Maui Blog

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

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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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Top Five Places to Wine & Dine Your Date on Maui

Looking for the perfect place to enjoy a romantic meal?

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.
Waihee hike

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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MAPA presents Frozen, Jr. sponsored by Ululani’s

Witness the magic of Frozen Jr. live on stage as 60 performing arts students bring this heartwarming show to life.
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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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Coping with Covid: Maui Resort Update

Safety is the new luxury at Maui resorts.
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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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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.

Time Travel: Lahaina History Tour

Take a historical tour through Lahaina in our series on Maui Day Trips.
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Maui Perfect Day on a Budget

Explore Maui on a budget.
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Perfect Day Upcountry + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Upcountry Maui.
Clifford Nae‘ole

Congratulations to Clifford Nae‘ole

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's cultural advisor was recently recognized as an industry leader in perpetuating the Hawaiian culture.

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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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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Hina Matsuri (Girls’ Day) Traditions

Hina Matsuri, or Girls Day, is a favorite Hawaii holiday celebrating the ladies in your life. This Japanese tradition is widely celebrated across the islands.
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Island Hopping + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Lana'i!
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.
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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!

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.
Taro in Maui

Taro for Sale and I’m Buying!

Purchase rare varieties of taro while supporting Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
Ku Mai Ka Hula

Hula Competition on Maui

Ku Mai Ka Hula is an international hula competition held in Maui on September 10-12, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
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Haiku Flower Festival

The Haiku Hoʻolauleʻa Flower Festival kicks off April 12, featuring live music, food booths, vendors, kids activities and more.
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MPD and MFD team up with GO PINK

The Maui Police and Fire Departments are teaming up with the Pacific Cancer Foundation for their Annual GO PINK campaign in an effort to raise awareness and funds for Maui County’s cancer community.
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Luxury Cruisin’ + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Upcountry Maui.
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.