Jaw ( Peahi) Maui big wave surfing

A perfect condition at JAW’s generated a swell up to 50 feet waves Filmed in Maui on December 2004. A 10 minutes version of this video is available at: www.mauivideopodcast.com. JAW’s is just a 20 minute drive north of the Honua Kai Resort & Spa!

Things to do in Maui

What’s to do in Maui you ask? So what is one to do on Maui?  There’s so much stuff to do that two weeks at the Honua Kai would only scratch the surface this year.  Here are some of the fun activities we have done or have watched over the past 10 years: Helicopter Rides: […]

Best Maui Land Activity

Hop out of the water, dust off the sand and forget the snorkel gear. For a truly unique fish-eye view of the island’s underwater marine life, head over to the state-of the-art Maui Ocean Center.  We visit the Ocean Center each visit to Maui.  This is a great activity to visit on rainy days “The […]

Zip Line

Zip-Line – a fun time Three Maui companies offer zip line adventures: Maui zip line or Maui zipline company was Skyline Eco-Adventures. Kapalua Adventures Piiholo Ranch Zipline. I must be honest here – I’ve never been on a zip line and probably won’t in this lifetime.  So I’m going to cover all 3 companies and […]

Ka’anapali Live Webcams

Check Out These Live Webcams on the Ka’anapali Beach There are a number of live webcams near the Honua Kai that can show you live conditions.  Its fun to drool over the live cam shots while you are locked in an air conditioned or headed room back on the mainland.  While on Maui you can […]

Best Maui Luau

Old Lahaina Luau Mai-tai in hand, a sumptuous buffet awaiting, accompanied by gentle waves lapping the nearby shore in the “magic hour” of Maui twilight, visitors to the Old Lahaina Lu‘au quickly forget the jet plane they flew in on, and may feel like they’ve just stepped off a clipper ship or whaler. Why not? […]

Best Maui Golf Course

Kapalua Plantation For millions of TV viewers across the U.S. watching what used to be the Mercedes Championship but will become the SBS Championships next January, the Kapalua Plantation Course brings a little sunshine, and a little Maui into the dreary days of winter. But closer to home, for those who know it more intimately, […]

March 2010 Maui Activities

What’s Going on in Maui? March signals the exodus of snowbirds from Maui back to the mainland – bye bye.  The kids are still in school and this is an excellent time for couples to visit Maui free of all the crowds which appear in the summer. December through April HUMPBACK WHALE WATCHING SEASON Humpbacks […]

Best Men’s Island Wear

Need a new outfit for a special occasion? Searching for a comfortable shirt to hit the links in? This year’s winner for Best Men’s Island Wear, Tommy Bahama, has got you covered—literally. With something for every occasion, the brand’s styles and designs manage to move effortlessly from work place to after-hours. Linen and cotton shirts […]

Start Thinking Whales!

Whale Season Starts Thanksgiving! Right around Thanksgiving humpback whales start arriving in Maui.  Early December is an ideal time to visit Maui – just before the busy holiday season and when fellow tourists are just starting to shovel snow back on the mainland. Anyway the Honua Kai is the place to stay and you can […]