17 August 2010

Maui Tsunami Warning System

By |August 17th, 2010|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Oahu, Travel|0 Comments

"The Tsunami sirens are blaring!  What do we do?" If you hear the Tsunami sirens going off, make sure to check the time and date.  Every month, Hawaii Tsunami sirens are tested at 11:45am on the first weekday of the month for around 1 minute.  They do this to test them and make sure they're [...]

1 August 2010

Free Maui Real Estate Marketing

By |August 1st, 2010|Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Maui, Maui Business, Maui Real Estate, Maui Vacation Rentals|0 Comments

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 Sherri Vann promote her open house [...]

1 July 2010

Maui Film Festival Parties

By |July 1st, 2010|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Events, Maui Film Festival|0 Comments

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 [...]

4 June 2010

Maui Fires

By |June 4th, 2010|Hawaii, Lahaina, Maui, Maui News|0 Comments

Maui's south and west side are drier than the rest of the island, which will often be the catalyst for serious fires.  In the recent past, we've seen quite a few brush fires flare up in the summer.  Some of these are natural, and others are started by arsonists. As you can see in the photo, [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

19 March 2010

Maui Furniture Store

By |March 19th, 2010|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Business, Saving Money|0 Comments

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 pillows and much [...]

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) [...]

22 February 2010

New Surfboard Travel Bag

By |February 22nd, 2010|Hawaii, Maui, Saving Money, Travel|0 Comments

We just received our new Soma Airbag Designs Surfboard bags.  They're 6'6" and can fit 2 boards in each bag. After close inspection, inflation, and testing, we think Soma has come up with the best board bag on the market.  What makes it so great is its durability and light weight as well as its [...]

20 February 2010

Maui Whale Festival

By |February 20th, 2010|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Art, Maui Events|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 February 2010

Gov. Lingle & Furlough Fridays

By |February 13th, 2010|Big Island, Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Kauai, Lanai, Localism and Racism, Maui, Maui News, Molokai, Oahu, Saving Money|0 Comments

NEW UPDATE: OCTOBER 4th, 2010 Furlough Fridays have been cut down to less days and are now called "Non-Instructional Days".  This should make our uneducated masses happy. Though Governor Linda Lingle never expressly mentioned "Furlough Fridays" in her speech on Friday, she did address the issue of education.  Lingle made it clear that she understands [...]

20 January 2010

New Maui Web Cam

By |January 20th, 2010|Hawaii, Lanai, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Beaches, Maui News, Maui Snorkeling|0 Comments

Maui has a new web camera, which is pretty exciting for all of us addicted to Maui.  It's attached to the Makena Golf Resort and is owned and operated by Kai Kanani Sailing Charters. You can see it live here: Makena Web Camera The camera switches views from multiple locations on an automatic basis.  The [...]

12 January 2010

Discount Hawaii Car Rentals

By |January 12th, 2010|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Saving Money, Travel|0 Comments

Unless you don't plan on leaving your resort in Maui, or any island in Hawaii, renting a car is crucial.  Having traveled inter-island again and again, we've grown accustomed to renting cars from all kinds of companies.  After much research, Discount Hawaii Car Rentals comes up over and over as having great rates and a [...]

21 December 2009

Piiholo Ranch Zipline

By |December 21st, 2009|Maui, Maui Activities|0 Comments

Maui Zipline We've been on every Maui zipline tour, and we strongly feel that Piiholo Zipline offers the best tours.  Below we outline exactly why we feel this way: Safety - We like that you don't have to use your hands.  Some zipline courses use trolleys that necessitate you using your hands to slow down, [...]

14 December 2009

Hawaii Stand Up Paddle Boarding

By |December 14th, 2009|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Beaches|0 Comments

If you haven’t already seen it, you will.  Stand Up Paddle boarding and surfing is the latest retro craze.  For years, we we’re reluctant to give it a try because we feel tied to our own roots of surfing (shortboarding.)  But, finally we gave it a shot and rented some boards from Boss Frog’s Dive & Surf in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii in Dolphin Plaza (ask for Benjammin.) […]

20 November 2009

Maui Sport Fishing

By |November 20th, 2009|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Business|0 Comments

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 private charter, you don't [...]

