Explore what life is like on Maui through our blog posts. We explore all facets of life from restaurants, events, things to do and so much more. Check it out.

Summit Sunrise Crater Clouds

Fall Months in Maui (Sept, Oct, Nov)

Maui is an amazing place to visit year around but you may find that the fall months and early winter seasons can be one of the best times of year on the island. This is because the weather cools down a bit, the crowds are small with the kids returning to school and plenty of holiday activities abound.
200 Year Old Hawaiian Poi Pounding Stone

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...
SemiSlug

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...
Hawaiian Saying Kapu No Leave Rubbish on Guard Railing

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.
Maui roads upcountry

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.
Path & Hale at Iao Valley

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.
Hawaiian Nene Goose

Haleakala Plants & Animals

Haleakala National Park is one of the most unique ecosystems on earth. Many plant and animal adaptations have taken place here over thousands of years. Here are a few you may encounter while visiting this 10,000 ft high volcano...
Monarchs of the Hawaiian Kingdom

Hawaiian Royalty & Ancient Rulers Timeline

Explore Maui's history through the Hawaiian monarchy from Kamehameha the Great to the overthrow. Learn more about those who shaped the Hawaiian cultural renaissance and their impact today.
Kihei Beach and Fish Pond at Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

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!
driving hana highway flooded road

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...
Bread Fruit in Tree

Breadfruit Trees

Breadfruit was an important source of food and was brought thousands of miles across the Pacific ocean by ancient Polynesians. Early western explorers understood it’s importance and transported it back to the Caribbean. Learn more about this amazing source of food, it’s uses, history and epic stories too!
north kihei sunset tree

Trees Of Maui & Hawaii

Learn all about the uses and wonders of Maui's trees. The history of Maui is in the trees. The banyan, sandalwood, coconut, jacaranda and banana trees all have a story to tell that makes Maui no ka oi.
Quotes & Proverbs of Hawaii Taro Fields

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.