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Maui's Upcountry: Laid-back vibe, cool breezes and farm-to-table food
Maui's Upcountry: Laid-back vibe, cool breezes and farm-to-table food

Some people call Maui the world's best island. Yes, it has great beaches, but to me, it also has too many people and too much traffic. And Wailea, Kaanapali and Kapalua? Beautiful but bland. I admit I enjoy visiting those resorts as much as you do. But when gridlocked traffic and $42 breakfast buffets begin to close in on me, I turn my rental car toward the high mountains and visit Upcountry Maui, a laid-back region that's the hot new star of the Valley Isle. Could Oprah Winfrey, Willie Nelson, Woody Harrelson and Owen Wilson be wrong? All have bought homes in the area. You may have driven quickly through Upcountry on the way to Haleakala National Park and Maui's highest...

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