Maui Vacation Expert

Aloha and welcome to Maui!

If you are planning a trip to Hawaii, Maui is one of the six major destination Islands.

In the Hawaiian language, there is a saying here -- "Maui no ka oi!" -- which means: "Maui is the best!" And I agree.

Whether this is your first time or if you’ve been here before, I can help make this a trip you will never forget...the perfect vacation just for you.

I have lived on Maui for 13 years serving as a Concierge at major resorts here giving unbiased Maui vacation advice.

I make it my business to get out and explore Maui, so that you can enjoy everything this island has to offer...and I take my research very seriously!

This Island Paradise is full of wonderful thing to see and do.

There’s adventure and excitement at every turn -- as well as tranquility and bliss on the golden beaches with every glorious sunset.

Join me on a journey of a lifetime.

Maui No Ka Oi

Maui truly is the best!

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MAUI Island
Maui vacations: Maui is one of the six major tourist destination islands of Hawaii.
Video Tours of Maui
Video Tours of Maui will give you an idea of what this island paradise looks like.
Why Maui is the Best
Why Maui is the Best.
Climate of Maui
The climate of Hawaii is ideal every day of the year, and is a big draw for tourists to Maui, with mild temperatures, low rainfall, and generally sunny conditions.
First Trip to Maui
If this is your First Trip to Maui you will discover that Maui is an island that has something for everyone.
Maps of Maui
Maps of Maui
Pronouncing Place Names on Maui
Pronouncing Place Names on Maui can be difficult.
Books About Maui
Books About Maui you may want to read before or after visiting the Hawaiian island of Maui.
Books about Hawaii
Books about Hawaii
Music of Maui
Music of Maui
Where to Stay on Maui
Where to Stay on Maui: the two main resort zones are both on the drier sheltered sunny side of the island.
Maui Vacation Resorts
Maui vacation resorts are in two main resort zones: West Maui or South Maui.
Kaanapali Resort Hotels
Kaanapali Resort Hotels on Maui Hawaii are some of the finest in the world, offering several for you to choose from.
Kapalua Resort Hotel
Kapalua Resort Hotel
Beachfront Condos in West Maui
Some Beachfront Condos in West Maui are located between the major resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua.
Wailea Resort Hotels
Wailea Resort Hotels are among the most luxurious in the world.
Makena Resort Hotel
Makena Resort has one luxury hotel in South Maui next to the Wailea Resort area.
Beachfront Condos in South Maui
Beachfront Condo-Hotels in South Maui are located in Kehei north of the major resort areas of Wailea and Makena.
Hana Resort Hotel
The luxury Hana Resort Hotel is the Hotel Hana-Maui.
Avoiding Winter Storms
Avoiding Winter Storms on Maui: In winter where you choose to stay on Maui can make a great difference in the quality of your vacation -- and avoiding disappointment from bad winter weather.
Before You Arrive
Before You Arrive on Maui, it would be best to plan on taking care of the following matters before you leave home.
What to Pack
What to Pack for a Maui Vacation: These days with airlines charging for baggage, you will want to keep your packing to a minimum.
Maui Transportation
Maui Transportation Options.
Things To Do in Maui
Things To Do in Maui
Beaches of Maui
The Beaches of Maui are some of the best in the world.
Snorkel Spots Top Ten
Snorkel Spots Top Ten: Maui's Top Ten Snorkel Spots are among the best in the world.
Waterfalls on Maui
Waterfalls on Maui on Maui occur mostly during the winter rainy season.
Free Activities on Maui
Free Activities on Maui: Some of the best things on Maui are free!
Maui Tourist Attractions
Maui Tourist Attractions
Iao Valley State Park on Maui
Iao Valley State Park on Maui
Haleakala National Park
Haleakala National Park
Road to Hana
The Road to Hana leads you to see the tropical rainforest of Maui, and then on to the Hana ranchland area at the remote east end of Maui.
Things To Do in West Maui
