Ocean Vista Weddings

Ocean Vista Weddings From the Honua Kai you are about 15 minutes from north Maui and sheer cliffs 500 feet high – you’ve seen them on many movies.  Why not have the wedding ceremony where the movie companies film?

Best Coffee House in Maui

Best Coffee in Maui? Quick – name the ONLY state of the United States that grows and produces coffee?  Hawaii of course.  When we visit Maui we drink Maui/Hawaiian coffee.  So which coffee-houses on Maui are the best?  Here’s the winners: 1st Place – Aina at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa 2nd Place – […]

Snorkeling on Maui

Here’s what snorkeling on Maui’s Napili and Kapalua Bays looks like. The coral reef, right in front of the Honua Kai, looks just the same!

Best Service Restaurants

Restaurant With the Best Service *** NOTE *** Since I last published this article 6 months ago Honua Kai’s own restaurant, Duke’s Beach House has opened.  It’s too early for comparisons but if you are in the area or are staying at the Honua Kai you might want to give them a try.  Click here […]

Best Maui Chef

Best Chef in Maui In the overall scheme of things the Chef of the restaurant is really what the restaurant is all about.  Now there are things like location, furnishings, staff, etc. but the Chef is THE key component of a great restaurant. Here are the winners for 2009: 1st Place – Beverly Gannon of […]

Best Pizza in Maui

Best Pizza on Maui? Flatbread Company One cook stirs organic fresh tomatoes in a cauldron hanging over a kiawe fire and then sweetens the soon-to-be sauce with maple syrup. Over the open fire next to it, another cook caramelizes organic onions in a humongous cast-iron skillet. Flatbread Company in Paia has a “purpose” to use […]

Best Cultural Program

Maui Culture – You Can’t Get Enough Maui Arts & Cultural Center Don’t be a carpetbagger and visit Maui without learning something about Hawaiian and Maui culture – lucky for you there are many places to pickup some culture while staying on Maui.  Try to imagine life on Maui without the Maui Arts & Cultural […]

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 […]

Maui on YouTube

This is Paradise – Just Watch! Sometimes reading about Maui just doesn’t impart the activities of Maui.  Here are some YouTube videos that are fun to watch: West Maui Locations

Duke’s – Maui

Duke’s Beach House at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Walk to Duke’s – stay at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa! Duke’s Beach House Website (808) 662-2900 Make a Reservation by Clicking Here! (Reservations are highly recommended – make them weeks ahead of time for holidays) (There are 600 villas at the Honua Kai […]