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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.

Coronavirus in Hawaii

Coronavirus in Hawaii

Sharing breaking stories about coronavirus Covid-19. Answers & graphs to common questions about Coronavirus spread, fatality rates, prevention, symptoms…

Maui Events May 2021

Maui Events May 2021

Aloha from the Valley Isle! With more aloha than you can throw a coconut at, May is usually our favorite time to be on Maui.

Honolua Bay

Honolua Bay

Driving up past Lahaina, Ka’anapali, and Kapalua will bring you to a less developed area with great waves and snorkeling at Honolua Bay, Maui.

Maui Wedding Planners

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...

New Maui County Growth Plan

New Maui County Growth Plan

Have you read the Maui County 2015 Growth Plan? Big changes for the island are in the works, including a new resort, shopping mall, highway and theme park.

Maui Events April 2021

Maui Events April 2021

Welcome to The Valley Isle! Browse our list of Maui events this April to start planning your spring happenings in tropical paradise. Aloha!

Maui Events March 2021

Maui Events March 2021

Welcome to The Valley Isle! Browse our list of Maui events in March to start planning your paradise activities, from dinner events to concerts.

Maui Surf Lessons

Maui Surf Lessons

When thinking of locations for taking surf lessons, Maui is usually at the top of the list. We answered an email from Casey worth sharing: "Hello my name is Casey and I’m from Oregon, my husband and I are surprising our son with a trip to Maui for his 7th birthday in...

Maui Web Design & Marketing

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...

Maui Events February 2021

Maui Events February 2021

As we step further into 2021, things are still looking relatively slow (event wise) here on Maui. While concerts and town parties might be a bust this month, February brings with it a handful of spirited community events, like the Upcountry Farmers Market, art...

Maui Events January 2021

Maui Events January 2021

Congratulations, we made it through 2020! This year, we're going to be finding our footing for a while after the whirlwind that was 2020. Here on Maui, things are still relatively slow, yet there are a handful of lively markets, virtual entertainment, and ultra-fun...

Top 10 Things to Do on Oahu

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...

Top 10 Things to Do on Kauai

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...

Maui Events December 2020

'Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say' this month on Maui, in the land of swaying palms and abundant tropical cheer. While the holidays may look a little different this year, visitors and residents alike can look forward to weekly markets, virtual music events,...

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Maui Events November 2020

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...

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Maui Events October 2020

Aloha and hello, future travelers. Hats off to you, because you're still thinking of Maui during one of the craziest years ever! https://youtu.be/nGp1MEum5KI Maui Events October 2020 What's to do on Maui this October 2020?  Not much.  Or maybe there will be?  It's all...

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Maui Events September 2019

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! During a normal September on Maui, we'd...

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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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Maui Events August 2019

This month, there's normally plenty to look forward to on the Valley Isle, from weekly dining events concerts to weekly town parties, foodie finds, art classes and more, ideal for visitors and residents of all ages. Unfortunately, it's a crazy time and we're not...

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Maui Events July 2020

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, from...

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Maui Events June 2020

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 annual Maui Film Festival (postponed this year), as well as local concerts, foodie delights, theater performances and plenty...

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4-Day Maui Itinerary

Some of our good mainland friends we're coming back for a Maui vacation, and they asked us what they'd do with 4 days.  We thought we'd share our recommendations since it might help others planning 4 days on Maui.  First, you'll see their message to us, then our...

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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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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...

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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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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...

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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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New Wellness Based CoWorking on Maui

By Jeannine Bourque, Founder TheSeekingRoot.com A workspace with a sense of lightness and inspiration is where I thrive. Who wants to work in a dungeon? I have (well not technically, but it felt like one) and it’s not pleasant. The energy of the space was stagnate,...

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Maui Accommodation Deals

Here are 10 of our favorite deals from Maui Accommodations Guide’s new “Maui Deals & Steals” newsletter. To see more deals like these, subscribe to the free newsletter!   ACCOMMODATION DEALS IN WEST MAUI 25% Off + 6Th Night Free at Ocean View Royal Kahana...

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April Fool’s Day Posts – Maui, Hawaii

For those of you looking for a fun prank to send to someone that lives on Maui, is visiting soon, or just loves the islands, here are a few of our favorite past Maui April Fool's Day Posts.  Follow the links and forward one of them along to an unsuspecting friend the...

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Lukas, Micah & Willie Nelson Show – Maui Country Club

video by Areca Film Company   It's about time we finally share a little-known show that went down at the Maui Country Club about a month ago starring Lukas & Micah Nelson, Promise of the Real and their dad Willie Nelson.  A small show that exceeded every...

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HAWAII INBOUND BALLISTIC MISSILE ALERT FALSE!

THIS WAS A FALSE EMERGENCY ALERT! The Emergency Alert sent out at 8:08am this morning to Hawaii residents was sent out in error. And while we here in Hawaii paniced, cried, and came damned-near mass-heartaches, our civil defense goons waited 38 minutes to push...

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Maui Whale Freaks-Out Kayakers!

There's a reason why this was on Hawaii News Now at 5 last night. This last weekend, a group of kayakers with Maui Kayak Adventures got legitimately FREAKED-OUT by a curious humpback whale.  Departing from Makena in south Maui, these nature-lovers paddled out with a...

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