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10 Fun Places to Enjoy Live Music on Maui

10 Fun Places to Enjoy Live Music on Maui

Maui has a vibrant live music scene featuring many different styles of music. From Lahaina to Upcountry, you can find live music every night of the week. Here's the top 10 countdown of our favorite places on Maui to experience live music and dancing. Cool Cat Cafe...

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Top 10 Romantic Things To Do On Maui

Top 10 Romantic Things To Do On Maui

Just being on Maui can be pretty darn romantic. All you need to do is step outside and all five of your senses will light up. Hearing the ocean, smelling the flowers, seeing the palm trees, touching the sand and tasting the ono (delicious) food sets you up for a...

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Top Maui Hostels – HOP to it

Top Maui Hostels – HOP to it

In a vacation paradise with some of the finest resorts in the world, finding a cheap place to stay on Maui isn't always an easy task. If you're traveling alone or with another person or even a small group, though, one cost-effective place to look is hostels. Maui has...

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Top 10 Movies Filmed in Hawaii

Top 10 Movies Filmed in Hawaii

The number of movies set in Hawaii are numerous, but the actual number of films shot in Hawaii is enormous. Why the disparity? Many of the films shot here are using Hawaii as a fictional backdrop or stand-in for a different place. Using TV as an example, "Hawaii 5-0"...

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Handy Apps to Download for Use on Maui

Handy Apps to Download for Use on Maui

Whether your on an iPhone or an Android phone, there are great apps to use while you're visiting or living on Maui. We'll assume that you have the national apps like Lyft/Uber, Yelp, TripAdvisor, and Airbnb. Instead, we'll focus on apps that are Maui-centric, apps you...

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A Brief History of the Lahaina Banyan Tree

A Brief History of the Lahaina Banyan Tree

The banyan tree, the anchor of Banyan Tree Park on Front Street in Lahaina, might be the most iconic place on Maui. OK, the summit of Haleakala probably wins the prize, but the banyan tree rates a close second. As Front Street is a major tourist destination itself,...

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Five Popular Birds You May See on Maui

Five Popular Birds You May See on Maui

According to the American Bird Conservancy, of the once 142 endemic birds to Hawaii, there remain only 44. Of those 44, 33 are listed as endangered, and of those 33, 10 have not been seen in years and are also thought to be extinct. That's the bad news. In the spirit...

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Best Places to Picnic on Maui

Best Places to Picnic on Maui

Picnicking on Maui can be tricky. Though tradewinds are often a blessing, when it comes to picnics, they can be downright wicked. If you're picnicking on a beach, for example, then the winds will flat out ruin your meal. But thankfully, there are plenty of places on...

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