Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

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.
Maui Helicopter Lesson

Flying Without Wings

The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
kanaio coast boat trip

Hang On Tight

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

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
mountain biking Maui

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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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.
maui kitesurfing

Gone with the Wind

We explore kitesurfing lessons at one the world’s greatest kitesurfing destinations—Kanahā Beach.
canoe crew

Journals from the crew: Straight on ’til Friday

Read Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Voyaging Society paddler's journals from onboard the American Islander.
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 Night Ocean

When the sun goes down, Maui's ocean enthusiasts come out to play.

Paper Tigers in Maui Skies

Discover an ultra-light perspective on life.
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.
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.
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.
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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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Blue Skies, White Knuckles

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

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
kamakou preserve, molokai hiking

Kamakou Preserve

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

A Sacred Path

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

The Naked Wave

What it is like to slide across a wave with just your body? Maui bodysurfers talk about this sport that involves hardly any equipment or limelight.
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Awhirl over Maui

Sightseeing reaches new heights with Blue Hawaiian.
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)
Kipahulu Maui Buggy

Helicopter & Buggy Tour

When it comes to exploring Maui, the sky’s the limit.
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.