Maui Blog

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

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."

Time Travel: Lahaina History Tour

Take a historical tour through Lahaina in our series on Maui Day Trips.
Maui roadster porsche rental

Luxury Cruisin’ + VIDEO

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

First Maui Cacao Harvest

Get ready for Maui-grown and made on Maui chocolate!
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!
Fairmont Kea Lani

Coping with Covid: Maui Resort Update

Safety is the new luxury at Maui resorts.
beach buddies

Citizen Canine + VIDEO

Follow your guide and make the most of Maui. This issue we explore the island along with a friendly furry companion from the Maui Humane Society.
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.
Maui bookmobile

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.
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.
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.
hawaiian wreath christmas

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.
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.

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.
Montage Kapalua Bay Team with Artist

Pegge Hopper Art featured at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay celebrates local artist Pegge Hopper on July 22nd as she unveils a new exclusive work for the resort.
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.
wine festival 2018

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.
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.
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.
xterra in maui

XTERRA World Championships

The XTERRA World Championship in Maui is described as a tropical roller-coaster ride through pineapple fields and forests.

Q K C Magazine

Announcing the premiere issue of Q K C, the magazine of Queen Ka’ahumanu Center. The inaugural issue features fashion trends and dining, the queen’s legacy, popular throwback memories, community support and stories, along with an event calendar.
Chef Henry Tariga

Adopt The Locavore Diet, Support Sustainability

The locavore movement supports sustainability.

Made in Maui County Festival

Shop Maui with over 140 booths offering locally made products, plus food trucks, product demonstrations, fashion show and prize drawings.
where to stay in Maui

Hotel Wailea Welcomes Zach Soto as Chef de Cuisine

Hotel Wailea welcomes a new Chef de Cuisine, Zach Sato.
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!
flower festival maui

Haiku Flower Festival

The Haiku Hoʻolauleʻa Flower Festival kicks off April 12, featuring live music, food booths, vendors, kids activities and more.
eco friendly paper straws

Sheraton Maui Resort Switches to Paper Straws

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa leads as first Hawaii resort to eliminate plastic straws in favor of marine-friendly alternative.