Advantages & Disadvantages of Being on Hotel Impossible

By |January 25th, 2015|

In 2012, Maui Sunseeker was featured on the Travel Channel. We sat down with them to learn the Advantages & Disadvantages of Being on Hotel Impossible.

Iao Valley’s Hidden Gem

By |November 13th, 2014|

While the large resorts of South and West Maui are great choices, if relaxation is really what you're after, check out Iao Valley's Hidden Gem.

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Scuba Diving in Maui

By |November 5th, 2014|

Scuba Diving in Maui is a great activity for the whole family. Experience Maui's unique underwater life with one of Maui's best, Scuba Mike!

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Hawaii’s Fight Against GMOs

By |October 20th, 2014|

Check out our breakdown of Hawaii's Fight Against GMOs and give us your opinions on this popular topic of interest.

Hawaii Superferry Poised for a Comeback

By |October 8th, 2014|

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. […]

Maui for $60 a Day

By |October 8th, 2014|

Inspired by the book How to Travel the World for $50 a Day, we created our own local guide for how to do Maui for $60 a Day. Check it out and add your tips!

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Maui Roadsters

By |September 24th, 2014|

You know what's better than driving through scenic roads on Maui? Doing it in a 1957 Porsche Speedster! Enter Maui Roadsters, your new ride to Maui luxury.

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Kihei’s Secret: Hokulani Golf Villas

By |September 10th, 2014|

The Hokulani Golf Villas is the premier South Maui neighborhood, it holds the reputation as Kihei’s only gated golf course community. Besides the exquisite construction and top of the line finishes, the community is located in Maui’s newest resort district, Kailea. The golf villas are a golfer’s paradise as it is entirely encircled by the Maui Nui Golf Club.  […]

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The ilikahi – Lahaina’s Boutique Retreat

By |August 4th, 2014|

Lahaina is one of the most visited places on Maui, and for good reason. With beauty and nightlife, we recommend enjoying an extended stay at The ilikahi!

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Kuau Mart is now Kuau Store

By |July 15th, 2014|

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!

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11 Reasons You Shouldn’t Vacation in Maui

By |June 15th, 2014|

Here are some serious reasons why you should never, ever think to take a vacation in Maui.
By Danielle Miller
Why would you want to go to an exotic island in the pacific when you can stay on your couch in your living room doing the same old, same old? […]

Real Life Examples of “Practicing Aloha”

By |June 3rd, 2014|

Aloha is much more than a word for hello and goodbye; it's a way of life. We want to hear your real life examples of "practicing aloha"!

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Day Trip to Lana’i

By |January 4th, 2014|

How close have you been to wild dolphins?!  On a boat excursion from Maui to Lanai this past December, Maui Adventure Cruises offered up one of the best adventures available in Hawaii. […]

Ho’olei Wailea Real Estate

By |December 20th, 2013|

Special thank you to Dano Sayles of Hawaii Real Estate, who made our tour of the Ho'olei Wailea Property a beautiful and worthwhile experience!

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Redline Rafting

By |December 17th, 2013|

Redline Rafting is a wonderful way to spend the day on Maui, taking you to great snorkeling spots like Molokini, La Perouse Bay and Turtle Town.

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Worthshop #3: Maui Event News

By |December 5th, 2013|

Interested in the luxury real estate market on Maui? Don't miss this opportunity to network, learn and hear from the best in the industry!

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Maui Environmental Issues

By |December 1st, 2013|

Despite being most people's idea of paradise, Maui still faces some important environmental issues. Take a look at some of the biggest issues of 2013.

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South Pacific Kayaks Review

By |November 26th, 2013|

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. […]

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Andaz Maui Grand Opening

By |November 18th, 2013|

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. […]

Leilani Snorkel Cruise Review

By |September 9th, 2013|

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. […]

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10 Tips for Selling your Hawaii Home

By |August 17th, 2013|

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. […]

Kihei Boat Ramp

By |August 2nd, 2013|

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!   […]

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Drive & Fly Road to Hana

By |July 3rd, 2013|

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 […]

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Opening Night Maui Film Fest

By |June 12th, 2013|

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 […]

Traveling with a Baby

By |June 2nd, 2013|

We’re pretty active travelers, and when we had our first baby, 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. […]

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Social Media Hits Hana

By |May 14th, 2013|

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. […]

Maui Agricultural Festival

By |April 2nd, 2013|

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.  […]

Top Maui Wedding Vendors

By |April 1st, 2013|

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 […]

Keeping Taro Sacred

By |February 19th, 2013|

Keeping Taro Sacred And Sovereign: Right Or Risky?
by Naia Kelly

The situation has become a long, drawn out, often times bitter fight. Years have passed and the argument between Monsanto’s researchers, their allies within the University of Hawaii’s scientific community and several Hawaiian cultural groups, and individuals, in the Hawaiian islands over the proposed genetic modification of the sacred taro plant of Hawai’i is still undecided. […]

Visiting Lana’i

By |February 1st, 2013|

If you haven’t visited the island of Lana’i, it’s time to plan a trip.  This island has a peace that only comes with low-population and large expanses of landscape.  The beaches here are gorgeous and the opportunities for exploration near endless. […]