There are plenty of obvious rules about driving, hiking and swimming around Hana, Maui, but as someone born and raised here on Maui, there are few rules for Hana trips that might not be so obvious. These rules will keep you safe from a personal safety standpoint, as well as general embarrassment. I won't sugarcoat too much, so let's get to to the details! Waterfalls: You can’t enjoy a day in Hana without stopping at a waterfall, as its a main reason anyone makes the journey. You're now thinking I'm going to tell you all about checking the landing zone of where you are about to jump from. Yes, that’s very important as sticks, trees and rocks move into...
Maui has countless restaurants with amazing awards and stunning build outs to impress anyone who walks through their doors. Maui also has a growing number of Road Side Food Trucks (as it seems everywhere in the world does) and Food Truck Parks all over the island. Now days you will find 5 star resort quality plates pumping out of these small kitchens on wheels all over Maui. Simply google your general area here on Maui and, 'Food truck' and you'll be able to find a grouping of trucks to feed everyone from the grandparents to the kids for a price tag of $8 - $23 per person. Its also worth noting as a former restaurant manager, that these food trucks...
I receive many of the same questions as a camping rental equipment company here on Maui, so here are a few bullets to help you in making decisions as to where you may want to camp, and what you'll need to bring:
For some reason I've always enjoyed looking up quotes for the places I'm planning to visit. Its likely because its fun to daydream about an upcoming trip, so if you are one of those people, enjoy a couple of quick quotes below!
Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace.
Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there's music in the air there.
The loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean.
I believe Hawaii is the most precious jewel in the world.
Maui Ocean Center - For babies, kids and adults alike, this is a fun and hands on experience for the entire family. There's an aquarium tunnel that makes you feel like your swimming with the sharks, a touching pool to feel the slimy sea cucumber, and plenty of live displays to see all the sea life that makes Hawaii so unique. Old Lahaina Luau - With a true sunset background on the shoreline, top dancers in the islands and awesome buffet style Lu'au its hard to beat this feast. Ulalena Evening Show - You may feel your well versed in Broadway shows, but Maui has somehow birthed this amazing show that explores the history and culture of Hawaii in a...