Here is a list of Maui’s current (April 2022) farmer’s markets and farm stands. Note locations, dates and times are subject to change.
The best donuts and malasadas on Maui
In honor of Fat Tuesday, here is my list of where to find the best donuts and malasadas when on Maui. Donut lovers rejoice!
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.
Happy New Years, Omicron?
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.
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!
New upcountry brewery and pizza
Last night we checked out Maui’s new brewery Mahalo Aleworks. Fun and a little different, great beer and food!
Upcountry roadtrip and restaurant update
Sig and I love taking a Maui-style roadtrip to Ulupalakua Ranch. The views, the burgers and then dessert are worth the drive.
Minigolf on Maui
Looking for a fun non-beach activity? We love the minigolf and bumper boats at the Maui Golf and Sports Park in Maalaea Harbor.
Hula Cookies at the Maui Harbor Shops has the best cookies, and makes amazing gourmet icecream sandwiches. A wonderful Maui treat!
Maui strawberries and lilikoi tarts
My upcountry walk netted me strawberries and lilikoi tarts. Between the cool walk and sweet treats, it was the perfect morning!
12th Annual Maui Seed to Cup Event
It’s that time of year again – the 12th annual Maui Seed to Cup Event. If you are scratching your head, wondering what this may be – it is a coffee event! It’s free, open to the public, and held tomorrow Sunday August 4th at the Maui Tropical Plantation in[…]
Imu roast for Thanksgiving!
This year we participated in a traditional Hawaiian imu turkey roast. This is my absolute favorite method to cook a turkey! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
A few Maui things to do in September 2018
Coming up on Maui this weekend and in the weeks beyond…. The Maui Lilikoi Festival Have you had lilikoi? It’s a passion fruit – I’ve written about it in the past, see here. This weekend Saturday September 22, the Napili Farmer’s Market is hosting the Maui Lilikoi Festival from 8AM[…]
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[…]
Hurricane Lane update
I thought I’d post a short update on Hurricane Lane on our blog. August 24 5 PM update. It turns out Hurricane Lane is no more. Thankfully the storm has been weakening and is now ‘just’ a Tropical Storm with maximum winds of 70 mph. Wow. What an incredible ride.[…]
Island Art Party
Last night was girls’ night out with a few friends. The activity of choice was an art party at Kihei’s own Island Art Party. Confession – I haven’t painted since art class in high school with exception of a finger painting ‘mom and me’ event with our youngest child a[…]
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[…]
It was another beautiful day today. After a day at the office I headed over to our Kihei Surfside condo to prepare it for tomorrow’s guests’ check-in. It was much too beautiful a day to go home, so I headed over to the Island Market at the Shops at Wailea[…]
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[…]