Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

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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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.
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.
lanai camping

Happy Campers

Finding serenity (and sanity) at Lana‘i’s Hulopo‘e Beach
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.
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Stand Up and Paddle!

See what's SUP in a water sport that's head and shoulders above the rest.
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By Dawn’s Early Light: Maui Sunrise

Our 5 favorite places on Maui to watch the sunrise (that aren't Haleakalā Crater)
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Down and Dirty

Writer Lehia Apana takes us along as she explores Maui's extreme downhill mountain biking scene - one wipeout at a time. Follow her from Haleakala’s Skyline Trail to the hills of West Maui.
kapalua zlipline

Don’t Look Down: Kapalua Adventures

Kapalua's Mountain Outpost takes adventure to new--gulp!--heights.
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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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Hana By Two Roads

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

Your Own Private Ranch

Planning a luxury adventure in Maui is all about exploring the possibilities.
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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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Five Holoholo Adventures

Consider this handful of day-trip itineraries a treasure map to the heart and soul of Maui.
Maui adventure La Parous

10 Great Maui Adventures

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

Catch a ride on the salty breeze with Lahaina Yacht Club.
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.
Maui church

A Sacred Path

Exploring Maui’s places of worship is a pilgrimage into the rich and compelling history of this multicultural island.
maui bike trails

Trail Keepers

How I learned to fly on the Kahakapao Loop Trail.
Maui Forest Bird Recovery

Restoring the Forest

Habitat loss is threatening Maui’s rare endemic birds. Can rebuilding the ecosystem bring them back?

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
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.
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.
Wailua church

Sacred Path Itineraries

Take a pilgrimage into island history through Maui's places of worship.

To Catch the Wind

A hand on the helm and your eye on the horizon: Maui sailors extol the cruising life.
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.

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