14 November 2009

No More Maui Pineapple!

By |November 14th, 2009|Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Maui, Maui Business, Maui News|0 Comments

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 in a new fresh packing facility. [...]

11 October 2009

Maui Space News!

By |October 11th, 2009|Maui, Maui Events, Maui News|0 Comments

Advanced Maui Optical & Space Surveillance Technologies Conference The AMOS conference was held at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort on September 1st through 4th, the only conference bringing together international astronomers and space surveillance experts. Hosted by the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), the conference had prominent speakers such as Senator Daniel K. Inouye (appropriately [...]

30 September 2009

Lingle Stops Plans for Maui Prison

By |September 30th, 2009|Maui, Maui News|0 Comments

Plans for a new Maui prison has been under dispute for some time with lawmakers.  This new complex would replace the Maui Community Correctional Facility that currently houses 351 inmates.  This facility is old and holds 142 more inmates than it was originally built for. Problems arose in the plans over disagreements at to the [...]

29 September 2009

Flower Power on Maui!

By |September 29th, 2009|Maui, Maui Art, Maui Business|0 Comments

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, [...]

18 September 2009

Skyline Eco-Adventures

By |September 18th, 2009|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Animals|0 Comments

Maui Zipline ToursFounded in 2002, Skyline Eco-Adventures now offers two locations for ziplining on Maui, Hawaii. The Haleakala Skyline Tour is phenomenal with views of the South and North Coast as well as the West Maui Mountains and the Central Valley. You'll zip across 5 lines while learning about the ecology of upcountry Maui. Each [...]

12 September 2009

John Legend at Castle Theatre MACC

By |September 12th, 2009|Celebrities in Hawaii, Hawaii, Maui, Maui Art, Maui Events, Maui News|0 Comments

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 [...]

26 August 2009

A Perfect Maui Wedding

By |August 26th, 2009|Maui, Maui Beaches, Maui Events, Maui Weddings|0 Comments

We recently caught up with Tamera, head wedding coordinator for Akia Weddings & Events.  She told us about the great weddings she's enjoyed putting together lately and shared some photos with us.  All of the photos on this page are from one of her latest Maui beach weddings. "Most brides choose to get married in [...]

11 August 2009

Vacation Video Editing Services

By |August 11th, 2009|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Business, Travel|0 Comments

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 the time necessary in [...]

7 August 2009

Maui Sailing – Sunset Cocktail Cruise

By |August 7th, 2009|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Beaches, Maui Sailing|0 Comments

We recently enjoyed a top notch sailing trip aboard the Kai Kanani, which leaves from shore in South Maui. Unlike most boats in Maui, the Kai Kanani offers shore entry, meaning you walk from the sand onto the boat.  It's also the only boat that leaves from South South Maui, in front of the Maui [...]

31 July 2009

Island Air Worst Airline Ever?

By |July 31st, 2009|Big Island, Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Hawaii Flights, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Business, Molokai, Oahu, Saving Money, Travel|0 Comments

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 6 hours! [...]

21 July 2009

Lanai’s $750 Million Windfarm

By |July 21st, 2009|Hawaii, Hawaii Economy, Lanai, Maui, Maui Business, Maui News|0 Comments

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 losses from his struggling Lanai [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

26 June 2009

Scuba Diving Maui

By |June 26th, 2009|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Scuba Diving|0 Comments

Divers: When visiting Maui, make sure to do a couple of dives.  We suggest having ProDiver Maui show you the best locations.  For more information, check out their Maui scuba diving page. A couple of tips: If you plan on diving in Maui, please make sure you don't go up to Haleakala Crater close to [...]

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|0 Comments

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. [...]