Category Archives: Maui

Please Pardon My Drool

Oh my goodness!  If only I had a spare $5.25 million, I would buy this beautiful 5,000 square foot Hana house.  It is on 103 acres that even includes a waterfall. Here are just some of the features of this house that made me drool: “The octagonal house, built between 1994 and 1996, has a 30-foot-high cathedral ceiling in the ... Read More »

go! Now Offering Flights to Kapalua

go!,one of Hawaii’s low fare airlines, has launched service to Kapalua, Maui.  They will fly to Kapalua from Kahului, which is the largest airport on Maui, and from Honolulu.  Additionally, go! offers flights from Kona to Kahului. The go! website says they have fares that make you say, “hula-la”.  🙂 They are advertising a a special offer of $29 for ... Read More »

Sunset Dining in Hawaii (6 Secret Tips)

Catching a Hawaii sunset is a must to do on your Hawaii vacation. As sunset normally falls around dinnertime, why not make plans to enjoy a great dinner while watching sunset? Today, we’re sharing our best secrets for a wonderful sunset dinner in Hawaii. 1.  Make a reservation and get to the restaurant early. Restaurants in Hawaii seat their customers ... Read More »

Advice on Choosing a Safe Helicopter Tour

If you are considering a sight seeing tour by helicopter in Hawaii and are concerned about the safety of the tour, be sure to do your research before you hop onto one of the whirly birds. Here is some valuable advice I found in this article: The NTSB maintains an online database ( www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/query.asp) with accident information searchable by state ... Read More »

Maui’s Royal Lahaina Resort Completes Remodel and Offers Upgrade

For those of you planning a vacation at Kaanapali Beach in Maui, you may want to consider the Royal Lahaina Resort.  According to a LA Times travel deals blog, the resort has completed a $30 million remodel and to show off their renovations, they are offering a free upgrade from a terrace view room to an ocean view room.  This upgrade is ... Read More »

A Review of Maui’s Train System

Well, maybe not exactly a “system”. 🙂 Here is a very nice review of Maui’s Sugar Cane Train which is a train that uses the railway that was originally built for transporting sugar cane and mill workers back when the sugar cane industry was booming on Maui. Now, this steam engine train offers various excursions. Their website says, “although the ... Read More »

Zagat Kudos for Kapalua’s Plantation Golf Course

Zagat released their 2007/2008 Guide to America’s Top Golf Courses today. Zagat surveyed more that 6,250 avid golfers who played more than 560,000 rounds in the past 12 months. The survey covered 1,075 courses in the US, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Maui’s Plantation Course earned the number nine spot on the top ten list courses in the US. It ... Read More »

Kaanapali Beach Hotel announces “Girlfriends Getaway” Deal

Girls – How does this sound for $699? – Two nights in a Partial Ocean View Room on Kaanapali Beach Hotel on Maui – Compact rental car with unlimited mileage – Lunch at the Tiki Grill – One facial and massage for each person – Chocolate dipped strawberries and sparkling cider – Plumeria scented spa amenity – Nightly turndown service ... Read More »

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