HO'OKIPA BEACH PARK: 15-20 minutes away on the North shore. World famous surfing and windsurfing beach.

BALDWIN BEACH PARK:  15-20 minutes away, just past Paia.

BEACHES FOR KIDS: Down from Mama’s Fish House before Paia, Baby Beach in Sprecklesville take 2’nd right past golf course on Hana Highway past Paia.

SNORKLING: Mile Marker 14 going towards Lahaina, many spots in Makena area, Honolulu Bay.

MAGICAL WATER FALLS:  20 minutes away towards Hana, off the highway on the right side behind fruit stand, swim under the falls.

HORSEBACK RIDING: Just 20 minutes off Honopou Road.

MASSAGE: Within a 10-15 minutes radius in Haiku, Paia and Makawao.

HUI NO'EAU VISUAL ARTS CENTER 20 minutes upcountry

HALEAKALA VOLCANO: 1 hour away; can rent bicycles at Haiku Cannery Mall in Town Center

HANA: 35 miles away; on the road to Hana, several magical vistas and hiking trails

GOLF: A great public course just 15 minutes away in Pukalani.

TEDESHI VINEYARDS: 45 minutes in Ulapalakua.

IAO VALLEY: 35 minutes away in Wailuku town

BOTANICAL GARDENS: 25 minutes in Kula.

ROAD TO HANA: Click here for article in Sunset Magazine.

Grocery Shopping

HAIKU: Haiku Grocery; Fukushima Store, Haiku’s Gourmet; Maui Grown Market,

KAHULUI: Costco; Safeway; K-Mart; Longs; Wal-Mart, Whole Foods, Down to Earth

MAKAWAO: Rodeo General Store

PAIA: Mana Foods

PUKALANI: Foodland, Pukalani Superette


Farmers Market Fridays in Ka’ahumanu Center; Saturdays Upcountry Farmers Market, Kula, Swap Meet next to Kahului Post Office; Wednesdays next to Star Market off of Hana Highway, Chapel in Kula.

Video Rental

88˘ Video in Haiku Town Center

Restaurants- Within 10 Minutes Drive

Haiku (old pineapple plantation town): Hana Hou (Local Food); Haiku’s Gourmet; Veg Out ; Maui Grown Market; Colleen's Pizza, Nuka, Maui Kombucha, Baked on Maui. The Wooden Crate at Lumeria,

Makawao (old cowboy town): Makawao Sushi; Polli’s (Mexican); Casanovas (Italian); Makawao Steak House & several cafes, Stop Watch, Habibi

Paia (surfer town): Mama’s Fish House; Paia Fish Market; Café Des Amis (French & East Indian); Jacques Bistro (fun out doors & good value, has sushi bar); Milagros (Mexican); Flatbread Company Pizza, Healthy Choice.

HailiMailli: 20 minutes to famous restaurant HailiMaili General Store in old pineapple cannery.

Kula: Kula Bistro , Kula lodge, La Provence

Wailuku, Kahului: The Mill House Restaurant and Plantation, Jennifer’s Saigon Cafe,

Kihei: Sansei Japanese Restaurant, Nalu’s , Kamana Kitchen Indian Cuisine,

Other Resources of Ashtanga Teachers around the Globe:

Manju Jois :

Sharath R. Jois: The Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute

David Swenson:

David Williams :

Nancy Gilgoff :

All beautiful images in the garden labyrinth were taken at The Sacred Garden in Maui