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The Maui Celebrity Series will return to Hawaii

Brian Evans, the singer who created "The Maui Celebrity Series" on Maui in 2009/10, will again produce the series on the island, with an eye on bringing shows to other islands in Hawaii.

WestJet announces Alberta-Hawaii schedule

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it has leased two Boeing 757-200 aircraft from Thomas Cook Airlines to deliver more non-stop, daytime service between Calgary and Honolulu and Maui, and betwe

Wild Dolphin Days commemorates 10th anniversary of landmark Maui county anti-captivity...

MA'ALAEA, Maui, Hawaii - Wild Dolphin Days, an annual event celebrating the wild dolphins of Maui County, will be held on Saturday, August 11, and Sunday, August 12.

Public invited to assist with Maui whale count

MA'ALAEA (MAUI), HI - If you enjoy looking out toward sea and spotting blows, breaches and other whale activity, Pacific Whale Foundation invites you to become a volunteer whale counter during the up

Tour helicopter crashes in Hawaii, 5 dead

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Five people - the pilot and the four tourists - were killed when a tour helicopter slammed into a mountain ridge on the island of Molokai, Hawaii.

American Airlines awards Kahului Airport for improved customer service

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and Aloha Contract Services (ACS) employees at Kahului Airport – Maui (OGG) celebrated a customer service victory this week as the airline announced the top fiv

Wild Dolphin Days coming to Maui

MA'ALAEA, MAUI, Hawaii - Wild Dolphin Days, an annual event celebrating the wild dolphins of Maui County, will be held on Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14.

Hawaii losses offset by 7.2% jump in Maui tourist numbers

A jump in the number of visitors traveling to Maui in February helped offset declines on the other major islands, the Hawai'i Tourism Authority reported yesterday.

Volunteering on Vacation Program helps visitors get off the beaten path...

MAALAEA, MAUI, HI - During 2009, visitors to Maui gave the island a special gift - nearly 4,000 hours working on projects that benefited Maui's unique environment through a program called "Volunteerin

Continental Airlines begins new service between California and Hawaii

Continental Airlines will begin new flights this Sunday, March 7, from Los Angeles and Orange County to Maui and a flight between Orange County and Honolulu.

Travel Weekly names Hawaii best US state destination

HONOLULU, HI — The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state agency for tourism, is pleased to announce that Hawaii has been chosen by Travel Weekly as the winner in the Best US State Destination ca

Honua Kai Resort & Spa ready to celebrate the holiday season

KAANAPALI NORTH BEACH, Maui, HI – Honua Kai Resort & Spa today announced the completion of the Konea building, the second of two towers that will offer an additional 310 guest suites and a network o

Continental Airlines to offer new flights between Orange County and Maui

Continental Airlines today announced new service between Orange County and Maui to begin March 7, 2010.

Alaska Airlines launches new Hawaii flights from Oakland

Alaska Airlines, part of Alaska Air Group, is launching new services to Hawaii from Oakland International Airport in the San Francisco Bay Area, the airline announced on Monday.

Season’s first humpback whales sighted off Maui

MA'LAEA, Maui, HI - The whales are back!

Maui’s recovery will be slow and heavily dependent on tourism

Maui County's economic doldrums won't dissipate soon, though the slowdown figures to give way gradually to growth tied to an upturn in tourism.

Pacific Whale Foundation holds annual Wild Dolphin Sand Sculpture Contest

MAALAEA, Maui, HI – Visitors to Keawakapu Beach on the morning of Saturday, August 8 enjoyed quite a treat: an impressive and widely-varied array of dolphins, all competing for honors in Pacific Wha

Pacific Whale Foundation and Kamehameha School join forces for Haleakala service...

MAALAEA, HI - As part of Pacific Whale Foundation's Volunteering on Vacation program, a group of 124 Kamehameha School incoming freshmen participated in a volunteer service project at Haleakala Nation

Hotel of the week – Hotel Wailea, Maui

Now part of the Aqua group, the Hotel Wailea, formerly the Diamond Resort, promotes itself as "Maui's only luxury boutique hotel." Given the huge number of accommodations on Maui, call us nit pickers,

ABC’s “The Bachelorette” heads to Hawaii

HONOLULU, HI – As one of the most romantic destinations on Earth, it’s only fitting that Hawaii be the special place where ABC’s “The Bachelorette” Jillian Harris makes one of the most impor

Alaska Airlines inaugurates Portland – Maui flight

Alaska Airlines yesterday inaugurated a thrice weekly flight between Portland, Oregon and Maui using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft that seats 157 passengers.

Study renewable energy on Maui this summer

KAHULUI, HI - Whether you’re preparing for a career in the emerging green workforce or just interested in becoming more energy efficient, University of Hawaii-Maui Community College (UH-Maui CC) is

Car agencies cut fleets with tourists on decline

KAHULUI - With fewer tourists vacationing on Maui, car rental companies have decreased their fleets - some by double-digit percentages, leaving renters scrambling to find available vehicles.

R.O.A.R.: Hawaii’s troubled marriage

Like any other troubled marriage, Hawaii’s marriage to [US] mainland visitors needs remaking. And pronto, because even the current trial separation by vacationing mainlanders is getting uglier.

Alaska Airlines adds Maui flight

Alaska Airlines will start thrice-weekly service between Portland and Maui on Aug. 7, the airline announced Tuesday.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates Anchorage-Maui service

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines today inaugurates seasonal service between Anchorage and Kahului, Hawaii on the island of Maui.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates service to Maui

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines today will inaugurate daily, year-round service between Seattle and Kahului, Hawaii, on the island of Maui. Flights from Seattle will depart daily at 8:20 a.m.

Keep your “butts off the beach”

MAUI, Hawaii - Maui, rated as "Best Island in the World" by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler for 13 years, is working to keep its beaches beautiful, through a "Butts off the Beach" awareness campaign to prevent cigarette butt litter.