Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

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.

Paper Tigers in Maui Skies

Discover an ultra-light perspective on life.
Auwahi

Miracle on the Mountain

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

The Road to Pele + VIDEO

What is it like to live next to a volcano?

The Great Canoe Race

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

A Sacred Path

Exploring Maui’s places of worship is a pilgrimage into the rich and compelling history of this multicultural island.
Maui Jaws big wave surfing competition

Facing Down Jaws

Monster waves aren't Peʻahi's only challenge...
Maui raceway

Hot Wheels

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

Your Own Private Ranch

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

Awhirl over Maui

Sightseeing reaches new heights with Blue Hawaiian.
sunyatsen foo dog statue

Five Holoholo Adventures

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

By Dawn’s Early Light: Maui Sunrise

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

To Catch the Wind

A hand on the helm and your eye on the horizon: Maui sailors extol the cruising life.
girls gone wild

Girls Gone Wild

A “girl gang” takes on the Kaupo Gap challenge
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.
Mokio Preserve Maui

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
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.
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.
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.

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
campers journal

A Camper’s Journal

We explore the natural grandeur of Maui’s eastern shoreline near Camp Ke‘anae.
Maui Helicopter Lesson

Flying Without Wings

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