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Kihei Fourth Friday

Looking for something to do while on your Maui Vacation? Check out a Kihei Fourth Friday Town Party! Not sure what I’m talking about? Well, it’s simple… on the 4th Friday of every month, the town of Kihei puts on an amazing ALL FREE Maui Town Party!

Steven Tyler on Maui

(yes, that’s us on either side of Steven Tyler!)

Volunteers from all over the island gather to coordinate and assist with this grand event. More than 3,000 attendees can be seen dancing, visiting and shopping… Imagine – 3,000 happy people in one place!

 

3 stages for entertainment
free activities for the keiki (youth)
62 craft and retail vendors
25+ places to eat

 

We just celebrated our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Check out the video montage from the last 12 events by Family, Events and Wedding Photographer, Penny Palmer Photography!

What to do in Maui?

Once again we’re getting calls from visitors with the main question. “What to do in Maui?”

What to do in Maui

OK – so the obvious favorites – beach, sun, snorkeling with turtles, whale watching and people watching. But what to do beyond that?

 

what to do on MauiWhat to do in Maui?

EAT…

How about checking out a new little restaurant hidden in Kihei called Chez Meme? It’s out of the way, charming and has extremely good service. It’s one of those hidden treasures that will surely grow in popularity as folks find it – be one of the first to check it out.

 

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GET OUT ON THAT BEAUTIFUL BLUE WATER!

Take a sailboat tour or a private whale watching tour. Get out and enjoy the sun without 100 of your newest friends lurking around you. There are less expensive ways to enjoy the privacy out on the water than these large cruise lines.  Email us for recommendations.

Have you wanted to try to surf, paddleboard or kayak? Why not try it now? There’s nothing like being out in the ocean, peacefully floating, watching marine life watch you! You can see all the way down to the ocean floor – turtles, fish, whales, dolphins… you’re in their home now and they welcome you with beautiful water ballet. Breathtaking!

 

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TOO HOT? GO UP!

Another favorite is going up to Kula and Haleakala… Kula has produce no ka oi and is definitely worth going up there to shop… Lavender Farms, fresh fruits and veggies… yum! Go a little further up and enjoy breathtaking views of the island from atop the clouds! Play king and queen for a day amongst the beautiful cloud covered land – enjoy that picnic you picked up in Kula and watch the sun go down. As the sun passes below the cloud cover, you realize just how small you are amongst the millions of stars that brighten the sky.

 

So again, you ask What to do in Maui?

SO VERY MUCH!

What to do on Maui – January first week

What to do on Maui!

What to do on Maui!

Welcome to 2013! As is expected of Maui, there are plenty of events going on. Here’s the highlights for the week:

If you’re looking for a reason to get outside and get some fresh air – how about a Charity Golf Tournament? Kapalua’s Plantation Course has a charity golf tournament on January 3. Contact danielchelel@pgatourhq.com for more information!

Not wanting to exert much energy? Country Singer, Steve Zuwala will be playing at the MACC on January 4th performing a Country Rock Special benefiting the Maui Food Bank. You can get your tickets online at http://www.mauiarts.org/events/steve-zuwala/  but seating is limited.

If you’d like to get outdoors with the family, the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary is hosting a Ko`ie`ie Fishpond 5K Fun Run & Kids Mile event on January 5th beginning at their center in Kihei, South Maui. Call for more information: 808-280-5801.

Also on January 5th, Haunani Apoliona, Ku‘uipo Kumukahi & Helene Woodward will be performing at the McCoy Studio Theater ini Kahalui at 7:30 pm. Come listen to the amazing 12-string guitar and relax for an evening of Hawaiian fun! More information can be found here.

What to do on Maui – second half of December 2012

With the holidays upon us, many locals have gone to the Mainland for the holidays while many Mainlanders have come to Maui. This shift in people causes quite a stir here on the island. Regularly scheduled events tend to get postponed until January and in their places are holiday themed events.

But once again  this year, it’s not only a time to celebrate, but also a time to remember.  If you can make the time, visit Wailuku tomorrow morning for a Walk in Remembrance – “Walk 27” is set to honor and remember the 27 victims of last Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.  Participants are asked to meet at War Memorial Stadium at 4:15 a.m. We will begin walking around the track promptly at 4:30AM and continue for 27 minutes. Participants are encouraged to wear Green & White – the school colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School. In lieu of a balloon release, we encourage individuals & families to bring bubbles to remind us of the innocent lives lost in this tragedy. For more information, call Brian Nagami at 264-0464.

How about trying your body at yoga?  Ashtanga Yoga Maui Mysore Style (overlooking  Paia) offers free yoga classes each Wednesday from 4:30-5:30. This might be a great opportunity to see if you like it, especially since it’s FREE… find out more information here and please send pictures if you are trying it for the first time! :)

If you’re looking for culture this Christmas, why not check out the Hawaiian Music Series featuring the Na Hoku Hanohano nominated music group, “Kulewa”,  happening on December 27th at the Baldwin Home Museum? This FREE Concert is made possible by The Lahaina Restoration Foundation… bring your low-back chairs & blankets and sit under the stars and relax this holiday season!  Get more information here.

If you’re free on December 28th, why not check out the Kwanzaa Celebration On Maui? There are so many holidays to celebrate, why not check out them all? More information here. This is a FREE Community Event sponsored by the African American on Maui Assoc.

And on a final note before we look at events in the new year – how about a New Year’s Eve Party to benefit the Maui Hospice, “Maui’s Countdown to 2013!”? Party will be held at the King Kamehameha Golf Club, Waikapu Ballroom from 6:30 – 12:30 December 31. Tickets are only $60! For tickets or for more information, call Donna at 344-2477, Jan at 297-1674 or Mitchell at 385-6006.

2012 has been a great year and I look forward to 2013! Remember, Play hard and Play Safe and have a great December! Aloha!