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Embrace the Thrills of Whale Watching Season in Maui

Whale watching season in Maui is a magical time to visit the island. As many people venture to warmer climates during those cold winter months, so too do koholā (humpback...

The Secrets to Finding the Cheapest Flights to Hawai’i

You may subscribe to the adage that Tuesdays are the best time to book your flights. You also may believe that paradise comes at a price. Before you can embrace...

Unveiling Maui’s Must-See Tourist Attractions

Maui is the best Hawaiian island to visit for one reason: there’s tons to do. Beachfront resorts offer the chance to kick back in the sand and enjoy some much-deserved...

A Guide To the Best 5-Star Resorts in Maui Hawai’i

We’ve all been there. Late night, hour four of sifting through resorts and reviews, desperately trying to find the perfect place for our family vacation, honeymoon, or some much desired...

Discovering Paradise: Exploring Kahanu Garden in Maui

Located along the Road to Hāna on Maui’s northern coast, lies a 484-acre botanical garden known for its amazing variety of plants, stunning natural beauty, and unmatched cultural significance to...

Unveiling Maui’s Secret Beaches

Craving a slice of Maui magic away from the crowds? Look beyond the popular stretches of coastline and discover the island's best beaches and hidden gems. From the fiery shores...

The Ultimate Guide to Lūʻau in Maui: Where Tradition Meets Celebration

Lūʻaus (or anglicized as luaus) are iconic Hawaiian celebrations that blend cultural significance with vibrant entertainment for locals and tourists alike. Traditionally, they were called "aha'aina,” which translates to “gathering...

Exploring the World of Blacktip Reef Sharks

The mano pa’ele (blacktip reef shark) is a fascinating tropical inhabitant. While some view this sleek creature as just another apex predator, it plays a vital role in Maui’s coral...

A Taste of Aloha: Exploring Hawaiian Cuisine

Hawaiian cuisine is a delightful blend of traditions, reflecting the cultural crossroads of the Hawaiian Islands. From the deep respect Native Hawaiians have for the land and sea, to the...

Maui’s Coastal Charms: The Best Beaches for Your Tropical Escape

Maui, the “Valley Isle,” is renowned for its stunning beaches, each offering unique experiences for visitors seeking sun, sand, and tropical bliss. From hidden coves with calm waters to dramatic...

Maui on a Budget: Tips for Affordable Travel

Maui is a dream destination for many, but it’s no secret that it can be an expensive place to visit. However, with careful planning and a bit of flexibility, it...

Everything You Need To Know About Haleakalā National Park

Haleakalā, also known as the East Maui Volcano, is a massive, active shield volcano that dominates more than 75% of the Hawaiian Island of Maui. When visiting this sacred and...