Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

outrigger surfing

Surf’s Up, Dig In! Outrigger Canoe Surfing

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

The Queen’s Race

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

Visitors can now use an app to explore Lana‘i, providing a meaningful opportunity for people to experience a place unlike anywhere else on Earth.
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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.
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.

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.
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Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
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The Sky’s the Limit

These Maui grown zipline pioneers are spreading an eco-inspired brand of fun around the globe and from coast to coast.
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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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By Dawn’s Early Light: Maui Sunrise

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

Flying Without Wings

The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
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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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Five Holoholo Adventures

Consider this handful of day-trip itineraries a treasure map to the heart and soul of Maui.
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Activity ABCs

Some put the “active” in activity; others are more cultural. All are fun and inspiring.
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.
Maui raceway

Hot Wheels

At Maui Raceway Park, life’s a drag — and that’s a good thing.
Auwahi

Miracle on the Mountain

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

Pull!

Lanai Sporting Clays offers the thrill of the hunt for those who wouldn't hurt a fly.

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
25 travel tips for maui

25 Tips for Island Travellers

Plan the perfect vacation with tips from our insider guide to Maui. Discover the best activities for foodies, history buffs, adventurers and more.
Wailua church

Sacred Path Itineraries

Take a pilgrimage into island history through Maui's places of worship.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Blue Skies, White Knuckles

Exploring the world's tallest sea cliffs by air—with a novice at the controls.
Maui Forest Bird Recovery

Restoring the Forest

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