Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

How Can You Maintain the Value of Your Acura Vehicle Throughout its Lifetime?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
Exterior view of five white Acura models

5 Tips for Maintaining the Value of Your Acura Vehicle

Are you interested in learning how you can maintain the value of your Acura vehicle throughout its lifetime? If so, then you have come to the right place! The staff here at Acura of Maui in Kahului, HI is here to help our customers ensure that their Acura vehicles last as long as they possibly can. Customers who follow the five steps below are more likely to maintain the resale value of their Acura vehicle. Let’s explore these five steps together! (more…)

Which is the Most Powerful 2019 Acura Model?

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
silver acura nsx at night

2019 Acura vehicles power comparison

The Acura brand might make you think of powerful models with sophisticated, strong designs, but do you know which is the most powerful 2019 Acura model? You could probably make an educated guess, but we went ahead and did the research for you. Here we have six Acura models with their power ratings for horsepower and torque. Read on below to find out which Acura model is the most powerful for 2019.


How to Use Voice Commands in Your Acura RDX

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Side profile of the 2019 Acura RDX in black & white

How do the voice commands work in an Acura RDX?

Voice commands are a useful tool to help you use technology functions in a vehicle without taking your hands off the wheel or your eyes off of the road. Voice commands are a convenience feature, but they also help to keep you safe by avoiding extra distractions. This video will show you how to use voice commands in your Acura RDX vehicle. Come into Acura of Maui to view Acura RDX vehicles and take a test drive.


What are Acura vehicle packages?

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Front view of 2019 Acura MDX driving over bridge

How are Acura vehicle packages like trim levels?

We don’t blame you for not knowing all the car lingo. There are a lot of terms out there, and sometimes they get used interchangeably. One example is packages and trim levels. They get used interchangeably, but if you don’t know that they mean, then their similarities won’t be clear. Today we are going to go over what Acura vehicle packages are and how they are like trim levels.


What the Different Road Sign Colors Mean

Monday, January 7th, 2019
fame and fortune road signs

Learn what the different road sign colors mean with Acura of Maui 

Ever miss an important sign when you are driving? Maybe you didn’t see a speed limit sign and got a speeding ticket. Perhaps you missed an exit sign and went out of your way on your commute. Road signs are crucial to navigating along our highways, but sometimes you may have a hard time reading every sign while driving at high speeds. Instead, it could help to know what color sign you need to keep an eye out for. That way you can filter out signs that do not apply to you and read what you need to. It is always a good thing to be able to recognize what the different road sign colors mean. Read on to see our guide of every color road sign and their meaning.  (more…)

What are Some Great Ways to Stay Sober When I am Driving to and From Holiday Parties This Year?

Friday, November 30th, 2018
Impaired driver reaching for the keys

When tourists think of Hawaii, they often picture laying on the beach with an icy-cold alcoholic beverage in each hand. What they usually don’t realize is that we Hawaiians live regular lives and enjoy many of the same holiday traditions as they do – including visiting relatives or attending holiday parties. Just like on the Lower 48, these get-togethers usually serve alcoholic beverages, and on a sadder note, we also have statistics for accidents involving drunk driving. Here at Acura of Maui, we want you to stay safe this holiday season by sharing some tips on how to stay sober if you are planning to party it up and do some driving. (more…)

What Kinds of Snacks Should I Take Along on My Maui Adventures?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
Young driver wearing sunglasses

Best Snacks to Eat While on the Road

Here on Maui, we might not be able to do the classic cross-country road trip like everyone living in the Lower 48 can, but we can certainly road trip nonetheless! We have many miles of coastline roads that are fun to explore and enjoy the views. When we take our Acura out on the road, it never fails that the kids are hungry 10 minutes later. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with several snack suggestions that are both healthy and mess-free. (more…)

Moving to Maui? Find Out if You Should Bring Your Current Vehicle!

Monday, October 29th, 2018
Family surrounded by moving boxes

Should I Ship My Vehicle to Maui?

Are you currently living in the contiguous United States and want to give Hawaii a try? The island of Maui is a great place to live because we have gorgeous scenery and lots of outdoor activities. And if you are sick of the cold and snowy weather that plagues the northern portion of the Lower 48, you will forget all of that once you move to Maui, where we have plenty of sunshine! You might be no stranger to relocating, but Hawaii is considered a BIG move. Not only that, but Hawaiians tend to be a little more minimal with their lifestyle and prefer being outside rather than inside surrounded by “things”. When you are getting ready to make the move to Maui, you might need to pick and choose which of your possessions you want to bring along. But what about your current vehicle? (more…)

Celebrate Makahiki with Your Ohana By Bringing Along Some Good Food!

Friday, October 19th, 2018
Set table with Thanksgiving food

How to Transport Food for Makahiki in Your Vehicle

Here at Acura of Maui, we took a look at our calendar and realized that the national Thanksgiving holiday is just over a month away. We love celebrating Thanksgiving – Makahiki to us – because we get to share good food with our ohana. Hosting a family gathering is a huge undertaking and not for the faint of heart, and we are always happy to help our hostess by bringing something to the table. The only problem is, transporting our food in our vehicle can be a bit of a challenge. Luckily, we have come up with some handy-dandy tips that we are excited to pass along to you! (more…)

Should I Get a Sunroof for My Acura?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
4-color images of a sunroof in an Acura vehicle

What are the Benefits of Having a Sunroof in Your Vehicle?

Here in Hawaii, we get to enjoy plenty of sunshine. Many of us love that sun so much that we miss it while we are driving. Luckily, some of the vehicles from the Acura brand – along with many of the models from our used-vehicle inventory – come with a sunroof so you can enjoy more light! (more…)