hana|5 Comments

We took a pretty amazing trip to Hana last week. A handful of active Maui social media influencers, of whom expressed interest  in a trip to Hana, were invited to travel aboard Valley Isle Excursions to visit some of the best spots along the Road to Hana. […]

2 April 2013

Maui Agricultural Festival

By |April 2nd, 2013|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Events, Maui News|2 Comments

Fresh local food, chef competitions, great produce and local products and live music/dancing are some of the reasons to visit the Maui Tropical Plantation on April 6th.  The Maui County Ag Fest is one of the best events on Maui.  […]

1 April 2013

Top Maui Wedding Vendors

By |April 1st, 2013|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Business, Maui Weddings|4 Comments

Putting together a destination wedding can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be.  Knowing who are the best in the industry definitely takes the edge off and puts you a few steps ahead.  The following list shows some of our favorite people to work with when getting married in […]

1 March 2013

Maui’s Best Health & Wellness Experiences

By |March 1st, 2013|Hana, Maui, Maui Activities|8 Comments

Alternate Title:  If you care about your body and mind, here are some great things to do while on Maui The following are excellent experiences and services, organized by area of the island, for the purpose of increasing your mental, emotional and […]