Category Archives: Maui

Haleakala Sunrise versus Sunset

As you are making your sight-seeing plans for Maui, I do hope you are planning in a visit to the summit of Haleakala. Did you know that the name Haleakala means “house of the sun” in Hawaiian? Given the meaning of Haleakala, I think it’s fitting to visit the summit for sunrise or sunset. Which is better? That’s a good ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals and News Roundup for October 6th

I feel a bit like a broken record, but I need to repeat that Hawaii deals are in abundance! In fact, according to the Star Bulletin, the “Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau begins its sale of travel packages at below 2007 prices as part of a $4.5 million marketing campaign to boost travel during the U.S. economic crisis.” See their ... Read More »

Hawaiian Airlines Continues to Extend their Fall Sale

Color me jealous that the West Coast gets all the best flight deals to Hawaii. If you are one of those lucky ones on the West Coast then check out the extended flight sales to Oahu and Maui.  Flights are as low as $350 plus taxes and fees.  You must book by October 10, 2008.  If you get one of ... Read More »

Where to Stay on Maui for the Best Weather

I suppose the phrase “best weather” is a subjective term. Probably most people would define it as warm and sunny.  On Maui you’re always going to be able to find wonderful warmth and usually lots of sun. (See our article on what’s the weather like on Maui.) In this article, we’ll identify the sunniest spots. Now please bear with me as ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals and News Roundup for October 1st

October 1st, already?  Can you believe it?  Me, neither!  Time may be moving fast, but at least we have these Hawaii news tidbits to keep us happy. 🙂 Hot off the press is Maui News’ 2008 edition of The Best of Maui! It’s a guide of Maui News readers favorite restaurants and entertainment/activities. This year’s best restaurant overall category had ... Read More »

Colors of Hawaii: Maui Pinks at Sunset

If I had to pick just one favorite Hawaii vacation photo from our personal collection, I think it would have to be this one.  Andy shot this photo at sunset in Lahaina on Maui. The shades of pink were were so unexpected. Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals and News for September 18th

Warning: Today’s news might be full of hot air – especially with the first news item. 🙂 The new and improved parking and viewing area for the Halona Blowhole (on Oahu) opened. Be sure and check it out.  It’s just off Kalanianaole Hwy (Hwy 72) east of Hanauma Bay on Oahu.  Here’s a brief video of this blowhole. Are you ... Read More »

History Carved in Stone – Finding Petroglyphs in Hawaii

The petroglyph like the human figure shown above is one of many images you may find carved in lava rock in Hawaii. No one seems to be sure they know exactly what the figures mean. Most likely the figures commemorate past events held at that area. We took the photo of the petroglyph above in the Waikoloa Beach Resort near ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals and News Roundup for September 2nd

I hope you had a nice long weekend.  Now that it has come to a close, it’s time to daydream about a vacation to Hawaii with these deals and newsy tidbits. Evelyn at Homespun Honolulu has published her blog carnival of aloha first anniversary edition.  She really does a great job with the carnivals each month!  Travel-Ticker has some excellent ... Read More »

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