Everyday Maui

An insider guide to making the most of every day on Maui.

upcountry maui

Perfect Day Upcountry + VIDEO

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

Maui’s Obon Season + Schedule

Maui's 2014 obon festival season begins June 7. See this summer's obon festival schedule here.
japengo sushi

Grab those chopsticks, it’s International Sushi Day!

Eenie ... meenie ... miney ... you don't have to choose—Japengo's Sushi Trio Special is three times the yumminess. Celebrate International Sushi Day by digging in!
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.
maui swimwear shops

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!
maui submarine tour

Five Rainy Day Activities on Maui

Wondering what to do on Maui when it is raining? Here are five rainy day activities on Maui for the entire family.
breaching whale maui

Well, well, WHALE!

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

Maui Perfect Day on a Budget

Explore Maui on a budget.
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."
Broadway plays in Maui

A Broadway Century!

Special guests Kathy Collins and Jerry Eiting guide you through this spectacular musical journey of Broadway through the ages.
Taro in Maui

Taro for Sale and I’m Buying!

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

Professional Women Unite!

Maui women are invited to this interactive workshop hosted by Femfessionals Maui.
Waihee hike

Wailuku Attractions + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.
maui ocean waves collage

Chasing Waves on Maui

Maui surfer and photographer John Patao gets inside the barrel to snap action photos of waves.
kula country farms

Get Your Fill: Maui Food Tour + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui on this 'foodie tour.'
recyle old phone books in maui

“Think Yellow, Go Green” this Earth Day

Support Maui schools and recycle old telephone directories at locations throughout Maui.

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.
explore Lanai'i

Island Hopping + VIDEO

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

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.
ukumehame beach sunrise

A Clean Beach is a Happy Beach

A beach cleanup at Ukumehame Beach on Maui, Hawaii, uncovers unsightly and harmful litter across the shoreline. Everyone can protect marine life by picking up debris on Maui beaches.
tropical flower garden maui

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.
maui camping haleakala

Hiking & Camping in Haleakala

Experience hiking and camping inside Haleakala crater on Maui. This hike starts at the Crater summit and goes through Kaupo Gap, ending in east Maui.

Hāna Kū: Native practitioners team with top chefs (VIDEO)

Hāna Kū—I've never experienced anything quite like it. Equal parts cultural classroom and chef's table, this intimate weekend was no doubt sprinkled with a bit of Hāna-style magic.
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.
hotel wailea

Royal Treatment: Perfect Day at Hotel Wailea

Ready to spend a day in a posh seaside enclave? Here’s your itinerary.
piiholo zipline maui

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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