The toughest part of creating a list of Maui adventures? Narrowing it down.
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.
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.
Our writers share the joys of exploring Maui's remote eastern shore—in luxury or on a budget.
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.
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.
Kapalua's Mountain Outpost takes adventure to new--gulp!--heights.
From native forests to windswept coastlines, Kapalua's hiking trails offer rich exploration.
Lanai Sporting Clays offers the thrill of the hunt for those who wouldn't hurt a fly.
Monster waves aren't Peʻahi's only challenge...
The Molokai native forest includes 2,774 acres home to many native plants that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
Maui's southern shore is a land of startling contrasts: barren lava, soaring cliffs, and a wetland that humans are fighting to restore.
Hawaiian sailing canoes used to be the island transportation of the past. Teams OluKai and WOW invite passengers to try their hand at paddling.
A millennium before Haleakala became a national park, Hawaiians traversed its moonscape crater. On the park’s centennial, we reprise that journey.
Climb aboard an outrigger canoe for a twist on a time-honored sport.
A pioneer in extreme mountain biking creates an outdoor playground designed for fun.
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.
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.
A quick guide to Maui snorkeling spots. From Honolua Bay, Kapalua to Hulopoe Bay, Lanai, explore beneath the surface.
This remote Moloka‘i valley is home to hardy Hawaiians, lizard deities, and fish that climb waterfalls.
On Maui’s remote eastern coast, you can follow a trail through a bamboo forest to a waterfall 400 feet high.
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.
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.
See what's SUP in a water sport that's head and shoulders above the rest.
With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.
Take a pilgrimage into island history through Maui's places of worship.
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.
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Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel is now offering an exciting new ocean adventure. Put your muscles to the test, paddling out to Puʻu Kekaʻa and beyond while learning about Maui and its shoreline from an authentic Hawaiian perspective.