The State of Hawaii has a new Malama Maui campaign with tips for returning visitors to support Maui’s people in words and actions.
Our first time to Maui’s west side after the August wildfires. While the destruction is sobering, the West side needs your support.
Life on Maui has definitely slowed down as visitors left our island. I think it’s just a temporary blip. Please don’t cancel, come and enjoy.
Here is my August 9 afternoon wildfire update from Kihei. Our condos are fine, we are fine. Should you cancel your trip? That depends.
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.
There have been some significant traffic pattern changes in Kihei. Please have a look so you know what to expect when driving in Kihei.
Big Island’s shield volcano Mauna Loa began erupting today. Should you be concerned as to how will this impact your Maui vacation?
On October 1, 2022 Maui County’s non-mineral sunscreen ban went into effect. How will this affect you when you travel to Maui?
Shark attacks are rare, but they capture our imagination and stoke fear. Check these shark safety tips for your beach vacation.
Have you ever seen a Portuguese Man o’War washed up on the beach? What is this blue or purple thing? What can you do if you are stung?
If you’re staying in Kihei, you’ll have seen the shipwreck and noticed the highway construction. What’s the story?
HISTORICAL Here is a December 31 2021 Omicron status update from Maui. Also a rundown of what to expect for New Years celebrations on Maui.
What are Hawaii’s Christmas traditions? Did you know Christmas did not become an official holiday here until 1862?
Kula Botanical Gardens sells locally grown fresh Christmas trees. This is such an improvement from the shipped in box store trees.
A few safety tips from Maui 24/7 and the Maui police department Ohana. While paradise crimes of opportunity do occur on Maui!
Have you ever carved a pineapple jack-o’lantern? They are cute, smell sweet and way easier to carve than a pumpkin!
Have you struggled slicing a mango? My friend Richard showed me his trick years ago and it is the best! Enjoy!
HISTORICAL Maui County’s new Safer Outside plan reduces capacity and requires proof of vaccination at certain businesses effective Sept 15 2021.
The likelihood of there being a tsunami while you are on vacation is very slim, and yet, it’s a good idea to know what to expect.
HISTORICAL Maui’s mayor cancels the airport post-arrival testing as of June 4. You do still need a pre-travel test to avoid the mandatory quarantine.