Blog: A taste of what you may find on Maui

What is a Cal King bed?

I’m mattress shopping today. Our Sugar Beach condo is getting a new mattress! All four of our condos have California (Cal) king beds, and quite frankly, I didn’t know what that meant specifically. I assumed a Cal king bed was larger than a regular king bed, and I did know[…]

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Proteas at the Enchanting Floral Gardens

UPDATE: Sadly the Enchanting Floral Gardens have been closed for a while now. I’ve had Kula’s Enchanting Floral Gardens on my ‘to see’ list for some time now. I really wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I had read that it is a botanical garden of flowers and trees from[…]

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Daylight Savings Time begins – but not on Hawaii!

For much of North America Daylight Savings Time begins tomorrow… are you looking forward to that extra hour of sleep? Just a reminder, Hawaii is one of the States in the country that does not participate in Daylight Savings Time. Being relatively close (21 degrees latitude) to the equator, our[…]

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Have you been to Mama’s Fish House?

There is a lot of hype surrounding dinner (or lunch) at Mama’s Fish House. Mama’s is located in just past Pai’a (just before the lookout) and has been in business for 30 years now. They are known for serving wonderfully prepared fresh fish with a beautiful view. In all the[…]

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Hawksbill turtle nest

Our neighbors invited us to join them in the unearthing of a hawksbill turtle nest this afternoon. The hawksbill turtles are on the critically endangered animal list. During nesting season, volunteers comb the beaches, looking for turtle tracks that would indicate nesting. Once a nest is found, it is staked,[…]

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