Archive for June, 2013

How to Navigate Hawaii’s Pet Quarantine Process: Part 2

In this second and final post on the pet quarantine process, we detail the fastest way for your pet to get through. Read the first entry here. There are three quarantine programs; the best of the three is for five days or fewer. It costs $224 per pet, and there are a number of qualifications. […]

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How to Navigate Hawaii’s Pet Quarantine Process: Part 1

In this first of two posts on the pet quarantine process, we examine the basic guidelines. In the second, we’ll detail the fastest way for your pet to get through. Fact: Hawaii is rabies-free.  Another fact:  To remain so, Hawaii requires that all carnivorous pets, including dogs and cats, be quarantined. This is neither an […]

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A Labor-Intensive Japanese Treat with Ancient Roots

Lollipops come in all shapes and sizes, from thick hearts to thin twists.  But these variations are not only familiar, but frankly, uninventive when compared to the lollipops created at Candy Art Hawaii. Husband-and-wife owners Chika and Nathan Tanaka practice the ancient Japanese art of “amezaiku,” which, according to their website, involves “sculpting hot candy […]

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Snorkeling Dos, Don’ts & Recommendations

It’s a beautiful day, and you’re snorkeling. Alone among the waves and the marine life, you’re enjoying the peace of swimming among creatures not of your everyday world – the world of traffic jams, screaming kids, and email. When you see the beautiful coral ridges, you naturally want to touch them, if only to confirm […]

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Inside an Exclusive Beachfront Retreat

Welcome to one of the most exclusive rental properties in Maui. From exquisite local art to a stunning beachfront view, this luxurious house provides an inviting mix of aesthetic pleasures and unparalleled comfort. For booking and other information, please contact us.

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Three Worthwhile Movies on Surfing at the Maui Film Fest

We’re a proud sponsor of the Maui Film Festival. As such, this is the third and final post in a three-part series previewing this amazing event. Read the first two posts here and here. And don’t forget to check out our ad in the festival e-book here. There aren’t many good films about surfing and […]

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The Maui Film Fest Honors Two Hawaiian Heroes

We’re a proud sponsor of the Maui Film Festival. As such, this is the second post of a three-part series on this amazing event. Read the first post here. And don’t forget to check out our ad in the festival e-book here. There are many reasons why the Maui Film Festival is different from that […]

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Mix and Mingle with the Stars at the Maui Film Festival

We’re a proud sponsor of the Maui Film Festival. As such, this is the first post of a three-part series on this amazing event. Look out for the other two blogs later this week, and don’t forget to check out our ad in the festival e-book here. The Maui Film Festival provides more than great […]

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