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FREE Shuttle Service to Scenic Trail Heads in Kapalua

FREE Shuttle Service to Scenic Trail Heads in Kapalua January 7, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Some locals living out on the western side of Maui know about the hiking trails that have been cut into the West Maui mountainside on Kapalua Resorts 23,000 acres of land, but most visiting tourists haven’t a clue.  High above Kapalua’s world-renowned Plantation Golf Course is a series or hiking...

First PGA Event of the Year is January 2 – 9 on Maui (and it’s FREE!)

First PGA Event of the Year is January 2 – 9 on Maui (and it’s FREE!) December 31, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
For those visitors welcoming in the New Year on Maui, you may want to take a trip out to Kapalua’s Plantation Course to catch a glimpse of the first PGA event of the year.  Crowds are usually small and you can get unbelievably close to the world’s top golfers. The Hyundai Tournament of Champions...

Underground Cave Tour on Maui is a Hidden Joy

Underground Cave Tour on Maui is a Hidden Joy December 9, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
This last weekend I drove out to Hana with no set schedule or itinerary.  I figured the countless scenic lookouts, fruit stands, rain pools, waterfalls, state parks, hiking trails, and beaches would provide plenty of inspiration for my uncharted journey.  It wasn’t long before my first adventure...

The Fun Factory: Hawaii’s Version of Chuck E. Cheese’s

The Fun Factory: Hawaii’s Version of Chuck E. Cheese’s December 1, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
On the mainland there are all sorts of options for kids (and even adults) to play arcades, pop-a-shot basketball, skee ball, air hockey, etc.  Options like Chuck E. Cheese’s, Dave and Busters, and even amusement parks are usually within driving distance.  On Maui, our arcade options start and...

Hawaii is Approaching Whale Watching Season

Hawaii is Approaching Whale Watching Season November 24, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Just like tourists from the Pacific Northwest looking to avoid the cold and snow, humpback whales migrate to the Hawaiian Islands every winter looking for warmer climates. Marine biologists have found that the humpbacks tend to spend the warmer summer months in Alaska, where food sources and krill populations...

Oldest School West of the Rocky Mountains Found on Maui

Oldest School West of the Rocky Mountains Found on Maui November 5, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Lahainaluna High School was originally founded in 1831 as a boarding school for men seeking a religious education from the missionaries that had settled in the hills of Lahaina.   The school’s early beginnings make it indeed the first school formulated west of the Rocky Mountains. It wasn’t...

A Maui Restaurant with a Priceless Sunset View

A Maui Restaurant with a Priceless Sunset View November 3, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The most popular luau on Maui is the Old Lahaina Luau, located on Front Street in Lahaina.  Year in and year out this production of entertainment, food, and cultural activities, receives countless awards and accolades.  Right next door to the Old Lahaina Luau campus is a smaller piece of property that...

Biggest Waves in the World Found at This Maui Beach

Biggest Waves in the World Found at This Maui Beach October 28, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
On Maui there is a surf spot reserved for the world’s most experienced surfers. Known as “Jaws” internationally, and “Peahi” to locals, this particular surf break on Maui’s north shore produces the world’s largest waves (50 – 60ft), and its whereabouts have, to this day, remained...

Maui Food-Eating Challenge (Think Man vs. Food)

Maui Food-Eating Challenge (Think Man vs. Food) October 6, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Most people vacationing on Maui choose to relax, but if for some reason you find yourself fueled with adrenaline and possessing the appetite of a lion, make your way over to a famous restaurant in Kihei and attempt the 32 oz burger eating competition. That’s right all you food junkies out there, Maui...

Maui County Fair: Where Literally All of Maui Will Be This Weekend

Maui County Fair: Where Literally All of Maui Will Be This Weekend September 29, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ever since Maui lost the Hula Bowl (college football’s version of the Pro Bowl), the biggest annual event to come to Maui has got to be the Maui County Fair.   The four-day island affair is celebrating its 88th anniversary this year, as it opens up to the public on Thursday. For those mainlanders...