Haleakala

Haleakala Sunrise

Do you want to experience a little romance on your Hawaiian honeymoon or Hawaiian vacation? Of course you do! Hawaii is one of the most romantic places on earth, and the Hawaiian sunrise seen from Haleakala is a moment you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Located on Maui, Haleakala National Park is home […]

Seven Sacred Pools at Oheo

Seven Sacred Pools at Oheo

Have you ever seen the movie I.Q. with Meg Ryan and Tim Robbins? In that movie, Meg Ryan’s character refers to a place in Maui where swimming feels like “a million kisses on your skin” because of how aerated the water is. She is referring to Maui’s Seven Sacred Pools at Oheo. (Incidentally, if you haven’t seen I.Q. you […]

Don’t miss Kahanu Garden on Maui

There is no better place to see an amazing collection of tropical flora in one place than by visiting Kahanu Garden on Maui’s eastern coastline, near the famous Hana town. Step back into Ancient Hawaii The 294-acre Kahanu Garden is part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, an important collection of five botanical gardens in the USA […]

Alii Kula Lavender Farm

Hawaii Lavender Farm – A Break From the Everyday

You might not immediately think of “lavender farm tour” when you think of “awesome Maui vacation,” but if you’re interested in doing something a little off-the-beaten-path on your Maui vacation, you do not want to miss Maui’s Alii Kula Lavender Farm. The farm is located in the foothills of Mount Haleakala, Maui’s famous volcano. There are […]

Haleakala – House of the Sun

Until we have excursions and flights to the moon, Haleakala National Park might just be the next best thing. At over 10,000 feet above sea level, Haleakala is Maui’s highest peak.  The mountain is, in fact, an active volcano capped by a dry crater. It hasn’t erupted in more than 500 years, so don’t expect […]

Pineapple Wine

Delicious Pineapple Wine from Maui!

There is an amazing Maui winery you can check out on your Hawaii vacation! Their specialty: Pineapple Wine. Most of us think about beaches and luaus when we think of the land of aloha. But Hawaii wineries do exist – and this one is an awesome one to visit! First of all, Maui’s Winery at […]

Birdwatching in Hawaii

Kanaha Pond – Birdwatching in Hawaii

When you plan your vacation, Birdwatching in Hawaii might not stand out, though it’s a fun, free activity! Kanaha Pond Wildlife Sanctuary is a great first stop because it’s teeming with birds and other wildlife. It’s also close to Maui’s airport so that if you just can’t wait, you can swing by there on your […]

The Road to Hana

The Road to Hana – It’s all about the Journey

When people picture Hawaii, they think of lush foliage, waterfalls tumbling down craggy cliffs, sometimes cascading into natural swimming holes, fragrant tropical flowers, beautiful beaches, and amazing natural beauty. The Road to Hana has it all! Don’t make the mistake of rushing to the town of Hana expecting to be dazzled .. the experience is […]

Iao Needle

The Spectacular Iao Needle on Maui

Want a short and easy hike that takes you to some absolutely breathtaking scenery? I strongly recommend making time to go and see the Iao Needle in the Iao Valley on Maui. The Iao Needle is a completely natural lava-rock formation that towers over onlookers at 1,200 feet from the valley floor up into the air. From sea level, […]

Visit Haleakala National Park, the House of the Sun

Until we have excursions and flights to the moon, Haleakala National Park might just be the next best thing. At over 10,000 feet above sea level, Haleakala is Maui’s highest peak.  The mountain is, in fact, an active volcano capped by a dry crater.  It hasn’t erupted in more than 500 years, so don’t expect […]