Celebrities in Hawaii

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.

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 […]

Oceanfront Real Estate

By |January 18th, 2013|

There’s no question that Maui is THE destination for those with means to buy an oceanfront home.  Why Maui over other tropical locations?

Perfect Beaches – Our water is […]

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The Shins Rock MAUI

By |April 19th, 2012|

The Shins absolutely rocked the house at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center last night at the Castle Theater.  They played a good grip of our old favorites as well as some new ones off their newest album, Port Of Morrow.

The evening began with cocktails and familiar faces outside the entrance of the Castle at MACC.  We were really happy to see that the art exhibit next door was still open (closes I believe in a few days.)  Beautiful pieces lined the walls, including one piece from Jefferson Stillwell. We strolled around seeing some amazing local art before The Shins began playing.


Pepper Live At House Party

By |February 24th, 2011|

Pepper 10 Years Ago
We thought, considering Pepper’s recent success with their Volcanic Rock Tour, we’d revisit the past with some photos we took when the boys played at our little rat-hole pad at the beach on 42nd Street in Newport Beach, CA.  We think the show was in 1999, but that has yet to be confirmed (college dates and times are always a little blurry.)  They played an incredible show to the delight of us poor surf bums and the neighborhood rejoiced.

Our cancerous, toxic little pad on the corner of 42nd was barely big enough to fit the band (let alone any audience.)  We moved all of our furniture into the garage and a select few of us packed into the kitchen to watch the show.  The rest of us squeezed on the patio outside to listen. […]

Kendall Grove MMA Workout

By |December 8th, 2010|

Mixed Martial Arts Master Kendall Grove was recently featured in ESPN magazine for his unusual, yet effective, new Maui workout. […]

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Sublime w/ Rome at the MACC

By |November 22nd, 2010|

Last night Sublime played at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) with their new lead guitar and singer Rome Ramirez.  Rome made for an excellent replacement for the deceased Bradley Nowell.

Sublime, now “Sublime with Rome”, played most of our favorite classic Sublime songs along with a few new ones.  We think […]

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Surfer Andy Irons Dies Age 32

By |November 2nd, 2010|

Kaua’i Native and three time World ASP Surfing Champion, Andy Irons, died at the age of 32 today.  He was flying back from Puerto Rico after withdrawing from the 9th event of the 2010 ASP tour.  During a layover in Dallas, Texas, Andy died.

It’s reported that he withdrew because of illness.  The […]

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Maui Film Festival Parties

By |July 1st, 2010|

The 2010 Maui Film Festival was incredible with big stars, great movies, and fun parties.

This year’s Maui Film Festival had the regular parties with many new faces.  The Starry Night Moondance party hosted by Tommy Bahama’s Wailea was a hit!  The dance floor was moving like never before.  Most of the photos on this page […]

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On The Set with Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman

By |May 13th, 2010|

JUST GO WITH IT with Brooklyn Decker between Jennifer Aniston & Adam Sandler

On the Set with Maui’s Own Megan Edgar:

I started off a nervous wreck. I bought dresses. I bought make-up. I bought shoes. I curled my hair. I panicked. I felt sick. I wanted to back out. I couldn’t wait to start. All of a sudden […]

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John Legend at Castle Theatre MACC

By |September 12th, 2009|

We regularly complain about how we don’t get a lot of talent to Maui, relatively.  But after seeing the John Legend concert at the Castle Theatre on Thursday, we’d like to take all that back.

Yes, it’s true: we don’t get a lot of big acts on Maui.  It’s rare, but we […]

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Tommy Bahama Starry Night – Maui Film Festival

By |July 4th, 2009|

Tommy Bahama’s Tropical Cafe in Wailea, South Maui, threw one of the best parties of the year to start off the Maui Film Festival. On Wednesday the 17th of June, 2009, this notoriously fun party attracted all kinds of celebrities, vacationers, and local Maui residents.

Some of the celebrities that enjoyed the […]

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Maui Film Festival – Willie Nelson Sings

By |June 20th, 2009|

On Friday June 20th, 2009, Willie Nelson received the Maverick Award Tribute at the Celestial Cinema in Makena during the Maui Film Festival.  He sang a few songs and played the guitar (shown in this video) between movies.  His music and good spirit were welcomed under the stars by thousands of Maui […]

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Celebrities in Maui Hawaii

By |February 19th, 2008|

I’ve lived in Los Angeles for half of my life and on Maui for the other. Since being on Maui, I’ve seen 100 times more celebrities than I ever did in LA.
Why do celebrities come to Hawaii? Hawaii is the closest tropical vacation getaway to LA. Also, paparazzi are not quite as prevalent on the […]

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