* Costco is offering a nice Maui hotel and car deal with Makena Beach & Golf. This five-night deal includes partial-ocean-view room, full-size rental car, daily breakfast buffet for two, hotel and car taxes plus $100 resort credit per room per stay for $759 per person based on double occupancy. That works out to $303.60 per night for hotel, car, and breakfast for two people, which is a nice bargain for Maui. This quiet and secluded resort on South Maui has recently been renovated. See more about this deal here.
* Trilogy Excursions is celebrating their 40th anniversary with a photo contest. The grand prize winner gets flights to Maui on Alaska Airlines, two nights at Fairmont Kea Lani resort in Wailea on Maui and one night at the Four Seasons Resort at Manele Bay on Lanai, two massages and island transfers between Maui and Lanai. See this link for more details and to enter.
* Are you a fashionista? If so, you may be interested in Hawaii Fashion Month with events planned throughout the month of October.
* Have you ever wondered about the science of waves? PBS Digital Studios created this video, Power of Waves, on Oahu.
* We’ve recently updated three of our island dining guides. Check them out and be sure and comment with your favorite restaurant for these islands.