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During the winter months, Hawaii waters are important breeding, calving and nursing grounds for the North Pacific population of endangered humpback whales. After being hunted to near extinction, humpbacks were offered international protection in 1965 and were listed as an endangered species in early 1970's. In 1992, the US Congress designated the waters off Maui County and other…Continue
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That's the best word we can use to describe how Travaasa has managed to offer true luxury nestled within its natural landscape. It's pure Hana perfection. This is one of the finest resorts in Hawaii (and in the world) as Condé Nast readers have attested for 2 years…Continue
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on August 30, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Having been to Maui a few times, there are, of course way too many memories to share about the beauty of the Valley Isle and the amazing kindness and compassion of the people who live…Continue
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It's true, a new Lahaina snorkel rental shop is giving away free snorkel gear rentals for the grand opening of The Snorkel Store!
Why? They say they're willing to take on the cost of each rental in order to promote the shop and meet visitors. Sounds good to me. Even though they said it's for a limited time only,…Continue
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on June 8, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
We put together a Facebook contest giving away Island-style iPhone casesto the best of those that submitted their favorite Maui memories. It was VERY difficult to choose our top 2 favorite stories. So we chose 4, and we wish we could've given away 1 to each person. Excellent, funny, beautiful and touching stories. Below are the 4 winners plus…Continue
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on April 28, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
We're pretty excited about the new Hawaii iPhone cases by 808 Shells. Show your support for local business and buy one of these durable, stylish cases. Tell a friend and spread the ALOHA!
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on April 16, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
It's easy to be unobtrusive when getting the candid shots and detail shots, but remaining out-of-the-way, while capturing the most important parts of a wedding can be a challenge. Sean Michael Hower manages to get the best photos possible without making the wedding party feel like they're on a photo shoot.
Sean takes pride in going…
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on April 13, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Many weddings are performed on the beach on Maui, making for an idyllic experience and incredible photos. It's important to understand that all beaches are public, so there might be people sunbathing in your favorite spot, or even getting married as well. This is why we suggest finding a wedding planner that knows all of the best beaches and can help you find the least crowded option.…Continue
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on March 2, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
Our Humpback Whales mostly only feed in the summertime while living in the north Pacific. During this period, they regularly consume approximately 1 ton of small fish and plankton each day.
The way Humpback whales gather their food is spectacular. Often they will blow rings of bubbles around schools of capelin, mackerel, herring, and plankton in order to concentrate these small…
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on January 31, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
The Kukui Sunrise Wailea rental is incredible. We've been looking for a spot to have our mainland and outerisland friends rent while enjoying extended stays on Maui, and now we've found it! Instead of renting a condo or staying at an expensive resort, the Kukui Sunrise Wailea offers a luxury home in the heart of Wailea with ocean views, a 2 car garage, 3 bedrooms and all of the amenities you'd want.
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on November 3, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
The whales are on their way back to Maui, and the 1st sighting in Hawaii has already occurred! These photos were taken on the Aikane x5 off the west coast of Maui, Hawaii. We really like this vessel for whale watching in Maui because they limit their trips to no more than 12 people on the…
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on October 8, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Swim with Dolphins, Night Swim with Manta Rays, Kayak Reef Shoots
BIG ISLAND, HAWAII
Get Deep with your photography!
Explore Hawaii’s vibrant coral reefs, swim with pods of wild dolphins, experience the majesty of manta rays during a night scuba excursion, and explore the Kohala coast with marine biologists, naturalists, and a master…Continue
First time hiking up koko head, trying to get a good sunset shot, but with 20lbs of camera gear on my back made it pretty hard. awesome workout though if you don't pass out. not a good sunset shot. need to move to other side our the island I guess.…
Just recently, Haleakala Bike Company has rebuilt their site and added a bunch of excellent Maui bike trail maps as well as featured a bunch of great photos and videos showing biking, Haleakala, Makawao, and much more.…
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Visit Maui in style by staying in the beautiful area of Kula in Upcountry Maui.
The Kula Cottage is an 800 square foot guesthouse on the mountainside offering romantic luxury accommodations. This superb vacation rental has everything you would want while staying in Hawaii, including 2bedrooms, a sofa bed, dining area, lanai with 180 degree views of Maui, and all…Continue
Added by Hawaii Web Group LLC on March 26, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Most visitors have difficulty finding the best spots along the Road to Hana because they don't have an experienced guide. You don't have to worry about finding the best waterfalls, monuments, and look outs when you travel with Valley Isle Excursions.
THey'll take you to 13 Maui tour locations with 4 hours worth of stops. Trust us, you'll want these 4 hours to explore rainforest, lounge in the sun, watch…Continue
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