Things To Do in West Maui are close to the vacation resorts in Kaanapali, Kapalua, and Lahaina Town.
Things To Do in South Maui
Things To Do in South Maui are close to the resorts in Wailea, Kihei, and Makena.
Things To Do in Central Maui
Things To Do in Central Maui
Things To Do Upcountry
Things To Do Upcountry on Maui on the side of Haleakala Mountain.
Things To Do in Hana
Things To Do in Hana
Walks on Maui
Walks on Maui are possible on beach walkways in front of the resort hotels in Kaanapali, Kapalua, and Wailea.
Hikes on Maui
Self-guided Hikes on Maui are possible near the resort hotels.
Golf on Maui
Golf on Maui features spectacular courses in several locations.
Tennis on Maui
Tennis on Maui in available at many resort hotels, and several municipal courts.
Spas on Maui
Spas on Maui at the resort hotels are luxurious.
Shopping on Maui
Shopping on Maui features a variety of shops in resort towns and shopping centers.
Where to Eat on Maui
Where to Eat on Maui offers choices among many fine restaurants of different types all over the island.
Luau Hawaiian Feast
A Luau is a Hawaiian feast, with pork cooked in a traditional underground oven pit called an imu.
Fine Dining
Fine Dining on Maui is the specialty of several restaurants.
Popular Restaurants
Popular Restaurants on Maui feature: Great Location -- Waiting Lines -- Good Food -- Fairly Reasonable Prices.
Seafood Restaurants
Seafood Restaurants on Maui specialize in fresh fish, much of which is caught locally.
Italian Restaurants
There are Italian Restaurants to choose from in the different areas of Maui.
Mexican Restaurants
Numerous casual Mexican Restaurants are located near the resort areas of Maui.
Vegetarians
Vegetarians can find restaurants on Maui, although most are not exclusively vegetarian.
Steak House Restaurants
There are a few Steak House Restaurants on Maui that specialize in steaks.
Japanese Restaurants
There are Japanese Restaurants in the major resort areas of Maui.
Chinese Restaurants
Chinese Restaurants
Guided Tours on Maui
Guided Tours on Maui: Although many activities on Maui can be done for free, sometimes the best way to experience them is on guided tours.
Guided Ocean Tours
Guided Ocean Tours on Maui
Guided Land Tours
Guided Land Tours on in Maui.
Guided Air Tours
Guided Air Tours on Maui Hawaii.
Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Tour: One of the most spectacular ways to see the island of Maui is by helicopter.
Volcano Flight-Seeing Tour
Volcano Flight-Seeing Tour: Take a flight-seeing tour on a fixed-wing plane from Maui to the Big Island of Hawaii.
Paragliding Tour
Paragliding Tour: Fly off a mountain above Maui seated under a para-wing piloted by an expert guide.
Zip-Line Tour
Zip-Line Tours are available on Maui in several locations.
Parasail Boat Tour
A Parasail Boat Tour is available on Maui that takes you soaring up into the sky under a parachute off a boat.
Ferry Boats to Lanai or Molokai
Ferry Boats to Lanai or Molokai from Maui in the Hawaiian Islands.
Sailboat Tour
Sailboat Tour: Go sailing on a classic sailboat with gorgeous views of Maui, Lanai Island, and Molokai Island.
Snorkel Boat Tour
Snorkel Boat Tour: Guided snorkel boats tours are available on Maui to view fish under water at famous snorkel spots like Molokini Crater and Honolua Bay.
West Maui Snorkel Sail
West Maui Snorkel Sailboat tours leave right off Ka’anapali beach for snorkeling spots all along the reefs of West Maui.
Submarine Tour
Submarine Tour on an actual submarine: Dive down 120 feet below the surface of the ocean.
Glass-Bottom Boat Tour
Glass-Bottom Boat Tour: A bright yellow underwater viewing vessel with windows and view-seating below the deck that provides underwater views of the reefs.
Dive Boat Tour
Dive Boat Tours are available on Maui to take you to some of the best scuba diving locations in Hawaii.
Fishing Boat Tour
Fishing Boat Tour
Kayak Tour
Kayak Tours are available on Maui where you can paddle your own kayak.
Sunset Boat Tour
Sunset Boat Tours are offered by various boat tour companies on Maui.
Dinner Boat Tour
Dinner Boat Tours are available on Maui for an evening cruise out on the ocean while enjoying dinner aboard ship.
