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RESTAURANTS

West Maui (Lahaina)

Choice Health Bar

A cozy breakfast and lunch restaurant featuring locally sourced vegan food, raw entrees, and the best smoothie bowls.

Star Noodle

Innovative Asian Inspired food offering up fresh noodles with an oceanfront casual moden ambiance.

Moku Roots

A homey venue featuring plant based burritos, sandwiches and bowls made with local ingredients.

Merriman's

My favorite ocean front location offering fine dining farm to table cuisine that is top notch. 

A'a Roots

A sweet mom + pop vegan spot in Napili serving delicious reinterpreted global comfort foods. 

Banyan Tree

A fine dining restaurant that now features a vegan menu upon request rooted In the tastes and flavors of the islands.

South Maui (Kihei + Wailea)

Hawaiian Moons

A health food store that has an amazing deli serving organic juices, smoothies, acai bowls and vegan burgers.

Sprout Vegan Cafe

Originally food truck turned café, this restaurant serves a wide range of mouth watering vegan dishes.

Joy's Place

A quaint kitchen that produces simply prepared raw and vegan food with fresh, organic ingredients.

Monkeypod

By building partnerships with farmers, brewers and artisans, they deliver high quality, delicious food.

Fork and Salad

A locally sourced, chef inspired salad company featuring sandwiches, wraps, soups, kombucha and salads.

Ko

Island recipes that have been passed down for generations.  They offer amazing soups and salads with a culinary twist.

North Shore (Paia + Upcountry)

Choice Health Food Bar

A fresh, local and organic plant based restaurant featuring locally sourced vegan food, raw entrees and the best smoothie bowls.

Milagros

This family owned and operated restaurant serves island cuisine with a tex-mex flair.

Cafe De Amis

A quaint little restaurant that oozes ambiance in Paia that serves Mediterranean and Indian Cuisine.

Flatbread Pizza

Featuring a wood fired vegan pizza made in traditional clay ovens using fresh organic ingredients.

Coco + Booch

A tiny little breakfast café in Haiku that offers amazing smoothie bowls along with coffee and kombucha.

The Wooden Crate

Located at Lumeria, an upcountry retreat center, they prepare mouth watering farm to table meals.

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GROCERIES

 

Mana Foods

Paia, HI

This large and cozy natural food store offers the best variety of locally grown produce as well as organic groceries and an amazing deli.

Whole Foods

Kahului, HI

Although this isn't a locally owned business it does have a great variety of organic foods and many hot food items.

Down to Earth

Kahului, HI

This large vegetarian grocery store offers organic and natural foods.  They also include an amazing deli full of options.

Hawaiian Moons

Kihei, HI

South Maui's store for organic produce, groceries, and supplements.  This place also features a great deli, buffet and salad bar.

Alive and Well

Kahului, HI

A quaint natural food store with a large amount of vitamins and a not to be missed café named Broth.

Honokawai Farmers Market

Lahaina, HI

A small little natural grocery store offering smoothies and other healthy eating options.

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FARMERS MARKETS

 

Napili Farmers Market

A quaint market tucked in Napili offering organic maui grown produce, fresh sugar cane juice and other locally made products.

Open Wed + Sat | 8-12

Upcountry Farmers Market

One of Maui's best and largest farmers markets celebrating fresh organic produce.

Open Sat | 7-11

Farmers Market Maui

A sweet little oceanfront market in Lahaina with tons of aloha, good food and music.

Open 2nd + 4th Thursday of every month | 4-7

Maui Swap Meet

At UH in Kahului, this swap meet hosts a variety of local farmers, crafts, and food trucks.

Open Sat | 7-1

The Country Market 

Located at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu, this  market features produce from Kumu farms and local crafts.

Open Tues-Sat | 9-4

Farmers Market Maui

An open air market located in north Kihei offering fresh produce grown from local farmers. 

Open Mon-Sat | 8-4

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LOCAL FARMS

 

O'o Farms

A beautiful 8.5 acre sustainable farm in Kula that grows organic produce + offers breakfast and lunch tours.

Maui Pineapple Tours

This unique tour in Hali'imaile offers an insiders look through the Maui Gold Pineapple fields + you leave with a pineapple.

Kupa'a Farms

A friendly 6 acre family owned farm in Kula growing organic produce + offering chocolate and coffee tours. 

Maui Bee Tour

Located in Lahaina, this is a unique and immersive look into the world of the honeybees.  

Maui Chocolate Tour

A 20 acre cacao farm in Lahaina, the largest chocolate factory in all of Hawaii offering you a  tour from "farm to bar."

Coconut Information

Book a private farm tour and coconut cooking class.  Make coconut milk from scratch + bring goodies home.

Relaxation

MASSAGE

 

Spa Montage

A five star spa in Kapalua with beautiful amenities that will ensure a day of complete relaxation.

Mohalu Spa

Located at the Grande Wailea, this spa's amenities alone will leave you feeling deeply relaxed and pampered.

Waihua Spa

A luxurious spa located at the Ritz Carlton in Kapalua offering a soothing ambiance and delicious treatments.

The Spa

This gorgeous spa is located at Four Seasons in Wailea offering a huge variety of unique wellness opportunities.

The Heavenly Spa

A wellness sanctuary located in Ka'anapali with some of my favorite massage therapists. 

Ho'omana Spa Maui

An authentic Hawaiian healing sanctuary located in Makawao bringing physical, mental, and spiritual well being. 

 
Yoga in the Garden

YOGA

Nicki Doane Yoga

Nicki is spirit in action as she emphasizes in her studio that yoga poses are not for show, they are for your health. 

Maui Yoga Path

Located in Kihei, Demi Roman teaches Iyengar Yoga to students of all ages and body conditions on a safe healing journey. 

