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2 December 2017

How to be a bad tourist on Maui

By |December 2nd, 2017|Localism and Racism, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Beaches, Maui Snorkeling, Road To Hana|53 Comments

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.

1 April 2016

Freak Snow Storm Hits Hawaii!

By |April 1st, 2016|Hawaii, Maui, Maui News|10 Comments

Ho brah! A freak snow storm hits Hawaii and heads straight for everyone's favorite island! Read about the unusual weather day on Maui.

18 September 2015

How I fixed my busted back in Maui, Hawaii

By |September 18th, 2015|Health & Wellness, Maui, Maui Business|11 Comments

I started writing this blog post 4 months ago with hopes of publishing it.  Well here it is, and my back is healthy again!What was wrong with my back?In December of 2014, my back pain got progressively worse, to the point of debilitating.  Out of the blue!  No trauma, just severe upper back pain and [...]

20 December 2014

How to Prevent Seasickness

By |December 20th, 2014|Maui Sailing, Maui Scuba Diving, Maui Snorkeling|1 Comment

Don't let a bad bout of seasickness ruin your day on the water. Here are some tips on how to prevent seasickness and what you can do to help!

20 October 2014

Hawaii’s Fight Against GMOs

By |October 20th, 2014|Hawaii, Maui News|7 Comments

Check out our breakdown of Hawaii's Fight Against GMOs and give us your opinions on this popular topic of interest.

25 March 2014

My Maui Fishing Experiences

By |March 25th, 2014|Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Animals, Maui Snorkeling|0 Comments

Despite having had lived briefly with a river in my backyard, my total lifetime fishing time probably added up to less than 30 minutes (until this last year.)  It’s something that has always interested me, so when I was invited on my 1st Maui spearfishing trip, I jumped at the opportunity. […]

1 December 2013

Maui Environmental Issues

By |December 1st, 2013|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Animals, Maui Business, Maui News|0 Comments

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.

19 May 2013

Best Maui Waterfalls

By |May 19th, 2013|Hana, Maui, Road To Hana|1 Comment

Top 5 Waterfalls on Maui Twin Falls Maui (Wailele Farm) Located mauka of Wailele Farm at at mile marker #2, "Twin Falls" is what visitors often call the waterfalls in this area.  The closest fall (a 5 minute walk from the Farmstand) is on the right and perfect for swimming.  Further up in the left [...]

2 May 2011

Snorkeling with Tourists

By |May 2nd, 2011|Hawaii, Maui, Maui Activities, Maui Animals, Maui Snorkeling|2 Comments

Inspired by the oatmeal, we thought it would be fun to build a short comic about why we don’t share while snorkeling with tourists.  This is based on real life experiences (unfortunately.)  We hope you like it! […]

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 [...]

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, [...]

5 June 2008

Chances of Being Attacked by a Shark in Hawaii

By |June 5th, 2008|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Maui Scuba Diving, Maui Snorkeling, Molokai, Oahu|0 Comments

Your chances are near to none. You're more likely to win the lottery than be attacked by a shark. The following statistics come from over 125 years of reports. Over this long period of time, there have only been 15 unprovoked shark attacks resulting in fatalities in the Hawaiian Islands. 113 attacks total occurred in [...]

15 May 2008

Hawaiian Localism and Racial Tension

By |May 15th, 2008|Hawaii, Localism and Racism|0 Comments

A question we're often asked stems from the stigma attached to the islands about local tension and racism. Stories regularly float around about local Hawaiians beating up haoles and tourists. Is this True? Yes and no. In any community, you're bound to find bad seeds and racism. We don't live in a perfect world. On [...]

4 February 2008

Island Fever

By |February 4th, 2008|Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Localism and Racism, Maui, Molokai, Oahu|1 Comment

What Is Island Fever? Island Fever is the phenomena of feeling claustrophobic from the close proximity of each shoreline, and feeling disconnected from the outside world. This is a pretty common thing on the islands, seeing that we're out in the middle of the biggest ocean in the world. Most people move away after a [...]