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Haleakala Crater

Into the House of the Sun

A millennium before Haleakala became a national park, Hawaiians traversed its moonscape crater. On the park’s centennial, we reprise that journey.
Maui Jaws big wave surfing competition

Facing Down Jaws

Monster waves aren't Peʻahi's only challenge...

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
halawa valley

Hiking Hālawa

This remote Moloka‘i valley is home to hardy Hawaiians, lizard deities, and fish that climb waterfalls.
4 wheeling lanai hawaii

Chasing Daylight on Lāna‘i

Taking an island romp on Lāna‘i can find you slinging arrows . . . or mud . . . or more.
kamakou preserve, molokai hiking

Kamakou Preserve

The Molokai native forest includes 2,774 acres home to many native plants that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
Paia Maui Road Trip

Maui North Shore Road Trip

Baldwin Avenue begins at sea level on Maui's north shore, and winds its way up the mountain to the crossroads of an old cowboy town. In between lies a century and a half of island history.
video

Maui Bike Park: Blazing Saddles

A pioneer in extreme mountain biking creates an outdoor playground designed for fun.
maui night sky

Maui’s Night Sky

Its feet on the ocean floor, its head above the clouds, Haleakala offers an unparalleled view for contemplating the cosmos.
Hawaii Congregational Church

Kahakuloa Journey

West Maui's wild, windward coast boasts spectacular views, blowholes, and bell stones, a picturesque village--and a serpentine ride the makes the road to Hana seem tame.
outrigger surfing

Surf’s Up, Dig In! Outrigger Canoe Surfing

Climb aboard an outrigger canoe for a twist on a time-honored sport.
Maui raceway

Hot Wheels

At Maui Raceway Park, life’s a drag — and that’s a good thing.
Maunalei Arboretum trail hike

Maui’s Wild West: Explore Kapalua

From native forests to windswept coastlines, Kapalua's hiking trails offer rich exploration.
lanai camping

Happy Campers

Finding serenity (and sanity) at Lana‘i’s Hulopo‘e Beach
maui yacht trip

The Lure of Luxury

For the ultimate Maui dream vacation, book a private luxury yacht for the day, where you can fish, snorkel and stand-up paddle in comfort and style.
Hawaii Big Island Lava Flow

The Road to Pele + VIDEO

What is it like to live next to a volcano?
maui skimboarding

Head Over Heels

With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.
Maui canoe racing

Racing with the Wind

Hawaiian sailing canoes used to be the island transportation of the past. Teams OluKai and WOW invite passengers to try their hand at paddling.
Lanai adventure

Time Traveler

Visitors can now use an app to explore Lana‘i, providing a meaningful opportunity for people to experience a place unlike anywhere else on Earth.
geocaching Maui

Geocaching: Thrill of the Cache

A high-tech game of hike and seek leads to unexpected treasures.
Nuu Apole Point, Maui

The Last Wild Coast

Maui's southern shore is a land of startling contrasts: barren lava, soaring cliffs, and a wetland that humans are fighting to restore.
25 travel tips for maui

25 Tips for Island Travellers

Plan the perfect vacation with tips from our insider guide to Maui. Discover the best activities for foodies, history buffs, adventurers and more.
bicycle hana highway

My Own Private Tour

Move over, Lance! Our writer takes on the Hana Highway by bike and finds a thrilling substitute for the Tour de France's tough mountain climbs.
Olowalu Maui snorkel spots

Maui’s Down Under: Snorkeling Spots

A quick guide to Maui snorkeling spots. From Honolua Bay, Kapalua to Hulopoe Bay, Lanai, explore beneath the surface.
Lanai

Backroads of Lanaʻi

A trip to Lanai proves that there is even more to see off the beaten path. Hop in a four-wheeled vehicle and start exploring the road less travelled.
Kipahulu Maui Buggy

Helicopter & Buggy Tour

When it comes to exploring Maui, the sky’s the limit.

The Night Ocean

When the sun goes down, Maui's ocean enthusiasts come out to play.

Maui Events & News

William S. Merwin’s Legacy

Poet Laureate William S. Merwin passed away on the morning of March 15, 2019, leaving the world a legacy of literary works, both poetry and translation.

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