Keeping Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. Alive

Keeping Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. Alive

Visit Maui and chances are you’ll be intrigued by the ubiquity of signs for Alexander and Baldwin, from Wailuku’s H.P. Baldwin High to Makawao’s Baldwin Avenue. But what’s the story behind it? As two of the most influential (though controversial) figures in the Valley...
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...
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...