Ulupalakua Ranch

Maui Lavender, a calm oasis on Mt. Halekala

Who wouldn’t want to stop at a walking lavender garden? Just the sound brings thoughts of the wonderful fragrance and lovely blooms to mind. When we stopped on our recent trip to Maui we were excited not only by the beauty of Cathy Toda’s garden, but also by the great café that offered up a […]

Maui Winery- fit for a king

Maui Winery is the only commercial winery in the state of Hawaii. The tasting room is located in the Kings Cottage, which was built as a guest cottage for King Kalakaua the “Merrie Monarch” in 1856 on the former estate of Captain James Makee’s Rose Ranch. This destination was one of my favorite on our […]