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.
outrigger surfing

Surf’s Up, Dig In! Outrigger Canoe Surfing

Climb aboard an outrigger canoe for a twist on a time-honored sport.
best beaches

Maui Beaches for Kids

Get the most of the Maui coast with our age-appropriate picks for kids from toddler to teen.
Haleakala cabin trib

Peak Performance: Stewards of Haleakalā

Join a pickup team of volunteers helping to protect Haleakalā's fragile environment.
Waihe‘e Coastal Dunes & Wetlands Refuge

In the Realm Between Ao and Pō

A full-moon hike through the Waihe‘e coastal dunes offers an entry into the land of wandering.
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Where the Wild Things Are: Maui Pig Hunt

Wild pigs threaten Hawai‘i’s landscape. Local hunters offer a solution.
Kipahulu Maui Buggy

Helicopter & Buggy Tour

When it comes to exploring Maui, the sky’s the limit.
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Thirty-hour Getaway to Lānaʻi

How to pack a leisurely, luxurious vacation into less than a weekend? The answer is an island-hop away.
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Kamakou Preserve

The Molokai native forest includes 2,774 acres home to many native plants that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
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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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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.
ahihi kinaui reserve

Forbidden Landscape

The harsh terrain of the Ahihi-Kina'u Natural Area Reserve in South Maui hides rare & fragile treasures in its lava.
Hawaii Big Island Lava Flow

The Road to Pele + VIDEO

What is it like to live next to a volcano?
Molokai mule ride

Molokai Mule Ride

Travel by mule down the world’s tallest sea cliffs to Kalaupapa Peninsula, the most isolated part of the major Hawaiian Islands, site of the former leper colony to which Father Damien gave his life.
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Maui Bike Park: Blazing Saddles

A pioneer in extreme mountain biking creates an outdoor playground designed for fun.
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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.
Maui Ranch Vacation

Your Own Private Ranch

Planning a luxury adventure in Maui is all about exploring the possibilities.
halawa valley

Hiking Hālawa

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

Flying Without Wings

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

Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
maui sunsets

By Dawn’s Early Light: Maui Sunrise

Our 5 favorite places on Maui to watch the sunrise (that aren't Haleakalā Crater)
WAIMOKU FALLS

Waimoku Falls

On Maui’s remote eastern coast, you can follow a trail through a bamboo forest to a waterfall 400 feet high.

Paper Tigers in Maui Skies

Discover an ultra-light perspective on life.
kapalua zlipline

Don’t Look Down: Kapalua Adventures

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

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