This year’s annual Made in Maui County Festival takes place on Saturday November 5th at the MACC. Best craft fair on Maui!
The gin taste-off
We had a gin taste-off of three of Maui’s gins, Kupu and Fy and FID St. Have you tried some of Maui’s local alcohol and toured the facilities?
Where is Maui coffee grown?
Where on Maui is coffee grown? Can you go on a coffee farm tour? I have more answers re locally grown Maui coffee.
Where to buy your local coffee?
I love drinking local coffee when traveling. Here are my recommendations for locally grown and roasted coffee on Maui.
The return of the Blue Door Bread Company
Kihei’s Blue Door Bread Company is back, serving up amazing artisan sourdough breads and pizzas. Bread lovers rejoice!
Maui Chocolate Factory
Did you know there are chocolate growers on Maui? Well, cocoa growers to be more precise. What is your favorite Maui chocolate?
Special Edition Black Pearl beer
A few months ago I came across a special edition beer from the Maui Brewing Company – Black Pearl. The other day they had a picture of it on their facebook page – it’s back! I had to go pick it up. Check this article for more information on Black[…]
This year’s best Maui coffee
Last weekend I attended the 12th Annual Maui Seed to Cup event at the Maui Tropical Plantation. I enjoy drinking coffee, but admittedly I am not very knowledgeable on the subject. It was a beautiful though very hot day and my main goal was to find this year’s best Maui[…]
A few craft fairs coming up
Confession – I love craft fairs. I remember a few decades ago going to a huge Christmas craft fair in Calgary. It was amazing. I did all my Christmas shopping there that year, and must confess I hold craft fairs up to this high standard. Having said that, there are[…]
Blue Door Bread
I’ve noticed a sign on my way to the Kalama Park hockey rink lately. Truth is, it may have been there for years, I’m not sure. But I have noticed it lately. It says Blue Door Bakery. Having grown up in Austria the word ‘bakery’ is quick to catch my[…]
Dale Zarrella art at the beach
This morning Sig and I went for a walk along Kamaole 1 beach. I love to kick off my shoes and walk on the packed sand, letting the ocean touch my feet as the waves come in. Sig not so much. However, he humored me as we went to investigate[…]
Pineapple on Maui
Hawaii used to be known for its pineapple plantations. These days they are now mostly gone – replaced by cheaper imports from other places. However, there are still fields to be found on Maui and it seems more fields have been planted recently. Drive upcountry to Hailemaile and if you[…]
Maui Open Studios – explore Maui!
It’s February and that means it’s time for the free self-guided tour of some of Maui’s artists’ studios. This annual event is called Maui Open Studios. If you enjoy exploring and art – check this out. I promise you, you will find places on Maui you have never been before[…]