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Where the Wild Things Are: Maui Pig Hunt

Wild pigs threaten Hawai‘i’s landscape. Local hunters offer a solution.
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.
Hawaii Big Island Lava Flow

The Road to Pele + VIDEO

What is it like to live next to a volcano?
canoe adventures

The Pull of History

The ocean holds endless lessons in Hawaiian culture and tradition.
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Chasing Daylight on Lāna‘i

Taking an island romp on Lāna‘i can find you slinging arrows . . . or mud . . . or more.
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Don’t Look Down: Kapalua Adventures

Kapalua's Mountain Outpost takes adventure to new--gulp!--heights.
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.
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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.
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10 Great Maui Adventures

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

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
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Surf’s Up, Dig In! Outrigger Canoe Surfing

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

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
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 skimboarding

Head Over Heels

With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.
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Maui’s Night Sky

Its feet on the ocean floor, its head above the clouds, Haleakala offers an unparalleled view for contemplating the cosmos.
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 Jaws big wave surfing competition

Facing Down Jaws

Monster waves aren't Peʻahi's only challenge...
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.
Maui Helicopter Lesson

Flying Without Wings

The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
halawa valley

Hiking Hālawa

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

Catch a ride on the salty breeze with Lahaina Yacht Club.
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The Naked Wave

What it is like to slide across a wave with just your body? Maui bodysurfers talk about this sport that involves hardly any equipment or limelight.

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