Have you struggled with folding up the popular Tommy Bahama beach chairs? Here is a short how-to video to help you out. Enjoy your Maui beach trip!
What to do about Beach Gear?
We supply some basic beach gear to our guests at Maui Oceanview Condos. What’s the best way to get the other items you want?
How does Trip Insurance work
Trip insurance is a great way to protect your vacation investment. How does it work, and what kind should you get?
It’s #BookDirect Day!
It’s #bookdirect day! Tired of paying service fees and limited communication with your vacation rental owner? #bookdirect safely
Where to exercise on vacation
There are numerous exercise options available to you in South Kihei. Some will require equipment, but others are complete free.
What to do on check-out day
Do you plan for vacation rental check-out day? Do consider logistics if you have a late-night flight, so you end your vacation happy!
How to carve a pineapple jack-o’lantern
Have you ever carved a pineapple jack-o’lantern? They are cute, smell sweet and way easier to carve than a pumpkin!
How to get around vacation rental service fees
You can avoid service fees on Vrbo and Airbnb by booking directly through the owner. Should you, and if yes, how?
What to do if there’s a tsunami
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.
Further loosening of Covid rules
HISTORICAL The State of Hawaii is loosening the Covid rules a little. As of June 15 you no longer need to get a pre-travel test for inter-island travel.
Another great Kamaole Sands 2-206 review
It’s been a year…. we’ve been thankful to have a steadier flow of guests since October’s reopening of tourism with the introduction of the pre-travel Covid test. Our most recent guests at our Kamaole Sands 2-206 condo left us a really nice review on the booking platform (we advertise on[…]
Important – Maui County Covid rules
HISTORICAL Maui County has specific Covid rules that must be obeyed to help minimize an outbreak on island. Please familiarize yourself.
Hawaii’s Grand Reopening
HISTORICAL Here is your Oct 11, 2020 Maui travel update on Hawaii’s Grand Reopening. Please double check official sites before you travel.
Hottest Hawaii travel trend
It’s been six months since Covid-19 brought Hawaii travel to a standstill. As we anxiously await Hawaii Governor David Ige’s announcement of when tourism can resume to the Hawaiian islands, here is a trend to consider. Yes, we are getting inquiries again. The big trend I’m seeing is longer-stay inquiries.[…]
And here we go – another inter-island quarantine
How are things going Covid-wise in your neck of the woods? Here, after months of good numbers, the Hawaii governor has re-instated the inter-island quarantine AND pushed back the start ‘avoid quarantine by showing a negative test’. We were doing well with low numbers, thanks to an island-wide shutdown and[…]
HISTORICAL State of Hawaii Governor David Ige made the announcement – the mandatory 14 day quarantine extended. Tourism is still on hold.
How to avoid the mandatory quarantine
HISTORICAL How to avoid the mandatory 14 day quarantine when traveling to Hawaii. However, there are still many questions to be answered.
Reopening for vacation rentals!
HISTORICAL Maui mayor’s decision to allow the reopening of legal vacation rentals on Maui. In celebration we are offering a 20% ALOHA discount.
Life in our new COVID-19 reality
Aren’t these strange dystopian times we are currently living in? It is so surreal that the entire world is facing this same COVID-19 crisis at the same time. We here on Maui are fortunate to face social distancing and school closures in the tropics instead of say in winter-bound Edmonton.[…]
Kamaole Sands 2-206 Progress
Here’s an update on our Kamaole Sands 2-206 progress: our renovations are progressing a little slower than I was wishing. I had hoped we’d be finishing this weekend and then have a few days to clean and set everything up. We are planning on September 22, 2019. Here is where[…]