Thank you to Makawao School and Haiku School students for their service in assisting Haleakalā National Park plant keiki silverswords at the summit of Haleakalā. What a great experience that we are happy to have been a part of.
Considering that most people head to Maui with visions of basking in the sun or sipping mai tais by the pool at their resort, Maui’s chillier, albeit stunning mountainous region of Upcountry is often overlooked when it comes to booking accommodation. However, some of the most alluring, tranquil, and opulent accommodations can be found in this region. […]
On an island where nearly every minute is pure bliss, narrowing down the top spots for happy hour is no easy task—but one that we, well, happily tackled. Here’s the lowdown on the Valley Isle’s best: South Side Monkeypod Kitchen, Wailea 10 Wailea Gateway Plaza 3pm-5:30pm; 9pm-11pm Monkeypod Kitchen has been a perennial [...]
Here’s the ideal 13-day Maui itinerary—leaving off a day for travel—complete with where to eat, what to see, and where to play. (In other words, 13 reasons why you should spend your hard-earned vacation exploring the Valley Isle.)
It is no secret that Maui has a selection of fantastic Mexican restaurants, combining the breathtaking scenery with the delicious food, creating the perfect location to make your Taco Tuesday one to remember.
If you've got little ones, Haiku Elementary has a fun event each year where students dress up the back of their parents car in spooky Halloweeny ways, then hand out candy to dressed up trick or treaters. It's a ton of fun and really a great, practical way of going trick or treating.
Puerto Rico, Alaska, Costa Rica, Nepal, Hawaii—these places have more in common than stunning scenery and exotic postal codes: They’re recognized as possessing some of the most spectacular ziplines around the globe.
We've listed 10 of our favorite deals for the Maui Accommodations Guide newsletter, including large houses for rent in Maui, oceanfront condos, and even activities.
We came across a pretty talented Maui photographer recently and can't help but share his images. Chris Archer is a Maui photographer specializing in landscapes and portraits.
Maui is one of the most welcoming places to visit, but that doesn't mean you can be careless or disrespectful. We've listed 16 things we see bad tourists doing everyday on Maui.
A large swath of Maui's 727 sq miles serve as lush territory for growing the world’s top crops, from coffee to sugar, and “Big Ag” companies took note.
Questions about Hawaii often abound. Contemporary travelers thinking about a tropical holiday ask, “What is the distance between North Korea and Hawaii ?”
Even though Maui, Hawaii is far from many couples' homes who choose to get married here, it can be much easier to get married in Maui than at home. (This doesn't mean it will be easy though!)
Our friends at The R2H took these photos recently as they explored the Road to Hana. We've shared some of our favorites.
Looking for a place to stay in Maui can be daunting when confronted with the many choices (or if booking late, the very few still available.) Here we've shared 6 properties that we recommend for your next Maui stay. Mana Kai Maui South Maui on the north end of Keawakapu Beach On what is repeatedly [...]
There are many challenges in having a perfect wedding. Below I've outlined some personal tips for the groom getting married on Maui.
Love the ocean? So do we. Below we've listed some fun things to do in Maui in and on the ocean.1 - Snuba DivingWe're seeing more and more people embracing snuba diving here on Maui. Being able to dive at depths with ease and no experience opens up the underwater world to many that would [...]
Hawaii Tourism Authority helps expand sustainable kine certificationFrom da Land of Aloha - So da Hawai’i tourism guys (HTA) wen said today dat deh crankin out one 50 grand contract to da ecotourism guys (HEA) fo expand da kine sustainable aina no more rubbish kine certification. Da sustainable la dat program is going all da [...]
Prepare to see the best sights across the globe!If there’s one unshakable fact about our planet, it’s the stunning array of natural beauty it offers. From the knife-sharp ridges of Kauai's Na Pali Coast to the dense evergreens in the Pacific Northwest, there’s no denying that we live in a world of positively hypnotizing wonder. To feel [...]
Ho brah! A freak snow storm hits Hawaii and heads straight for everyone's favorite island! Read about the unusual weather day on Maui.
Join the Maui County Farm Bureau as we honor legendary Maui farmers at the Maui Tropical Plantation on April 2nd at 8am for a PANCAKE BREAKFAST! That's right, pancakes.
Guest post by Kelly Montenero with Trilogy Excursions Don’t get us wrong- Maui is still a beautiful, special place to snorkel, but, as any one who has entered the ocean recently can attest, there is a major environmental crisis underway. Hawai’i’s coral is bleaching at unprecedented levels due to warm ocean conditions- you may have [...]
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. […]
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!
When’s the last time you watched a pod of dolphins off the coast of a pristine white sand beach, explored tide pools, and drank straight from a coconut?!Our recent Day on Lanai tour with Epic Experience Maui was one for the books, and one we highly recommend for a new kind of adventure in Hawaii. […]
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. […]
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. […]
Halloween is usually an exciting event wherever you are, but Halloween in Lahaina definitely steps it up a notch, and 2013 was no exception. The County of Maui offered public transportation specifically for the event, with “Halloween Express” busses running directly to Lahaina from both the Kihei Aquatic Center and War Memorial Parking Lot in Wailuku. However, if you prefer to travel a bit more in style, the Pride of Maui offered a special Halloween Cruise running directly from Maalaea Harbor to Lahaina and back again. […]
By Marilyn Jansen Lopes After you’ve done all the water activities, you might want to get a deeper sense of the land on Maui and learn what life is like for local people. Experience the country by visiting the farms and rich agricultural beauty of our island. […]
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. […]