We wish you a very Maui Christmas

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Want to do something really special and memorable this year on Christmas Day?  Take a Pacific Whale Foundation Christmas Brunch Cruise or a Christmas Dinner Cruise. The Christmas Brunch Cruise departs at 11:30 a.m. from Lahaina Harbor and features a delectable holiday buffet, featuring many locally grown and locally produced items. Non-alcoholic beverages include ice-cold juices, sodas and filtered water, along with complimentary cocktails, white or red wine, locally brewed Maui Brewing Company beer, tropical drinks and Mai Tais. This …

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Start making your plans for New Year’s Eve on Maui

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What could possibly be better than staying on Maui? Celebrating New Year’s while you’re staying on Maui. There is always plenty to do in Paradise on New Year’s Eve, and this year is no exception. Although many venues are still working on their festive plans, some have already finalized them.   The only fireworks we’ve confirmed so far are in Hana. Travaasa Hana will celebrate with a special prix fixe dinner, live Hawaiian music, and dancing ’til the clock strikes …

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Refurbished tennis courts ready for your best shot

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The refurbishment of our tennis courts is nearly complete. We still have some minor touch-up painting to do on the light standards, but the concrete walls, stairs and seating are all painted. The courts have been stripped down to bare asphalt and relayered with base coats and new acrylic surface coatings. The net posts have been replaced, 60 percent of the fence posts around the outside were replaced and all the new and old metal posts and rails are freshly painted. …

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90th Maui Fair running through the weekend

The 90th Maui Fair opened Thursday with the traditional parade along Kaahumanu and Kanaloa Avenues and will continue through Sunday, Sept. 27, at the War Memorial Complex in Wailuku. Featuring food, rides, exhibits, contests and entertainment, the Maui Fair is fun for the entire family. New keiki rides, more hands-on demonstrations and entertainment and the largest robotics competition ever are just some of the highlights of this year’s fair. If you’re on the island this weekend and looking for something …

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Read all about it in the latest Aloha Vacationer!

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The latest edition of the Aloha Vacationer, our next to last issue of 2012, is now available for your reading satisfaction. Once you’ve perused its four digital pages, packed with the kind of content other publications would charge you for, we think you’ll agree this is one newsletter that won’t take no for an answer. The issue opens with an informative cover story on our latest tax victory, this one over the application of a General Excise Tax that resulted …

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Beware of fraudulent timeshare resale companies

The world is filled with people who scheme to separate you from your money. The timeshare industry is no exception. For every company conducting legitimate business there is another engaging in fraudulent resale tactics that can cost you thousands of dollars and your property.      Fraudulent resale companies typically obtain your contact information through public records and call you unsolicited, often claiming an affiliation with your resort. They utilize a variety of tactics to con you out of your money. We …

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