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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 Day Trip Ideas to Lanai (Part 1 of 3)

Maui Day Trip Ideas to Lanai (Part 1 of 3) April 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Having spent the last 15 years living on Maui, I only visited our neighbor island of Lanai once, for a high school tennis match. Believe it or not, most locals I have talked to agreed they too had only been to the small (and very close) island a few times if any. Shipwreck Beach Even though I won my...

Cool Way to Explore Maui from your Desk

Cool Way to Explore Maui from your Desk April 16, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Nothing beats visiting Maui in person, but I have found a fun little tool inside of Google Maps that allows users to get a great picture of the joys of Maui, without having to get on a plane. The tool allows travelers to load their landscape photos, travel photos, etc. to Google Maps with a geo-tag. ...

Incredible Elk Burger on Maui

Incredible Elk Burger on Maui April 9, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Having gone to college in the Bay Area, California, I am quite familiar with the song “I left My Heart in San Francisco.”  Well, I left my heart in upcountry Maui! Having grown up in Kula, I learned about all the fun shops, cool parks, and great meals all within a 10 to 15-minute drive from my house. ...

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...

Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park a Peaceful Sanctuary on Maui

Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park a Peaceful Sanctuary on Maui March 16, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Had a hard day at work, feeling stressed, or just too many tourist attractions?  Then head upcountry to the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, a small tranquil park with gorgeous panoramic views of the valley and ocean below. The park is quite small and hilly, but a fun place for a quick relaxing stop or...

Tour Maui’s Underground Lava Tube Before It Changes Forever

Tour Maui’s Underground Lava Tube Before It Changes Forever March 3, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
The long drive out to Hana will usually include stops at countless scenic lookouts, engaging fruit stands, rain pools, waterfalls, state parks, hiking trails, and beaches, but be sure to keep your eyes peeled for a large sign that reads “Lava Tube.” After parking the car in a small gravel lot, you...

Website Offers One Beautiful Picture of Maui a Day

Website Offers One Beautiful Picture of Maui a Day February 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
We all have one of those daily calendars that sit on our desk at the office or work table at home.  You know what I mean, the calendar that has a different Far Side cartoon, picture of a cute kitten, or obscure word’s definition for each day of the year.  Well, how would you like to be inspired by...

Kite Surfing World Record Planned for Maui

Kite Surfing World Record Planned for Maui February 23, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Calling all kite surfers around the world, start planning your trip to Maui in 2012! According to SurferToday.com, a website dedicated to providing news to surfers, body boarders, windsurfers, and kite surfers across the globe, an organization called “Kitesurfers United Maui 2012” is shooting around...
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