Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

sea turtle babies

Paying It Forward: Volunteer on Vacation

Mālama Maui for a memorable vacation.
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.
big wave surfing

Big Waves, Epic Tales

Winter is when monster surf pummels Maui’s North Shore—and tempts extreme watermen and women to risk life and limb for the thrill of the ride.
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.
Waihee ridge trail

Trial by Trail: Waihee Ridge Trail

Hiking the Waihee Ridge Trail is one of the wonders of Maui. Located along the West Maui Mountains, getting there is an adventure in itself.
Maui Jaws big wave surfing competition

Facing Down Jaws

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

The Flight of the Felix

Have you ever wanted to fly? Paragliding is about as close as you can get without growing feathers.
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.
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.

The Night Ocean

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

Flying Without Wings

The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
bicycling molokai

Cycling Moloka‘i’s Less-Traveled Trails

Exploring Moloka‘i on two wheels, rather than four, encourages you to slow your pace and connect with the island’s rhythms.
lanai camping

Happy Campers

Finding serenity (and sanity) at Lana‘i’s Hulopo‘e Beach
kahoolawe

Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
Haleakala Maui by Chris Archer

In the House of the Sun

Taller than Everest, quieter than the Mojave, Haleakalā has a power all its own.
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.
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.
maui skimboarding

Head Over Heels

With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.
pig hunting maui

Where the Wild Things Are: Maui Pig Hunt

Wild pigs threaten Hawai‘i’s landscape. Local hunters offer a solution.
Maui adventure La Parous

10 Great Maui Adventures

The toughest part of creating a list of Maui adventures? Narrowing it down.
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.
Mokio Preserve Maui

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
Pipiwai Trail

Kīpahulu Hike: This Way To the Waterfall

We visit Waimoku, the roughly 400-foot falls cascading down the face of a U-shaped valley headland at the end of two-mile Pīpīwai Trail.
Maui raceway

Hot Wheels

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