Category: Maui Vacation

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 »

Hana Cave-Quest! 7 Fascinating and Fun Facts

Red ti leaf cave

Also known as ‘Romancing the Lava Tube’ Our story begins more than 25 years ago. A young man who lived in Hana named Chuck Thorne heard about a lava tube located on a property nearby.  He eventually went to the owner and asked politely if he could explore this extraordinary site. “Just no get hurt,”… Read more »

Hana Sky-Trek: An Amazing Adventure You Will Never Forget!

Hana Sky view of Keanae

The idea is Pure Genius. Imagine yourself in a helicopter above roaring waterfalls, pristine tropical forests, and endless views of the deep blue Pacific for 36 breathtaking minutes. Then, touch down in Maui’s most secluded, unspoiled area – Hana!  Let your Hana road adventure begin! After you land, you are welcomed with Old-Style Aloha to… Read more »

5 Hawaiian Customs That Will Enhance Your Appreciation of Hawai’i

  One of the things the residents of Hawai’i love most about our Island Home is the rich, multicultural traditions and customs. We share these customs with our friends, neighbors, and communities. Whether it’s the 4th generation Japanese, making hand-made mochi for the New Year, or the Dragon Dance for the Chinese New Year,  there are… Read more »

See Majestic Humpback Whales When You are on Maui

Their Hawaiian name is Koholā* The humpback’s high status in Hawaiian culture has been made clear in the Kumulipo*.  This creation chant announces the birth of the whale near the beginning, in the second section. That is a very high ranking in a 2,102 line chant.  Hanau ka palaoa noho i kai  — born is… Read more »

Maui Will Soothe Your Soul – 7 Easy Fun Things

When your plane touches down in Maui, after a long flight, there is only one thing on your mind – warm, soft sand between your toes and jumping in the ocean! It will soothe your kinks and wash your concerns away instantly. That is a fact! That is only one thing of many that will… Read more »

Don’t Miss Out! Hiking in the Crater

Sunrise at Haleakala, Maui

      Haleakalā – The House of the Sun The mountain, the dormant volcano, and the crater have captivated human beings since they first gazed upon her beauty! Mark Twain called sunrise from the summit “the sublimest spectacle I ever witnessed.” Jack London wrote, “Haleakalā has a message of beauty and wonder for the soul that… Read more »