Category Archives: Maui See & Do

Take me there Tuesday: Dragon’s Teeth, Maui

Maui has many jaw-dropping coastline views, but at one of them you may feel like you’re actually in a jaw. When you visit Dragon’s Teeth in Kapalua on Maui, it’s like being in the lower jaw of a giant dragon with the jagged rocks resembling the shape of large, sharp teeth. The walk to Dragon’s Teeth is a relatively short and ... Read More »

The most scenic hikes in Hawaii by island

From our many trips to Hawaii, we’ve etched some of our fondest memories while hiking on Hawaii’s many beautiful trails. The sights and sounds made every step worth the experiences. We want to share our favorite, scenic hikes by Hawaiian Island in case you would like to create your own memories on these amazing trails. Kauai Our favorite Kauai hike is ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Sunset at Ho’okipa

Mahalo to Sandi Peck of New Castle, Delaware for sending in this well-timed, splash shot to us for Aloha Friday Photos. Sandi captured this photo at sunset from Ho’okipa during a Maui visit in January 2014. She tells us it’s one of her favorite places on Maui. Ho’okipa is located off Highway 36 in north/central Maui. It’s just past Paia ... Read More »

Discovering local foods and drinks of Maui

As you’re planning your Maui vacation itinerary, you might want to plan to enjoy some yummy adventures that the island has to offer. From organic farms to unique frozen treats, you’ll find some ways taste the local culture. O’o Organic farm tour – This farm-to-table tour leads you through an excellent variety of organic vegetables and fruits. After tour a ... Read More »

Haleakala National Park to begin reservation system for summit sunrise

One of the top things to do on a Maui vacation is to watch the sunrise over a volcanic crater from 10,000 feet elevation. Apparently, this activity has become a little too popular with more people (and cars) visiting than available parking spaces. Per officials at Haleakala National Park, The four summit parking lots serving sunrise viewing hold approximately 150 ... Read More »

Take me there Tuesday: To the black sand beach at Waianapanapa

There are so many wonderful sights in Hawaii and, then, there are truly incredible places that knock your socks off. Waianapanapa is one of those knock-your-socks-off places. The black sand beach at Waianapanapa is a short diversion off Maui’s winding road to Hana. It’s one of the must-see stops that we include in our road to Hana advice. The brilliant ... Read More »

Seeing Maui’s Red Sand Beach in Hana (or easier alternatives)

Have you heard about Kaihalulu Beach, which is more commonly known as the red sand beach on Maui? It’s famous for its reddish sand and for something else that we’ll get to later on in this article. If you’re trying to decide if you’d like to visit this beach, we thought we’d give you the lowdown to help you make ... Read More »

Seven-Day 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

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

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 »

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