Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

explore Hana Hawaii

Hana By Two Roads

Our writers share the joys of exploring Maui's remote eastern shore—in luxury or on a budget.
chinatown

Maui’s Chinatown

The Chinese community in Upcountry Maui helped feed the 49ers of the California Gold Rush, and a now-and-then resident who became the father of modern China.
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.
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.
Maui Jaws big wave surfing competition

Facing Down Jaws

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

Don’t Look Down: Kapalua Adventures

Kapalua's Mountain Outpost takes adventure to new--gulp!--heights.
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.
Mokio Preserve Maui

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
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.
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Maui Bike Park: Blazing Saddles

A pioneer in extreme mountain biking creates an outdoor playground designed for fun.
Maui Helicopter Lesson

Flying Without Wings

The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
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.
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.
geocaching Maui

Geocaching: Thrill of the Cache

A high-tech game of hike and seek leads to unexpected treasures.

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
sailing yachts maui hawaii

Harness the Wind

Catch a ride on the salty breeze with Lahaina Yacht Club.
outrigger surfing

Surf’s Up, Dig In! Outrigger Canoe Surfing

Climb aboard an outrigger canoe for a twist on a time-honored sport.
halawa valley

Hiking Hālawa

This remote Moloka‘i valley is home to hardy Hawaiians, lizard deities, and fish that climb waterfalls.
maui skimboarding

Head Over Heels

With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.
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.
gung ho sailing

Gung Ho Sailing

During a lesson aboard the Gung Ho, you’ll work the lines, winches and sails, getting a workout while enjoying views of four different islands.
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.
Pink caps Maui

Sundays with Moray

Among humans, open-water swimmers have perhaps the most primal place in Maui’s Pacific pantheon. They don’t talk about being on the water, but in its embrace.
maui kitesurfing

Gone with the Wind

We explore kitesurfing lessons at one the world’s greatest kitesurfing destinations—Kanahā Beach.
maui scuba adventure

Adventure X

More than 200 species of marine life inhabit Molokini crater. Whether endemic, indigenous, or introduced, all combine to create an aquatic kaleidoscope out on the reef.
Maunalei Arboretum trail hike

Maui’s Wild West: Explore Kapalua

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