Maui Routine

Even though Maui certainly wasn’t a routine experience for us, we found a daily schedule helped us feel more settled and still allowed us to familiarize ourselves with various regions of the island. We walked the beach and/or pathways beside the beach early in the morning. When we were out by 6:30 a.m., we enjoyed … More Maui Routine

Maui’s ‘Iao Valley

This 2,250 foot ‘Iao Needle rising above the ‘Iao Valley is one of Maui’s most iconic spots. Clouds scuttled across the peak while we visited. I quickly snapped pictures in-between. This photo was the closest view we had at the end of the trail. During periods of warfare, warriors used this peak as a lookout. … More Maui’s ‘Iao Valley

Maui Welcome

“Feel that heat and humidity,” I said to no one in particular as I deplaned upon our arrival at Kahului Airport on Maui. A stewardess on the gangway nodded. “Yes, feel that,” she said with a smile. Maui’s warmth was decidedly different from the freezing temperatures we left behind in Seattle. For the past few … More Maui Welcome

5 Trips to Hawaii

You’ve taken 5 trips to Hawaii? No. Not me. A couple I know. They have traveled to the island of Maui every February for the past 5 years. Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Savvy savers, this husband and wife earn travel points with an airline and stay at a time-share vacation … More 5 Trips to Hawaii