Maui Blog

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

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 ocean waves collage

Chasing Waves on Maui

Maui surfer and photographer John Patao gets inside the barrel to snap action photos of waves.
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!
maui fire dancers luau

Paia Pa’ina Premier Cultural Dinner & Show Experience

An oceanfront lūʻau offers amazing performances in the heart of Paia.
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.
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Whale Tales 2014

Get your fix of passionate scientists, marine explorers, stunning photography and engaging dialogue at the annual Maui Whale Tales event.
upcountry maui

Perfect Day Upcountry + VIDEO

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

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.
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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!
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.

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.

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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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.
Fairmont Kea Lani

Coping with Covid: Maui Resort Update

Safety is the new luxury at Maui resorts.
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...
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.
Hokulani Holt-Padilla

Native Hawaiian Community Educator Award

Hokulani Holt-Padilla honored as Native Hawaiian community educator of the year.

TEDx Maui 2014 Videos

Watch the 2014 Maui TEDx videos.
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.
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.
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!

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.
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!
Cristina Lucio

Dance Maui Premieres

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

Papahānaumokuākea Gallery Opens at Maui Ocean Center

Maui Ocean Center unveils the Papahānaumokuākea Gallery, a new exhibit that offers a glimpse into the world’s largest Marine National Monument.
Chef Chris Kulis

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.