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Aloha and welcome to one of the longest standing Maui blogs on the web! We share events, things to do, local insights, news and more about Maui, Hawaii.

Maui Events February 2022

Maui Events February 2022

They say Maui is for lovers, and it’s that time! Check out Maui events this February for romantic Valentine’s Day activities, festivals, concerts and more.

Best Maui Properties For Sale

Best Maui Properties For Sale

Whether you're interested in making Maui your permanent home or you're toying with the idea of purchasing an investment property, a dedicated realtor is necessary to walk you through the process. Evan Harlow of Coldwell Banker Maui is one of the island's top choices,...

Maui Events January 2022

Maui Events January 2022

Is it really 2021 already?! See our list of the best Maui events this January, and get your New Year off on the right foot. Aloha!

Best Maui Ziplines

Best Maui Ziplines

For travelers seeking a bit of excitement, ziplining is the perfect opportunity to explore the various landscapes of Maui, all while having a blast with friends or family. With top-notch equipment, exotic locations, and quality safety standards, we highly recommend...

Maui Events December 2021

Maui Events December 2021

The holidays have arrived in paradise! See our list of Maui events this December for the best Christmas and New Year’s Eve events on Maui.

Best Maui Surf Lessons

Best Maui Surf Lessons

Learning to surf on Maui is something you’ll never forget. We answer many frequently asked questions about Maui surf lessons.

4-Day Maui Itinerary

4-Day Maui Itinerary

Some good friends were coming back for a Maui vacation. We thought we’d share our recommendations to help your planning 4 days on Maui.

Moving to Maui – One Year Later

Moving to Maui – One Year Later

Moving to Maui Original update article was written in 2018 Updated December 10th, 2021 NOTES FROM MAUI INFORMATION GUIDE: This post has recently taken some serious heat from a vocal segment of our Maui community.  It was singled out due to its encouraging mainlanders...

Maui Events November 2021

Maui Events November 2021

November usually brings all kinds of exciting celebrations to The Valley Isle and beyond. From annual festivals to Thanksgiving and Black Friday, November is one of our favorite times of year on Maui. Keep an eye out for the arrival of our resident humpback whale...

Maui Events October 2021

Maui Events October 2021

Aloha and hello, future and current travelers. October on Maui is usually one of the most fun times on the island, with the Maui Fair coming to town, Halloween celebrations in Lahaina Town, as well as concerts, garden parties, and more. Unfortunately, Hawaii is in the...

A Baller’s Guide to Maui

A Baller’s Guide to Maui

You know how people who don't travel live vicariously through those who do? Well, this post is dedicated to the people for whom money is no obstacle. The people for whom casual trips to the ATM do not result in an immense amount of wincing accompanied by a solo pity...

Ten (More) Things You Didn’t Know About Hawaii

Ten (More) Things You Didn’t Know About Hawaii

If you missed our first post on Ten Things You Didn't Know About Maui, start there. If you're all caught up on Maui trivia, here are ten more wonderful things about the lovely Aloha State that you may not have known before. Feel free to use these for upcoming game...

Maui Outdoor Activities

Maui Outdoor Activities

We've been fortunate enough to experience most of the commercial activities here on the Valley Isle.  We've listed some of the most popular Maui outdoor Activities below.  Let us know what you think in comments!     Molokini Crater Snorkel, sail, and enjoy...

Maui Events September 2021

The month of September traditionally marks the start of Maui's slow season. The kids are back in school, the temperatures are cooling down, and the island may be quiet- but there is usually still a ton of fun to be had! September usually boasts the Starry Night...

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Where You Should Stay on Maui

If you're traveling to Maui for the first time, many people choose to stay in the more populated, tourist-friendly areas of the island. However, if you're thinking about returning to The Valley Isle, consider staying in another part of the island to experience a new...

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Maui Events August 2021

This month, there's usually plenty to look forward to on the Valley Isle, from coffee festivals to foodie events. Looking ahead, things are still a bit up in the air for August, but we are seeing the return of weekly interactive events at the Shops of Wailea,...

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Maui Events July 2021

Aloha, humans. This month on Maui, as summer heats up and people from all over the world flock to Maui's impeccably lovely shores for a well deserved tropical getaway, we're happy to share that there's plenty of island-style happenings to look forward to, like rodeos,...

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Coconut Information Farm

Changing the world one coconut at a time. What if the key to a sustainable lifestyle was hiding in plain sight? Well, if you live near the tropics, it is- in the form of the unassuming coconut tree.   One of the major problems facing the Hawaiian Islands today is...

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Maui Events June 2021

  Summertime, and the livin’s easy(?!?) here on The Valley Isle. June is usually one of our favorite months on Maui, thanks to events like the Kapalua Food and Wine Festival (which spans several days this year!), as well as local concerts, farmers markets, and...

