Our Wi-Fi just got a lot faster

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  The recent installation of our upgraded Wi-Fi has resulted in significantly faster download speeds – 10 times faster, in fact. The conversion to 50 megabits per second has essentially transformed our Wi-Fi from a Ford Fiesta into a Ferrari, and we think you will notice and appreciate the difference. Vroom vroom!

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Learn how to surf on Maui

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Hawaii is regarded as the birthplace of surfing, so if you’ve ever thought about giving it a shot on one of your visits to Sands of Kahana, there’s no better place to try the “sport of kings.” Lessons typically last 1-2 hours and are taught by experienced surfers in gentle surf breaks off of Maui’s famous beaches. With a push from your instructor you’re almost guaranteed to get on your feet and catch your first wave. On the sunny northwestern side …

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Enjoy food and drink specials on Maui for The Big Game

If you’re staying with us this weekend and looking for a place to watch The Big Game on Sunday, there are numerous venues all over the island where you can enjoy the NFL championship, including indoors and outdoors at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Click on the link below for a comprehensive guide to Big Game watch parties on Maui. Locations on Maui to watch The Big Game       http://mauitime.com/entertainment/super-bowl-50-wheres-the-best-place-on-maui-to-watch-the-game/    

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Take a pineapple tour for a taste of Maui’s native fruit

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Pineapple is a universally recognized symbol of hospitality, and Maui is the world’s premier pineapple growing region. Maui Gold pineapples are “born and raised” on Maui. They are extra-sweet and loaded with three times the Vitamin C of traditional pineapples. Maui Gold and Haliimaile Pineapple Company offer a pineapple plantation tour that is the only one of its kind in the entire nation. This nearly two-hour tour is led by pineapple workers whose colorful commentary weaves history, facts and trivia into …

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The Dude Abides; Oscar-Winning Actor Jeff Bridges makes his Maui debut this Saturday evening!

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One of the most legendary international movies stars in the world will perform for the first time on Maui. Jeff Bridges, “The Dude” from The Big Lebowski and whose Oscar winning role in Crazy Heart has made him a legend, will grace the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa this Saturday from 8-10 p.m. with special guest, crooner Brian Evans. Where do you begin when talking about the career of Jeff Bridges? From Starman to The Big Lebowski to The Fabulous …

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Ring in the New Year enjoying the many Maui entertainment, event and dining options

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Maui is a wonderful place to ring in the New Year, with numerous entertainment, dining and event options near your vacation club. If you’re staying with us over the holiday, click on the link below for great ways to say goodbye to 2015 and hello to 2016. We wish you all a happy and healthy New Year!   New Year’s Eve on Maui

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Have yourself a very Maui Christmas

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The holiday season on Maui is festive and glorious, and if you’re spending Christmas with us this year, you will find plenty of activities and events to help you celebrate. See Lahaina’s famous banyan tree wrapped in Christmas lights The sprawling banyan tree is always a spectacular sight but especially during the holidays, when it is wrapped in Christmas lights. Find it off Front Street in Lahainatown.  Have yourself a Merry Fish-mas at Maui Ocean Center Don’t miss Scuba Clause …

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Experience the many ways to have a Maui Thanksgiving

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Sure, it’s nice to give thanks for all we have on Thanksgiving, but who are we kidding? This holiday is all about stuffing your face and hoping your expanding waistline doesn’t blow the button off your pants. If you’re with us over the holiday and looking for a great way to spend your turkey day, Maui has numerous dining options to suit your taste. Restaurants From local independents to large resorts, almost every Maui restaurant has a Thanksgiving day special. On …

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Maui Comedy Festival resumes after hurricane hiatus

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The Maui Comedy Festival resumes Thursday night with a double bill featuring Patton Oswalt and Beth Stelling. The intrusion of Tropical Storm Guillermo resulted in the cancellation of their scheduled August performance. Described as the largest destination comedy festival in the Unites States, the three-day summer series attracts comedians from all over to perform in a variety of venues on the island. In the case of Oswald and Patton, it is the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural …

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First humpback whales of the season spotted!

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Good news! The first humpback whales of the season were recently spotted in Hawaiian waters off Kauai. Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) spotted a humpback whale while heading home from the Northwest Hawaiian Islands. The second humpback was spotted a few days later. Whale season technically runs from December to April, but humpback whales have come to Hawaii from Alaska as early as late August. Maui is one of best whale watching areas in the world. …

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