Category Archives: Maui

Aloha Friday Photo: Picturesque Polo Beach

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Mahalo to Sonia Olsvik for sharing this lovely photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Sonia took this photo from Polo Beach in Wailea, Maui. What a pretty shot with the lava rocks in the foreground as well as the reflection of the sun on the wet sand. We’ve just returned from a trip to Maui where we stayed at ... Read More »

Amazing whale watching with Maui Sailing Canoe

Whale Breach

We’ve just returned from another great trip to Maui and we’re still in awe of the amazing whale watching experience we had with Maui Sailing Canoe. From Polo Beach in Wailea, we helped push out the traditional-style Hawaiian sailing canoe, the Hina, to the waters edge. Our expert guides, Donnie and Keoni, carefully watched the waves coming in to instruct ... Read More »

Snorkeling Honolua Bay with Teralani

Honu in Honolua Bay

I had read that Honolua Bay is a great snorkeling site, but it wasn’t until my most recent trip to Maui that I got to experience it. Is it a great snorkel spot? Absolutely! I’d even go so far as to say it’s one of the best we’ve experienced. Beyond the numerous tropical fish, we also saw many honu (Hawaiian ... Read More »

Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2015/2016 in Hawaii

New Years Eve 2016

Hawaii sure knows how to host celebrations and this New Year’s Eve is no exception! All across the major Hawaiian Islands, you can find fireworks shows, special holiday menus, music, dancing and much more to welcome in 2016. Whether you’ll be celebrating this New Year’s Eve in Hawaii or considering a trip there for a future year, here are links ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Double rainbow at Ho’okipa Park Lookout

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Mahalo to Linda Dobbins for sharing this stunning double rainbow photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Linda took this photo while stopping at the Ho’okipa Park Lookout off Maui’s Hana Highway (Hwy 36). Ho’okipa a breezy beach park that’s definitely worth a stop to enjoy the coastal views and perhaps watch windsurfers who are attracted to the area. Happy ... Read More »

Maui Christmas & New Year’s Eve events pages updated for 2015/2016!

Maui Christmas and Happy New Year

We’ve updated these two popular holiday events pages: Maui Christmas – filled with fun things to see and do at Christmastime. Maui New Year’s Eve – with recommendations for catching the New Year’s Eve fireworks We wish you a Maui Christmas and a Happy New Year…or as people in Hawaii say Mele Kalikimaka and Hau’oli Makahiki Hou! Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 24, 2015

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* Outrigger Resorts have a short-term cyber sale with Hawaii rooms starting at $79. You must book by December 7, 2015 for stays through November 22, 2016. See this link for more information. * Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore is offering rates from $229 for select 2016 dates. You must book between November 27 – 30, 2015 for ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Greeting the sun at the top of Haleakala

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Mahalo to Nester Capuyon from California for sharing this lovely Maui sunrise shot for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Nester took this sunrise photo from the top of Haleakala, at about 10,000 feet above sea level. Here’s Nester’s description of this Haleakala sunrise experience: I’ve been here quite a few times but this trip back in 2012 was terrible and ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Scenic Road to Hana

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Mahalo to Karen Dinnerville from Australia for sharing this excellent photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Karen took this photo from a stop off Maui’s road to Hana. With an amazing coastal view like this one, there’s no doubt why the road to Hana is one of Hawaii’s most famous scenic drives. Oh, how we’d love to have a picnic ... Read More »

Maui Weather Guide

maui weather guide

What’s the weather like on Maui? We’ll cover all the important weather questions to help you get to know this amazing Hawaiian island. Maui Temperatures The following chart shows the average monthly high and low temperatures. The data was collected from the airport in Kahului (OGG) which is fairly representative of the main beach resort areas. Maui’s weather is warm ... Read More »

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