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Pick Up an Ukulele

Inspired by Eddie Vedder’s ‘Ukulele Songs? Or maybe you fancy yourself to be the next Jake Shimabukuro, or just want to be able to strum along to songs such as “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” by Jack Johnson, “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo‘ole or the perennial favorite “‘Ukulele Lady.” Either way, you’re in luck— Maui… Continue »

Sample a Sweet Taste of the Islands

Hawai‘i is a great place for all sorts of people, including those with a sweet tooth. With a multicultural history and population to pull from, SWEET OFFERINGS of the islands vary from well-known options like SHAVE ICE to treats like crispy manju. If you’re looking for something a little more fun than a keychain to… Continue »

Get Inked

Polynesians have decorated their bodies with TATTOOS for centuries. In Hawai‘i, tattoos came in a variety of designs and symbols, each holding its own SIGNIFICANCE—social standing and rank, religious devotion, bravery in war, heritage and rites of passage. Even to this day, some tattoos are still passed on from family member to family member. While… Continue »

Make a Cheese Run

MMake a cheese run to the SURFING GOAT DAIRY in Kula and get a look at Upcountry scenery along the way. This national AWARD-WINNING DAIRY produces more than 30 varieties of GOURMET GOAT CHEESE on its 42-acre farm, located on Oma‘opio Road. A growing herd of some 200 goats fuels the operation. FUN FACT: The… Continue »

Take a Culinary Tour

Maui is the perfect place for foodies to indulge in some FARM-TO-TABLE ADVENTURES. (Perhaps that’s why Bravo’s hit culinary competition show “TOP CHEF” picked the VALLEY ISLE as the locale for its Season 11 finale?) Getting the inside scoop on how chefs and restaurants around the island get their dishes to shine is a perfect… Continue »

Get Festive

Just because you’re on an island vacation doesn’t mean you have to give up CONCERTS, EVENTS or FESTIVALS. Here’s a sampling of what you can look forward to on the Valley Isle. • KIHEI FRIDAY TOWN PARTY – DECEMBER: Kehi’s Fourth Friday, a pau hana-style community street party with food trucks, entertainment, crafts and kids’… Continue »

Sample Some ‘Local Kine Grinds’

“So ‘ono” or “broke da mouth” is what locals say when they eat delicious, or “ONOLICIOUS,” grinds (“GOOD FOOD” in Hawai‘i’s Pidgin English). While on Maui, try some of these simple, affordable grinds, such as plate lunches and poke (said “pohkeh”) for a meal that travels well and is an authentic taste of the islands…. Continue »

Dig In

One of the tastiest results of Hawai‘i’s melting-pot culture is the great culinary diversity that has come from people of every ethnic background sharing a bit of their table with everyone else. Sampling the unique offerings found only here in Hawai‘i is one of the best ways to get to know this place. The bounty… Continue »

Pick Lunch from the Garden

WEEKLY TOURS AT O‘O FARM in Kula are a fresh experience. ON-SITE CHEFS cook, toss and season the produce you handpick in the garden and serve them for lunch with LOCALLY CAUGHT MEAT OR FISH. Bring your own bottle of wine for a totally gourmet delight, or sip some FRESH-ROASTED MAUI COFFEE from beans grown… Continue »

Be An ‘Easy Rider’

You’ve dreamed about it since you were a kid: riding the open road, wind in your face, not a care in the world. Or maybe two wheels is your chosen mode of transportation wherever you go. Either way, Maui is sure to please MOTORCYCLISTS— or even moped or SCOOTER RIDERS. Stunning oceanfront views paired with… Continue »