Gem and Lita
Travel

by Gem and Lita
gem@filipinojournal.com

The Road to Heavenly Hana

The Road to Heavenly Hana

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Making the most of our travel to Maui, the Valley Isle and the best island on earth according to the Conde Nast Travelers, we considered it mandatory to challenge the beautiful drive along the

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Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 3)

Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 3)

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The history, art, beauty, and mild tropical climate make Lahaina a year-round winter get-away destination. Best explored on foot Lahaina, now Maui’s hot spot, offers a variety of points of interest although the town

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Lahaina, ‘Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 2)

Lahaina, ‘Jewel in the Crown of Maui” (pt. 2)

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History thrives in Lahaina in the “Valley Isle” of Maui. Everywhere you look there’s a reminder of its rich history from one era to another. Many of the buildings date back to the 1800s.

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Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui”

Lahaina, “Jewel in the Crown of Maui”

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Like snowbirds people migrate to chase sunshine in warmer destinations where snow plows and ear muffs have no place. LAHAINA, often called the “Jewel in the Crown of Maui’ could be a perfect getaway

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Iao Valley, Maui – “The Yosemite of the Pacific”

Iao Valley, Maui – “The Yosemite of the Pacific”

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Just only about a 50-minute drive fromv Ka’anapali resorts in western Maui is “Iao” Valley, or as Mark Twain called it, “The Yosemite of the Pacific”. Heading off Highway 30 to Kaahumanu Avenue ,

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Maui, “The Valley Isle” (pt. 2)

Maui, “The Valley Isle” (pt. 2)

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We love Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian islands. Revisiting “The Valley Isle” is like coming come – Maui’s Haleakala sunrise still spectacular, its road to Hana still heavenly and daring, its Iao

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Maui, the “Valley Isle”

Maui, the “Valley Isle”

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The colour of autumn even long before the snow falls triggers our senses for travel to warmer places just as wild geese of the north begin flying south for winter refuge. A sun getaway

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Waimea  Canyon, “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”

Waimea Canyon, “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”

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Nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” by author Mark Twain, the Waimea Canyon is a large canyon stretching 14 miles long, 2 miles wide and more than 3,000 feet deep located on the

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KAUA’I,  “The Garden Isle” (pt. 3)

KAUA’I, “The Garden Isle” (pt. 3)

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With its laid back lifestyle westside sightseeing of the Garden Island feels like a world away. Step back in time to the charm of Kaua1’s westside that still maintains the true feel of old

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