Category Archives: Maui

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: February 9, 2011

*  Maui’s Ritz-Carlton Kapalua is offering a good “Bed and Breakfast Package”. The nightly rate deal is $349 and includes free breakfast for two daily, overnight valet parking and the $20 daily resort fee. Ritz-Carlton Kapalua is a beautiful luxury resort which is perfect for those looking to celebrate a special anniversary or honeymoon. For this deal, room categories range ... Read More »

Stargazing on Your Hawaii Vacation

On my very first Maui vacation, I enjoyed watching the sun rise over the crater at the summit of Haleakala. I expected that I would see a spectacular sunrise, and, indeed, I did. What I didn’t expect to see was the star show before the first light of dawn. My goodness! What a sight! I’ve never seen so many stars ... Read More »

Video visit to Maui’s Kamaole Beach

With a good bit of North America covered in snow and ice, we could all use some defrosting, right? Here’s a two-minute video of Maui awesomeness that’ll warm you up in a hurry. Hawaii Sunset Video HD: Maui, Kihei, Kamaʻole Beach from Aclara Promotions on Vimeo. (Email subscribers: if this video doesn’t display in your email, click here to access ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Leaping Legends Editions

Mahalo to Go Visit Hawaii’s Italian friends, Marco and Laura, for providing this perfectly captured shot of the daily cliff dive ceremony at Sheraton Maui on Kaanapali Beach. Laura and Marco traveled all the way from Italy to visit three Hawaiian Islands back in August, 2010. Laura writes, We spent our last week at Kaanapali Beach Hotel on Maui;  just ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: January 21, 2011

Here’s what’s shakin’ in Hawaii vacation deals and news land. * With rising fuel costs, experts say we’re likely to see higher airfare costs. As SmarterTravel put it, “For consumers, fuel prices may be the most important index to watch through the coming year. All signs point to higher prices, which means travelers can expect more fare hikes and, possibly ... Read More »

New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Celebrations in Hawaii

Ah, it’s time to bid a farewell aloha to 2012 and welcome in 2013. Here’s where to find fun New Year’s Eve celebrations and fireworks across the islands of Hawaii: Kauai Poipu Beach is the place to be this New Year’s Eve as the Poipu Beach Resort Association presents a free fireworks display at Poipu Beach Park at 9:20pm. Hawaii’s ... Read More »

Maui & Lanai New Year’s Eve Events 2010/2011

For most current UPDATE, see this link: Maui New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Events —- Note: the following list of events are from 2010 for reference purposes only. For December 31, 2013 events to ring in 2014, see our current Maui New Year’s Eve events. Will you be welcoming in 2011 in Maui or Lanai? You find plenty to do to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: A View from Maui’s Upcountry

Today’s Aloha Friday Photo comes to us from Catherine Giesecke. She took this photo of from Maui’s Upcountry. Oh, I do love seeing the beautiful green pastures and farms in the Upcountry. Notice that you can see the crater-top island of Molokini. From this photo it appears that Molokini is just a few hundred yards off Maui, but it’s actually ... Read More »

Maui Christmas Holiday Events 2010

UPDATE *** See the current list of things to do and see on Maui for Christmas. *** —- The following list is from Christmas 2010 for reference purposes only. Many of the links will no longer work Will you be spending the Christmas holiday on Maui? Oh, you lucky duck, you!  You’ll certainly enjoy Christmas with a bit of warm ... Read More »

Maui’s Mount Haleakala Summit

Thoughts of Maui tend to conjure up visions of crescent shaped beaches flanked by lava rocks, palm trees and gorgeous sunshine. A visit to the summit of Maui’s Haleakala provides a sharp contrast to those visions. At an astounding elevation of over 10,000 feet (over 3,000 meters), Mount Haleakala’s environment is much colder and semi-barren compared to the resort towns ... Read More »

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