Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

maui night sky

Maui’s Night Sky

Its feet on the ocean floor, its head above the clouds, Haleakala offers an unparalleled view for contemplating the cosmos.
Maui church

A Sacred Path

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

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.

The Great Canoe Race

Across six months, five islands and four ocean channels, Hawai‘i’s canoe sailors set a course for adventure.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
outrigger surfing

Surf’s Up, Dig In! Outrigger Canoe Surfing

Climb aboard an outrigger canoe for a twist on a time-honored sport.
Hawaii Big Island Lava Flow

The Road to Pele + VIDEO

What is it like to live next to a volcano?
keokea pumpkins

Cruising Sun Country

The Chinatown sector of Maui is hardly a tourist mecca. A drive can include farm-country attractions and some of the Chinese history of the island.
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.

Night Dive

Who says Maui doesn't have nigthlife? Sixty feet beneath the surface, graceful rays and white-tipped sharks party amid the reef's other colorful characters.

Trail of Bays

Kapalua Coastal Trail The 1.76-mile Kapalua Coastal Trail traces a coastline of warm-hued beaches and rugged lava points, where hikers can admire views of the...
Pali hike Maui

Pali High

Hoofing it up Kealaloloa Ridge, we hike the winding pali trail and rediscover Maui’s past along the way.
Mokio Preserve Maui

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.

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.
maui helicoptor tours

Awhirl over Maui

Sightseeing reaches new heights with Blue Hawaiian.
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Blue Skies, White Knuckles

Exploring the world's tallest sea cliffs by air—with a novice at the controls.
Maui Ranch Vacation

Your Own Private Ranch

Planning a luxury adventure in Maui is all about exploring the possibilities.
maui scuba adventure

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.
kanaio coast boat trip

Hang On Tight

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

Racing with the Wind

Hawaiian sailing canoes used to be the island transportation of the past. Teams OluKai and WOW invite passengers to try their hand at paddling.
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.
maui yacht trip

The Lure of Luxury

For the ultimate Maui dream vacation, book a private luxury yacht for the day, where you can fish, snorkel and stand-up paddle in comfort and style.