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Maui Captures Conde Nast Traveler Magazine’s “Best Island in the World” for 16th Time

October 20, 2010
 

For an unprecedented 16th time, “Maui, the Magic Isle” captured “Best Island in the World” honors in the 23rd annual CONDE NAST TRAVELER Readers’ Choice Awards Poll. With a score of 90.7, it also garnered “Best Pacific Island” for the 20th consecutive year...

Hotel Hana-Maui & Hot Avocado Cocktails

October 13, 2010
 

The Hotel Hana-Maui is located on 69 lush green acres and is surrounded by a 4,500-acre ranch on Maui’s famous Hana Highway. It has been a favorite retreat for generations of travelers seeking natural beauty, tranquility, and a Hawaiian sense of place since it opened in 1947...

Maui Ukulele Festival Celebrates 5th Anniversary at the MACC

October 8, 2010
 

For more than 130 years, the ukulele has been celebrated by the people of Hawaii as the instrument of the alii (royalty) as well as makaainana (commoners). In 1879, Portuguese immigrants arrived in Honolulu to work in the cane fields and brought with them a braguinha, a four-stringed instrument. As soon as they jumped off the boat, they started playing sweet strains and Hawaiians who came down to the dock were impressed with the speed of the musicians’ fingers as they danced across the fingerboard. They called the new instrument ?ukulele or “jumping flea.”...

A Message From Maui Nui - October 2010

October 1, 2010
 

News from the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

Named “Best Island” year after year by national travel publications, Maui, and her sister islands Molokai and Lanai, continue to offer memorable experiences for first-time visitors and seasoned travelers alike. World-class resorts, award winning cuisine, championship golf, staggering natural beauty and the islands’ host Hawaiian culture have propelled Maui Nui into the limelight. Here are just a few reasons why “The Magic Isles” are among the most desirable destinations in the world...

Hot Spices and Hot Sports: Makena & Xterra

October 1, 2010
 

Its almost time for the Xterra Championships at the Makena Beach and Golf Resort. Spicy Mahi mahi and Makena will make a great sporting pair during the XTERRA events in October at the Makena Beach & Golf Resort in Maui.  It all starts at beautiful south side ocean front resort pictured from above. The exciting sporting weekend kicks off with the Makena Beach Trail ...

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