Do you buy souvenirs? Here are some of my favorites. I love looking at them and remembering our vacations!
How to keep the kids busy while on your Maui vacation? Here are some of my favorite kid activities on Maui.
There are numerous exercise options available to you in South Kihei. Some will require equipment, but others are complete free.
Here are a few Maui holiday events that are scheduled for December 2021. I will update this list as I come across more.
Do you plan for vacation rental check-out day? Do consider logistics if you have a late-night flight, so you end your vacation happy!
Have you ever carved a pineapple jack-o’lantern? They are cute, smell sweet and way easier to carve than a pumpkin!
Hosmer’s Grove is a short easy hike just inside Haleakala National Park. There are two parts – a non-native, and a native section.
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.
Looking for a fun non-beach activity? We love the minigolf and bumper boats at the Maui Golf and Sports Park in Maalaea Harbor.
We finally made it to the Maui Ocean Center’s new whale exhibit. It is so well done. I love this Maui aquarium with all its local reef fish.
My favorite easy upcountry walk is Thompson Road. It’s a picturesque one lane road above Grandma’s coffee house in Kula. School is starting again here on Maui (we will see how that goes), so I forced the kids to go on a family walk. Yes, they would have preferred to[…]
This weekend we saw the sad announcement on social media – the Maui Tropical Plantation is closing indefinitely. While I understand given the current economic realities, it is so sad to say goodbye to this place. We’ve been coming to the Maui Tropical Plantation since early 2004, back before we[…]
Do you love hockey? Let’s be honest, you probably didn’t come to Maui for the hockey. You probably don’t even think Maui has hockey (besides on TV screens in bars). However, Maui has its own group of hockey playing enthusiasts. Yes, we have a rink, but it’s not necessarily what[…]
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[…]
I have the privilege of volunteering at our kids’ school here on Maui. I love being involved in the kids’ classes, getting to know their friends and classmates and watching them learn. It is also a great place to learn about culture and life here on Maui. For instance, there[…]