The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, Kapalua Bay

Jun 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Some things stay the same, some get better. Maui does both! It remains the number one favorite island destination in the world, and for good reason. The sun, sand, surf, ocean breezes, breathtaking vistas, endless activities, sumptuous food and lodging options and the aloha spirit are all irresistible.... Read More

Honua Kai Resort & Spa Gets Two New Towers on the Beach

Jul 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

The gorgeously impressive Honua Kai resort is the first new whole-ownership condominium resort to be built on Kaanapali Beach in more than 25 years. Its goal: to redefine the resort experience. And it has succeeded— stunningly. The Honua Kai achieves that by integrating all the services and amenities of a luxury resort hotel with spacious homes that blend indoor and outdoor living. The vision was to raise the bar, and set a new standard for resort living. Factor in its outstanding location on 38 acres on Kaanapali Beach, along with numerous pools (even some with aqua loungers), and you can see why honeymooners, families and business people are thrilled about Honua Kai.... Read More

Grand Wailea Resort & Spa on Maui: Five-Star Hawaiian Hotel

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Located on the island of Maui, Grand Wailea is a testament to luxury resorts worldwide. With 780 rooms, including 52 suites, nine pools, easy beach access, phenomenal shopping at The Shops of Wailea, a world-class spa, and a wide variety of dining options, Grand Wailea is a premier resort destination for celebrities and families alike.... Read More

Sheraton Maui Resort: Spa, Seafood and a Splash

Jul 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa is a great escape for a variety of reasons, but in our humble opinion, a big reason why is that it’s located on perhaps the best beach in Maui— Kaanapali Beach. Insiders refer to it as “Dig Me” Beach— and dig it you will. The Sheraton Maui is a home-away-from-home in every sense of the word, and it exudes the very spirit of aloha and charm.... Read More

Fairmont Kea Lani Maui: Hospitality at its Finest

Apr 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

It's one thing for a luxury hotel to go the extra mile - which the Fairmont Kea Lani on Maui is known for. It's quite another for a property to create not just an amazing, but an astounding experience that will forever be etched in the guest's mind.... Read More

Kapalua Villas Offer Pure Paradise on Maui

Apr 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

We happily, and eagerly, returned to our Pacific playground in November to take advantage of the warm weather, clear skies, blue ocean and everything else that Maui offers. And it offers A LOT.... Read More

Maui: The Best Spas on the Island

Mar 17, 2011  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

How can you possibly make a Maui experience any better? Well, Maui itself is so terrific that it's a hard act to follow, but a spa treatment can definitely add some zest and zip to your trip. Especially at these lovely spas. Take a look.

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Maui Activities: The Best the Island Has to Offer

Mar 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

Maui, The Magic Isle, offers oceans of options to make the most of your visit. You'll never be bored-even if you're just sitting, soaking up the sun on any one of its beautiful beaches. Here are some of our favorite activities on this incredible slice of heaven.... Read More

Maui Romance: The 10 Commandments - Eat, Play, Love & More

Dec 7, 2010  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

Luxury Vacations: Visiting Maui with your loved one? Well, you’ve arrived in more ways than one. Maui offers a wealth of romantic options — and just being on the island is romantic in and of itself. However, we, as a happily married couple, have uncovered and discovered some of the most lovely and loving ways to make your time on Maui even more special and memorable.... Read More

Maui: Golf Gone Wild!

Apr 28, 2010  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  1 Comment

Luxury Vacations: Hawaii golf means you can drink from a coconut, drive by the ocean and putt toward the sea. And Maui is the reigning queen of this archipelago's signature sport.... Read More

Resort Review: Ritz-Carlton Kapalua — Maui’s Shining Star

Apr 21, 2010  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.  |  1 Comment

Resort Review: How does one improve on perfection? Well, if you’re the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, an oceanfront AAA Five-Diamond resort, you undergo a $180 million transformation, providing a dramatic new appearance and amenities to further enhance the... Read More

Maui’s Top Five Spas: Each One, A Singular Sensation

Apr 6, 2010  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.  |  2 Comments

The Best Spas: Who doesn’t love a great massage? Or a facial? Or just a gentle rubdown with a velvet glove, for that matter. On Maui, I (lucky me!) got to experience a wealth of wonderful treatments that are everything to write home about. Here’s the ultimate shakedown.

Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
Let me put it this way: I entered as D-lister Kathy Griffin, channeled my inner Angelina, and exited on the A-list. And that’s pretty much what you should expect at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua’s Waihua Spa, with its warm, welcoming ambience. Here, I experienced the signature Kapalua Castaway ($225 for 80 minutes, plus 20% gratuity), which is ideal if you’re seeking the ... Read More

Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui: The “Heavenly White” Hotel That’s Green-Tastic

Mar 22, 2010  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

Luxury Hotels: One potato, two potato, three potato four.

Five potato, six potato, the Kea Lani gives you more.

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Maui Travel Guide: The Best Things to do in Maui

Mar 12, 2010  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.  |  1 Comment

Luxury Vacations: The locals say “Maui No Ka Oi,” meaning “Maui is the best.” And it’s no surprise. With its warm waters, beautiful beaches, famous rainbows, magnificent sunsets, and oceans of activities, Maui is a superb vacation destination... Read More

Napili Kai Beach Resort: Maui’s Best-Kept Secret

Mar 11, 2010  |   Contributor: Debbi & William D. Kickham, Esq.

Hotel Review: Been to a great resort lately? Chances are, you’ve been required to pay the $25-per-day “resort fee,” which typically includes free wireless Internet, use of the fitness center, parking and snorkel gear.... Read More

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