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Embark on a captivating journey along the Wailea Beach Path, a 1.5-mile coastal walk that unveils the breathtaking beauty of Maui's pristine beaches and introduces you to some of the island's most exclusive properties.

Commence your adventure at the public parking near Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, providing seamless access to the path and the pristine shores of Mokapu Beach. This enchanting trail invites you to indulge in a leisurely walk featuring flat, well-maintained terrain that unfolds against the backdrop of awe-inspiring ocean vistas.

Mokapu Beach

The northernmost of four beaches connected by the Wailea Coastal Walkway, Mokapu Beach fronts the Andaz Resort and is a popular spot for snorkeling, paddling, and people just learning to

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As the holiday season approaches, the spirit of aloha comes alive on the enchanting island of Maui. Embrace the warmth of the community and the unique offerings from local businesses that make this place truly special. We invite you to explore a curated selection of small businesses, each with its own story to tell. From artisanal donuts to handcrafted ceramics, there's something for everyone on your gift list.


She Wood Go

Waiehu, Maui

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She Wood Go is more than a brand; it's a celebration of 'Ohana (family), 'Āina (land), and 'Ōlelo Hawai'i (Hawaiian language). Their inspired creations, made in Waiehu, embody the spirit of Maui, reflecting the beauty and traditions of the island.

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As the holiday season approaches, Maui is set to sparkle with a series of delightful events, blending traditional festivities with unique island experiences. Whether you're a resident or a visitor, these events are perfect for getting into the holiday spirit. Here's a glimpse of what Maui has in store for December 2023:


Makana for Maui - Christmas Gift Drive

Thru December 15

In the spirit of the season, a Christmas gift drive for keiki affected by the Maui wildfires will be held through December 15th. New, unused and unwrapped gifts and toys can be dropped off between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at CNHA’s Kāko’o Maui Resource Hub at Maui Mall located at 70 E. Ka’ahumanu Avenue, Unit D1, in Kahului. Gifts can also be mailed to the Resource Hub.

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Kula, known for its scenic beauty and lush landscapes, is not only a feast for the eyes but also a culinary haven. We invite you to embark on a delectable journey through some of Kula's finest dining experiences. From charming cafes to farm-to-table restaurants, Kula offers a diverse array of options that will tantalize your taste buds. Join us as we explore the flavors of this beautiful region.


Kula Bistro: A Taste of Italy in Upcountry

If you're craving a taste of Italy amidst the Hawaiian landscapes, look no further than Kula Bistro. Located at 4566 Lower Kula Road, this charming eatery offers a delectable fusion of Italian and local flavors. Indulge in dishes like freshly baked pizzas with toppings like prosciutto and arugula, hearty

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As November arrives, Maui comes alive with a vibrant array of events that capture the island's unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and artistic innovation. Whether you're a resident looking to explore more of what Maui has to offer or a visitor eager to soak in the local culture, November is a month that promises a diverse lineup of activities. From music concerts and art installations to food festivals and holiday shopping experiences, there's something for everyone.

2023 Hawaiian Airlines Made in Maui County Festival

Date: November 3 - 4, 2023

Location: Maui Arts and cultural Center

Description: This annual festival is a celebration of all things made in Maui County. It offers a unique opportunity to discover and

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As you venture along the picturesque Road to Hana, take some time to explore the natural wonders and historical sites through these hiking adventures. Whether you're seeking a short and easy hike or a moderate trail, Hana offers an array of hiking opportunities for all nature enthusiasts. Let's dive into these captivating trails and what you can expect on each one:



Waikamoi Ridge Trail

Distance: 1.5 miles round trip

Difficulty: Easy 

As you traverse the winding Road to Hana, consider a refreshing break at the Waikamoi Ridge Trail, a part of the Na Ala Hele trail system. This hike serves as an excellent way to spend an hour immersing yourself in the wonders of an ancient forest or indulging in a picturesque picnic along the Hāna

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As the gentle trade winds brush over the palm trees and the sun casts its warm embrace upon the island of Maui, October ushers in a tapestry of enriching events that celebrate culture, heritage, and exploration. From the harmonious 'Ukulele Festival to the Gathering of the Voyagers and Festivals of Aloha, this October is all about embracing the vibrant spirit of Maui. Let's dive into these engaging events that make the island come alive with culture and community.


Free ‘Ukulele Workshop 

Saturday, October 7 | 11:00 am 

MACC's Morgado Hall (overlooking the Yokouchi Pavilion Courtyard) 

Registration starts at 10:30 am 

The workshop is conducted by ‘ukulele master Roy Sakuma for students of all ages. Lessons are designed for

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The island of Maui, celebrated for its awe-inspiring landscapes and spirited communities, recently faced a devastating event as wildfires loomed over Kula in Upcountry and West Maui's cherished town of Lahaina. Hotels, storefronts, and restaurants were razed to the ground, impacting the livelihoods of numerous residents. The aftermath of this tragedy is expected to extend over several years, with a staggering economic cost running into billions of dollars. Yet, in the face of adversity, local businesses and eateries have shown an extraordinary capacity for resilience. Not only have they continued to serve their community, but they have also adapted to the changing economic landscape by embracing digital solutions like online ordering. For those who

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Amidst the unfolding tragedy that has befallen Lahaina we pause to reflect on the profound significance of this historic town. As we grapple with the immense loss and ongoing challenges faced by the residents, it becomes even more critical to understand why Lahaina matters so much, not only in the context of its rich history but also as a symbol of resilience and community spirit.

Lahaina’s Hawaiian History

Native Hawaiians have regarded Maui as their sacred place for centuries, and Lahaina is at the heart of this spiritual connection. It was here that the first capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom was established. Carmen Lindsey, chairwoman of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, stated that "Lahaina holds some of the most historically significant

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August 31st:

Please review this useful article from Hawaii Business Magazine, by NOELLE FUJII-ORIDE on

How to Replace Important Documents and Access Financial Aid After a Disaster

What residents and businesses impacted by the Maui wildfires should know about ordering replacement documents and applying for federal assistance. Plus, a list of local financial institutions offering emergency relief. Click here for a printable pdf version with QR codes.


In the midst of this crisis, we are relieved to report that all agents and staff at Island Sotheby's International Realty are safe though we have all been greatly affected by the profound loss of life and community. This first (almost) week now, it has been all hands on deck to coordinate

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