|Fixed on 27 acres of beautiful land set along the famed Kaanapali Beach, the 3.5-star Royal Lahaina Resort comes with upscale amenities. Guests catch some rays on the beach and cool down in one of the 2 oceanfront swimming pools. Rooms are splashed with island-style décor and offer state-of-the-art comforts.
|Brought to you by the creators of Old Lahaina Luau & PacificʻO Restaurant.
Executive Chef Adrian Aina presents a celebration of Polynesian cuisine.
Share the aloha in a journey through Polynesia. Featuring a sit-down dinner
of five epicurean courses from the Pacific island nations of Aotearoa, Tahiti,
Samoa, and Hawaiʻi. The Feast at Lele is a royal tour of the cuisine of Polynesia,
sharing the spotlight with music and dance from four exotic Pacific islands.
Rekindle romance in a spectacular setting where every table is intimate
and offers a panoramic view of West Maui sunsets. Lele is the ancient name
for Lahaina, and this is the beach where the royal family of Maui would
feast and entertain.
Summon your spirit of adventure, and let us arouse your senses…
Perennial winner Maui News Best Of Maui
"Its authenticity, intimacy, hospitality, cultural integrity and sheer romantic beauty have made this Maui's top luau."
|Honua'ula takes us back to a time when the mighty seafaring Polynesians discovered this land of Hawaii, thereafter calling themselves Hawaiian. It touches upon the documented voyages of La'amaikahiki and Moikeha who first came to this sacred island we call Maui, specifically this area named Honua'ula. It speaks of gods and goddesses that watched over these courageous people and how they were able to co-exist and live in harmony.
Pele, the goddess of fire is described as one who came prior to the settlers, paving the way with her lava so there would be land sufficient for the Hawaiian people to live. Lilinoe, the goddess of the mist was said to linger above sending cool rains to nourish the lands.
The mermaid of Maui, Kananaka, swooned near the surfers and tried to capture them for fun. The love story legend of Naulu, the goddess of the clouds could only visit her lover Kanaloa in upon the clouds.
These stories combined create an exciting evening of traditional chant and hula bringing the history of our island home Maui, to life. Hele Mai, come and enjoy the magical enchantment of Honua'ula.
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MIND NUMBING NUMBERS
by Jeff Stark
Getting a handle on environmental issues requires having some access to and familiarity with numbers. In order to deal with global warming we need to know how many units - tons, or pounds or some other generally accepted means of measuring - are produced every day, every year, every decade. Without knowing the numbers, the relevant facts, it is hard to convince people of the need for action. Numbers are also universal. A gallon of gasoline, or better yet, biodiesel, in Portland, Oregon is exactly the same as in the Isle of Portland in England. Because of this we can communicate globally and share our information, opinions and ideas with our fellow global citizens.
r> For those of us who are interested in and involved in environmentalism the numbers that are most important are those that are derived from science. Climate science is a well established discipline. It features scientific data generated by a combination of relatively low-tech data gathering such as daily reading and reporting of temperatures. In some cases the scientific data record goes back to 1850. In other cases, such as satellite imaging of global weather patterns, the methods are much more complex and expensive. Either way the key is following the scientific method and producing and sharing valid data. By and large we trust science and accept the data as presented. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
Mauians are serious about protecting the beauty and natural environment of our island home.
A big part of our strategy involves embracing and implementing a "Zero Waste" philosophy.
To find out how to help protect one of the planet's most special places when you visit Maui