I love drinking local coffee when traveling. Here are my recommendations for locally grown and roasted coffee on Maui.
There are numerous exercise options available to you in South Kihei. Some will require equipment, but others are complete free.
What are Hawaii’s Christmas traditions? Did you know Hawaii did not become an official holiday here until 1862?
Kihei’s Blue Door Bread Company is back, serving up amazing artisan sourdough breads and pizzas. Bread lovers rejoice!
Last night we checked out Maui’s new brewery Mahalo Aleworks. Fun and a little different, great beer and food!
Have you ever carved a pineapple jack-o’lantern? They are cute, smell sweet and way easier to carve than a pumpkin!
You can avoid service fees on Vrbo and Airbnb by booking directly through the owner. Should you, and if yes, how?
In today’s videos I demonstrate at our our Maui Kamaole I-103 condo kitchen how to cut a pineapple and how to prep the top for planting.
Have you struggled slicing a mango? My friend Richard showed me his trick years ago and it is the best! Enjoy!
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.
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.
Hula Cookies at the Maui Harbor Shops has the best cookies, and makes amazing gourmet icecream sandwiches. A wonderful Maui treat!
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.
Here are a few of my favorite Maui to-dos. Haleakala definitely tops the list, together with whale watching (January-March).
My upcountry walk netted me strawberries and lilikoi tarts. Between the cool walk and sweet treats, it was the perfect morning!
On yesterday’s Wailea beach walk we ran into a friend who owns Maui Flying Dress. It sounds like such a fun photo shoot.
Today we crafted plumeria lei for the graduation luau and hula. Hope you enjoy the pictures and partial video of the hula.