Whale-Watch Boat Tour
Whale-Watch Boat Tours on Maui: Whale-Watch Boat Tour official season is December 16 - May 14 only.
Star Gazing on Maui
Star Gazing on Maui is some of the finest you'll find anywhere -- because Hawaii is the most remote island chain in the world.
Jet Ski Tour
Jet Ski Tours are available in Maui near the beaches of Kaanapali.
Surfing Lessons
Surfing Lessons at one of Maui's many surf schools.
Surfing Spots Top Ten
Surfing Spots Top Ten: Maui's Top Ten Surfing Spots are among the best in the world.
Kitesailing Lessons
Kitesailing lessons are available on Maui to teach this exciting sport.
Hana Tour
Hana Tour: Guided tours are available to take you to see Hana at the remote east end of Maui.
Hana Road Highlights
Hana Road Highlights
Sunrise Mountain Tour
Sunrise Mountain Tour: Guided tours are available to see spectacular views of sunrise from the top of Maui’s highest mountain, called Haleakala.
Bike Down a Mountain
Bike Down a Mountain: Guided tours are available to bike down the road from the summit of Maui’s highest mountain.
Iao Valley Central Maui Tour
Iao Valley Central Maui Tours explore the highlights of Maui's central valley.
Hiking Tour
Hiking Tours are available on Maui to take you into the natural beauty of the island.
Jeep Tour
This adventurous Jeep tour on Maui takes you on private dirt roads and trails inaccessible to the general public.
Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tour
Activities for Kids
Family Activities for Kids are numerous on Maui.
Sugar Cane Train
Sugar Cane Train
Aquarium on Maui
Aquarium on Maui
Farm Tours
Farm Tours on Maui include a lavender farm, a protea flower farm, a fruit farm, a goat diary farm, a produce farm, a tropical plantation, and a pineapple plantation.
Parks on Maui
Parks on Maui
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens on Maui: There are several Botanical Gardens on Maui. Part of the appeal of Maui is the splendor of tropical flowering plants.
Winery on Maui
The Winery on Maui is upcountry on the slopes of the dormant Haleakala Volcano.
Museums on Maui
Museums on Maui and Historical Buildings preserve some of Maui's colorful past:
Towns on Maui
Towns on Maui
Art on Maui
Art on Maui portrays memorable scenery of Maui.
Shows on Maui
Live Shows on Maui are available for evening entertainment.
Movies on Maui
Movies on Maui: Now Showing.
Sports Bars
Sports Bars on Maui show many televised sporting events that begin as early as 7 AM on Maui -- because of the five or six hours difference between Maui and the East Coast of the USA.
Funny Questions
Visitors to Maui ask some funny questions.
Ezine Articles About Maui
Ezine Articles About Maui in the Hawaiian Islands.
Aloha Lifestyle
Aloha Lifestyle: Aloha means Hello and Goodby, but it also is a way of living.
Health Clubs on Maui
Health Clubs on Maui are located near the major resort areas.
Driving on Maui
Driving on Maui requires awareness of the special road conditions on this semi-tropical island that may not exist back on the roadways near your own home.
Avoiding Accidents on Maui
Avoiding Accidents on Maui requires awareness of the special dangers on this semi-tropical island that may not exist back near your own home.
Moving to Maui
Moving to Maui may be on your mind or in your plans.
Population of Maui
Population of Maui
Vacations in Hawaii
Vacations in Hawaii: Hawaii truly is an Island Paradise, with perfect climate every day of the year, and six resort islands to choose from.
LANAI Island
Lanai Island is the least populous of the six tourist destination islands, with only one small town Lanai ‘City’ with 3,000 people.
MOLOKAI Island
Molokai is the least visited of the six tourist destination islands of Hawaii.
Pearl Harbor Tour
A Pearl Harbor Tour from Maui is available.
OAHU Island
OAHU is one of the six major tourist destination islands of Hawaii.
KAUAI Island
KAUAI is one of the six major tourist destination islands of Hawaii.
BIG ISLAND
Big Island is one of the six major tourist destination islands of Hawaii.
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