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Make Your Own Script Sun Hat

A little bit sassy, a whole lot of Southern this DIY rick-rack script sun hat is perfect for lazy days at the beach or pool!

A little bit sassy, a whole lot of Southern this rick-rack script sun hat is perfect for lazy days at the beach or pool! Summer isn’t over quite yet…there is still plenty of sunshine, sand, and sweltering heat left here in the South! So let’s hold on to it just a little bit longer and …

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Morimoto Restaurant Maui

Eat @ Morimoto  This was probably the most romantic, luxurious dining experience I have ever had.  Surrounded by 180 degree ocean, beach views and seated under the stars, S. and I relaxed back and let the chef’s 8 course tasting menu lead us through the evening.  Morimoto restaurant is the namesake of Chef Masaharu Morimoto (yes of …

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The Mill House

Eat @ The Mill House As the main restaurant on the Maui Tropical Plantation, the Mill House is the ultimate in farm to table dining.  At the helm of the culinary experience is Executive Chef Jeff Scheer who is creating a unique and timely menu with ingredients that are literally grown yards from the kitchen.  If the food …

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Maui Tropical Plantation

Explore – Maui Tropical Plantation With stunning views of the Waikapu valley and 100s of tropical plants, the Maui Tropical Plantation is an absolute must see while on the island! There are tons of activities: catch a coconut husking demonstration, ride the tram tour, fly down the zip lines, and dine on the freshest grown ingredients …

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The Banyan Tree

Explore – The Banyan Tree Probably the most famous landmark in Lahaina – the Banyan Tree was planted in 1873 by the Sheriff to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Mission. The tree was brought from India, and was only 8′ high at the time of planting. Now the tree has a dozen main …

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Three’s Bar & Grill

Eat @ Three’s Bar & Grill Located in Kihei’s Kalama Village, Three’s is a wonderful lunch spot to rest and relax from all that souvenir shopping.  A unique blend of Hawaiian, Southwestern, and Pacific rim cuisine, this restaurant was started by three surfer friends.  The menu is full of fresh local ingredients and interesting dishes.  There is …

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Wailea Beach Resort, Maui HI

Where to Stay – The Wailea Beach Resort Located on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, the Wailea Marriott is a beautiful, newly renovated resort.  With three pool areas and seven different restaurants, the resort has plenty of amenities to keep you happy and satiated.  The resort’s open air design with lush gardens, gorgeous views …

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Aloha! A Hawaiian Luau

Experience the aloha spirit and Hawaiian Ho'okipa at a joyful Hawaiian luau.

Experience the aloha spirit and Hawaiian Ho’okipa at a joyful Hawaiian luau. Aloha! While traveling in Maui this Southern girl truly felt the aloha spirit.  It was evident everywhere we went from the warm greetings of “Aloha!” to the giving of lei and the ready extension of a helping hand to the pleasant conversation offered …

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Hawaiian Souvenirs: Shopping in Kihei

Hawaiian souvenir shopping guide for Maui

When shopping for Hawaiian souvenirs, the Kihei Kalama Village and the open air market on S. Kihei Road are must-stop destinations! There is a little bit of everything between these two locales from touristy knick-knacks (made in China) to more authentic Hawaiian treasures.  You will find lei, Hawaiian print shirts and wraps, Pacific black pearls, …

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