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Maui Accommodations Guide Following the August 2023 Wildfires

Maui Accommodations Guide Following the August 2023 Wildfires What caused the Maui fires? How did the Maui fire start? Power Lines and Equipment: Electrical faults or equipment malfunctions, such as sparking power lines, can lead to wildfires, especially during dry and windy conditions. In August 2023 during windy conditions trees fell on power lines…

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September 25, 2023

Was the Road to Hana Destroyed by Fires?

Was the Road to Hana Destroyed by Fires? Despite recent wildfires in Maui, the Road to Hana remains untouched and open to travelers. The fires on the western side of the island did not impact this iconic route. The Road to Hana: A Symbol of Maui’s Beauty Hawaii’s Highway 360, more commonly known as the…

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August 18, 2023

Is Maui Open to Tourists After Recent Fires?

In the wake of the recent wildfires in August 2023, areas on the West side of Maui, have been greatly affected. Although the fires were concentrated in Lahaina, many areas remain open and welcoming to tourists. Visitors are encouraged to approach with understanding, support local communities, and consider the broader impact of their travel decisions. …

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August 17, 2023

Discover Hana Bay in Maui

Discovering the Allure of Hana Bay, Maui: A Serene Oasis in Paradise Hana Bay: Offers Outdoor Beach Activities and Hana Town Shopping.  Nestled along the enchanting eastern coast of Maui, Hana Bay is a hidden gem that captures the essence of Hawaii’s beauty and tranquility. This idyllic coastal enclave is a captivating escape from the…

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January 8, 2024

Honoring Charles Lindbergh: Exploring His Grave Site and Historical Significance

Honoring Charles Lindbergh: Exploring His Grave Site and Historical Significance Charles Lindbergh, an aviation pioneer and an American hero, forever changed the course of history with his monumental solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927. His extraordinary achievement not only marked a pivotal moment in aviation history but also captured the imagination of people…

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January 8, 2024

Why Maui Private Tours Are Worth It

When visiting Maui, there is no doubt you will want to see the beauty of the island and get the most out of your time (and money). Maui private tours are one of the best ways to do this! Here are some of the benefits of taking a private group tour around the island of…

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July 31, 2023

Tips When Traveling to Hawaii

If you’re planning to travel to Hawaii, there’s no doubt that you will want to make the most of your time here. There is so much that the Hawaiian Islands have to offer, and by following a few simple tips, you will be sure to have an incredible trip while also being respectful of this…

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June 2, 2023

Best Stops on the Road to Hāna: Hāna Harvest Cafe

When on the Road to Hāna, there are tons of sights to see, like Haleakalā National Park, the black sand beach at Wai’ānapanapa State Park, wildlife, waterfalls, and so much more. Aside from the wonderful natural attractions, a great stop on the Road to Hāna is the Hāna Harvest Cafe. The Road to Hāna is…

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May 12, 2023

Maui Volcanoes and the Hana Lava Tube

The Hawaiian Island chain was formed long ago when a volcanic hot spot occurred in the middle of the Pacific Plate. Maui specifically was formed from two volcanoes on the ocean floor. Maui is also home to the Haleakalā Crater and lava tubes that are beautiful displays of how volcanic activity is a significant part…

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April 21, 2023

Top 5 Waterfalls on the Road to Hana

The island of Maui is full of beauty everywhere you look. When taking the road to Hana, waterfalls are among the many incredible sights you will witness along the way. Here are the top waterfalls to keep an eye out for. Upper Waikani Falls Also known as Three Bears Falls, this waterfall becomes visible around…

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April 19, 2023

Valley Isle Excursions is Featured in Kismet Mag’s “An Unforgettable Memory Awaits You on This Road to Hana Tour”

Valley Isle Excursions is proud to announce that we have been featured in Kismet Mag’s latest article, “An Unforgettable Memory Awaits You on This Road to Hana Tour.” The article highlights our exceptional Road to Hana tour and showcases the incredible beauty of Maui’s iconic drive.   Kismet Mag, a leading lifestyle and travel publication,…

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April 18, 2023

How to Build a Sustainable Future for Maui: Support Local Business

Valley Isle Excursions (VIE) is committed to the necessary and collective effort toward fostering responsible tourism across Hawaii and especially here on Maui. As residents of Maui, with many of our team having been born and raised in Hawai’i and a handful being native to the land, we are passionate about caring for our islands’…

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April 5, 2023