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Best Dessert Spots on Maui

Best Dessert Spots on Maui December 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
There are plenty of amazing places to eat dinner on Maui, but I definitely encourage readers to branch out when it comes to dessert.  Opt to refuse the dessert menu and relocate to one of these after-dinner venues to satisfy your sweet tooth. Great Dessert Options on Maui: Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave...

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...

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...

What to Pack for a winter trip to Maui

What to Pack for a winter trip to Maui December 15, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
I have always been an extremely light packer.  Think hobo stick minus a few pounds.  So it always boggles my mind when some travelers need three suitcases for a week-long vacation.   For this post I will highlight what should absolutely be included (and excluded) from your winter vacation to Maui....

Best Sushi or Japanese Food on the Island

Best Sushi or Japanese Food on the Island October 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Eating Sushi or Japanese food on Maui is a treat because there are many places to choose from.  Most people that live on Maui have grown up eating sushi or spam musubi (Hawaii’s take on sushi), so you can trust me when I recommend these five dining options!  Sensei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi...

Top 5 Places to Propose on Maui

Top 5 Places to Propose on Maui October 23, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Let’s be honest, if you are proposing anywhere on Maui, you are probably already going to receive the answer you want to hear. But, if you want a real insider’s tip on where to melt her heart, I have put together this list of five great recommendations: In no particular order: Top of Haleakala: The...

Learn a Few Hawaiian Slang Words Before Visiting

Learn a Few Hawaiian Slang Words Before Visiting October 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Even though Hawaii was the 50th state to claim its statehood, there is a rich history around the culture and language that has been with the island chain for hundreds of years. Before you plan a trip out to Hawaii, it is important that you brush up on some of the basic slang words and Hawaiian words...

Where to Take Out-of-Towners to Dinner on Maui

Where to Take Out-of-Towners to Dinner on Maui October 16, 2011 | Food | Read More
This month’s assignment for Nileguide Local Experts tests our knowledge of the dinner table.  Luckily, I am very experienced in taking visitors out to dinner at localMauirestaurants, as I average at least three visiting out-of-towners each year.  Here are my top recommendations: Aloha Mixed Plate: My...

Best Seafood on Maui

Best Seafood on Maui August 26, 2011 | Food | Read More
You ask any local or visitor what is the best fish restaurant on Maui and you will get the same answer over and over again – Mama’s Fish House, Mama’s Fish House, Mama’s Fish House. (Heck, I bet if you ask any food critic on the mainland to list their top 10 fish restaurants in the US,...

Oktoberfest on Maui… Sort of?

Oktoberfest on Maui… Sort of? August 26, 2011 | Events | Read More
I usually have my ear to the floor when it comes to festivals, celebrations, or events on Maui.  When asked about Oktoberfest however, I found myself scratching my head.  I am not quite sure Maui does anything over the top for the German drinking festival.  All our attention is focused on the shenanigans...
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