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!
Sale of Kihei Surfside 405
In July 2010 we moved to Maui with the intention of buying a few vacation rentals. We’d stayed in vacation rentals on Maui before. We had owned long-term rentals before. Surely this would be doable. On September 26, 2010 we became the proud owners of Kihei Surfside 405 and Sugar[…]
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.
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.[…]
Video walk throughs of two condos
I must admit, I am more active on Facebook than on this blog. If you are on Facebook, do follow us at Maui Oceanview Condos. Recently I did two video walk throughs of our condos (on Facebook), showing potential guests what the condos look like. The posts were pretty popular[…]
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[…]
It’s Hurricane Season – again
Did you know that the Pacific Ocean also has a hurricane season? I remember mainland news focusing in the Caribbean in years past, but yes, we also have hurricane season – and it also runs from June through November (6 months). Normally we don’t get much hurricane wise, but a[…]
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[…]
Kihei Surfside review and recommendations
This past week we had repeat guests who had previously stayed at our Palms at Wailea condo with their family stay at our oceanfront Kihei Surfside condo. They wrote us a lovely Kihei Surfside review in our guestbook, together with some of their experiences while on Maui: Cara & Sig,[…]