Tag Archives: Maui

Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm, Maui

The Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm is located in Maui’s Upcountry region, on the lower slopes of the Haleakala volcano.  At an elevation of about 4000 feet, the climate is pleasantly ideal for growing lavender. There are around 55,000 lavender plants … Continue reading

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Lonely Haleakala Sunset

One of the things to do when visiting Maui, is to watch the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala volcano, which stands over 10,000 feet above the surrounding Pacific Ocean. And on our first trip to the Hawaiian islands, we … Continue reading

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Surfing Goats on Maui

Yes you did read the title correctly… Surfing Goats. At Surfing Goat Dairy, no less. Where you can actually see goats – including baby goats, I might add – on surfboards. Look…. How cool is that?! OK, so admittedly it’d … Continue reading

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Dolphins Up Close Off Maui

Imagine the pure happiness of seeing a whole pod Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins while out on the water. Now imagine the pure joy when they start playing off the bow of your boat, so close you could almost reach out and … Continue reading

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Turtles on the Road To Hana

Yesterday I teased you with three photos of murky forms lurking in the Hawaiian surf (playing along with Cee’s photo challenge of What’s This?). I asked if anyone could identify the shapes. As Peggy and Ann-Christine correctly guessed, the things … Continue reading

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What’s In The Surf?

I thought it’d be fun to play along with  Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge today. The title is What’s This? Rich snapped these photos in Maui last month. Amazingly, they’re taken from a restaurant parking lot while searching for a geocache. So, … Continue reading

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Christmastime in Hawaii

If you’ve read any of my recent posts on the different characters of the various Hawaiian islands, you’ll know that’s where I spent the run up to Christmas last year. Yet of all the strange and wonderful things I saw … Continue reading

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