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http://www.mauikai.biz Local Girl's Guide to Maui
is a travel guide I revise monthly of my favorite
restaurants, local foods, farmers markets,
beaches, snorkeling spots, hikes and walks,
activities, shopping and travel tips.

The $10 guide is a PDF file that I'll email you.
You can print it and/or take it along on your
smartphone, laptop, tablet or e-reader.

The guide is a great gift
for anyone you know who's going to Maui.

Do you like to travel and experience local culture?

Are you a foodie that likes to eat in local, family-owned restaurants?

Do you want to know where to find the food and locations you see on this page?

If so, this guide is for you!

If you donít like to stray from your comfort zone
or if you only eat and stay in corporate hotels and tourist restaurants, this guide is not for you.

www.mauikai.biz Local Girlís Guide to Maui
started as a list of my favorite restaurants
that I gave my friends going to Maui.

Over the years Iíve added information
for my travel clients.

Now Iím offering it to you,
but only if you want to see Maui as a local girl does.

Read Google and Yelp reviews.

Why should you trust my instincts
over the widely read guide books out there?

For the only reason that matters:
Iím a local Hawaii girl.
Iíve grown up, lived in and experienced the islands my entire life.

I update the guide monthly
so you will have the 808 (Hawaii area code)
on whatís happening on Maui.

www.mauicalls.com This is what you will find in the guide:
Top 10 Things to Do on Maui
Top 10 Things to Eat on Maui
Local Foods
My Favorite Local Restaurants
What to Buy in Grocery Stores
Farmers Markets and Craft Fairs
Local Entertainment
Walks and Hikes
Snorkeling Spots

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The guide is a PDF file.
You can print it and/or take it along on your
smartphone, laptop, tablet or e-reader.

Here are some examples of what you'll find in the guide...

The guide will tell you
where to find this special restaurant:
Japanese deli with some of the BEST
food on the entire island. Take-out
place with limited counter seating.
Try the lemon caper mahi-mahi, Caesar
salad, black bean chow fun, Korean
style chicken BBQ, and teriyaki steak
(unbelievable!). This is a very special
find and you must eat here to experience
fresh fish cooked perfectly at affordable
prices. Ask for the fresh fish of the day
and then choose how you want it prepared
(sautťed, broiled, panko-fried, or lemon
caper). Everything here is enticing and
the local owners are very nice folks.
Gets super busy so call in your order
between 4:30-5:30pm for later pick-up
(they sometimes put their phone on busy
or infinite ring when they are
overwhelmed with orders).  Cash only.

www.mauicalls.com The guide will tell you
where to find this beginners snorkeling spot:
This is a perfect spot for beginners
and gentle enough for children.
The inner reef is shallow but
the water there can be murky.
The outer reef, 50 to 100 yards
     from shore, has many fish,
large coral heads and turtles.
     Go early before the crowds arrive
and stir up the sand.
     There are no facilities here.

The guide will tell you
where to find this shopper's paradise:
This is the place to shop
and people-watch.
Very nice souvenir shopping.
The locals sell anything
you can imagine.
For adults, children and infants,
there is new clothing
(T-shirts, dresses, shorts, swimwear,
one-of-a-kind hand-painted clothes,
Bali clothing), shoes and sandals,
designer knock-off handbags
and sunglasses, carvings, jewelry,
handmade island soaps, fresh flowers,
fresh fruit (papayas, pineapples, mangos,
and bananas) and cooked foods
(banana bread, cookies, pies, etc.).
Take a cooler to transport
your goodies back to your hotel or condo.
My favorite vendor/artist offers
 whimsical shirts, cover-ups,
childrenís items, magnets, bags, and
soaps all in uniquely colorful designs.

www.mauikai.biz Pineapple Mai-Tai

Local Girl's Guide to Maui
will tell you where to buy the ingredients
for making this yummy drink.

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Local Girl's Guide to Maui...

"It had all the information about activities, local food delights, places that you just wouldn't find anywhere else. A must-have local guide for anybody to see Hawaii from a local's perspective."

- S. Goel (Brunswick, Ohio)

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After you return from Maui, please let me know about discoveries you think should go into the guide.
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2ľ cups finely ground graham crackers (about 17 whole crackers)
3 tbsp. sugar
Ĺ tsp. ground cinnamon
1Ĺ sticks melted butter

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Crush graham crackers and place in greased 9x13 pan.
Add sugar and cinnamon.
Pour melted butter over mixture.
Mix well and press into pan.
Bake about 10 minutes and set aside.

3 8-oz. packages cream cheese (at room temperature)
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
Ĺ cup dulce de leche
NOTE: dulce de leche is a thick, sweet, canned caramelized milk and sugar available in most grocery stores
NOTE: do not substitute sweetened condensed milk

Blend cream cheese and sugar in food processor until smooth and creamy (about 1 minute)
stopping every once in a while to scrape mixture down the sides of the bowl.
Add eggs 1 at a time, blending 3-5 seconds after adding each egg.
Add dulce de leche and vanilla extract.
Process until blended (about 10 seconds).
Spread mixture evenly over cooked graham cracker crust.
Bake until center sets and edges are puffy and slightly cracked (about 40-45 minutes).
Cool completely.

Ĺ cup dulce de leche
3 tbsp. or more heavy whipping cream, not whipped
6 oz. melted milk chocolate chips

Heat dulce de leche in the microwave.
Slowly stir in melted milk chocolate chips until smooth.
Slowly add whipping cream until smooth.
NOTE: you may need more than 3 tbsp. of whipping cream

Pour glaze over cooled cream cheese mixture.
Refrigerate until completely chilled (about 2 hours).
This dish can be made 2 days ahead of time.
Cover and keep in refrigerator.


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