Announcement: 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 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 […]

Best Restaurant Ambience in Maui

Ambience – it’s a nice thing to have! If you brought your tuxedo with you to Maui you will be sadly disappointed – nobody wears them here. Getting all dressed up on Maui is to put on an Aloha shirt! The ambience in Maui usually means surrounded by ocean vistas and tropical gardens.  A closed […]

Studio Villas

Studio Villas The smallest villas at the Honua Kai is the studio.  The studio stats: Suite area: 600 sq ft Lanai area: 114 sq ft The studio is really meant for a couple.  A studio still has a complete kitchen and the lanai faces inwards to the court yard.  This kind of villa is head […]

Day Hikes on Maui, 3rd Edition

Product Description Day Hikes on Maui is a guide to 55 great hikes around this island’s coastline and atop its breathtaking mountains. Explore world-class beaches, dormant volcanoes, waterfalls, lava flows, cascading swimming holes, steep canyons and the jagged coastline. Easy to moderately strenuous hikes accommodate all levels of experience. Ample maps and clear directions ensure […]

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 […]

Honua Kai Resort & Spa Convention Facilities

Hold a Convention at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! OK, so the 2 900 sq ft meeting convention rooms would be nothing for Vegas but on Ka’anapali Beach they mean 50 folks can hold a convention in paradise – per room. It costs $500 to rent each room for an entire day and $250 […]

Maui Weddings

Getting Married on Maui Who would not want to get married on Maui?  Well the easiest part is to book reservations at the Honua Kai and it then gets tougher from there.  Remember the Honua Kai can have everyone in the wedding party stay at one location.  Studios, 1 bedrooms, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedrooms […]

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 […]

Honua Kai Resort & Spa News

Honua Kai Resort & Spa is Ready to Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Brand New Second Tower of Suites, Two Spectacular Pools and the Opening of Duke’s Beach House Restaurant KAANAPALI NORTH BEACH, Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Honua Kai Resort & Spa today announced the completion of the Konea building, the second […]