Category Archives: Maui

Reader review: Maui Nei Native Expeditions

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Today we have a wonderful reader submitted review from Hawaii fans Marco and Laura. This lovely couple travel to Hawaii all the way from Italy! They’ve visited the Hawaiian Islands several times and are currently planning for a return visit in 2016.  — During our splendid week on Kaanapali Beach, my husband and I were lucky enough to have an ... Read More »

Happy July 4th! Here’s what’s going on in Hawaii 2015

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Aloha and Happy Independence Day! Great food, fun and fireworks are all in store for visitors and residents of Hawaii this July 4th. Here’s the scoop for where to celebrate the day and catch the islands’ great fireworks show: Oahu –  Ala Moana Shopping Center typically hosts one of the island’s biggest shows and they draw tens of thousands of ... Read More »

Maui & Lanai July 4th Fireworks & Celebrations 2015

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Will you be celebration July 4th on Maui? If so, you’ll find fun ways to celebrate Independence Day on Maui and also across the channel on Lanai. Here’s what’s happening this July 4th, 2015: Lahaina July 4th Fireworks and Celebration Lahaina Town hosts an old fashioned Independence Day celebration including music, food, kids activities and a grand fireworks show. The ... Read More »

Over 50 great things to see & do on a Maui vacation

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Whether you’re planning your first trip to Maui or you’re a repeat visitor, we’re certain that you’ll find loads of great activities to plan into your vacation. We all know that Maui’s gorgeous beaches will captivate us, but what else is there to do? We list over 50 great Maui vacation ideas. We cover everything from unique adventures and sites to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Cloudy with a chance of waterfalls

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Mahalo to Terry Ambrose for sharing this intriguing and beautiful Hawaii photo with us. Terry took this shot during his recent trip to Maui. Here’s how he describes this waterfall scene: The road to Maui’s Iao Valley was closed at Heritage Park due to heavy runoff caused by the previous night’s rain. This waterfall came and went as the clouds moved ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 12, 2015

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* Island Air recently announced that they will no longer fly to the island of Kauai starting June 1, 2015. (Source) Only Hawaiian Airlines provides service to Kauai. We have updated our inter-island flight guide to reflect this upcoming change. * One of Maui’s top astronomy experts is starting a new Haleakala stargazing tour. * Our partner TravelZoo is offering ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Birthday Sunset and Hula Pie

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Mahalo to Laura and Marco from Milano, Italy for sharing this lovely photo and memory with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This picture was taken from Kimo’s Restaurant on Front Street in Lahaina, Maui when Laura and Marco visited in August 2014. As this nice Italian couple were celebrating Laura’s birthday during their visit. They chose Kimo’s for the birthday dinner ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: April 7, 2015

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* Travelzoo has an excellent voucher offer for the recently renovated Turtle Bay Resort on the peaceful North Shore of Oahu. There are a couple of voucher purchase options — either a three-night or five-night voucher. You can combine multiple vouchers for longer stays. The five-night voucher price starts at $1,119 which equates to an average nightly rate of $224. ... Read More »

The Andaz resort at Wailea – where modern design meets Maui

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Hawaii’s first Andaz property, Hyatt’s high-end hotel brand, is Wailea’s newest hotel. We had the opportunity to stay at this resort. We left with the impression that it’s really a unique hotel in Hawaii — very modern and eco-conscious with useful amenities. Location Andaz Maui at Wailea has a beautiful oceanfront location by Mokapu Beach Park within the Wailea resort ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 10, 2015

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* This TravelZoo deal ($920 total) for a three-night stay in a luxury Kauai villa plus rental car works out to an average cost of $307 per night. Each villa sleeps at least four people, so share it with friends or family to bolster your savings. You can combine multiple three-night vouchers for longer stays. * LivingSocial has a great six-night Maui ... Read More »

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