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 […]

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 […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Looking for a Vacation Rental

There are plenty of things that can turn a vacation disastrous, and one of them is a cursory booking of a vacation rental. While this type of travel accommodation is generally safe and even sought-after by several travelers, it’s not without flaws. Especially now that more and more fly-by-night owners are using rental websites and […]

How a Vacation Rental Can Make Your Travel Worthwhile and Affordable

Even with the tough economic crunch, nothing is stopping people from packing their bags and enjoying some little sunshine in the tropics or skiing their woes away in Aspen. While the cost is a primary concern among many, they find that opting for a vacation rental alleviates a wide-range of travel dramas. So just what […]

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 […]

Fodor’s Maui 2010: with Moloka’i and Lana’i

Frommer’s Maui Day by Day

Frommer’s Maui Day by Day

Honua Kai Resort & Spa Price Comparisons

Honua Kai Reservation Comparison July 10 – 17, 2010 Periodically I do a review of the major reservation sites and publish the comparisons here.  The most commonly asked for reservation is a 1-bedroom for a family of 4, and that’s what I searched for.  There are many things to consider when doing such a comparison […]

WKORV & WKORVN Owners!

Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas and the Honua Kai Resort & Spa Our 1-bedroom villa at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa is just a 5-minute walk north of WKORV and WKORVN.  I can see WKORVN and WKORV from our lanai. Your 1-bedroom is 960 sq ft and ours is 700 sq ft, not comparing […]

Best Overall Dining Out

Best Overall Dining Out *** Note *** Since publishing this 6 months ago, I must include Duke’s Beach House as a “Must Try” restaurant while on Maui.  Click here to read more about this 5-star restaurant ocean front at the 5-star Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Ka’anapali Beach Maui. 1st Place – Stella Blues […]