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Halekulani Presents Culinary Experience 'Barbeques From Around The Globe'

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For select days during the month of October, the luxurious Halekulani hotel is offering a menu inspired by Executive Chef Vikram Garg's international culinary training. “In this menu, I’m sharing my 22 years of travels around the world, distilled into culinary experiences. It speaks to my philosophy of sourcing locally and cooking globally,” says Garg. “Each dish brings back personal memories for me. For instance, the Ginger Yogurt Marinated Chicken with Mint Chutney and Kachumber Salad brings me back to my youth growing up in India, the Jamaican Jerk Spiced Pork Chops with Mango and Hearts of Palm Salsa was a favorite when I lived in the Caribbean, and the ‘Soe Galbi’ Korean-Style Beef Short Ribs with Kim... Read More

Big Island Hawaii Hotel Overlooking Volcano Reopens

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

If you like your vacations hot, then you'll be pleased to hear that the historic Volcano House hotel in Hawaii has reopened this year. The opening is staggered, with bookings available at various times via website, with goodies to be offered first. Shuttered since New Year’s Day 2010, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s iconic Volcano House, which overlooks Kilauea caldera and erupting Halemaumau crater will begin its gradual reopening this weekend.... Read More

Exclusive Wine & Food Event at Four Seasons Resort Maui December 7

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Four Seasons Resort Maui is hosting an exclusive event featuring the World Famous Red Violin and Opus One Wines during the Wailea Wine & Food Festival, December 6-9 as part of the resort's 'Unforgettable Events' series. Master Executive Chef Stettler has created a menu that traces the path of the Red Violin, with pairings by Opus One for each course. The violin 1720 is the same one that was featured in the film of the same name. The price for the event ($795 per person) includes an Ocean View room and special rates pre and post.... Read More

Lumeria Yoga Retreat in Maui

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The great thing about Hawaii is that the year-round warm weather means you never have to give up your bikini body and the Lumeria Maui Wellness Retreat is providing new inspiration to stay in shape. Yoga classes come with your stay, so you can salute the sun as it rises over a nearby crater, or opt for the hotel's other wellness programs, from watersports to cleanses.... Read More

Halekulani Exclusive Art of Food & Wine Series

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Halekulani, the legendary Waikiki beachfront hotel is offering exclusive dinner menus featuring a “Sourcing Locally, Cooking Globally” philosophy, as part of its special menu series, The Art of Food & Wine by Halekulani.... Read More

Best Places to Stay in Wailea, Maui

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

West Maui is comprised of several regions that each offer a unique experience for the tourist. There is the award-winning beach in Kaanapali and the world-famous surf of Honolua Bay. There is the culturally-rich resort community of Kapalua and the historical whaling village known as Lahaina. And of course there is Wailea, an upscale community of crescent-shaped beaches, championship golf courses, as well as some of the best places to stay in Maui.... Read More

Best Places to Stay in Lahaina on Your Maui Vacation

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

There are many things to consider when planning a luxury Hawaiian vacation. Sure, a trip to the beautiful island of Maui is always an easy choice, but deciding where exactly to stay on the island can often be more of a challenge. While each region offers something special, West Maui is home to many of the area’s best luxury hotels, restaurants and local attractions.... Read More

Haunted Locations in Maui for the Daring Traveler

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

While Maui offers some of the most luxurious hotels in Hawaii, impeccable weather, gorgeous sunsets and beautiful sandy beaches, the island is a hot spot for haunts that parallel battle sites and centuries-old buildings.... Read More

Maui's Giggle Hill - A Fun Haunted Location

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Towards Pukalani, a park with a massive hill centered in it has earned quite the reputation as a location to hear and detect ghosts and spirits. As a popular location during World War II for soldiers and sailors to take girls and make out with them (or attempt to convince the girls to), the sounds of girls giggling can still be heard to this day when at the top of the hill.... Read More

The Wailea Coastline on Maui

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Located on the South Shore of Hawaii, the Wailea area is one of the most luxurious resort communities in all of Hawaii. With amazing beaches, impeccable golf course and stellar weather no matter the season, the Wailea coastline offers vacationers a peaceful escape from the stresses of their everyday lives.... Read More

Makawow on Maui and the Iao Theater

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

A thriving artistic town on the Haleakala volcano, this historic location has many great opportunities for tourists to enjoy a relaxing day enjoying the local flavors and exploring the boutiques, galleries and unique shops.... Read More

Paia on Maui

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

On Maui’s world-famous North Shore lies the self-described “Maui’s coolest little town,” and through fun activities, gorgeous beaches and some great local-owned boutiques and restaurants, the city might just live up to its self-given designation.... Read More

Wailea Oceanfront Villas

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tropical Villa Vacations has partnered with Hawaiian Airlines to offer guests up to 25,000 bonus HawaiianMiles for new reservations at any of the Wailea Beach Villas resort residences that it privately manages. We stayed in the Wailea property... Read More

Best Hawaiian Islands To Visit

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Hawaiian Islands are world famous for its picture-perfect beaches, lush tropical greenery, captivating sunsets, exotic marine life, and year-round temperate climate. With so much to see and do in Hawaii, it comes as no surprise that Hawaii ranks high among travelers looking for both adventure and romance.... Read More

Luxury Penthouse Villas in Wailea, Maui

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Here’s one of the most interesting stories we’ve heard in our travels. We recently stayed in a penthouse suite at Tropical Villa Vacations in Wailea, Maui, which is adjacent to the acclaimed Grand Wailea Resort (which is known for its children’s activity pool). You know what some people who stay at Tropical Villa Vacations in Maui do?... Read More

Lumeria Maui Opens as Hawaii's First 'edVenture' Destination Resort

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury resort and retreat Lumeria Maui has officially opened on the North Shore of Maui. The lifestyle expanding resort is a respite for adventure and personal enrichment set on six acres with ocean views. Xorin Balbes, an architectural conservator and interior designer, created Lumeria to become Hawaii’s premier alternative travel destination for a new age of educational adventures. “Lumeria is a vision of how I dreamed of living my own life,” said Xorin Balbes. “Opening a retreat center that nourishes people on every level has been a lifelong dream.” There are 24 guestrooms and suites complemented by spacious ocean views and a landscape with secluded meditation gardens, edible and tropical gardens, and lawn terraces. A schedule of retreats and w... Read More

Road Trip to Hana One Of the Best Ways To Experience Maui

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Among the many treasures found in Maui, the road trip to Hana has consistently ranked as one of the top things to do while visiting. The eastern coastline of the island is bordered by rolling green mountains alongside the crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean.... Read More

 
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