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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...

Awards The State Of Hawaii has Raked In This Past 2011

Awards The State Of Hawaii has Raked In This Past 2011 February 29, 2012 | What's New | Read More
As I was skimming my Facebook account today, I came across a post from the Hawaii Visitor’s Bureau mentioning a recently published article about the states in America with the highest wellbeing score.  Surprise, surprise, Hawaii topped the list for the third year running.  This got me thinking, what...

5 Romantic Hotel Options on Maui

5 Romantic Hotel Options on Maui December 18, 2011 | What's New | Read More
If looking to plan a romantic trip to Maui, you may want to consider these five hotel options set in picturesque or historic locations. Hotel Hana Maui is far away from all the hustle and bustle and it is impossible not to leave this hotel feeling relaxed and refreshed.  If you want a very romantic...

Fun Gift Idea: Order a Gourmet Hawaiian Candy Lei Made on Maui

Fun Gift Idea: Order a Gourmet Hawaiian Candy Lei Made on Maui May 24, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The gift of a Hawaiian lei is a fun and unique local tradition that has been a large part of the Hawaiian culture for centuries.  Leis are presented at countless different ceremonies from graduations to weddings. I remember seeing students at my high school graduation with so many leis around their...

Legends of Maui

Legends of Maui April 13, 2011 | What's New | Read More
There is a famous song by beloved Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwo’ole titled Hawaiian Super Man.  It tells of the heroic acts of a boy name Maui, a mischievous boy that was the youngest of five brothers.  I thought for this blog post I would dive a little deeper into the legend of Maui and...

The Significance Behind the “OGG” Initials of Maui’s Airport

The Significance Behind the “OGG” Initials of Maui’s Airport April 3, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The Kahului airport (Maui’s main airport) goes by the call initials “OGG”, which has had me scratching my head for more than 15 years.  It just doesn’t make sense?  Honolulu airport goes by HNL, San Francisco is SFO, why in the world is Maui OGG?  Every time I fly in and out of Kahului airport...

Maui’s Tour de Trash Will Have You Thinking Greener

Maui’s Tour de Trash Will Have You Thinking Greener March 24, 2011 | What's New | Read More
If you have some spare time at your “disposal,” you might want to try the County of Maui’s Tour de Trash, presented by the Department of Environmental Management’s Solid Waste Division. Even in paradise, there is trash to dispose or recycle. The Tour de Trash answers the question, “What...

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...

Spotlight on Safety: The Hawaii Tsunami Evacuation Manual

Spotlight on Safety: The Hawaii Tsunami Evacuation Manual March 13, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Due to the recent tsunami evacuation that occurred late night/early morning in Hawaii a couple days ago, I thought I would dig up the official Maui County manual on how to react. After speaking with a couple visiting tourists on Friday, it was apparent that many were caught off guard by the loud Civil...

Top Local Art Show Now on Display at the MACC

Top Local Art Show Now on Display at the MACC March 9, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The Schaefer International Gallery, located at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center is now hosting the Art Maui exhibit, which showcases over 125 pieces or work from some of Maui County’s top artists.   This is the 33rd annual running of the exhibit, and from my understanding, getting your work...