Maui Blog

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Maui Chef Riko Bartolome

New Executive Chef at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes Chef Riko Bartolome, who will oversee all culinary experiences at Montage Kapalua Bay.
Vince Mina

It’s a Dirty Job—HFUU is Doing It.

Two words have been on my mind a lot lately. If you live in Hawaiʻi, you probably know these words well: FOOD SECURITY.

Saltwater Supremacy

What happens when the world's best paddlers migrate to Maui for a race along one of the most famous downwind courses? You get the OluKai Hoʻolauleʻa.
hotel wailea

Royal Treatment: Perfect Day at Hotel Wailea

Ready to spend a day in a posh seaside enclave? Here’s your itinerary.
maui film festival trailers

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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Kapalua Wine & Food Festival 2018

Come dressed in your best for Friday's White Party during The Grand Tasting! Enjoy premium wines at a walk-around tasting and evening under the stars on the oceanfront grounds of Montage Kapalua Bay.
Waihee hike

Wailuku Attractions + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.
Grow Some Good Maui Fundraiser

3rd Annual Taste of School Gardens Dinner

Bluegrass music, sunset views, silent auction prizes, and gourmet food prepared with local & school garden-grown ingredients.... Mmmm!

The Secret Life of Cocktails

The Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival will be celebrating good taste throughout the weekend—from a food-infused golf tournament to intimate wine dinners to an epicurean smorgasbord featuring thirteen chefs.
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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.
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.
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."
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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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Maui Boy Scouts Donate Toys to Needy Keiki

Maui Boy Scouts donate toys to needy keiki instead of exchanging gifts with one another.
hawaii food wine festival on maui

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, island excursions, and exclusive dining opportunities await you at this year's Hawaiʻi Food and Wine Festival on 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.
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Ziplining Deal at Kamaʻaina Day

On September 6, Hawaii residents can enjoy a day of ziplining at Piiholo Ranch Zipline, plus music, keiki activities, prizes, food vendors and more.
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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.
camp imua

Camp Imua Goes Green with Zero Waste Plan

Camp Imua is week-long recreational camp that provides children with disabilities and special needs an opportunity to experience camp with the help of supportive volunteer caregivers. This year, Camp Imua will partner with the Maui Huliau Foundation for a zero waste event.

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.
Cristina Lucio

Dance Maui Premieres

Maui's first annual dance festival, held on October 17, features eleven Maui dance companies and special guests.
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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.

New Maui Chamber Orchestra

Cantique de Jean Racine was written for the Maui Chamber Orchestra for its first concert.
Kaanapali Kai Golf Course

Juniors play free on the Ka’anapali Kai Course until September 30

Junior golfers play free at the Ka’anapali Kai Course from June 1-September 30, 2019.
special olympics maui swim team fundraiser

Swim & Fin

Swim & Fin on April 26 will benefit the Special Olympics Maui Swim Team. You can help support its first year.
Hokulani Holt-Padilla

Native Hawaiian Community Educator Award

Hokulani Holt-Padilla honored as Native Hawaiian community educator of the year.
IMUA annual gala 2014

Fantasia Ball 2014 The Black and White Ball

This elegant Black and White evening on April 5 includes a cocktail reception and chef-inspired dinner, plus the ultimate after party, so wear your dancing shoes.