Category Archives: Maui See & Do

Seven-Day Maui Vacation Itinerary

Maui Vacation Itinerary

We understand how overwhelming planning a Maui vacation can be — particularly for the first time. We feel we’ve created a very fun and practical seven-day itinerary to help you experience all the highlights while allowing you enough free time to explore your personal interests. This itinerary includes adventure, history, culture and plenty of of beautiful island scenery. Note that ... Read More »

Wildlife you might see on a Hawaii vacation

Honu swimming off the Kohala Coast of Hawaii Island.

If you enjoy seeing local wildlife when you travel, Hawaii will not disappoint. From the ocean to the mountains, there’s a good chance you may be dazzled by Hawaii’s wildlife. Wildlife that you might see in Hawaii – Whales, particularly humpback whales, migrate by the thousands to Hawaii from late December through early April. They travel from thousands of miles ... Read More »

Maui’s Ali’i Nui Snorkel Sailing to Molokini

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While there are many boat operations that will get you safely to Molokini and back to Maui, very few offer the high level of service that you’ll find with Ali’i Nui. They’re the luxury option when it comes to catamaran sailing off Maui. After hearing good things about Ali’i Nui, we decided to give them a try on our recent ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Upper Waikani Falls

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Mahalo to Maui photographer Andrew Shoemaker for sharing this dreamy waterfall photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos Andrew’s photo is of Upper Waikani Falls off the road to Hana on Maui. This waterfall is sometimes referred to as Three Bears because of the three separate falls at the base. No matter then name, Andrew had beautifully captured this waterfall! ... Read More »

Amazing whale watching with Maui Sailing Canoe

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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