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Most Travelers Don't Know That These 6 Hotel Upgrades Are Actually Worth the Cost

Oyster | Posted 07.02.2015 | Travel
Oyster

A real deal can be found in the occasional gem of an upgrade. We plugged in August dates and found six hotel rooms where the upgrade from one room type to the one directly above it is well worth the indulgence.

Maui County's Ban On GMO Crops Is Invalid: Federal Judge

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and...

Hawaii By Moped: 5 Perfect Itineraries

Orbitz.com | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

If there's one thing you'll see in the Aloha State more than surfboards, it's mopeds. These tiny two-wheelers seem to strike the perfect balance for visitors seeking a relaxed way to see the sights.

What Living On Maui Has Taught Me About Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 06.23.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

The prices of everything in our country are higher. The cost of living keeps increasing while wages decrease. This can depress and keep you stuck, or you can use it as motivation to escape to a better life--no matter where that life is. You have a choice to make, and you decide what you believe is possible in your life.

These Are America's Best Sunrises And Sunsets

Orbitz.com | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

In celebration of the solstice we present the first ever Sunny Awards for the best sunrises and sunsets nationwide. And the award goes to...

4 Epic Days of MaiTai Action: The Good, the Biz and the Play!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

At the MaiTai Maui opening ceremony the mayor of Maui, Alan Arakawa revealed, "I have the easiest job in the world," with a smile, "look around you - it's the most beautiful place on earth." And with that I was inspired to explore his beautiful island.

Best Ways To Take In Maui

Findery | Posted 05.08.2015 | Travel
Findery

There are many different hotel options for the budget-conscious, but luxury Maui is an experience all onto itself and worth splurging on, if only for a few days in your stay.

Shark Kills Woman Off Maui Coast

AP | Posted 05.09.2015 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) -- A shark killed a 65-year-old woman in an attack off the shore of Maui on Wednesday, officials said. Maui Fire Department said in a...

Eating, Sleeping, Surfing and Zoning out on Maui

John Mariani | Posted 06.27.2015 | Hawaii
John Mariani

If this was the only thing I could have eaten all day, I would have been a very happy man.

Researchers Are Super Excited About This Whale's Penis

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.24.2015 | Green

Here's a fun fact: A humpback whale's penis can be up to 10 feet long. Getting a glimpse of the impressive appendage, however, is surprisingly rar...

Money Saving Tips On Maui

Viator | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Viator

While this should come as little surprise, one of the best ways to save money in Maui is simply to hang at the beach. Though some people might argue the beach is expensive (after parking, cabana, and drinks), the key to making it a cheap trip is to match the beach with your budget.

Moving to Maui: One Year Later

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 06.07.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

My wife and I decided Maui would be a cool place to vacation. We got off the plane and felt "something" we had no way of explaining. The walk through the semi-open airport alone excited us.

A Taste of Maui

Carly Cylinder | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

Three or four nights may not be enough, but you can see a lot in a little amount of time. It was a perfect long-weekend getaway that gave us just what we needed -- a taste of Maui.

The Best Thing You Can Do When Moving to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 05.17.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

One lesson that we had heard, but really saw when we moved here, was leaving the mainland in the mainland. No matter where you moved from, you have to leave that attitude and that way of life there. You have to embrace what Hawai'i is and means. Those that try to bring the mainland here don't last very long.

Solo and Loving it in Hawaii

Fathom | Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel
Fathom

Forget the notion that Hawaii is only for romance. I let go of the idea that it's a place exclusively for lovers looking to get away, and decided to take a long-desired trip to the islands on my own. It was amazing.

I Can't Find a Place in Maui

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 04.26.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

If it's your dream to move to Hawaii (or any dream destination), you can and should make that dream a reality. I'm not telling you it's going to be easy, and I'm not saying we should overcrowd Hawaii, but dreams are in our mind and heart for a reason.

14 Photos That Will Want to Make You Fly to Maui Now

WHERE | Posted 02.20.2015 | Travel
WHERE

When you think of Maui, gorgeous beaches with enormous waves that are perfect for surfing come straight to mind. This Hawaiian island has even more to...

The Remarkable Ruins Of Maui's Abandoned Highway

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel

Once upon a time, over 500 years ago, the island of Maui was circumnavigated by a vital trade route -- the King's Highway. The road was originally...

10 Hotel Water Parks Your Kids Will LOVE

Oyster | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We scoured the country for hotels that have on-site water parks that are fun for both little splashers and thrill-seeking teens. From Wisconsin to New York to Tennessee, there's a waterslide -- or surf simulator -- with your family's name on it.

Instagram Envy: Grand Wailea, Maui

David Duran | Posted 03.30.2015 | Travel
David Duran

Now when visiting Hawaii, it's pretty hard to take a bad photo of all the island beauty, but sometimes...you don't even need to leave your hotel to get those photos that will cause pure envy.

10 Luxurious Health and Wellness Escapes

Joy Pecknold | Posted 03.21.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Breaking out of bad habits can be a whole lot easier when you leave regular life behind, especially if you chart a course for one of these 10 hotels and resorts with serious health and wellness programs to help. Raw food or wine therapy? Take your pick.

The Far Side of Paradise

Jim Calio | Posted 03.19.2015 | Travel
Jim Calio

I first learned about Hana some 20 years ago when I was living in Los Angeles and looking for a respite from a high pressure job I'd just finished. I asked around and, lo and behold, it turns out that a lot of people I knew pointed to one place and one place in particular: Hana.

This Humpback Whale Is About To Rock The Boat, Quite Literally

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 01.15.2015 | Green

Whale, whale, whale, what do we have here? On a Jan. 10 whale-watching tour off the coast of Lahaina, Maui, passengers got more than they bargained...

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving to Hawaii

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 01.25.2015 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

If your dream is to move to Hawaii, you can make it work. It may require sacrifice, but all things in life that are worth it do. Have a plan and you'll be fine!

Be Amazed As Surfer Slays Maui's Monster Wave

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports

Hawaii's famous surf season just started, but one daring surfing legend may have already won it. On Nov. 12, the remnants of Typhoon Nuri sent a c...