Have you been to the Makawao Forest? We hiked Kahakapao Loop Trail in one of Maui’s rainforests, perfect for those with sunburns.
Do you love tequila? Have you checked out Maui’s own blue agave farm and distillery yet? Today I went for a tour!
Maui in the rain
It never rains in Kihei…. but when it does rain, you want to be aware of flooding and storm run-off in the ocean. Stay safe.
Holiday Events 2022 ~ Updated
Are you looking to celebrate the holidays while on vacation? Here is my list of Maui holiday events for 2022.
How to not cook Thanksgiving Dinner
What are your Thanksgiving dinner plans? If you are on Maui and aren’t planning to cook, you best make reservations now.
Where do you get your Maui greeting cards?
I love sending local Maui greeting cards to friends and family. Here are some of my favorite artists and where to buy their cards.
Cycling on Maui
How about cycling on Maui? Here are a few tips and photos from our cycling enthusiast cousin. What a way to explore Maui!
Current Maui Farmer’s Markets
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.
Maui Open Studios is BACK!
The annual Maui Open Studios event is back starting this weekend. Visit Maui artists in their studios, talk story, buy treasures.
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.
Kula Botanical Gardens and my Christmas tree
Kula Botanical Gardens sells locally grown fresh Christmas trees. This is such an improvement from the shipped in box store trees.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
New Years Sunset
We drove up Maui’s Haleakala volcano to 10,023 ft to enjoy a post New Years sunset. What to expect and how to plan for your experience.
Upcountry Christmas Shopping
Last weekend my neighbor and I headed upcountry to a pop-up Christmas market at Kula Farms. In days of Covid we weren’t sure what to expect, but we both had some shopping to do, wanted to support local and needed some girl-time. We had a great day! Kula Country Farms[…]
My favorite upcountry walk
My favorite easy upcountry walk has got to be Thompson Road in Kula. I love the plants, horses, bi-coastal views and cooler temperatures.