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Archive for the 'Maui' Category

A Must See Theatrical Performance…Ulalena

If you’re looking for some evening activity on Maui, you may want to plan an evening attending the highly acclaimed theatrical performance in Lahaina, called Ulalena.

Does It Snow In Hawaii?

In 2010, during one of the cold and snowy stretches that hit the US, 49 out of 50 states had snow on the ground…Hawaii was the exception.  During the winter of 2009-10, Hawaii had virtually no snow to speak of.   With yet another cold and snowy winter on hand, on January 11/12, once again […]

U-Pick Lavender on Maui

AKL Lavender Farm on Maui is now offering pick your own lavender on most weekends throughout the summer.  First available weekend is May 28th and 29th, 2011.  Two tours will be offered at 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM, each lasting approximately 40 minutes.  (Children must be at least 8 years old and accompanied by an […]

Paper or Plastic? No longer a choice on Maui

This question will no longer be asked on Maui, once the new ordinance goes into effect banning the use of plastic bags at checkouts throughout Maui County.  Maui County includes the islands of Maui, Lanai and Molokai.
The new county ordinance is scheduled to take effect January 11, 2011, once Mayor Tavares signs off on it.  […]

How many islands should you plan on visiting?

Visit one…two…or all of them?
One of the biggest mistake many first-time visitors to the Aloha State make is to try and take in too much of the island experience with too little time.  While on paper, it might seem like you could spend a week and island-hop until you’ve taken in the six major islands, […]

Hawaii Helicopter Tours

Planning a Hawaiian vacation? Make sure to include a helicopter flight to your list of things to do. Only from the air will you be able to thoroughly see and experience such things as fiery volcanoes, plunging waterfalls, sheer sea cliffs, spouting whales, and lush rainforests. And you’ll do it in less than 60 minutes.

Ever Heard of the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company?

The Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company, better known as HC&S, is the last surviving sugar plantation in Hawaii.   Located on the island of Maui, it was the first business venture of Alexander & Baldwin, in 1869.  That’s when boyhood friends, Samuel Alexander and Henry Baldwin, purchased 12 acres and after adding another 559 acres, […]

Maui Farmers’ Markets and Swap Meets

A while ago, I had a post with the information about the available Farmers’ Markets and Swap Meets on Oahu…and there were many.  Well, there are quite a few available throughout much of Maui, as well.  The following is the latest information I could find, and while I cannot guarantee that all of these are […]

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