The other night we headed over to Lahaina Coolers at 180 Dickenson Street in Lahaina, which is just off the beaten path of Front Street. In true Lahaina.com fashion, we ponied up to the bar–unannounced–for some drinks and dinner. More »
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has ISSUED a FLASH FLOOD WATCH for ALL HAWAIIAN ISLANDS from noon today through 6:00 P.M. FRIDAY. More »
WAILUKU, Maui, Hawaii – Second Circuit Court Judge Joseph E. Cardoza ruled on March 27 that there is no constitutional right to engage in recreational dancing, dismissing a lawsuit filed by plaintiffs Maui Dance Advocates and Ramoda Anand against the County of Maui’s Department of Liquor Control. More »
In a continuation of our series "5 Questions with…" we emailed with the lovely Liza Peirce of AMauiBlog.com. A Maui Blog is one of the top blogs on Maui and a favorite of Lahaina.com.
Due to a power outage in Wailuku this morning, the Department of Water Supply is requesting customers in Central and South Maui to conserve water today and tomorrow (April 20 and 21). The affected areas include Paia, Kuau, Spreckelsville, Puunene, Kahului, Wailuku, Waihee, Waikapu, Maalaea, Kihei, Wailea, and Makena.
In the U.S. and across the globe, the Green movement is in full motion and picking up steam. These days, it seem everybody is doing their part to protect our wonderful planet and help preserve our resources for our children and our children’s children. At Lahaina.com, we want to let you know that we are not bystanders, but in fact, we are trying to do our part as well. I know that it is never enough and we will strive to more, but here are some of the initiatives we have enacted.
The Hawaii Hotel Flash Report, a monthly publication put out by Smith Travel Research (STR) in conjunction with Hospitality Advisors, LLC, recently reported that hotel occupancy rates for the entire state of Hawaii this February were down by an average of 8.8% compared to February 2008. These are the worst figures for hotel occupancy in Hawaii since 1991. Maui was hit harder than the state average with occupancy down by 9.3%.
Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jamee Jones, who just happens to be the owner of Jonara Blu Maui.For those of you who don’t know, Jonara Blu is known for it beautifully hand-crafted jewelry that takes inspiration from the Hawaiian islands. I had the opportunity to ask Jamee five questions regarding her business and a little bit about Maui as well.
The National Weather Service in Honolulu has ISSUED a HIGH SURF ADVISORY for NORTH AND WEST FACING SHORES of MOLOKAI AND NORTH FACING SHORES OF MAUI in effect UNTIL 6:00 P.M. TUESDAY.
A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area, producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.
Many have said Molokai is an island lost in time, left behind by the rest of the world. This is a wonderful thing and gives a visitor a glimpse into what life was like in Hawaii a generation ago. Life on Molokai is simple and fulfilling. The people are filled with kindness and generosity but visitors must show tremendous respect for the culture to receive the "Aloha Spirit."