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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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Back by popular demand (and because we love supporting local so much) we are sharing our 2022 holiday shopping guide that features local and Maui-owned businesses from all over the island. Find the perfect gifts and treasures for your ohana and loved ones, near and far. Shopping local is one of the best ways to support our Maui community and give back to those striving to make our island a better place. There are countless hidden gems, brilliant artists, generous creators, and hard-working small business owners who make Maui the beautiful place that is. 

 

 

Itsy Bitsy Keiki by Anuhea Medeiros

Itsy Bitsy Keiki was started by a Native Hawaiian Infant/Toddler, Kumu (teacher). She began Itsy Bitsy Keiki during the pandemic to bridge the

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With stunning covers, breathtaking images, and thought-provoking stories, coffee-table books are the colorful heavyweights of home decor. Local bookstores carry the best options that evoke the island lifestyle and simplicity of easy living. 

A quality coffee table book completes any living room, kitchen, bar cart, or entryway. So get into the trendy and easy habit of gifting new homeowners a couple of cozy coffee table books. It is a personal yet chic home decor hack that doubles as something they can use. Go with a book that is neutral, has pops of color, or gives a classic element, and we promise it'll look great anywhere. 

So whether your friend just bought a beachside condo in Kihei or your cousin bought their dream house in central Wailuku,

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Once again, the halls of the Maui Arts & Cultural Center are lined with work from some of the island’s most celebrated artists, open for the public to view for almost the entire month of March.

The Schaefer International Gallery is currently home to Art Maui 2019, which marks the 41st year the famed event has showcased some of the best local artists. This year, jurors selected dozens of artists ranging from Pamela Hayes to Jeanne Young, whose works featured a plethora mediums spanning from oil paintings to stone to encaustic mixed media.

Founded in 1979, Art Maui is a nonprofit organization, overseen by an all-volunteer board of directors, that seeks to promote, encourage, and recognize excellence in visual arts across Maui County. The

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At this magical Haiku estate, there are truly endless possibilities.

As soon as you enter the gates enclosing this tropical paradise, the hustle and bustle of the outside world simply melts away. Nestled on 5 acres that boast captivating ocean views from almost every vantage point on the property, this Haiku estate offers the best of island living. Island Sotheby’s International Realty agents Ryan MacLaughlin, R(B) and Alex Cortez, R(B) are representing the seller.

“The most alluring feature is the total privacy that this property allows,” said MacLaughlin, an owner of Island Sotheby’s International Realty. “Behind the gated entry, meander down a charming dirt road into a valley shielding you from the elements — you truly feel like it is the

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Welcome home — to what Maui No Ka Oi magazine described as “The Ultimate Art Project.”

Lovingly designed by highly-acclaimed Hawai’i artist Robert Suzuki, this four-bedroom architectural masterpiece offered for $3.25 million in the heart of Wailea is truly a work of art. Island Sotheby’s International Realty agents Debra Merle R(B) and Cathryn Paxton-Haines R(B) are listing the home, which boasts 3,780 square feet of bright, airy and elegant living areas.

“I decided to build a house to showcase my art,” Suzuki told Island Sotheby’s International Realty. “That was the intention: to build a house to showcase my work while keeping the feeling of the home beachy yet contemporary.”

Suzuki drew inspiration from the colors he frequently uses in

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Every year, the average American sends over 1,000 pounds of household trash to landfills – waste that can hurt our health, devastate wildlife habitats and release greenhouse gases and dangerous toxins.

But with a little bit of planning and creativity, we can significantly reduce footprint on our planet and the island we all know and love. As we begin 2019, we’ve made a resolution to not only focus on our own wellbeing, but protect and care for the community around us, too. Here are 8 ways you can help reduce waste:

Ditch the bottled water

There are so many reasons we’re lucky to live in Hawai’i – one of them being that the islands offer some of the cleanest water straight from aquifers. So ditch plastic bottles and carry a reusable one

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It’s hard to count all the factors that make Hawai’i such an incredible state – white-sand beaches, warm weather year-round, dozens of breathtaking waterfalls and colorful sunsets.

But there’s another thing that sets the state apart from the rest – it’s leading the U.S. in generating renewable energy, in almost every way there is to produce it.

Although the state generates most of its renewable energy from solar power, it also relies on wind, geothermal, hydro and biofuels. Today, the state gets roughly one-third of its electricity from rooftop solar and roughly 60 other utility-scale renewable energy projects that support power grids. On some days, almost 60 percent of its power comes from renewable sources.

That’s a drastic increase from

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Sometimes “going green” can seem like it might take a lot of money and work.

But there’s much more you can do that doesn’t involve a hefty price tag that comes with installing photovoltaic panels or buying a hybrid car. Instead, you can reduce waste, limit toxins and make your home healthier just be following a few of these tips:

  1. Put down the paper towels: Change up your paper towel habit to reduce waste by using cloth napkins and rags for the dirtier jobs.  

  2. Reduce, reuse, recycle:  Make sure you have a system in your kitchen that makes it easier to separate recyclable materials from the non-recyclables. Everyone in your home will be more likely to recycle if they don’t have to walk outside to the recycling bin each time

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With Earth Day soon approaching, you’ll surely see articles or tips on how live more sustainably and protect Mother Earth. But at this Haiku property, you’ll make a positive difference all year round.

Imagine being able to live off your own property in paradise, where you can grow your own food, use energy from the sun and live organically. At this stunning Haiku home, you can do just that.

This two-acre property offers the epitome of farm to table living in comfort, boasting almost every upgrade a property owner could think of undertaking. The property's four-bedroom home and cottage are virtually off grid, powered by photovoltaic panels and two Tesla Powerwall backup batteries.

“This house has everything you'd ever want to do to the

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