Archive for April, 2010

Tropical Farmers’ Markets – Hawaii

If you want to get the real feel of local food you absolutely must explore Hawaii Island’s farmers’ markets. Aside from a wide variety of reasonably-priced vegetables, fruits and prepared foods you’ll likely find crafts and other assorted oddments. Hilo Farmers’ Market Corner of Kamehameha Ave. and Mamo St. Wed. & Sat. 6am-4pm The Market […]

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Tropical Farmers’ Markets – Kauai

Fresh produce and fish are readily available on the island—if you know where to look. Shopping for produce in local farmers markets is a great lesson both in tropical agriculture and multi-cultural lifestyles. You’ll find a wide range of exotic items such as ripe and green papayas, hands of bananas, sweet pineapples, lettuce and cherry […]

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Tropical Farmers’ Markets – Maui

From the wet slopes of Haleakala to the drcoastlines of Kapalua, Maui’s varying climates produce an assortment of fruits and vegetables. Combine that with local arts and crafts, fresh tropical flowers, baked goods and other edible delights and you have the perfect description of Maui’s many farmers’ markets. Maui Swap Meet Maui Community College, Kahului […]

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Tropical Farmers’ Markets – Oahu

The Hawaiian Islands offers a variety of climates in which to grow an assortment of fruits and vegetables. Farmers Markets in Hawaii showcase not only the vastness of produce available but many crafts, gifts, baked goods and fresh flowers. Shopping at a farmers’ market is a great way to meet local farmers and get fresh, […]

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Oneloa “Ironwood” Beach

Location: Lower Honoapiilani Hwy just north of Kapalua Bay Resort & Shops. Oneloa “Ironwoods” Beach is a quiet and generally uncrowded white sandy beach. Private estates and the Kapalua Golf Course border the beach and access. A delightful location for a nice stroll while enjoying superb views of Molokai. Local surfers and bodyboarders entertain themselves […]

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Hanakao’o “Canoe” Beach

Location: Just before the Ka’anapali Resorts on Honoapiilani Highway (Hwy 30) This beach was given it’s name as it is one of Maui’s main canoe practice sites. This long stretch of beach extends to other popular spots fronting the resorts. Canoe beach is definitely a local favorite. Enjoy the playful waves, catch a few sun […]

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DT Fleming Beach Park

Location: Just past the Ritz Carlton on Honoapiilani Highway A great beach park in the Kapalua area. This long sandy stretch beach is surrounded by large ironwood trees. Great shady areas! This beach does have strong currents and pending the conditions rip tides do occur. It does have a lifeguard station, shower and bathroom facilities, […]

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Ka’anapali Beach

Location: Fronting Ka’anapali Resort area Ka’anapali Beach is definitely one of Maui’s favorite beaches! Consistent sunny weather conditions, playful waves and various snorkeling spots, make Ka’anapali Beach a great destination for all ages! Enjoy a day in the sand and grab a bite to eat at one of the wonderful restaurants right off the beach! […]

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Honolua Bay

Location: North past Napili on Hwy 30, about ½ mile past mile marker 32 This could be one of the best snorkeling spots when the conditions are good! This is a marine reserve so, the marine and coral life is plentiful. Honolu’a Bay is also a well known surf spot. Conditions vary and pending the […]

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Kapalua Bay Beach

Location: North of Napili Bay on the Lower Honoapiilani Highway Definitely one of the best snorkel spots! The coral reef in this area is much alive and active! Snorkelers can witness many types of fish and ocean life right off shore! It does have a sandy stretch but, not as large as others. Beach does […]

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