Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

Mokio Preserve Maui

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
lava flow

The Volcano Next Door

An island-hop from Maui, the forces of creation are putting on a spectacular fireworks show—and you’ve got a ringside seat.
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.
Pali hike Maui

Ridge Story

You'll trek it on the Lahaina Pali Trail, but Kalaloloa means much more to Hawaiians. Read the legend of ‘Ele‘io and Kanikani‘a‘ula.
Maui Helicopter Lesson

Flying Without Wings

The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
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.
maui helicoptor tours

Awhirl over Maui

Sightseeing reaches new heights with Blue Hawaiian.
sea kayak maui

Cousteau’s Kayak

Paddle, pedal and sail your way to adventure on a sailing sea-kayak tour.
Olowalu Maui snorkel spots

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.
halawa valley

Hiking Hālawa

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

Happy Campers

Finding serenity (and sanity) at Lana‘i’s Hulopo‘e Beach
Maui Jaws big wave surfing competition

Facing Down Jaws

Monster waves aren't Peʻahi's only challenge...
volunteer on maui

Getting Good and Dirty – Part 2

A volunteer trip to Pu‘u Makua lands our writer on top of the clouds to plant close to 1,000 koa and a‘ali‘i.
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.

The Hero Behind the Hero

The world knows Sun Yat-sen as the leader of one of the greatest revolutions of the twentieth century. Far fewer know the man who made that revolution possible, known as the Maui king.
kanaio coast boat trip

Hang On Tight

Take a wild ride with Blue Water Rafting along Maui's rugged Kanaio coast.
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.
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.
Auwahi

Miracle on the Mountain

Pull on some boots, grab a digging stick, and help bring a Hawaiian dryland forest back from the brink.
olukai

The Queen’s Race

Dig in and paddle! Celebrate Liliuokalani's birthday with 2,500 other waterfolk.
canoe adventures

The Pull of History

The ocean holds endless lessons in Hawaiian culture and tradition.
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.
Kings Highway - Daniel Sullivan Photography

On the King’s Trail (VIDEOS)

A writer and a photographer explore the remains of the King's Trail on Maui, where dozens of archaeological sites spring up from the side of the trail.
maui sunsets

By Dawn’s Early Light: Maui Sunrise

Our 5 favorite places on Maui to watch the sunrise (that aren't Haleakalā Crater)
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.
kapalua zlipline

Don’t Look Down: Kapalua Adventures

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