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Should You Stay in a Condo or Hotel when Visiting Maui?

Should You Stay in a Condo or Hotel when Visiting Maui? March 19, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If you are coming to Maui but you don’t have any friends or family to open their doors and host your stay, you have two options to choose from:  hotel or condominium.  What would be the best for you? Many Maui visitors choose the comfort and convenience of a resort hotel.  Hotels here can offer...

Fun Golf Course Often Overlooked on the Southside of Maui

Fun Golf Course Often Overlooked on the Southside of Maui March 14, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Some of the most well-known (notice I didn’t say “best”) golf courses on Maui are found on the western side of the island, mostly because a lot of tourists choose to vacation in Ka’anapali.  The two courses at Ka’anapali and two additional courses at Kapalua are all a short drive from the...

Top Active Adventures on Maui

Top Active Adventures on Maui January 20, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
When it comes to finding an active adventure on Maui, there is no shortage of options. From hikes over wobbly suspended bridges to surfing lessons in the Pacific Ocean, you are bound to stumble upon a memorable adventure. Here is my list of top recommendations (in no particular order): Haleakala Bike...

10 Off-the-Beaten-Track Attractions on Maui

10 Off-the-Beaten-Track Attractions on Maui December 20, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Tourists are always asking me what they should see while there are here on the island.  Well, that always depends on what your interests are.  There are the popular attractions such as a whale-watching trip, snorkel cruise to Molokini, and road trip to Hana, but here are some of the more less-publicized experiences...

Three Great Romantic Options on Maui

Three Great Romantic Options on Maui August 21, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
I can easily think of about six or seven college friends who have selected Maui as their honeymoon destination of choice over the last four years.  With our beautiful beaches, relaxing 5-star resorts, and laid back personality, Maui is a great retreat for love birds looking to enjoy each others company...

Where to Find Monthly Classic Car Shows on Maui

Where to Find Monthly Classic Car Shows on Maui May 14, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Hot rods, muscle cars, and vintage rides strut their stuff once a month on Maui.  The first Saturday of each month, beautiful cars escape from garages all over the island and make their way to the parking lot of Peggy Sue’s restaurant located in Azeka Mall, Kihei.  It is a real treat to see Fords...

Maui Day Trip Ideas to Lanai (Part 2 of 3)

Maui Day Trip Ideas to Lanai (Part 2 of 3) May 4, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
In this second edition of a three part series (first edition found here), I will talk about the two amazing hotels that call Lanai home. If you visit Lanai, you absolutely must visit both resorts to see what 5-star accommodations on an island that houses 3,000 inhabitants looks like. The lawn at the...

Maui’s Whaling Museum a Hidden Gem

Maui’s Whaling Museum a Hidden Gem April 6, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you plan on spending the day at Ka’anapali Beach or shopping at nearby Whaler’s Village, take some time to visit the Whaling Museum located on the second floor of the outdoor mall.  It is open daily from 10 am – 6 pm and the price can’t be beat – free.  Because the tour is self-guided,...

Goats are Taking Over Maui: Fun Tourist Attraction

Goats are Taking Over Maui: Fun Tourist Attraction March 25, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Ok, so goats aren’t really taking over Maui, but they are winning the hearts of visiting tourists. After a few friends raved about their visit to a goat dairy farm located upcountry, I thought I would check it out for myself. Surfing Goat Dairy is a fun farm of Maui-raised goats (which according to...

Five Ways to Relax on Maui Time

Five Ways to Relax on Maui Time March 22, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Special Advertising Section Long commutes, stressful deadlines, endless errands, cold weather…it’s tough to relax when the daily grind starts to take a toll. Hawaii has long billed itself as the world’s relaxation mecca, the antidote to the fast-paced craziness of modern life. And no island in...