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 […]

Driving and Discovering Hawaii: Maui and Molokai

Ka’anapali Area in a Nutshell

The Ka’anapali Area The Honua Kai Resort & Spa is right in the middle of Ka’anapali Beach Resort area.  It’s the newest construction in 25 years.  Why on earth stay at something 25+ years old when you can stay at a new 5-star in the middle of Ka’anapali – the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! […]

Maui Scuba Diving – Right in Front of the Honua Kai Resort & Spa

Scuba Diving on Maui Maui is popularly called the tourist Mecca loaded with fun filled adventurous tourist activities. The best scuba diving center is located at the Molokni crater which is about 20 minutes from the coast of Maui. This location has about 100 different species of fish and it is a great place for […]

Ratings are in for the Honua Kai Resort & Spa!

Ratings – What do Guests say? The Honua Kai has been open just about a year now and the results are in – Honua Kai is a 5-star resort with a reputation to match!  I’m going to recap a number of popular websites’ reviews of the Honua Kai.  Please remember that positive reviews are hard […]

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 […]