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 […]

Best Wine List on Maui

Best Wine List Son’z at Swan Court For the third year in a row, Son’z at Swan Court has uncorked the “BestWine List onMaui.”What a beautiful setting in which to sip, say, a silky syrah. Located at the Hyatt RegencyMaui Resort & Spa in Kaanapali, Son’z has been described by Robin Leach as the “most […]

Honua Kai Resort & Spa Late Check Out Kit

Late Check Out Kit If you live in the Mid-West or the East coast your plane leaves Maui at 9 PM or later and you checked out at 11 AM that morning from your villa.  What do you do during that time?  Well here’s some ideas that might help you. My renters can stay until […]

Best Brunch/Buffet

Sunday Morning Brunch in Maui Every Sunday morning you will find my wife and I at the #1 place in Maui for a Sunday morning buffet.  This is a no-brainer since we normally get to Maui at 4 PM on a Saturday and Sunday morning has our internal clock off by 5 hours and we […]

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 […]

Ka’anapali Sunglasses

PolarizedPlus2 Technology All Maui Jim Sunglasses block glare and UV from all angles, manage blue light, and then boost colors for unmatched color, clarity, and contrast. Polycarbonate Lens For intense sports activities and active lifestyles, Maui Jim Polycarbonate lenses are optically correct to ensure crisp optics. Theyre lightweight, comfortable, extremely impact resistant, and feature Clearshell […]

Ka’anapali Beach Maui

Maui has been awarded Condé Nast’s “Best Island in the World” 15 times as of 2009.  Ka’anapali Beach has been awarded the title “Best Beach in the World” by Dr. Beach. What are you waiting for?  Oh, a 5-star, brand new, resort on Ka’anapali beach Maui – well you’re in luck that would be the […]

Duke’s – Maui

Duke’s Beach House at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Walk to Duke’s – stay at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Ka’anapali, located in the Honua Kai Resort & Spa, Duke’s Beach House offers stunning views out to the Pacific Ocean and of the islands of Lanai and Molokai.  From this distinctly Maui vantage […]

Why Maui is an A+ Choice for your Destination Wedding

Weddings on Maui (Sadly you can’t have the chairs on the beach anymore) Now that you have planned a wedding/honeymoon adventure, I am going to tell you that a Maui destination wedding is “no ka oi,” which means “none better,” in Hawaiian. In comparison with other destinations, Maui is affordable, exotic yet practical and safe. […]