Unknown Olowalu Beach

Some of the best beaches are the ones you just stumble upon. This is a perfect example. It’s a beach that I can’t find the name of, near the tiny town of Olowalu on Maui’s west side. So for lack of an official name, let’s honor Olowolu by naming this one Chez’s Beach. And if […]

Haleakala Crater

If you’re wondering whether you should spend the better part of a day on top of Haleakala, ask yourself this: when will I have another chance to walk above the clouds on the summit of a 10,000 foot high dormant volcano? My recommendation is to make the trip. And as long as you’re going, make […]

Big Beach Pictoral

Photos and videos don’t give Big Beach justice. It’s just one of those kinds of places that can’t be captured by visuals alone. You have to be there to see it’s beauty, because it’s just as much about the mood as it is about the scenery. It’s also about the boogie boarding, people, hiking and […]

Iao Needle and Iao Valley

Apart from being one of Maui’s most culturally significant sites, the I‘ao Needle is a great stop because it’ll show you a different side of Maui. Chances are, your visit will include a stay on Maui’s sun-drenched leeward shores, like Ka‘anapali or Wailea. The I‘ao Valley, on the other hand, is known for passing showers. […]

Kapalua Bay Pictoral

These are pictures taken at Kapalua Bay and Kapalua Beach. This, along with Napili Beach, is one of the best beaches in west Maui. The snorkeling is great here, and they have a little snorkel shack at the northern end of the beach. The swimming is easy too. And there are showers here to rinse […]