Beauty in Art on Maui

One of the most important things to think about when planning a vacation is ensuring that there are plenty of activities to do while there. This is especially important on a family vacation as it is no easy task keeping children and young adults entertained away from home. Luckily, there is no shortage of activities on Maui for those planning to travel to the beautiful island. Of course, everyone knows about the lush, sandy beaches but there are many more things to do when visiting Maui.

Before planning a vacation, it is always a good idea to check local events so that the vacation can be timed with things the family may be interested in. If you’re locked into dates, it’s always worth a check after booking travel, to see what you may catch while in Maui. For example, those interested in art and culture may find an upcoming art festival enjoyable, the Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational.

From the week of February 13 to February 20, 2016, three renowned artists will be setting up seaside to paint the beautiful scenes of Maui. It was just recently announced that artist Kenn Backhaus from Pennsylvania, Colorado artist John Wodark, and Lori Putnam from Tennessee will be painting the land and seascape of Maui.

Completely open to the public, anyone can come and watch the artists at work at their designated locations during the week. This is a special festival, dedicated to a special type of art. Perfect for Maui, en plein air refers to a type of painting that is performed right before a significant light or weather change.

There are many more activities on Maui, and things to see and do while here. From a Hawaiian luau to whale watching and when you stay at the Royal Lahaina Resort you have the island at your fingertips. To experience all of the magic that Maui has to offer book your next getaway or vacation at the Royal Lahaina and make memories that last a lifetime.