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Wherever you go on the island you'll
find tourist maps that list all of the activities available from parasailing and
helecopter tours to luaus and whale watching.
Out What's Happening in Lahaina
Haleakala - When you first arrive
from the mainland U.S.
You're going to wake up early. So, if you're going
to drive up to the crater at Haleakala to watch the sunrise, do it early in your
trip (allow 2 hours to drive to the top). Take warm clothing because at 13,000
feet, it's as cold as Vail, Colorado.
Activity: You can schedule a guided,
38-mile bike ride down Haleakala.
Park Information (click here)
It's a beautiful, but long day trip to Hana--an artist colony on the southeast
side of Maui. It takes about three hours to drive each way because the last 30
miles are narrow, winding roads and you'll want to stop and photograph the waterfalls
along the way.
Continue past Hana to the Seven Sacred Pools.
find out more about the National Parks of Hawaii Click here
On the way to Hana, you'll go through Paia a laidback
town with interesting shops. Turn right at the light and the road will take you
to Makawao another interesting shopping and eating destination.
Milagros Restaurant, in Paia, has the best Mahi Mahi fajitas I've ever eaten. Best fajitas anywhere.
Between Paia and Makawao is
the road to Hali'imaile. The restaurant in the former General Store there is excellent!
Iao Valley Taro Farms
and Iao Needle
Luau - Try Royal Hawaiian Luau (next door),
Hyatt Drums of the Pacific Luau,The Old Lahaina Luau, or Marriott Luau.
Great stage shows, Hawaiian buffet and all the Mai Tais you can drink. The Old
Lahaina Luau has the best venue: the ocean is the backdrop to the show. Drums
of the Pacific has a better stage show. We haven't been to the Marriott.
2-for-1 discounts are often available with your tour package (Saving $80 or more.)
Lahaina - The Whaling Port
Front Street Lahaina - Food and Shops
North past Kapalua, if you keep driving, you'll find
Honolua Bay (for snorkeling) and beyond that the blow hole (high tide):
Maui Writers Conference
Serious about writing fiction or non-fiction? Every Labor Day, 80 agents and publishers
gather in Hawaii. Location has moved to Oahu. There are indepth presentations
and opportunities to meet with top publishers and agents. There's also a preconference
On Kaanapali Beach
you're into snorkeling, just walk up the beach (to the right) until you reach
the Westin. Between building #1 and #2 lives a huge sea-turtle. There is a real
reef with corals and tons of fish! From the beach we could see whales jumping.
Snorkeling we could hear them singing. Amazing!
K&J - Bavaria Germany
Honolua Bay (north of Kapalua)
at Tedeshi Vineyards
Watching - Late December to Late April
Bird Watching - Cardinals, Chukars, Kamehameha
Other Islands - Day Trips
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