Blog: A taste of what you may find on Maui

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What is lilikoi and how do you eat it?

Have you seen lilikoi at a local farmer’s market? They come in different colors, yellow, red and purple, and are a type of passion fruit. They grow on a vine. You want to select lilikoi that look shriveled and have some give when you squeeze them. In fact, the more shriveled[…]

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How to find humpback whales!

It’s that time of year again – whale season! The humpback whales are back in Maui for their annual mating and calving season. Alaskan humpback whales travel 6 weeks to Hawai’i (they particularly love the shallower waters between the Maui County islands – Maui, Kaho’olawe, Lanai and Molokai) where they[…]

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Goodbye to Maui sugar cane!

The Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company announced today that they will be shutting down commercial sugar cane operations on Maui by the end of 2016. This is huge news for Maui. A&B (Alexander and Baldwin) operates the State’s largest farm (HC&S) with 36,000 acres under cultivation. They also operate the last remaining sugar cane[…]

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Thinking of moving to Maui?

Liza Pierce, one of the social media gurus here on Maui, wrote the following article on her popular ‘A Maui Blog’ yesterday: Living on Maui – the Ups and Downs. Ups and Downs? Sure there are. People move to Maui all the time. Many of those we met and befriended[…]

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