Category: Maui Vacation

Why Do the Road to Hana? Here are Important 3 Reasons Why

The Road to Hana has a special allure for people visiting Maui. Most visitors to Maui are tempted to try quite a few world-class activities during their Hawai’i vacation. There are surf lessons, zip-lining, Haleakalā Sunrise, boat trips, and more. Yet, we still consider the Road to Hana a must. Maui’s iconic Road To Hana… Read more »

64 Years – Join in the Paniolo Fun!

Pāʻū riders in an old photo.

Everyone loves a parade! We have heard that saying for ages. When it comes to parades, people on Maui are no different. Especially the residents of Makawao town, where local people have gathered for the last 64 years to participate in a four-day event, the colorful July 4th Paniolo* Parade and Rodeo!  The town spends… Read more »

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 »