Living With Rainbows – Hawaiian Style

Triple rainbow

    The early Hawaiians had no knowledge of modern-day science, physics, or prisms. So just imagine, for a moment, what came into their minds when they saw a Rainbow. Was this a God or Goddess standing before them? Were these radiant colors in the sky an entry into another island, a door into Heaven… Read more »

Top 5 Favorite Hawai’i Subscription Boxes for 2022

      Subscription Box Companies began in 2004. One of the earliest examples of these companies was called The Sampler. It offered samples of products from independent web-based artists, crafters, zines, and specialty shops. The early subscription box business model worked like this: The company sends you a package every month or 3 (depending… Read more »

Celebrating Over 130 Years of Japanese Bon Dance in Hawai’i

Bon Odori, AKA Bon Dance, originally from Japan, has been a Hawaiian tradition for over 130 years. Bon Odori is a style of folk dance performed at festivals in Japan during the Obon season. Deeply important and influential in Japanese culture, Obon is as important as other cultures’ New Years celebrations.  The Obon season in… Read more »

May in Maui – Enjoy Springtime, Mother’s Day, and Magic

Jacaranda trees bloom in May in Maui

Like most places in the world, springtime in May is an exceptionally wonderful time of the year in Maui. However, people who have not spent any significant time in Hawai’i imagine that the whole year must feel like springtime. Which is not really true. Summer is a little hotter with slightly longer days, and winter… Read more »

Kūlia i ka nu‘u – Strive for the Highest

                  Every Year at Temptation Tours we take some time to reflect upon how we have grown as a company and a family, along with checking in on our service to our guests. We look back on the high points, new friends we have made, and the… Read more »