Surfing Maui

Wave Panoramic Photos

Here are some of our favorite Panoramic Ocean Photos of surfing and waves in general.   Rainbow Wave We love how it took on rainbow colors.  Photo taken at DT Flemings Beach, West Maui.   Wes...
hidden waterfall in Kauai

Kauai Panoramic Photos

Here are some of our favorite Panoramic Photos from recent trips to Kauai, Hawaii.   Hanalei Bay Whenever we stay on the Garden Isle, we rent a house in Hanalei Bay on the north shore. We love the bea...
Haleakala Crater

Haleakala Panoramic Photos

Here are some of our favorite Panoramic Photos from the summit of Haleakala Crater and its surrounding areas.   Haleakala in all its glory! Taken while on Blue Hawaiian Helicopters' complete island tou...
Maui to Molokai paddle race

Maui to Molokai Paddle Race

This Maui to Molokai Paddle Race, hosted by Maui Paddling Hui, on April 18th started at 9:30 am at DT Fleming Beach and ended 26 miles later at Kaunakakai.  Known as "The World's Funnest Downwinder," over 150 p...
west maui

Energy Sources in Maui

Maui is mostly powered by fossil fuels, but wind and solar are becoming increasingly more present. We're also looking into algae and the ocean for our power. The Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative aims to have the ...
whales leaving Hawaii

When do Humpback Whales leave Hawaii?

These gentle giants spend their Hawaiian winter vacation  turning tricks for anyone in a 50 mile radius. They also take advantage of our relatively predator-free warm waters to give birth.  Once all this has be...
Kaanapali Beach

Kaanapali Beach Review

By far the most frequented beach in West Maui, Kaanapali's "Black Rock" Beach is conveniently located within walking distance to many large resorts, restaurants and attractions. Named America's Best Beach in...
Travaasa Maui

Travaasa Hana Review

My sister and I decided to drive the road to Hana, and ignored others wise advice to leave early in the morning.  We found ourselves in the town of Hana (which doesn't deserve the title "town", as there's hardl...
epic sunset

Mala Grill – An Ocean Tavern

Mala was Maui's best kept dining secret. Now with 2 locations, one at the Wailea Beach Marriott, people are hearing more and more about it. Owner Chef Mark Ellman and his wife Judy created the upscale Mediterra...
sunset cruise

Sunset Cruise with Pride of Maui

Delicious fresh food, an open bar, live music, and a perfect Maui sunset on the open water! This is what you can expect when enjoying a sunset cocktail cruise on the Pride of Maui out of Maalaea Harbor. Our Ex...