Workers at Hotel Hana Maui were informed by their current owner Ohana Hotel Company of an impending sale in January. For Immediate Release April 20, 2010 Lori Abe, AMSTAR GROUP, LLC ANNOUNCES ITS INTENT TO PURCHASE HOTEL HANA-MAUI Hana, Maui – Amstar Group, LLC, a real estate investment and development company headquartered in Denver, CO, announced […]
Koa flames fight lovingly, painted together by nature to create the treasured Hawaiian Koa Wood. This beautiful wood is shaped into jewelry boxes, bowls, jewelry, models, and furniture by Martin & Macarthur. Their fourth and largest (3,300 ft2) showroom will open at 10 AM, Friday, Jan 29th at Whaler’s Village in Kaanapali.
BEST PLACE TO GET LOST Hana Again, wrong answer. How can anyone get lost in Hana? It’s set up like just about every other beach town on this rock, with a lower road near the water and wider, faster upper road. There’s a bay—near the ocean—and a lot of ranch land near the hills. Now […]
BEST PLACE TO WATCH THE SUNRISE Hana The night before Thanksgiving, I camped at Kipahulu with a friend and the sunset marvelously illuminated the Big Island. I didn’t think I could get a better view than that, but that morning I awoke up to a magnificent sunrise. The sun inched its way out of the […]
BEST PLACE TO SHOOT A SCENE FOR YOUR FANTASY FILM PROJECT Blue Pool in Hana is an idyllic setting for any castaway movie or another Blue Lagoon type picture, but we prefer to focus on its…um, X-rated possibilities. I know what you’re saying, “A porno is a porno. Nobody’s looking at the background!” But you […]
The history of surfing on Maui is only traceable through the archives of the people that have lived the experience. Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to interview many of these athletes whose treasured tales keep the essence of aloha alive for everyone. Analu DePonte lives life with the Hawaiian pride that […]
We had a chance to interview Tide and Kiva Rivers this week, two Eastside surfers who are living the island dream. The two interact like best friends, one often finishing the other’s sentences. Their parents, Barry and Stella, moved here from the East Coast in search of their island paradise. The addition of Kiva, Tide […]
In almost every surf interview for Maui Time, Lloyd Ishimine’s name has come up as a positive influence. His pure enthusiasm and contributions to surfing are what has helped elevate the quality of the sport. He was born on Oahu, where he lived until five, and then the family made the move to Maui. He […]