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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“THE ULTIMATE MEASURE OF A MAN IS NOT WHERE HE STANDS IN MOMENTS OF COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE BUT WHERE HE STANDS AT TIMES OF CHALLENGE AND CONTROVERSY .” – DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. Dr Martin Luther King Jr greatest legacy was his philosophy of nonviolent resistance to achieve peace. His message of respect for…

Car Sickness Causes And Remedies

Causes Of Car Sickness Anyone can get car sickness. It’s caused by the mixed signals the brain can experience when the motion one is feeling does not match the visual experience. If you cannot see the motion your body is feeling, or vice versa, it becomes likely that the brain will get mismatched signals and possibly…

Hawaiian Culture on Haleakala

Ancient polynesians had a tremendous ability to discover the many resources that the natural environment provided. This resourcefulness allowed them to travel thousands of miles on the open ocean on double hulled voyaging canoes that were believed to carry up to 80 people and their provisions which included dried foods, plants and animals. This is how migrants…

Native Plants & Animals Haleakala

NATIVE HAWAIIAN PLANTS & ANIMALS IN HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK The barren, moon like surface of Haleakala Crater may look like a lifeless place… and for the most part it is. However there are some very unique plants and animals here that are found nowhere else on earth and are perfectly suited to this extreme environment. Unfortunately many of…

Trees of Maui & Hawaii

We Love Maui’s Trees! We have always loved trees.  Our Tour guides learn an incredible amount about Maui’s flora and fauna so they can answer all your questions correctly and in most cases they also have some interesting stories about them too!  This is an invaluable learning experience as you can can always look up what kind of tree…

Kamehameha The Great

The Life And Times Of Kamehameha Most people who visit Hawaii have heard of King Kamehameha. Many visitors see the name used everywhere. This is because of all the rulers of ancient Hawaii he was the most successful at conquering his rival island chiefs and then bringing together the people of all the islands under his…

Summer Time in Maui

Things To Do And Summertime Events Maui is an amazing island to visit anytime of year and summertime is one of the most popular for visitors. Many people enjoy traveling with their families in the summertime and Maui is a great place for a family vacation. Take in the summer holidays like Makawao’s 4th of…

Quotes and Proverbs of Maui

Expressing Hawaii In Words Over the years writers, poets and artists of all mediums have strived to express the feeling of the inspiring beauty of Maui. This has resulted in many famous quotes starting in 1866 with Mark Twain and is still ongoing today with famous entertainers, mostly who live or are from Hawaii. Proverbs of…

What To Expect in Maui During March, April & May

Spring In Maui Maui is one of the most diverse of all the Hawaiian islands. You can drive, in less than an hour, from an area that is the second wettest place on earth to an area where the annual rainfall is 16 inches per year. With this kind of variety, Maui is an island…

Earth Day in Maui

History Of Earth Day In Hawaii Maui is an amazing place unique to all the Hawaiian Islands. The ancient Hawaiians knew this and many battles were fought for it’s control. Today new battles are being fought not only for the aina (land) but for a culture and it’s principles of caring for the land and…

Eco-friendly Vacations In Maui

Take An Eco-Friendly Vacation To Maui Hawaii is at the forefront of renewable energy and ecotourism. Maui is proving to be the perfect testing ground for many brand new energy technologies. From solar, wind and wave power to electric vehicles and green certified accommodations and tours, there is no better place to experience the eco-vacation of a lifetime than…

Easter in Maui

Easter Sunrise Sunrises are spectacular in Maui. Easter is a great excuse to get up for sunrise, and you’ve just arrived in Maui you will probably be up anyway because of the time change. Most people are affected by the time change the first few days after arriving on the island and find themselves up early. Many…