I hope you enjoy the following musings about living a Maui Life:  musings about Maui, towns, favorite beaches, recipes, restaurants, events, and Maui real estate news.

Focus Green: January-February Lecture Series

Sponsored by the Dowling Company, this lecture  series features presentations from America’s Leading Environmentalists.     Center. January 15: Kevin Fletcher Executive Director of Audobon International. January 22, Mark Plotkin Explorer, story-teller, and Tim Magazine “Hero for the Planet.” January 29, Hunter Lovins President of Natural Capitalism, Inc., known as a cutting edge environmental thinker.…


Highlights of Maui County’s Economic and Tourism Data: November, 2008

Maui County has released the November Tourism and Economic Data: Tourism: Visitor arrivals declined 17% over last November.   Year-to-date arrivals were down approximately 13% since the same period last year.   West Coast visitor numbers were flat.   While there were declines in the East Coast and Japanese visitor arrival rate, Canadian visitor arrivals…


Maui’s New B&B Bill

Maui’s Mayor, Charmaine Tavares, signed Maui’s new Bed & Breakfast bill into legislation on January 7, 2009.   This new bill establishes a new permitting process for B&B’s.   The Maui County Council submitted the bill  as the result of the public support that was shown at several community forums. Transient Vacation Rentals (TVR’s)  and…