Everyday Maui

An insider guide to making the most of every day on Maui.

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Just Coast (VIDEO)

Follow your local guide, Lehia Apana, and make the most of Maui in this series "A perfect day on Maui."
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Luxury Cruisin’ (VIDEO)

A perfect day on Maui: follow your local guide and make the most of Maui!

Sneak peek inside Roy Yamaguchi’s new Humble Market Kitchin (VIDEO)

Take a first look inside the brand new Humble Market Kitchin by Roy Yamaguchi, located at Wailea Beach Resort, Marriott, Maui.
poke

Poke for days (literally) + poke recipe

This local-style staple is making waves across the Pacific—but the best spot to enjoy poke will always be here in Hawaiʻi. One West Maui eatery is honoring our poke traditions with a tasty twist on "The 12 Days of Christmas."

Hāna Kū: Native practitioners team with top chefs (VIDEO)

Hāna Kū—I've never experienced anything quite like it. Equal parts cultural classroom and chef's table, this intimate weekend was no doubt sprinkled with a bit of Hāna-style magic.

The Secret Life of Cocktails

The Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival will be celebrating good taste throughout the weekend—from a food-infused golf tournament to intimate wine dinners to an epicurean smorgasbord featuring thirteen chefs.

Have you hugged a firefighter today?

I was on assignment and this was my fourth outing to observe these guys—and one incredible woman—train for potential emergencies. I was that pesky reporter tagging along and asking questions. I wanted to know what it takes to be a Maui County firefighter. The short answer: lots of training.
japengo sushi

Grab those chopsticks, it’s International Sushi Day!

Eenie ... meenie ... miney ... you don't have to choose—Japengo's Sushi Trio Special is three times the yumminess. Celebrate International Sushi Day by digging in!

Saltwater Supremacy

What happens when the world's best paddlers migrate to Maui for a race along one of the most famous downwind courses? You get the OluKai Hoʻolauleʻa.

Kahoʻolawe: bombs, sharks, and 2.71 tons of trash (+VIDEO)

See what it's like to spend four days on this uninhabited Hawaiian island, avoiding bombs, watching for sharks, and caring for this sacred place.
Vince Mina

It’s a Dirty Job—HFUU is Doing It.

Two words have been on my mind a lot lately. If you live in Hawaiʻi, you probably know these words well: FOOD SECURITY.
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The Rainbow State? Yes, we are.

Ever wonder why are there so many rainbows in Hawaii? Discover the science behind the creation of our beloved rainbows.
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VIDEO: Papa Kuʻiʻai (Poi Board) Making

Watch as we transform a piece of monkey pod into a papa kuʻiʻai (poi board) during this workshop on Maui, hosted by the Hawaiʻi Farmers Union United.
Jamba Juice Maui

Putting Jamba Juice to the (Taste) Test

We put Jamba Juice Hawaii's new line of juices through a taste test. Find out which flavor is right for you!
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Professional Women Unite!

Maui women are invited to this interactive workshop hosted by Femfessionals Maui.
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2015 Maui Obon Festival Schedule

Move beyond the beach this summer. Maui's Buddhist temples come alive during obon season, a favorite island tradition. Here's this year's schedule.
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Free ʻukulele lessons!

Free live music and ʻukulele lessons? That's right. Here's how to sign up.
maui environment jobs

Calling All Conservationists!

Hawaii Conservation Alliance is hiring a program coordinator, and looking for qualified applicants. Here's how to apply.
Taro in Maui

Taro for Sale and I’m Buying!

Purchase rare varieties of taro while supporting Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
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Maui-style Christmas

Take a tour of the Old Wailuku Inn, enjoy live entertainment and hula, poetry readings, and a Hawaiian Country Store at the annual Lei of Aloha holiday celebration.
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Well, well, WHALE!

This season's first humpback whale has been spotted. Early season whale watch tours are happening now—sightings are guaranteed!
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Ziplining Deal at Kamaʻaina Day

On September 6, Hawaii residents can enjoy a day of ziplining at Piiholo Ranch Zipline, plus music, keiki activities, prizes, food vendors and more.
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Li Hing Mui: Hawaii’s Favorite Snack

Li hing mui is a favorite Hawaii snack. Lehia shares her top 10 ways to eat this salty sweet treat.
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Hiking & Camping in Haleakala

Experience hiking and camping inside Haleakala crater on Maui. This hike starts at the Crater summit and goes through Kaupo Gap, ending in east Maui.
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My Top 5 Swimwear Shops on Maui

Maui is the mecca of swimwear. Here are Lehia's favorite shops for getting beach ready—just in time for summer!

Instructions: How to Make a Lei

Celebrate May Day in Hawaii with a fresh flower lei. Here are step by step instructions on how to sew your lei.
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“Think Yellow, Go Green” this Earth Day

Support Maui schools and recycle old telephone directories at locations throughout Maui.

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