Maui Blog

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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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Made in Maui County Festival 2022

The big festival day happens on Saturday, November 5 from 8am-4:30pm. $7 tickets for the Big Festival Day! Tickets on sale prior to the event this year on MauiArts.org. The first 2,000 attendees in the...
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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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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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Paia Pa’ina Premier Cultural Dinner & Show Experience

An oceanfront lūʻau offers amazing performances in the heart of Paia.
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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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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.

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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Top Five Places to Wine & Dine Your Date on Maui

Looking for the perfect place to enjoy a romantic meal?
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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.
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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.
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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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Perfect Day Upcountry + VIDEO

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

Time Travel: Lahaina History Tour

Take a historical tour through Lahaina in our series on Maui Day Trips.
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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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Romantic Day on Maui + VIDEO

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

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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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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Well, well, WHALE!

This season's first humpback whale has been spotted. Early season whale watch tours are happening now—sightings are guaranteed!
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Taro for Sale and I’m Buying!

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

Have you hugged a firefighter today?

I was on assignment and this was my fourth outing to observe these guys—and one incredible woman—train for potential emergencies. I was that pesky reporter tagging along and asking questions. I wanted to know what it takes to be a Maui County firefighter. The short answer: lots of training.
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Chef Chris Kulis Showcases Hawaiian Cuisine

Maui chef Chris Kulis was chosen among the world’s top culinary talent to showcase Hawaiian cuisine in Milan, Italy.
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Humpback Whales and the Health of Our Oceans

Every year, people come to Maui from all over the world to witness the arrival of the humpback whales, admiring their majesty with reverence, deference and awe. But there are more reasons than beauty...
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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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Aloha, From Maui!

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