2017 marks a record year for Hawaii tourism. Mahalo!

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Indicative of our status as one of the most desirable tourist destinations in the world, Hawaii visitor statistics for 2017 indicate new yearly records will be set in the three vital categories of generated state tax revenue, visitor spending, and …

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Enjoy a festive 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. You’ll enjoy a grand fireworks …

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Book a winter visit to Maui. There is much to see and do!

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The perception of Maui as a sanctuary from the winter doldrums is supported by seasonal occupancy rates here The Gardens at West Maui and our nearby sister properties. With owners returning en masse to escape the cold, coupled with the …

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Have a whale of a time learning about our original state mammal

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Many of you plan your yearly visits to The Gardens at West Maui around the annual humpback whale migration between now and April. The shallow waters surrounding portions of Maui offer a refuge for these spectacular creatures to safely birth …

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Staying on Maui over Thanksgiving? Looking to get your turkey fix? You won’t lack for choices!

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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 …

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Hop aboard the Lanai Ferry for a great island excursion

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If you’re suffering from reverse island fever – that is, you would like to experience as many islands as you can while you’re visiting The Gardens at West Maui – the Lanai Ferry is just the ticket. Local residents and visitors alike …

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Enjoy a Happy Halloween – Maui style!

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Without a doubt, the biggest and most celebrated holiday on Maui is Halloween. Each year, Lahaina Town is the host of one of the largest Halloween parties in Hawaii, often dubbed the “Mardi Gras of the Pacific.” Front Street closes …

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First humpback whales of 2017 spotted off West Maui!

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If you plan your Gardens at West Maui visit to coincide with whale watching season, we are happy to report the first humpback whales of the season were recently spotted off Kapalua in West Maui. You know what that means? …

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Hula in the Hawaiian Islands

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Hula is Life More than just a dance, more than just a way of life… Hula is life itself. History of Hula in Hawaii In ancient Hawaii, a time when a written language did not exist, hula and its chants …

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Maui Fair returning for a 95th big year!

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The Maui Fair, the island’s longest running event, is returning for its 95th year with four days of food and fun Oct. 5-8. This year’s theme, “Celebrating the Greatest Things in Life,” pays tribute to the things we have accomplished, …

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