Maui’s Lahaina has the perfect beaches, historical sites, and a fun run of shops and restaurants—adding up to one of Hawaii’s best walk-around towns. Baby Beach (above) has good snorkeling and plenty of… Continue reading
Seeing sunrise on Haleakala has gotten so much buzz that visitors now need a permit to enter in the early morning hours. Forget that. It’s cold up there, and driving up in the… Continue reading
Decades ago, southwest Maui was dubbed the “Gold Coast” by real estate copywriters, as a string of condos and resorts sprung up along the shoreline. To be honest, it seemed sort of tacky.… Continue reading
After navigating the numerous one-lane bridges and cliff-hugging turns of the Hana Highway and then the reaching open green slopes, many visitors are hell bent on continuing to Hana Town. But a better… Continue reading
In West Maui (actually the north part of the hour-glass) the sandy beaches are backed by condos and resorts, from Lahaina going north to Ka’anapali and Kapalua. Kapalua Beach (above) is known as… Continue reading
After the thrills and spills amid a cavalcade of rental cars along Maui’s notorious Hana Highway (waterfalls, one-lane bridges, tropical jungle) many visitors get to the actual town and experience a mild disappointment.… Continue reading
Maui’s stunning Iao Valley.
Though throngs of tourists and locals fill several huge lots at Makena State Park, the beaches retain a wide-open and wild vibe, with fine sand, foamy waves and a backshore that rests below… Continue reading