It took a lot of extra work, but we made it back to Maui for the second time in 2009.
We did it in the name of photography – in particularly the inaugural Maui Photo Festival and Workshops being held at the Hyatt in Ka’anapali. And it was the start of something beautiful.
Not to be outdone, we also got to spend our anniversary on Maui for the second time, but now with a few dozen new friends, too.
- Sunday, September 13th
- Sunday, September 20th
- 8 Days, 7 Nights
- Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
- American Airlines - ORD to LAX to HNL
Hawaiian Airlines - HNL to OGG.
American Airlines - OGG to LAX to ORD.
Sights and Tours
Our trip this time around was half pleasure, half business with the photography workshops and all. That meant we had some time to venture on our own, and new experience with the photo festival. All while enjoying the island of Maui.
- Haleakala Sunrise
- Historic Lahaina Town
- Maui Ocean Center
- Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm
- Paia Town
- Doors-Off Helicopter Ride
- Ka'anapali Beachwalk
With only a few days to ourselves, our beach time was pretty limited. We made it count, though, by hitting up a beach along the north shore that we hadn't visited yet.
- Baldwin Beach
Like we try for all of our trips, it's a little bit of the familiar and then branching out into a few new places.
Again, with a shortened personal schedule this trip, our shopping time was less than normal. However, we still managed to help out the local economy just a tad.