Curious how to spot humpback whales when on Maui? Whale season runs January through March. Here are some resources to get you started.
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.
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.
Portuguese Man o’War
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?
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.
Please – don’t touch the wildlife
Did you know it is against the law to approach, endanger and even just touch Hawaiian monk seals? Please help protect and do not harass wildlife.
Have you seen the whale exhibit?
We finally made it to the Maui Ocean Center’s new whale exhibit. It is so well done. I love this Maui aquarium with all its local reef fish.
A trip to the Maui Ocean Center
When we first moved to Maui over eight years ago, our family held annual passes to the Maui Ocean Center. Over the years we have loved coming here to visit the fish. Our family’s favorites are the octopus, lion fish and the sharks and rays. As our children got older[…]
New Year’s Eve Whale Watch
It has been a few years since I went on a whale watch. I must say, the last one was epic and I’ve just been afraid no other whale watch would measure up. Nonetheless, my parents visited over Christmas and I decided to treat them to a whale watch. If[…]
Small town rodeo
This past weekend the Maui Roping Club hosted Maui’s 63rd annual rodeo in Makawao. Typically this rodeo is held in and around the Fourth of July, this year just a few days later. The two day event kicked off with a parade down Baldwin Avenue in Makawao. Rodeo festivities themselves[…]