Have you been to Olowalu Landing? This is a historic site which is off the beaten track and with some good snorkeling to boot.
If you’re staying in Kihei, you’ll have seen the shipwreck and noticed the highway construction. What’s the story?
Thinking of getting married on Maui? Getting Maui’d is a popular thing! There are many variables, I recommend hiring a wedding planner.
There are numerous exercise options available to you in South Kihei. Some will require equipment, but others are complete free.
A few safety tips from Maui 24/7 and the Maui police department Ohana. While paradise crimes of opportunity do occur on Maui!
My brother-in-law went scuba diving this week with Dive Maui. He got lucky – they had a rare whale shark sighting!
The likelihood of there being a tsunami while you are on vacation is very slim, and yet, it’s a good idea to know what to expect.
Did you know it is against the law to approach, endanger and even just touch Hawaiian monk seals? Please help protect and do not harass wildlife.
Here are a few of my favorite Maui to-dos. Haleakala definitely tops the list, together with whale watching (January-March).
Did you know all sunscreen sold in Hawaii stores must be reef-safe? Here are some local sunscreen faves and sunburn remedies.
Aloha all and good morning from Maui! How are you? This morning I got up at sunrise and went for my morning exercise walk to the beach. It was a beautiful walk and a beautiful morning (incidentally it’s lightly showering in Kihei right now, where did that come from?) The[…]
Have you struggled with folding up the popular Tommy Bahama beach chairs? Here is a short how-to video to help you out. Enjoy your Maui beach trip!
June through November is hurricane season in the Pacific and as of now we have Hurricane Lane, a category 4 hurricane, preparing to pass close to the Hawaiian Islands Thursday/Friday. I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now. I guess now is the time to do it.[…]
Did you know that the Pacific Ocean also has a hurricane season? I remember mainland news focusing in the Caribbean in years past, but yes, we also have hurricane season – and it also runs from June through November (6 months). Normally we don’t get much hurricane wise, but a[…]
It’s hard to miss Hawaii in the news these days. Big Island’s Kilauea lava flow is making headlines around the world. The pictures and video footage are incredible. Unfortunately some of the media coverage has been misleading, leading people to believe all of Hawaii is under siege. Another owner at[…]
This morning Sig and I went for a walk along Kamaole 1 beach. I love to kick off my shoes and walk on the packed sand, letting the ocean touch my feet as the waves come in. Sig not so much. However, he humored me as we went to investigate[…]
This past week has been crazy. In the past nine days six tourists have died in the ocean with another near-fatality this morning. No, the sharks are not to blame – these men in their 50s and 60s died while snorkeling/scuba diving. I’ve linked these short articles so you can[…]
We recently returned from a family vacation off-Maui. After several weeks away, we had lost most of our suntan! You know what that means when you get back to Maui! Yup – a sunburn! On our first beach day back I burned horribly. The kids were wearing water shirts and were just fine.[…]
It’s that time of year again – whale season! The humpback whales are back in Maui for their annual mating and calving season. Alaskan humpback whales travel 6 weeks to Hawai’i (they particularly love the shallower waters between the Maui County islands – Maui, Kaho’olawe, Lanai and Molokai) where they[…]