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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.
lanai camping

Happy Campers

Finding serenity (and sanity) at Lana‘i’s Hulopo‘e Beach
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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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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.
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.
canoe adventures

The Pull of History

The ocean holds endless lessons in Hawaiian culture and tradition.
maui paragliding

Surfing the Skies

Paragliding rookies and veterans can catch some serious air with Proflyght Paragliding, located on the gentle slopes of Haleakala, right here on Maui.
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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.
maui skimboarding

Head Over Heels

With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.
halawa valley

Hiking Hālawa

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

Sacred Path Itineraries

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

Girls Gone Wild

A “girl gang” takes on the Kaupo Gap challenge
Pali hike Maui

Pali High

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

Trial by Trail

Hiking the Waihee Ridge Trail is one of the wonders of Maui. Located along the West Maui Mountains, getting there is an adventure in itself.
kahoolawe

Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
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.
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.
Haleakala cabin trib

Peak Performance: Stewards of Haleakalā

Join a pickup team of volunteers helping to protect Haleakalā's fragile environment.
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.
maui kitesurfing

Gone with the Wind

We explore kitesurfing lessons at one the world’s greatest kitesurfing destinations—Kanahā Beach.
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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.
helicopter view maui

Blue Skies, White Knuckles

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

Activity ABCs

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

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