Category Archives: Maui See & Do

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 »

A road to Hana trip guide for those short on time

Keanae Peninsula off the road to Hana offers beautiful views of the East Maui coast.

Spending an entire day driving the road to Hana is both exhilarating and exhausting. If you don’t have full day to dedicate to this drive and/or you don’t believe you have the endurance for this entire drive loaded with hundreds of curves and many one-lane bridges, you can get a great taste of the road to Hana without driving to ... Read More »

Diving in Maui with Atlantis Adventures Submarine

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If you’d like to see Maui’s exciting underwater world without getting wet, we highly recommend taking a submarine dive with Atlantis Adventures in Maui. Though we both enjoy snorkeling, we felt like the submarine dive gave us a different perspective of Maui’s amazing marine world. The experience began in Lahaina. After check in, we found the Atlantis boarding slip in ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Oheo Gulch, Maui

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Mahalo to Sisily Ku’ulani Sisson for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Sisily’s photo is of the Oheo Gulch, which is also known as the Seven Sacred Pools, at the Kipahulu Region beyond Hana on Maui. The cascading pools flowing towards the ocean is a beautiful sight to behold, which is why we recommend a visit here ... Read More »

How to see the sea cliffs of Molokai

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Did you know that the Hawaiian Island of Molokai is home to the tallest sea cliffs in the world? These magnificent cliffs tower between 3,600 and 3,900 feet above the ocean per GoHawaii.com. Molokai’s sea cliffs are located on the remote, north side of the island. You can’t really drive to see them as there are no roads leading to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Wailua Falls, East Maui

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Mahalo to Russell DeJetley for sharing this stunning photo of Wailua Falls on Maui. Russell really captured the beauty of this place. He must have used a long exposure to create the milky smooth effect on the waterfall. Wailua Falls is located on East Maui, past the town on Hana on Highway 31. It’s one of the easiest waterfalls to ... Read More »

Your favorite Hawaii places

Waikiki Beach and Oahu rank high on the list of favorite places in Hawaii

We thoroughly enjoyed reading your favorite places after we posed the question on the blog and on Facebook a couple of weeks ago. We found ourselves nodding in agreement with so many of your choices, but we also learned of some spots we didn’t know. Let’s take a look at your responses. How do your favorite islands stack up per ... Read More »

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 »

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