Category Archives: Maui

Aloha Friday Photo: Greeting the sun at the top of Haleakala

Mahalo to Nester Capuyon from California for sharing this lovely Maui sunrise shot for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Nester took this sunrise photo from the top of Haleakala, at about 10,000 feet above sea level. Here’s Nester’s description of this Haleakala sunrise experience: I’ve been here quite a few times but this trip back in 2012 was terrible and ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Scenic Road to Hana

Mahalo to Karen Dinnerville from Australia for sharing this excellent photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Karen took this photo from a stop off Maui’s road to Hana. With an amazing coastal view like this one, there’s no doubt why the road to Hana is one of Hawaii’s most famous scenic drives. Oh, how we’d love to have a picnic ... Read More »

Ultimate Maui weather guide, including rainfall, temperatures & climates

What’s the weather like on Maui? We’ll cover all the important weather questions to help you get to know this amazing Hawaiian island. Maui Temperatures The following chart shows the average monthly high and low temperatures. The data was collected from the airport in Kahului (OGG) which is fairly representative of the main beach resort areas. Maui’s weather is warm ... Read More »

Reader review: Maui Nei Native Expeditions

Today we have a wonderful reader submitted review from Hawaii fans Marco and Laura. This lovely couple travel to Hawaii all the way from Italy! They’ve visited the Hawaiian Islands several times and are currently planning for a return visit in 2016.  — During our splendid week on Kaanapali Beach, my husband and I were lucky enough to have an ... Read More »

July 4th Hawaii 2017

Aloha and Happy Independence Day! Great food, fun and fireworks are all in store for visitors and residents of Hawaii this July 4th. Here’s the scoop for where to celebrate the day and catch the islands’ great fireworks show: Oahu –  Ala Moana Shopping Center typically hosts one of the island’s biggest shows and they draw tens of thousands of ... Read More »

Maui & Lanai July 4th Fireworks & Celebrations 2015

** For Maui July 4th 2016, click this link —> Maui July 4th Fireworks & Celebrations 2016. ** The following information is from 2015 for our reference purposes only. For 2016, see this link. Will you be celebration July 4th on Maui? If so, you’ll find fun ways to celebrate Independence Day on Maui and also across the channel on ... Read More »

Over 50 great things to see & do on a Maui vacation

Whether you’re planning your first trip to Maui or you’re a repeat visitor, we’re certain that you’ll find loads of great activities to plan into your vacation. We all know that Maui’s gorgeous beaches will captivate us, but what else is there to do? We list over 50 great Maui vacation ideas. We cover everything from unique adventures and sites to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Cloudy with a chance of waterfalls

Mahalo to Terry Ambrose for sharing this intriguing and beautiful Hawaii photo with us. Terry took this shot during his recent trip to Maui. Here’s how he describes this waterfall scene: The road to Maui’s Iao Valley was closed at Heritage Park due to heavy runoff caused by the previous night’s rain. This waterfall came and went as the clouds moved ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: May 12, 2015

* Island Air recently announced that they will no longer fly to the island of Kauai starting June 1, 2015. (Source) Only Hawaiian Airlines provides service to Kauai. We have updated our inter-island flight guide to reflect this upcoming change. * One of Maui’s top astronomy experts is starting a new Haleakala stargazing tour. * Our partner TravelZoo is offering ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Birthday Sunset and Hula Pie

Mahalo to Laura and Marco from Milano, Italy for sharing this lovely photo and memory with us for Aloha Friday Photos. This picture was taken from Kimo’s Restaurant on Front Street in Lahaina, Maui when Laura and Marco visited in August 2014. As this nice Italian couple were celebrating Laura’s birthday during their visit. They chose Kimo’s for the birthday dinner ... Read More »

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