Beautiful Ocean

I was driving along lower road in Napili and saw the water color at this beach I was passing. I pulled to the side of the road and took a few seconds of video from my iphone. West Maui has some amazing water colors along the coast, especially near Kaanapali and Napili.

Napili Bay Video Guide

This video is of Napili Bay on Maui’s west side. I can’t explain why I edited the piece in this style, other than to say that I just let the editing process take me where it wanted to take me. I know that it’s a departure from some of my other videos, but hopefully the […]

Kapalua Beach Video Guide

Perfect for snorkeling, sightseeing, and sunbathing – Kapalua Beach has it all. It’s one of the most popular beaches in West Maui, and it’s right smack in the middle of several resorts, making it easily accessible. There’s a snorkel rental shack on the north end of the beach for easy access to equipment. And since […]

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 […]

Baby Beach Video Guide

If you’re looking for a great keiki beach that’s safe for infants and toddlers, then Baby Beach on Maui’s west side is for you. The protective reef that surrounds the beach gives it a shallow depth and gentle waves. The views of Lanai and Molokai are great as well. And best of all, the beach […]

Napili Bay Pictoral

Here’s some photos of Napili Bay and Napili Beach in West Maui. It’s one of the best beaches on this side of the island, and is surrounded by some key points of interest. First, the world famous Gazebo Restaurant is on the bay’s south end. It a no-frills kind of diner right on the oceanfront […]

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 […]

Thousand Peaks Pictorial

Here are some random photos from Thousand Peaks, officially called Ukumehame Beach Park on Maui’s west side. This is a great spot for summer surfing and stand-up paddle boarding. This isn’t the best swimming beach because of the rocky bottom, but the driftwood and scenery make it a good place for beachcombing and exploring. View […]