Maui Fauna of the Month: Hawaiian Hoary Bat

Maui Fauna of the Month: Hawaiian Hoary Bat

From snow-capped volcanoes to green sand beaches, Hawaii’s reputation as exotic is nothing if not duly earned. Far more than the fabled seaside beauty often rendered in postcards, the 50th state is a place filled with tremendous surprises and incredible diversity....
Maui Souvenir Shopping

Maui Souvenir Shopping

Forget Hang Loose t-shirts and shell necklaces: While both are well and good—and while both have a certain tropical charm—Maui also offers a cornucopia of rare and wonderful souvenirs. Whether you’re shopping for mementos or determined to find an extraordinary gift,...
Best Scuba Diving in the World

Best Scuba Diving in the World

We’ve put together some of our favorite spots to scuba dive around the world. These scuba dive spots are just a few of the best in the world.  Please add more suggestions in the comments below, and we’ll add them to the list. Barracuda Point,...
Insane Maui whale watch!

Insane Maui whale watch!

Now that our whales are officially gone from Maui waters, we thought we’d share our favorite whale watch from this last season.  Here we are off the coast of Maalaea with a group of humpback whales that mugged our boat for over 30 minutes.  We saw over a dozen...
The Maui Film Festival Films and Parties

The Maui Film Festival Films and Parties

We’re really excited about the upcoming Maui Film Festival!  If you haven’t gotten tickets for the Celestial Cinema or any of the parties, there’s 50% savings going on for a little while longer.  Order them now!  If you’ve never been, take it...
11 Days on Maui

11 Days on Maui

With 440-plus islands on Earth, vacationers have a surplus of sandy shores from which to choose—from the glamorous, white-washed cliffs of Santorini to the romantic, glassy-watered coves of Saint Martin. And yet, global travelers consistently choose to spend their...
Treat Yo Self!

Treat Yo Self!

Raise your hand if money has ever stopped you from doing something absolutely amazing. Right. Now assuming you’re not Larry Ellison, and everyone else has answered in the affirmative, let’s now assume that you have the opportunity to explore Maui with the ultimate...
Maui Plant of the Month: Hibiscus

Maui Plant of the Month: Hibiscus

From shell pink petals to deep claret blooms, the hibiscuses of Hawaii are some of the most seductive flowers in the islands. Thanks to Haleakala EcoTours for sharing this great post! Consider them the first Hawaiians. Prior to the first influx of humans, a number of...
Massive Maui Fires Almost Contained

Massive Maui Fires Almost Contained

Two massive brushfires have almost entirely been contained in the south and central valley of Maui.   9,200 acres of land began burning on Thursday July 11th, now with only hot spots and flare ups needing attention. This fire moved through dry brush towards north...