Amazing Maui Agriculture

While most people who visit Maui come for the beach, the surf, the snorkeling, and the overall beauty of the Valley Isle, they don’t always think about the readily available food that’s available all over the place. From the well-known fresh banana bread to tropical pineapple drinks to the luau bounty and the relatively unknown […]

What To Expect At A Maui Luau

One of the things you should plan to experience when you come to Maui is a luau. It’s a centuries-old celebration of a tradition steeped in Hawaiian culture and cuisine. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the food, entertainment and camaraderie shared at a Maui luau. Modern celebrations retain the traditional aspects of luau, such as […]

Tips For Driving In Maui

Last year we told you about the etiquette involved when visiting Maui. In this blog, we want to expand on one piece of advice we offered: driving in Maui. Many people visiting the Islands don’t think about the “local rules” involved when driving around. But driving anywhere in Maui—or Hawaii for that matter—can be somewhat […]

Maui Events For 2021

Now that 2020 is in our rear-view mirror, it’s time to look forward to 2021 and more activities here on Maui. If you’re already planning a getaway here, but you don’t know when Maui has events and festivals that you can use to plan your trip around. COVID-19 affected most of the 2020 festival schedules, […]

The County Of Maui

It’s the only US state that grows coffee, pineapple, lavender, a host of other well-known crops. Renewable energy, technology, and tourism stand alongside agriculture here along with year-round tropical weather that tourists can’t get enough of.  In 2019, more than 3 million people spent their vacation time here, spending over $5 billion last year. Some […]

Maui’s Haleakala Observatory

Surfers and beachgoers might not be thinking of visiting a place called “Science City” when planning a visit to Maui. But Maui’s own Haleakalā High Altitude Observatory Site with its 10,000-foot elevation is an ideal place for an astronomical research laboratory. Because it’s far above the lights of the cities, is relatively dry, and is […]

Why Is Maui The Best Hawaiian Island?

It’s one thing to decide to spend your vacation in Hawaii. Snorkeling, swimming, and general beach time can be had all day just about anywhere in the state, along with incredible waterfalls and other nowhere-else-on-earth attractions. Whether you’re looking forward to mountain climbing, visiting historical places, seeing volcano-related sights, or just spending time in the […]

Notable People From Maui

We’ve already blogged about famous folks who call Maui home, either part-time or full-time, but celebrities aren’t the only notable people who are either from Maui or call it home. Shane Patrick Victorino, “The Flyin’ Hawaiian” Since his 2003 debut with MLB’s San Diego Padres, Shane Victorino has played baseball on both sides of the […]

The Different Regions Of Maui

Maui is one of many islands in the State of Hawaii, but by itself, it’s almost an island country. With five distinct regions and ecosystems, each area has something different to offer.   West Maui Located at the most northwest area of the state, West Maui has a diverse number of cultural attractions that blends […]

Fun Facts About Maui

When most people think “Maui,” the first word that comes to mind is “beach.” Of course, Maui’s beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world, with over 120 miles of accessible sand. But there’s more to Maui than just the 80 beaches and the Road To Hana. Nicknamed “The Valley Isle,” the second-largest […]