Have you been to the Makawao Forest? We hiked Kahakapao Loop Trail in one of Maui’s rainforests, perfect for those with sunburns.
Paper Garden workshops
Today I attended one of the Paper Garden workshops in Wailea. It was so much fun spending time with local artists and being creative.
Live concert events on Maui
Maui has numerous live concert venues. Of course nothing quite beats a secret Katy Perry concert at the beach.
Do you love tequila? Have you checked out Maui’s own blue agave farm and distillery yet? Today I went for a tour!
Maui in the rain
It never rains in Kihei…. but when it does rain, you want to be aware of flooding and storm run-off in the ocean. Stay safe.
How to find information on current ocean conditions
It is always a great idea to be aware of the current ocean conditions prior to going in the ocean. Here are some resources.
How do you fold up those beach chairs?
Have you struggled with folding up the popular Tommy Bahama beach chairs? Here is a short how-to video to help you out. Enjoy your Maui beach trip!
What to expect when driving in Kihei
There have been some significant traffic pattern changes in Kihei. Please have a look so you know what to expect when driving in Kihei.
Holiday Events 2022 ~ Updated
Are you looking to celebrate the holidays while on vacation? Here is my list of Maui holiday events for 2022.
Mauna Loa is erupting
Big Island’s shield volcano Mauna Loa began erupting today. Should you be concerned as to how will this impact your Maui vacation?
How to find humpback whales!
Curious how to spot humpback whales when on Maui? Whale season runs January through March. Here are some resources to get you started.
How to not cook Thanksgiving Dinner
What are your Thanksgiving dinner plans? If you are on Maui and aren’t planning to cook, you best make reservations now.
Cara’s favorite Maui to-dos
Here are a few of my favorite Maui to-dos. Haleakala definitely tops the list, together with whale watching (January-March).
Coming soon – the Made in Maui County Festival!
This year’s annual Made in Maui County Festival takes place on Saturday November 5th at the MACC. Best craft fair on Maui!
Non-mineral sunscreen is now illegal on Maui
On October 1, 2022 Maui County’s non-mineral sunscreen ban went into effect. How will this affect you when you travel to Maui?
Where do you get your Maui greeting cards?
I love sending local Maui greeting cards to friends and family. Here are some of my favorite artists and where to buy their cards.
My West Maui/Molokai helicopter ride!
Today we took an Air Maui helicopter ride to explore the West Maui mountains and Molokai. The scenery is amazing.
Seven Shark Safety Tips
Shark attacks are rare, but they capture our imagination and stoke fear. Check these shark safety tips for your beach vacation.
What to do about Beach Gear?
We supply some basic beach gear to our guests at Maui Oceanview Condos. What’s the best way to get the other items you want?
How about a Lanai daytrip?
Have you considered a daytrip to the island of Lanai? Lanai is the 6th largest Hawaiian island with a very laid back vibe.