In honor of Fat Tuesday, here is my list of where to find the best donuts and malasadas when on Maui. Donut lovers rejoice!
I love drinking local coffee when traveling. Here are my recommendations for locally grown and roasted coffee on Maui.
Here is a December 31 2021 Omicron status update from Maui. Also a rundown of what to expect for New Years celebrations on Maui.
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!
Maui County’s new Safer Outside plan reduces capacity and requires proof of vaccination at certain businesses effective Sept 15 2021.
Sig and I love taking a Maui-style roadtrip to Ulupalakua Ranch. The views, the burgers and then dessert are worth the drive.
Maui is experiencing a surge in Covid cases thanks to the Delta variant. What you need to know, including a decrease in rental car rates!
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!
I am often asked about my Maui favorites. Here is a list of my favorites. Please call ahead to ask re Covid dining specifics
My upcountry walk netted me strawberries and lilikoi tarts. Between the cool walk and sweet treats, it was the perfect morning!
At long last the Maui Tropical Plantation has reopened. Kumu Farms and Maui ‘Oma Coffee have reimagined the plantation store.
Maui’s mayor cancels the airport post-arrival testing as of June 4. You do still need a pre-travel test to avoid the mandatory quarantine.
Wailea Village, the new upscale shopping area by Manolis Pizza Company and the Wailea Blue Course, opened just as Covid was beginning. They’ve had a rough start of it, with half the store fronts still empty. Management decided to help its shops out this past January by starting a Tuesday[…]
Some of you may know that I (Cara) grew up in Austria. It’s been a while, but one of the things I really miss is a good grainy loaf of bread. While Costco has a decent loaf in their bakery section, it doesn’t come close to the Austrian/German Bakery of[…]
After months of shut-down Lahaina is starting to reopen. This tourist dependent town is ready to welcome back visitors.
The other day I went for a drive to Ocean Vodka (Hawaii Sea Spirits – Organic Farm and Distillery) to see what’s new. Truthfully I’ve been wanting a bottle of their Fy gin which we discovered a year ago. I haven’t seen it at any of my usual liquor shopping[…]
Prior to Covid our family frequently ate out for lunch or dinner to celebrate special occasions. Covid has changed that, but this past week we had cause for celebration and I insisted. After much deliberation, we agreed to try ‘Ami Ami’ for lunch. Ami Ami is located along South Kihei[…]
Sig and I had an errand to run in Lahaina today. After our errand, we parked as we always do in the Hilo Hattie’s parking lot on the Northern end of the Front Street tourist strip to see what Covid Lahaina looks like. By sheer habit, we wandered into the[…]