Maui Blog

Read stories from Around da Town & Everyday Maui on this page.

Instructions: How to Make a Lei

Celebrate May Day in Hawaii with a fresh flower lei. Here are step by step instructions on how to sew your lei.
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Wailuku Attractions + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.
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Top Five Places to Wine & Dine Your Date on Maui

Looking for the perfect place to enjoy a romantic meal?
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VIDEO: Papa Kuʻiʻai (Poi Board) Making

Watch as we transform a piece of monkey pod into a papa kuʻiʻai (poi board) during this workshop on Maui, hosted by the Hawaiʻi Farmers Union United.
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Win a Trip to Maui!

One lucky entrant will win this grand prize — worth more than $5,500!
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The Rainbow State? Yes, we are.

Ever wonder why are there so many rainbows in Hawaii? Discover the science behind the creation of our beloved rainbows.
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Coping with Covid: Maui Resort Update

Safety is the new luxury at Maui resorts.
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My Top 5 Swimwear Shops on Maui

Maui is the mecca of swimwear. Here are Lehia's favorite shops for getting beach ready—just in time for summer!
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Li Hing Mui: Hawaii’s Favorite Snack

Li hing mui is a favorite Hawaii snack. Lehia shares her top 10 ways to eat this salty sweet treat.
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Aloha, From Maui!

EverdayMaui.com blog is now at the Maui No Ka Oi magazine website.

Kahoʻolawe: bombs, sharks, and 2.71 tons of trash (+VIDEO)

See what it's like to spend four days on this uninhabited Hawaiian island, avoiding bombs, watching for sharks, and caring for this sacred place.
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Royal Treatment: Perfect Day at Hotel Wailea

Ready to spend a day in a posh seaside enclave? Here’s your itinerary.
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Well, well, WHALE!

This season's first humpback whale has been spotted. Early season whale watch tours are happening now—sightings are guaranteed!
Maui Ocean Center

Southern Hospitality: Kīhei Day Trip + VIDEO

Plan a fun day in Kihei using our local tips to guide your adventure through South Maui.
Inn at Mama's

Romantic Day on Maui + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui's north shore on this romantic perfect day.
Taro in Maui

Taro for Sale and I’m Buying!

Purchase rare varieties of taro while supporting Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.

Sneak peek inside Roy Yamaguchi’s new Humble Market Kitchin (VIDEO)

Take a first look inside the brand new Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi, located at Wailea Beach Resort, Marriott, Maui.
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Poke for days (literally) + poke recipe

This local-style staple is making waves across the Pacific—but the best spot to enjoy poke will always be here in Hawaiʻi. One West Maui eatery is honoring our poke traditions with a tasty twist on "The 12 Days of Christmas."

Chef Jojo Vasquez joins Maui Brewing Company in Kihei

Chef Jojo Vasquez's reputation as a purveyor of sustainable, artisanal cuisine caught the eye of Maui Brewing Company, and the newfound partnership offers him an exciting opportunity to bring that sensibility to Maui's blossoming bar scene.
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Maui-style Christmas

Take a tour of the Old Wailuku Inn, enjoy live entertainment and hula, poetry readings, and a Hawaiian Country Store at the annual Lei of Aloha holiday celebration.
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New Education Director at MACC

Maui Arts & Cultural Center welcome Chadwick Pang as its new education director.
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Blooming Business at Kula Botanical Garden

Kula Botanical Garden is an Upcountry Maui treasure, blooming with a beautiful selection of exotic flowers, plants and tropical landscapes.
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Free ʻukulele lessons!

Free live music and ʻukulele lessons? That's right. Here's how to sign up.
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Citizen Canine + VIDEO

Follow your guide and make the most of Maui. This issue we explore the island along with a friendly furry companion from the Maui Humane Society.
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Get Your Fill: Maui Food Tour + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui on this 'foodie tour.'
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2015 Maui Film Festival

The 2015 Maui Film Festival takes place June 3-7, with movie screenings in Wailea and at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.
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New Maui Bookmobile is State-of-the-art

The Holoholo Bookmobile will be based at Wailuku Public Library and has a capacity of 3,000 books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and periodicals.