Maui Blog

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

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Feeling Lucky? Enter to Win a Trip to Maui!

The winner and a guest will enjoy three nights at Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort plus spa treatments and daily breakfast.
ocean health

How to Live With Ocean Aloha

A single question drives Maui Ocean Center’s Ocean Aloha, “go green for blue” initiative: what do we want our oceans to look like for our children, grandchildren and generations that follow? Here’s what we...

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.
rainbows in Hawaii

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.

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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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.

Time Travel: Lahaina History Tour

Take a historical tour through Lahaina in our series on Maui Day Trips.
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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!
Iao valley

Maui Perfect Day on a Budget

Explore Maui on a budget.
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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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Top Five Places to Wine & Dine Your Date on Maui

Looking for the perfect place to enjoy a romantic meal?
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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.
maui ukulele lessons

Free ʻukulele lessons!

Free live music and ʻukulele lessons? That's right. Here's how to sign up.
poke

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."
kula country farms

Get Your Fill: Maui Food Tour + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui on this 'foodie tour.'
Chef Henry Tariga

Adopt The Locavore Diet, Support Sustainability

The locavore movement supports sustainability.
mapa with ululani's

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.
Haleakala Crater Sunrise Photo

I “Heart” Haleakala

Explore the third largest volcano in the world in this photo essay featuring sunrise, camping, hiking, the rare silversword and more from Haleakala on Maui.
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First Resort: Perfect Day in Kāʻanapali + VIDEO

First Resort: we spend a perfect day in Kaʻanapali, Maui. Explore with us!
raw cacao

First Maui Cacao Harvest

Get ready for Maui-grown and made on Maui chocolate!
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Perfect Day Upcountry + VIDEO

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

Startup Weekend Maui inspires entrepreneurs to move from idea to launch in just 54 hours.
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.
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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.
Taro in Maui

Taro for Sale and I’m Buying!

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