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Coronavirus in Hawaii

We just got back from a mainland trip and have detailed our experience below.  We share how to visit Maui (or return to Maui) with a step-by-step guide below, but there are also some new requirements that began May 4th and more on the 11th. See our Instagram notes...

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Top 10 Things to Do on Oahu

The third-largest and most populous of the Hawaiian Islands, Oahu is accurately known as "The Gathering Place". Home to approximately 75 to 80% of the state's residents (953,000 according to the 2010 census), Oahu is a melting pot of culture, beauty, and history that...

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Maui Events May 2021

Welcome to The Valley Isle! With 81 beaches, and a vast array of climates, scenic landscapes, and more aloha than you can throw a coconut at, May is a stellar time to be on Maui. This month we're happy to share a handful of community events, from farmer's markets to...

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Honolua Bay

Meander past the busyness of Lahaina and the refinement of Ka’anapali, curve past the quiet nooks of Honokawai, Napili, and Kapalua, and you’ll be welcomed to an utterly different part of Maui—one where the road grows narrow and twisty, nature booms all around you,...

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Maui Wedding Planners

Our maui wedding planners and wedding coordinators list is comprised of many companies on Maui. In listing these companies, we are not making recommendations and have no affiliation with them. This list is here merely as a starting point for your search. Please let us...

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New Maui County Growth Plan

(This was an April Fools Joke.) With the vaccine in place and restrictions relaxing on Maui, visitors are at a frenzy to visit one of the most popular vacation destinations in the country, and big corporations are quickly realizing the advantage of opening locations...

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Maui Events April 2021

With spring in full force and whale season sticking around until next month, it's normally one of the best times of the year for a trip to The Valley Isle. As we start to get back into the swing of normal life, there are a handful of local markets to explore this...

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Maui Events March 2021

Spring has almost sprung here on The Valley Isle! Whether you sign up for a decadent chocolate tasting, peruse some of the best local markets, or simply enjoy a beach day in the height of whale season, there are a handful of things to keep you busy while on Maui....

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1st Visit to Maui, Hawaii

What starts as a dream vacation for many often turns into an annual affair. There is some sort of magic spell Maui seems to cast on almost everyone who visits, earning the island the title of 'Best Island in the World' by Conde Nast time and time again. If it's your...

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Maui Web Design & Marketing

Maui Web Designers For over 14 years, Hawaii Web Group has been known for superior Hawaii Web Design, but not many people realize how strong this company is in getting websites to #1 for their target keywords. Some of the high-traffic terms they've been responsible...

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Top 10 Things to Do on Kauai

For an island with a population of only 66,000, 'The Garden Isle' has made its way into the hearts of millions of travelers throughout the world. With rugged mountains, deep canyons, towering waterfalls, and over 50 miles of white sand beaches, it's no wonder that...

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Maui Hurricane Updates – DOUGLAS

UPDATES AS OF: 8:20 pm Sunday, July 26th, 2020 Hurricane Douglas passed us without much effect.   In the last few days, it's gone from a Category 4 down to 1, though it's still a major Hurricane. This morning, it was windy and rainy here Upcountry. Then the wind died,...

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The History Behind the Haunts

Learning the history behind some of Maui's favorite haunts adds a whole new level to your experience!   1.  Charley's Restaurant and Saloon This north shore hot spot is known for its epic live music, its laid back atmosphere, and fabulous breakfast.  This wasn't...

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Maui Mexican Food Guide

Being from Texas, Mexican food is something I'm both extremely familiar with and extremely picky about. I've got high standards when it comes to things wrapped in a tortilla, because, well, there's a lot of crap out there wrapped in tortillas, and that's just a damn...

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Volcanic Velocity, Maui Style

Some people feel the need for speed. Me? Not so much. Having spent the last couple of years attempting to blend in while learning to snowboard, often as tiny children zoom past me with a humiliating and infuriating level of ease, I can safely say any brief brushes...

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Venturing to The Mill House and Mama’s Fish House

Why It’s Worth The Trip As early as thirty years ago, Maui wasn’t exactly an epicurean destination. Though delicious in their own right, traditional Hawaiian fare—poi, lau lau, lomi lomi salmon, haupia—was primarily seen on the buffet tables at luaus. Local favorites,...

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New Year’s Eve Events on Maui

While Maui is considered to be magical most days of the year, there's something special about ringing in the New Year in tropical Hawaiian paradise. Whether you want to say aloha to 2019 with your toes in the sand or FaceTime your relatives in Canada to brag about the...

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6 ways to support Breast Cancer Awareness month on Maui

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Each year, communities join together to support and give back to this cause that affects so many families all across the world. Luckily, in recent years, breast cancer death rates have decreased and statistics show...

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