20 Years Strong

Each year Conde Nast Traveler magazine asks readers to vote for their top island destination.  Maui again has received this honor for the 20th consecutive year!  Maui was ranked number 1 for top Island in the world, as well as number 1 for the islands in the U.S.  Visitors attribute the beauty of the island as well as activities such as whale watching among many of their Maui favorites.  Thank you to all the reader’s choice voters who have made Maui number 1!  You may read this article via Mauinow.com.

First Whale Sighting For 2013

Off the shore of Molokini was the first whale sighting for the 2013 season was reported.   Pacific Whale Foundation reported the sighting on Saturday at approximately 7:36 am.  The return of the whales is right on schedule.  Early sightings usually occur at the beginning of October with an increase in November and December.  Whale watching is a popular tourist attraction.  For those early watchers Pacific Whale Foundation has added a guarantee coupon incase you happen to miss out on seeing the whales.  The coupon is valid to go again free for one year.

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for Maui‘s annual Whale Festival that will be held sometime in February 2014 and the annual Parade of Whales and Whale Day Celebration on February 15, 2014.  You can read the entire article via Maui Now here.

Whales Return Off Maui Coast

The season is upon us.  The whales are returning to the coast on Maui.  The season for whale sightings runs from November through May.  The possibility of whale sightings is a huge draw for tourists to our beautiful island.  Approximately 2 miles off of Lahaina, known as one of the best areas to spot the whales, was where the spotting occurred.  You can read the article provided by the Maui News here: http://www.mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/566031.html