Island Spirit Yoga

A west side sanctuary where locals and visitors can connect in cultivating physical and spiritual well being.

Maui Yoga Shala

This homey yoga studio located in Paia offers many classes to choose from for every level.

Wailea Healing Center

With a gorgeous setting they offer a variety of classes assisting with the body mind connection.

Lumeria 

A beautiful educational retreat center in Makawao offering a wide range of classes including yoga.

 
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VOLUNTEER

Maui Cultural Lands

Lahaina, HI

Deep in the valley of Honokawai is a village site frozen in time.  Help care for the land, for the heritage and for the future.  This website also has inspiring stories and a beautiful index of Native Hawaiian Plants.

Kipuka Olowalu

Lahaina, HI

Help protect Maui's largest coral reef as you care for the land and its natural resources.  Get your hands dirty, your feet on the ground and feel the relationship between humans and the environment through cultural knowledge.

Waihee Coastal Dunes

Once thriving with two ancient Hawaiian villages, this 277 acre site is a place for wildlife habitat as well as rich archeological and cultural resources.  Help enhance critical native wildlife habitat while preserving this significant cultural site.

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CULTURE

 

Old Lahaina Luau

Located in Lahaina, you will find yourself swept into a well preserved epicenter of Hawaiian culture, storytelling and feasting.

Kihei Canoe Club

This place provides educational, recreational, cultural and competitive canoeing programs for people of all ages.

Hale Ho'okipa

Learn about the lei, hula, language, song, navigation and Hawaiian fibers from the experts at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel. 

Shops at Wailea

Enjoy a variety of activities including music, lei making, coconut husking + frond weaving, hula, ukulele lessons, and Polynesian shows.  

Hawaiian Ocean Sports

Experience a traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoe as you learn about navigational techniques used by Polynesian voyagers.

Hale Hoikeike

Located in Wailuku, the Maui Historical Society collects, preserves, studies, interprets and shares the history and heritage of Maui.

 
Surfer

SURFING

Royal Hawaiian Surf Academy

They will take you from the sand to the sea for a unique and positive experience while teaching you how to surf.

Maui Beach Boys

With a fun and friendly staff who provides you with snacks, these guys guarantee you will surf on your very first lesson.

Hang Loose Surf Club

 Maui’s most authentic Hawaiian local surf school this laid back group offers private and group lessons with aloha.

Maui Surf Lessons

You will be offered by an encouraging instructor the option to choose surf sports that are accessible, safe, and just within your comfort zone. 

Maui Surfer Girls

This surf school has amazing instructors and offers classes to women, men and children specializing in all surfing levels.

Maui SUP Adventures

Offering stand up paddle boarding tours and lessons as you get to explore the sea life and take in the beauty all around you.

 
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KAYAK+CANOEING

Hawaiian Paddle Sports

A five star business offering a five star experience offering kayaking and canoeing tours from Makena and Olowalu.

Maui Adventure Tours 

Kayak and snorkel Turtle Reef at Olowalu and learn all about the tropical fish and sea turtles on your adventure.

Ali'i Maui Outrigger

Leaving from Ka'anapali, this tour will give you an understanding of culture as you get an up close look at the sea life all around.

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SNORKELING

 

Trilogy

This full package trip is one to be remembered.  Sail to Lana'i and visit Holopo'e Bay, home to a protected marine reserve with a wide array of fish and on many occasions dolphins.

Ali'i Nui

You will be well taken care of from the moment you board this luxury catamaran.  You will begin your adventure out of Ma'alaea with an incredible staff and amazing food as you are taken to Molokini or Turtle Point, two of South Maui's best snorkel locations.  

Gemini

This beautiful catamaran will take you to Honolua Bay, a protected marine preserve and one of West Maui's best places to snorkel showcasing a large variety of tropical fish.

Sail Maui

Jump aboard the Paragon, a large catamaran leaving from Ma'alaea, as you sail to Molokini, a crescent shaped island that holds a marine preserve home to a large variety of tropical fish.

Pacific Whale Foundation

Supporting this non profit will go towards research, education and conservation programs as they will take you on an adventure to Lana'i, Hononlua Bay, or Molokini.

Maui Snorkel Charters

This family owned and operated adventure zodiac leaves from Kihei and caps at 18 people, allowing for an personal experience with 20 different locations to choose from.

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WALKING+HIKING

 

Coastal Trail Kapalua

This gorgeous oceanfront trail located in Kapalua takes you from D.T Fleming Beach Park to Kapalua Bay.  

3.2 Miles Roundtrip

Twin Falls

Head to Haiku early in the morning to find parking and bring your swimsuit for this easy hike to swimming holes and waterfalls.

1.8 Miles Roundtrip

Waihee Ridge Trail

If you're looking for a steep and challenging hike with breathtaking views of the ocean and valley , look no further.  5 Miles Round Trip

Haleakala National Park

With over 30 miles of hiking trails, begin this adventure with the sunrise for stunning views.  Be sure to bring lots of water, snacks, sunscreen, and layers as temperatures can range from freezing to 65 degrees F.

King's Highway

Located in Makena, you will find yourself walking along an unspoiled coastline through black volcanic rock to reach Hanamonoia Point.

3.6 Miles Roundtrip

Iao Valley

This very easy walk is home to sacred land of the Hawaiian people.  You can hike, swim, picnic, explore and enjoy the scenery that the valley offers.

.6 Miles Roundtrip

Hike Maui

Offering small group adventure tours into lush rainforests, to jump off stunning waterfalls, or hike into the silence of Haleakala Crator.

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May there always be
warmth in your hale,
fish in your net,
and aloha in your heart.