Positive News from Maui


Direct Flights from San Diego to Maui

Hawaiian Airline has announced that it will add a direct flight from San Diego to Maui (Kahului Airport) starting May 1st of 2018. The flight will be daily and non-stop using its new Airbus airplane A321neo. Hawaiian Airline is already servicing Oahu (Honolulu) but this opens Maui to our valued San Diego visitors.
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Mahalo Voyage Hawaii

The Mahalo Hawaii island-to-island sailing tour is organized by the Polynesian Voyaging Society. The Hokulea and its crew will arrive in Hana around November 17th, 2017, just in time to celebrate the Limu Festival. We hope the crew will have great sailing conditions on their way to Hana.
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Hula dancing on the Harry TV Show

There were fun times and lots of laughters on the popular TV Show Harry when Harry Connick Jr. learns how to dance the Hula with the crew of the Hawaii Hula Company. It was great to see the graceful Hawaiian Hula Dancers of our local company representing Hawaii so beautifully.
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Maui Brewing Co expands in Kihei

Construction continues at the Tasting Room of Maui Brewing Co in Kihei. The tasting room is still open and the location will soon have its 2nd restaurant on Maui. This is great news for the local business climate of Maui. After the end of the sugar cane industry, it is great to witness thriving businesses on the island.
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The Maui Fair is coming to town

Yes, the 95th annual Maui Fair is right around the corner from October 5th to 8th, 2017. It will be $10 per adult and $5 for children between 5 and 11 (Sunday will be discounted). Every year there is a new theme and, this year, it is Celebrating the Greatest Things in Life. If you missed this year, no worries they will be back in 2018
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"The Glass Castle" Director from Haiku

Director and producer Destin Daniel Cretton was born on November 23, 1978 in Maui. He actually grew up in Haiku in a modest home.

His newly released movie "The Glass Castle" is receiving lots of praises and Maui is proud of his accomplishment.
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2017 Humpback whales sightings

According to the Pacific Whale Foundation, 984 humpback whales were sighted this season (732 in 2016). They add that the whales' activities differed based on the location around Maui. The highest number of noticeable behaviors were at Pohaku Park (Kahana).
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Hana Cultural Center launches new site!

Maui.Best developed and gifted a new website for the Hana Cultural Center & Museum. The successful launch was very well received by visitors. The center is a wonderful center with fascinating Hawaiian and local stories.
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The Blue Zones Project Launches for Central Maui

August 25th, 2017 saw the much anticipated launch of the Blue Zones Project. The event took place at the Historic IAO Theater in Wailuku, Maui and was attended by close to 400 people. All of whom were interested in actively participating and making the project's success.
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Central Maui becomes a Blue Zone Project

We are very pleased that Central Maui (Wailuku/Kahului) has been designed as a Blue Zone Project. Its purpose is to create a community that is great to live and work in while ensuring the health, happiness, and longevity of its residents.
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Visitor Industry Charity Walks

This year the Visitor Industry Charity Walks raised over $1.2 million dollars! It was its 39th year and the highest amount raised in Hawaii. Go Maui! The Maui Beach Hotel also hosted a reception which highlighted some of the largest donors like the Westside Hoops, Hale Makua Health Services, Bank of Hawaii, and the Maui Vacation Rental Association. Thank you to everyone who donated and participated. What a success!
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The Maui Ocean Center

The Aquarium of Hawaii in Maui allows guests to conveniently explore Hawaii's underwater world without ever getting wet. Named one of the Top 25 Best Aquariums in the U.S. by TripAdvisor, the aquarium features a variety of Hawaii's sharks, turtles, stingrays and thousands of vibrant tropical fish. The Aquarium is home to the world's largest collection of live Pacific corals, faithfully replicating thriving marine ecosystems.
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Maui.Best launches optimized portal

Aloha everybody! Our team is very excited about the launch of our website, a true labor of love. It all started with a vision and deep love for Maui and island life. To celebrate our launch, we are giving away free standard memberships this week. Use promo code mahalo.
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