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Keep’n TABS: Handbags & Accessories Designed with Recycled Can Tabs

In his seminal song “Margaritaville,” Jimmy Buffett famously laments, “Blew out my flip-flop. Stepped on a pop-top.”

Of course, pop-top soda cans have long gone the way of pogs – bottle caps for passion-orange-guava juice or milk (originally from Haleakala Dairy) and a popular preoccupation for school kids in the 1990s. They exist only in memory or eclectic collections.

In the place of pop-tops today are tabs that stay on the can. The tabs can be easily removed and now hold their own brand of fascination achieving a second life of sorts as shiny, durable baubles for fashion accessories.

That is the specialty of Maui’s Keep’n TABS, the creator Heather Pietras, a former caseworker in social services. (more…)

Best Maui Made Souvenirs to Bring Back from Your Hawaii Vacation

The bountiful Hawaiian Islands offer both locals and visitors a wide variety of experiences as well as treats that appeal to all five of our senses. Maui, most specifically, promises its guests a selection of beautiful scenery, mouthwatering food, and many other activities that are sure to quench your thirst for some R and R. Visiting this tropical paradise is sure to be a part of the bucket list of travelers from all over the world.

But what is a great Hawaii vacation getaway without souvenirs to share the experience with your closest family and friends? If you need some bright ideas on what are the best gifts from Maui to bring home after a great holiday, here are some of the top souvenirs that you can find during your stay!

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Best Places to Eat in Maui: Top 9 Restaurants Around the Island

The islands of Hawaii are more than just a paradise filled with adventures and tropical experiences. It’s also home to some of the most amazing cuisines, having a fusion of Hawaiian, Polynesian, American, and Asian flavors. And on the island of Maui, you will find a large selection of restaurants serving some exclusive gastronomic delights that every foodie will want to taste. To get you started on a fun-filled foodventure, check out 9 of the best restaurants that you can visit on the island of Maui. (more…)

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