Maui Blog

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

upcountry maui

Perfect Day Upcountry + VIDEO

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

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.
Maui roadster porsche rental

Luxury Cruisin’ + VIDEO

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

Free ʻukulele lessons!

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

Putting Jamba Juice to the (Taste) Test

We put Jamba Juice Hawaii's new line of juices through a taste test. Find out which flavor is right for you!
hotel wailea

Royal Treatment: Perfect Day at Hotel Wailea

Ready to spend a day in a posh seaside enclave? Here’s your itinerary.
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.
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.
foreign exchange students in maui

Foreign Exchange Student Program

25 French students visit Maui during the Summer Home-stay Program in July.
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.
100 holes of golf 2017

Ka Lima O Maui’s 100 Holes of Golf

What makes this fundraiser special? It has raised more than $1 million for Ka Lima O Maui and a majority of the participants come from outer-islands to support a Maui organization.
perfect day

Go on a Date Upcountry!

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui on this perfect day for two.
women networking maui

Professional Women Unite!

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

Maui Food Innovation Center Wins $50,000 Grant

Maui Food Industry X-Celerator wins $50,000 grant from U.S. SBA and will be able to expand its classes to agribusinesses, chefs, and restaurateurs.
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.
chadwick pang

New Education Director at MACC

Maui Arts & Cultural Center welcome Chadwick Pang as its new education director.
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.
poi pounding

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.

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.
romantic maui restaurants

Top Five Places to Wine & Dine Your Date on Maui

Looking for the perfect place to enjoy a romantic meal?
andaz maui

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.
humpback experience

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...
auwahi planting

Auwahi Volunteer Trip

Head up to Auwahi forest, part of 'Ulupalakua Ranch, to plant trees. Help rebuild the forest on Saturday, August 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.
neil young retrospective

Neil Young Retrospective at Morrison Hotel Gallery

Morrison Hotel Gallery salutes the enduring legacy of Neil Young with career photographic retrospective, Long May You Run, featuring photographers Julie Gardner, Joel Bernstein, Danny Clinch and Henry Diltz.
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.