Category Archives: Maui

Fagan’s Cross in Hana, Maui

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When you’re exploring the road to Hana along the east Maui coast, Fagan’s Cross will most likely catch your eye. This cross stands on the summit of Lyon Hill on the Hana Ranch pasturelands. Constructed of lava stones, Fagan’s Cross was erected in 1960 in memory of Paul Fagan, the man who established cattle ranching in Hana. (Source) He also built ... Read More »

The 5 most unexpected landscapes of Hawaii

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Thoughts of Hawaii conjure up scenes of white sandy beaches flanked by gently swaying palm trees, but the landscapes of the Aloha State are far more diverse. You know the expression not just a pretty face? Well, Hawaii’s not just a pretty beach. 1. Waimea Canyon on Kauai You may think you’ve suddenly been transported to the Grand Canyon when you ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Ocean window at Waianapanapa

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Mahalo to Kelly Driscoll-Smith for sharing this neat photo with us for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Kelly took this photo off Maui’s road to Hana at the black sand beach at  Waianapanapa State Park. As you face the ocean, on the right end of the beach, there’s a cave that’s the end of a lava tube. That’s where Kelly took this photo. ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Napili Bay Sunset

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Wow, oh wow what a gorgeous sunset! Mahalo nui loa to Doug Wean for sharing this stunning shot from Napili Bay on Maui. I used to think that clouds near the horizon would ruin a sunset photo, but as Doug’s photo demonstrates, a cloudy sunset can be a blessing in disguise. Happy Aloha Friday! Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: December 18, 2013

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* Our massive Waikiki Christmas and Oahu New Year’s Eve posts have been updated with quite a few additions. One point worth quickly highlighting is that Aloha Tower will not be hosting New Year’s Eve fireworks, which probably comes to a surprise to many as they have put on one of the island’s biggest shows for many years. * Travelzoo ... Read More »

2013 Maui Christmas Guide

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We’ve created a brand new page listing Maui Christmas activities and events. You’ll find plenty of excellent Christmasy things to do — from ice skating (that’s not a typo) to candlelight Christmas Eve service. See the full list on our brand new page at this link —> Maui Christmas Events and Activities. Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: November 27, 2013

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- Hawaiian Airlines is putting winter fares on sale starting at $357 roundtrip! This Thanksgiving sale only lasts for five days starting tomorrow, November 28. You must book by December 2 for travel between January 8 through March 10, 2014. Book as soon as possible for best availability. Here’s a sampling of the roundtrip fares in this sale: San Jose ... Read More »

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