Best of Maui 2014…Part 2

The Maui News ( runs a contest every year for the “Best of Maui.” The results for 2014 are in. Last time I covered restaurants, and this time we will look at other activities. (In the interest of time, I will simply list them, and you can Google their addresses, phone numbers etc.)

Best Spa:
Grand Wailea Spa Grande

Best Golf Courses:
Kapalua Plantation Course

The King Kamehameha Golf Club

Wailea Gold Course

Best Agri-Tourism:
Al’i Kula Lavender Farm
(love this place, but be forewarned, they now charge just to get on the grounds.)

Best Air Activity:
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Best Sea Activity:
Trilogy Excursions
(I’m biased…Mike is a captain for the Scotch Mist out of Lahaina. If you love to SAIL, check them out at :
Scotch Mist Sailing Charters is the premier sailing charter on Maui. Enjoy stunning scenic views as you glide silently along the sparkling blue waters off Maui’s …‎Reservations – ‎Sunset Cruise – ‎Snorkeling

Best Luau:
Old Lahaina Luau
(my own favorite, The Feast at Lele, came in third:

Best Resort/accommodations:
Grand Wailea
(nice if you can afford it!)

Best Local Coffee Shop:
Maui Coffee Roasters in Kahului

Best Boutique:
Mahina for locations

Best sports store/surf shop:
Hi – Tech Surf Sports

Hawaiian Island Surf and Sport

Maui Dreams Dive Company

That’s it for this year….enjoy them during your time on Maui, and remember, it’s always best to check back as hours and information can change….and places go out of business. As we all say here, “It’s Maui”!!

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Aloha, Jamaica


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