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All About Molokini’s Back Wall

By | September 10th, 2018|Maui Hawaii, Molokini Crater|

Arrive on Maui’s leeward side and it may be impossible to tear your eyes away from Molokini—a small, horseshoe-shaped landmass that rests between Makena and the outlying island of Kaho’olawe. Roughly two and a half miles away—and little more than fifteen minutes by boat from Kihei—the volcanic ledge, half submerged in water, presents not just [...]

Some Of The Most Common Fish You’ll See In Maui Waters

By | May 16th, 2018|Maui Hawaii, Maui Snorkeling, Molokini Crater|

Guest Author: Susan Baker Aside from the Dolphins and turtles that you will frequently see on tours, you will be able to see a few special marine types in their vibrant ecosystems while snorkeling in Maui. Most of these specific fish species you'll be able to see frequently but others you will only see on [...]

Fish of the Month: Humuhumunukunukuapua’a

By | December 12th, 2017|Maui Hawaii, Maui Scuba & Snuba, Maui Snorkeling, Molokini Crater|

Much of the Hawaiian language is so beautiful it stops newcomers in their tracks. Mahalo, kokua, pono, keiki, kuleana—and who would ever be able to forget the oh-so-ubiquitous, meaningful-on-multiple-levels aloha? But hear the name of Hawaii’s state fish—humuhumunukunukuapua’a—and chances are you’ll be stopped in your tracks in an entirely different manner. Designated Hawaii’s state fish [...]

Scuba Diving at St. Anthony’s Wreck

By | September 27th, 2017|Maui Hawaii, Maui Scuba & Snuba|

Ever dream of scuba diving a sunken ship in tropical waters?  Our friend Trevor Boyce, from the Mill House Restaurant, went last week and got some great footage and photos from his dive at the St. Anthony's Wreck. The St. Anthony was sunk in 1997.  This single-hulled ship is 65 feet long and is used [...]

South Maui Weddings

By | July 26th, 2017|Maui Hawaii|

We've listed some of our favorite spots to get married as well as great vendors for your wedding day on Maui. Wailea Weddings When it comes to getting married in Maui, Wailea is the most desirable and easiest place to make it happen. Not only is this area surrounded with magnificent beaches, but the resorts [...]

Father’s Day Maui Treasure Hunt

By | June 16th, 2017|Maui Hawaii|

Happy Father's Day, everyone! I thought I'd share a fun thing I did for my wife and kids recently, in hopes that it inspires dads to do something different and create some memories they won't soon forget.   Pirate Treasure Hunt I've been wanting to do a treasure hunt for the kids for a while [...]

Favorite Maui Ocean & Surf Instagram Accounts

By | May 31st, 2017|Maui Hawaii|

We love Instagram.  We tend to follow Hawaii residents, artists and surfers.  It's going to sound weird, but we're proud of the curated list of 1000 people we follow.  Very interesting content.  But since Instagram decided to prioritize our feeds with only posts they algorithmically think we'd be most interested in, we see a lot [...]

Favorite Maui Breakfasts

By | March 15th, 2017|Maui Hawaii|

Forget drive-thru breakfast burritos and protein bars eaten at your desk: Maui breakfasts are meant to be savored. Whether you’re fueling up for a day of fun or indulging after some Molokini snorkeling, know that Maui offers a range of first-rate spots to satisfy your morning hunger.   Here are ten of our top picks—and [...]

A Brief History of Ni’ihau

By | December 28th, 2016|Maui Hawaii|

Think of Hawaii and the major players of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island will likely pop into mind. But besides the smaller islands of Molokai and Lanai, which together with Maui comprise Maui County, Hawaii is also home to Ni’ihau—the westernmost island in the archipelago and perhaps one of the most mysterious places [...]

Charles Lindbergh’s Hawaii

By | November 4th, 2016|Maui Hawaii|

The Aviator’s Last Flight - Hana, Maui, Hawaii Hana—Maui’s remote, heavenly town—boasts both astounding natural beauty and a fascinating history. It’s the birthplace of Kamehameha the Great’s most cherished wife, Queen Ka’ahumanu. It houses one of the wettest and most wondrous rainforests in the world. Its journey to its shores is an adventure of startling [...]