Welcome to the Honua Kai Cafe

Welcome to the Honua Kai Cafe (We have NO affiliation with the Honua Kai Resort & Spa Nor IntraWest, nor Playground) 20 times now!!!  On October 11, 2013 Conde Nast readers voted Maui as the #1 island in the world for the 20th time!  Why vacation at any other island in the world but the […]

Best New Restaurant on Maui

2010 – Best New Restaurant on Maui *** Update *** Of course the opening of Duke’s Beach House in December qualifies it as the Best New Restaurant on Maui. I’ve written extensively about Duke’s click here for more information.  Duke’s is fantastic and folks from around the world go out of their way to find […]

What To Do And See When Vacationing On Maui

Have you recently booked a stay at a Maui vacation rental? Whether your next trip to Maui is intended to be a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a trip with a group of your friends, you will likely want to get out and explore all that this beautiful Hawaiian Island has to offer. The […]

Duke’s Beach House

Maui finally can welcome the legend of Duke Kahanamoku to its dining scene at Duke’s Beach House Duke’s Beach House has taken the island of Maui by storm!  Every night of the year has every seat booked – it is that good.  If you want to eat dinner at Duke’s you need to call for […]

Timeshare: The Inside Look at Timeshare Industry

In the beginning, the concept of purchasing a timeshare to make vacations more affordable was a good idea. Over the years the timeshare industry has developed a negative image. Commission driven salesmen will tell you that timeshares are a good deal. In most cases, timeshares turn out to be a better deal for the pushy […]

Whale Watching Season, in Maui, Commences in November

Close to Thanksgiving, humpback whales start arriving in Maui. Humpbacks migrate off their Alaskan feeding grounds each and every year in order to give birth, raise their young whales, mate, and go back to Alaska in April. The seas all around Maui are teaming with whales playing, courting, nurturing their young, and also merely enjoying […]

Maui Luaus

Luaus on Maui Every time we visit Maui we try a different Luau – you can’t visit Maui and not take in a Luau if you call yourself a traveler.  Every Luau is different and specializes in different things – that’s why you must visit a number of them to get the complete Hawaiian experience.  […]

Best Maui Sea Activity

Trilogy Excursions After being voted Maui’s Best Sea Activity for the third year in a row, some people might say there’s something in the water when it comes to Trilogy Excursions. Indeed. There are ample creatures to observe, whales to watch and adventures to have when sailing with Trilogy’s six-catamaran fleet, in a range of […]

Best Breakfast in Maui

Maui’s Best Breakfast We live in St. Louis and when we fly to Maui the time change can be 5 hours – so 7 am Maui time is really noon in St. Louis; breakfast takes on a whole new meaning to us.  There are many places open for breakfast on Maui and most of them […]

Honua Kai Resort & Spa

Recap of what’s on this Website Time for a recap of what this website is all about – the Honua Ka Resort & Spai. We are owners of a 1 bedroom villa at the Honua Kai and we just love the place.  When we are not at the Honua Kai our villa is in the […]