Author Archives: DarciP

Aaron and Mimi

October 5, 2012 October brought about many blessings and one of which was the union of Aaron and Mimi. This beautiful couple left rainy Seattle for a beautiful sunset beach wedding here on Maui. They selected their own beach and had an EZ Weddings Ceremony. With more than 15 people[…] Read More →

Where can you find sea turtles on Maui?

Where can you find sea turtles on Maui? Leave your camera at home & let us do the work… Come with us and we’ll show you! One of the popular things to do when visiting Maui is to watch the turtles. Since the turtles tend to come close to shore[…] Read More →

A Simple Walk… Ramblings of an Island Girl

Last night I announced that before dinner we should go take a walk on the beach and appreciate what it is about Maui that brings us to live here.   To each of us that meant something different. Tay took off along the waves, jumping and splashing in the ocean’s[…] Read More →

Best Beach in Maui for Lifeguards?

We have to admit that we love our lifeguards on the Kamaole Beaches in Maui’s South Side.They’re not only polite, but also responsive and in great physical condition. Maui ensures that their lifeguards remain both physically and mentally in shape and as regular beach-goers, we are thankful for this!! Just[…] Read More →

What better way to remember a vacation! The Indich Collection

The Indich Collection – Bill Indich may have created his vision in his store, but his employees carry on and enhance the concept. Walk into the store on E. Kaahumanu Avenue and experience the volume of youthful energy and all-round family aloha reverberating within the walls. You can tell instantly[…] Read More →

Maui Wild Dolphin Days

This weekend is Maui’s celebration of Wild Dolphin Days! To commemorate this weekend, the Pacific Whale Foundation held its Wild Dolphin Sand Sculpture Contest out on Keawakapu Beach in South Kihei! Prizes were given out in 5 categories to participants to encourage all ages, abilities and family sizes to participate.[…] Read More →

The Miracles at Haku Baldwin Center

You’ve probably passed the ranch in Makawao a dozen times without realizing the magic nestled on the side of the road. Back behind unmarked fences lies a 33 acre ranch known as Haku Baldwin Center. They don’t advertise a lot and in fact, don’t even have a website yet –[…] Read More →

If The Shoe Fits, Wailuku

The name, If The Shoe Fits, struck me as cute at first glance and within the first 5 minutes with shop owner, Teri Edmonds, the name became cleverly appropriate. Teri is one of those owners that greets each customer with the compassion of a long lost friend… Her warm aloha[…] Read More →

Maui Specialty Chocolates

Nestled in an out-of-the-way location is a real local gem called Maui Specialty Chocolates. You would be most likely to discover them as custom made chocolate treats for local hotels and vacation condo complexes; but thankfully you needn’t have to stay in one of these establishments to enjoy the rich,[…] Read More →

Native Intelligence, Wailuku

Among our Wailuku stops was an interesting visit with Jenny Molitau, owner of Native Intelligence. Go ahead and let the name intrigue you – it’s a fantastic place. Plan to spend enough time to really enjoy everything the shop has to offer. Native Intelligence has been in business for 4[…] Read More →