Tag: Maui No Ka Oi

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 »

We are Grateful – 37 Years of Reflection

Mahalo on Black Lava

The last few years have been years that will go down in history. We all feel the multiple challenges and amazement of a worldwide pandemic. So many people have stepped up to help their fellow humans.  Then in August, Maui suffered devastation beyond belief with fires.One that destroyed most of the town of Lahaina. It… Read more »

3 Yearly Visitors to Hawai’i That Fly 3000+ Miles Each Way

Sea birds

The Hawaiian Islands have many visitors who come every year.  Some use their wings to fly here while others swim. The North Pacific Humpback Whales have one of the longest annual migrations of any animal, swimming between the food-rich Alaskan waters and the warmer breeding waters of Hawai’i.  The Pacific Golden Plover also makes this… Read more »

Awesome Hand-Crafted Spirits and Beer Skillfully Made in Maui

Organic spirits, super-creative cocktails, craft beers, boutique wines – specialty drinks are a thing!  The Hawaiian Islands have known about hand-crafted alcoholic drinks since 1790. We cannot describe the very first distilled liquor as a specialty drink, but it caught on very quickly. The origin of the island’s first liquor happened to be with one… Read more »

Fun on the Way to the Top – Upcountry Maui

We have chatted often about the remarkable area of Maui known as Upcountry; an area far from town, with a varied and rich history. We told a tale of cowboys, ranching, and an improbable winery, MauiWine located in ‘Ulupalakua. Today, we go off the beaten path, to some more of Maui’s unknown gems hidden away… Read more »