Celebrities in Hawaii

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25 January 2015

Advantages & Disadvantages of Being on Hotel Impossible

By |January 25th, 2015|Celebrities in Hawaii, Maui, Maui Business, Maui Real Estate|6 Comments

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.

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 [...]

18 January 2013

Oceanfront Real Estate

By |January 18th, 2013|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Beaches, Maui Real Estate|Comments Off on Oceanfront Real Estate

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 […]

19 April 2012

The Shins Rock MAUI

By |April 19th, 2012|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Events, Maui News|1 Comment

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. […]

24 February 2011

Pepper Live At House Party

By |February 24th, 2011|Big Island, Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Events, Molokai, Oahu|14 Comments

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. […]

8 December 2010

Kendall Grove MMA Workout

By |December 8th, 2010|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities|Comments Off on Kendall Grove MMA Workout

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

22 November 2010

Sublime w/ Rome at the MACC

By |November 22nd, 2010|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Art, Maui Events|Comments Off on Sublime w/ Rome at the MACC

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 that they [...]

2 November 2010

Surfer Andy Irons Dies Age 32

By |November 2nd, 2010|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Maui News|Comments Off on Surfer Andy Irons Dies Age 32

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 symptoms resembled [...]

1 July 2010

Maui Film Festival Parties

By |July 1st, 2010|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Events, Maui Film Festival|Comments Off on Maui Film Festival Parties

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 [...]

13 May 2010

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

By |May 13th, 2010|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Events, Maui News|Comments Off on On The Set with Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman

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 [...]

12 September 2009

John Legend at Castle Theatre MACC

By |September 12th, 2009|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Events, Maui News|Comments Off on John Legend at Castle Theatre MACC

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 do here and [...]

4 July 2009

Tommy Bahama Starry Night – Maui Film Festival

By |July 4th, 2009|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Maui, Maui Film Festival, Saving Money|Comments Off on Tommy Bahama Starry Night – Maui Film Festival

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 warm night were [...]

20 June 2009

Maui Film Festival – Willie Nelson Sings

By |June 20th, 2009|Celebrities in Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Art, Maui Events, Maui Film Festival|Comments Off on Maui Film Festival – Willie Nelson Sings

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 locals and visitors. [...]

19 February 2008

Celebrities in Maui Hawaii

By |February 19th, 2008|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Film Festival, Molokai, Oahu|Comments Off on Celebrities in Maui Hawaii

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 [...]