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26 July 2012

Hawaii iPhone Cases

By |July 26th, 2012|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Business, Maui News, Molokai, Oahu|Comments Off on Hawaii iPhone Cases

We love when our friends on Maui begin new fun businesses, especially when their products are cool.  Our friends at 808 Shells have put together a line of island-style Hawaii iPhone cases for the 4 and 4S, and we love them! […]

25 May 2012

Maui Film Festival

By |May 25th, 2012|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Art, Maui Events, Maui Film Festival|2 Comments

By far, our favorite event of the year on Maui is the Maui Film Festival (June 13th-17th.)  Watching the sunset over the ocean, then walking over to the grass of a golf course to watch a double feature under the stars?  Are you kidding me?  And add all the fun parties before and after the films.  It’s blissfully fun. So you want to go?  The Maui Film Festival usually runs in mid June of each year, so there’s plenty of time to get ready.  We’ve decided to give you a little heads up on what you might need in order to enjoy the festival to its fullest. […]

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. […]

12 April 2012

Maui Wedding Photography

By |April 12th, 2012|Maui, Maui Art, Maui Business, Maui Weddings|Comments Off on Maui Wedding Photography

There’s good reason why so many people choose to get married on Maui each year.  Because of the heavy flow of business, Maui wedding vendors are in no short supply.  This is why it’s important to choose very carefully who you decide go with when picking caterer, wedding planner, photographer, DJ, officiant, and much more.  This is the beginning of a serious of posts about weddings where we’ll discuss our favorites, starting with photographer. […]

29 August 2011

Maui Photo Festival 2011

By |August 29th, 2011|Hawaii, Lahaina, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Art, Maui Business, Maui Events, Maui News|8 Comments

We’ve listed our favorite parts of the Maui Photo Festival along with some things that can be improved. THE GOOD Location! Perfect for outdoor photo shoots and workshops. The beaches here are amazing and perfect for sunsets.  you can’t ask for a better area to shoot at. Warm, Strong Community. This is different from any other photography convention we’ve been to.  It’s not as huge as some of the mainland conventions, which brings people together more to meet and learn from each other.  These things are fantastic for networking and learning from other professionals and enthusiasts. It’s a less intimidating environment allowing everyone time to speak to the pros and mingle. […]

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. […]

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 [...]

14 November 2010

Revolutionary Maui Website

By |November 14th, 2010|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Business, Maui News, Travel|Comments Off on Revolutionary Maui Website

At Hawaii Web Group, we've been working very hard to step up the web game and make sites that not only inform visitors, but to also engage them in new ways.  With Maui-Maps.com, we think we've accomplished this by offering a site with loads of information, live updating streams from Twitter, social integration with Facebook [...]

20 October 2010

Hawaii Camera Rentals

By |October 20th, 2010|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Business, Saving Money|Comments Off on Hawaii Camera Rentals

Hawaii Photo Rental has become the savior to professional Hawaii photographers and a real treat for vacationing visitors.  When visiting, you don't need to bring your expensive gear, or if you don't have any, you can test out photo equipment and get photos that you'd never get in Hawaii.  For professionals, you have a back-up [...]

1 September 2010

Award Winning Photos

By |September 1st, 2010|Hawaii, Lahaina, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Events, Maui News|Comments Off on Award Winning Photos

This year at the Maui Photo Festival, some of the best photographers on the island joined up to enjoy lectures, hands-on sessions, and connect with the photography community.  We went to many of the classes and lectures and found most of them extremely helpful.  Some classes were enormously helpful in learning tips and tricks about [...]

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 [...]

24 February 2010

beach Portraits Maui

By |February 24th, 2010|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Saving Money|Comments Off on beach Portraits Maui

We've just recently discovered Beach Portraits Maui, which is run by Grins 2 Go out of Kaanapali Beach, Maui.  They offer very affordable rates for high-quality photography. Specializing in beach portraits, they've earned a reputation from their professionalism and skill when photographing couples, families and groups on the beach. Give them a call at (808) [...]

20 February 2010

Maui Whale Festival

By |February 20th, 2010|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Art, Maui Events|Comments Off on Maui Whale Festival

Today's festivities began at Kalama Park in Kihei for the Maui Whale Festival, hosted by Pacific Whale Foundation.  This annual event helps bring awareness to locals and visitors about the Humpback Whales that visit Maui every winter. The day began with a keiki parade and Eco-Day Conference for the kids.  Throughout the day visitors enjoyed [...]

18 February 2010

Maui Engagement Photos

By |February 18th, 2010|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Beaches, Maui Weddings|Comments Off on Maui Engagement Photos

Natalie Brown Photography recently shared a photo shoot with us that is truly unique.  She was hired to secretly photograph an engagement on the beach.  As she told us the story, you could tell how it affected her just by the enthusiasm in her voice.  She went on to explain how she's enjoyed shooting photos [...]

29 September 2009

Flower Power on Maui!

By |September 29th, 2009|Maui, Maui Art, Maui Business|Comments Off on Flower Power on Maui!

Perhaps induced by the recent anniversary of the original Woodstock, our favorite Aloha sticker company has come out with a whole line of great Hippie Stickers! Stuck on Maui has been producing the most authentic Aloha and Tiki Stickers for years, and it's great to see them branching out.  Maui is home to many hippies, [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

9 May 2009

2009 Craft Fair at Seabury Hall

By |May 9th, 2009|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Art, Maui Events, Saving Money|Comments Off on 2009 Craft Fair at Seabury Hall

Maui's favorite springtime event, the 36th annual Seabury Hall Craft Fair was held today Upcountry.  This much anticipated event did not disappoint.  Every year, the craft fair is held the day before Mother's Day and for good reason.  The event was packed with visitors and residents looking to pick up something unique and locally made [...]

16 June 2008

The Maui Kitty Crisis

By |June 16th, 2008|Maui, Maui Art|Comments Off on The Maui Kitty Crisis

The island of Maui, and all of the Hawaiian Islands, have a major cat problem. With no natural predators, and near-ideal conditions to live, feral cats are breeding rampantly all over. Without control over breeding, these kitty populations are growing exponentially. With rapid growth comes more collisions with vehicles, starvation, and disease.  The problem is [...]