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.

Maui Spotlight: Hotel Wailea

By |November 20th, 2014|

With renovations & a new title as the "Most Romantic Hotel in Wailea," South Maui's Hotel Wailea is the perfect getaway for intimate rest & relaxation.

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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. […]

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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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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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. […]

New Kahului to Hana Flights!

By |September 5th, 2012|

That’s right!  Mokulele Airlines is flying twice-daily from Kahului Airport (OGG) to Hana (HNM) beginning October 1st, 2012.  Visitors to Maui will be able to enjoy spectacular views aboard a 9 seat Cessna Grand Caravan 208B on a short flight to and from Hana for only $59/each way.

This is a great deal for both local residents and visiting travelers.  Some advantages of flying  rather than driving are: […]

Hawaii iPhone Cases

By |July 26th, 2012|

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!

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Maui Wedding Photography

By |April 12th, 2012|

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. […]

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Illegal Maui TVR’s

By |March 28th, 2012|

A quick note to those looking to rent a vacation rental in Maui.  Though vacation rentals can sometimes be the best option as far as price and privacy, not all Maui vacation rentals are created equally.  PLEASE, do not rent illegal TVR’s.  An illegal transient vacation rental is a home that is being rented to Maui visitors without getting the required permitting.  […]

Planning a Maui Wedding

By |March 1st, 2012|

Planning a destination wedding anywhere can be stressful.  How do you know if a particular vendor is worth booking?  Example: Is this florist really professional and trustworthy or are they smoking half of what they grow?   […]

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Maui Photo Festival 2011

By |August 29th, 2011|

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.
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Mortgage & Rentals

By |April 29th, 2011|

Tricia Morris and her experienced team have been handling mortgages for over 25 years on Maui and have closed over 2 billion dollars in loans in Hawaii.  When you start a loan with Hawaii’s Premiere Mortgage Company, you can be certain that it will be completed with professionalism and expediency. 808-874-8800 […]

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Maui Personal Injury Lawyer

By |February 5th, 2011|

If you live on Maui, or are just visiting, and you have an accident (auto, aircraft, boating, jet ski, etc…), make sure you’re protected.  Jan K. Apo is a well-respected Hawaii Attorney at Law, of whom specializes in personal injury. With 30 years in law, Jan is an experienced personal injury lawyer on Maui.
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Revolutionary Maui Website

By |November 14th, 2010|

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, […]

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Hawaii Camera Rentals

By |October 20th, 2010|

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 […]

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Wedding at Olowalu Plantation

By |September 12th, 2010|

We wanted to share some fun photos from a recent wedding at the Olowalu Plantation in West Maui.  This wedding was catered by Maui Executive Catering.  They had world-famous Teppanyaki Master Chef Chris at this event.  Chef Chris is amazing at the art of Teppanyaki Japanese Cuisine.  He recently joined […]

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Ono Farms – Hana Organic Foods

By |September 6th, 2010|

We were lucky enough to spend some time this Labor Day weekend at Ono Farms in Hana, Maui.  This organic farm grows all kinds of fantastic things over a large area of sustainably farmed land.  Due to it’s ideal location, there is no need for an irrigation system, chemically dangerous fertilizers, or […]

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Free Maui Real Estate Marketing

By |August 1st, 2010|

We’ve decided to open up posting to Maui Realtors as well as Maui Developers for FREE on our Maui Real Estate and Development Blog!  We will continue posting about Maui real estate, but we now want to offer this site to other Maui Professionals. Already we’ve had Maui Realtor […]

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Maui Furniture Store

By |March 19th, 2010|

Maui Living Furniture is located in the heart of Kahului (285 Hukilike St. off of Dairy Road), specializing in Eco-Friendly furnishings.  They have beautiful pieces that fit every home, from casual beach hut to elegant resort style estate.

They have great prices on organic mattresses, bamboo furniture, Maui style futons, homemade wool […]

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Maui Sport Fishing

By |November 20th, 2009|

We’ve recently discovered one of the best deals in Maui.  For those looking to save some money when doing a private boat charter, check into Maui Fun Charters.  They only allow 6 guests on at a time which makes for an intimate and inexpensive fishing trip.  But if you’re reserving the […]

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No More Maui Pineapple!

By |November 14th, 2009|

Maui Pineapple Company, operated by Maui Land & Pineapple Company, will end all pineapple production in Maui, Hawaii. Warren Haruki, the Chairman and Interim CEO of ML&P, said that since 2002, Maui Pineapple Company (MPC) has lost $115 million in the businesses as well as $20 million they’d invested […]

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Flower Power on Maui!

By |September 29th, 2009|

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 […]

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Vacation Video Editing Services

By |August 11th, 2009|

Our latest discovery has been Family Flix, a Mom and Pop video editing company that specializes in putting together Family and Vacation video footage on DVD.  We really like this premise because they’re not some huge editing company based in India.  The people at Family Flix have kids, love Hawaii, and take […]

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Island Air Worst Airline Ever?

By |July 31st, 2009|

We’ve traveled on Island Air many times, which is our fault.  They often have the lower prices, and that’s what sucks us in.  Never again will any of us fly between any Hawaiian Islands with Island Air.

HISTORY

In the past, we’ve flown with Island Air and incurred long delays lasting up to […]

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Lanai’s $750 Million Windfarm

By |July 21st, 2009|

Billionaire David Murdock has plans to build over 200 wind turbines near Polihua Beach on the island of Lanai, Hawaii.  The power generated by the windfarm would be sent by underwater cables to the island of Oahu, our most populated island.  In this move, Murdock would recoup some of his […]

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