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Learning The Things To Do In Maui

There are many things to do in Maui. However few understand the unique culture and island etiquette involved when visiting this amazing island. Here are some things to do to connect with the host culture and enjoy the people as well as the places of Maui.
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Summertime in Maui

Summertime is fun time in Maui! Check out these helpful tips on what's happening and things to do while visiting in the summer months!
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Rat Lungworm Disease in Hawai'i

Rat lungworm disease has been present in Hawai'i for close to 50 years but gets little attention since it's so rare. Find out why it's come into the spotlight recently and what this illness is and how to prevent it...
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Car Sickness Causes and Remedies

There's nothing like a beautiful scenic drive...unless you're dealing with car sickness. We look into causes, symptoms, popular remedies and some tips for dealing with car sickness while on vacation.
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What To Expect In Maui During March, April & May

Maui is a beautiful island to visit any time of year but springtime in the islands has it's own special feel. From Easter to Lei Day, there is something for everyone this time of year!
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Maui's World War 2 History

Maui played an incredibly important role in the pacific theater of world war 2. Many know of Oahu's Pearl Harbor and all the islands did their part but Maui was home to the largest Naval Air Station in the pacific. It was also home to the 4th Marine Division that fought in many infamous battles including Iwo Jima!
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Road to Hana Tips

The road to Hana is an all day event that must be seen by anyone visiting Maui. It is also a twisting turning seat of your pants drive that many have dubbed "hellish". Here are some must know tips about traveling this amazing road and how to spread the Aloha as you go...
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Father's Day in Maui

Father's day is special even if there are no specially prepared brunches or appreciation dinners.  Take your father out for a day at the beach, enjoying a beer, a round of golf or even a fun family tour.
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Celebrate Mother's Day on Maui

Hawaiʻi is all about Ohana (family) and there are few holidays that mean more to Maui's local culture than Mother’s Day. From concerts to Sunday Brunches to beachside picnics, Maui is a fantastic place to be for Mom's special day!
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May Day Is Lei Day On Maui!

Join in on the Lei Day celebrations on Maui this May. The 1st of May is a time to celebrate what the lei is all about, a symbol of love and appreciation. Attend the heritage festival or a concert, both will be filled with Aloha!
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Hawaii History & Civilization Growth

For over 1000 years Hawaiians evolved on one of the most isolated landmasses on earth. There voyages and society were one of the most advanced and creative in the south Pacific. Learn about their incredible ancient journey to build a sustainable home and culture in these majestic islands...
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Prince Jonah Kuhio

Prince Kuhio was one of Hawaii's most beloved figures. He became the first Hawaiian delegate to congress and worked tirelessly for the rights of the Hawaiian people to stay on their ancestral lands.
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Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day

Dr Martin Luther King Jr's legacy of peaceful protest and standing up for equality inspired our nation. His call to Americans and the world to become more aware of the struggles of minorities and to promote cultural diversity fits well with Hawaii...
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Ancient Hawaiian Culture on the Slopes of Haleakala

Ancient Maui was vastly different than it is today. Rainforest and native dryland forest covered Haleakala's slopes from sea level to over 7000' elevation. This is the fictional story of a young Hawaiian making his way through this highly structured ancient lifestyle to become an Kalai Wa'a - the Hawaiian canoe carver.
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Kamehameha The Great

From the day of his birth it was said he was destined to vanquish his rivals. An ancient prophecy that came true. Kamehameha, through war and negotiation, united an island chain and brought peace to the Hawaiian people.
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Quotes and Proverbs of Maui

From early visitors to today the Hawaiian language holds a special place in the hearts and minds of people the world over. Check out these quotes, proverbs, Pidgin sayings and words for a glimpse into the beauty and joy that is the Hawaiian culture!
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Earth Day in Maui

Every day was Earth Day to the ancient Hawaiians. Check out these Earth Day events in Maui and learn how you too can have a wonderful eco vacation on this stunningly beautiful island!
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Eco-friendly Vacations In Maui

From electric cars to green tours to eco safe products, there is no better place to malama the aina and kai (care for the land and ocean) than while on vacation in Maui! Here are some great ideas about keeping this amazing place beautiful for generations to come!