Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

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.
Maui church

A Sacred Path

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

Sacred Path Itineraries

Take a pilgrimage into island history through Maui's places of worship.
SUP maui

Stand Up and Paddle!

See what's SUP in a water sport that's head and shoulders above the rest.
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.
kanaio coast boat trip

Hang On Tight

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

Don’t Look Down: Kapalua Adventures

Kapalua's Mountain Outpost takes adventure to new--gulp!--heights.
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.

The Great Canoe Race

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

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.
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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.
Pali hike Maui

Pali High

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

To Catch the Wind

A hand on the helm and your eye on the horizon: Maui sailors extol the cruising life.
campers journal

A Camper’s Journal

We explore the natural grandeur of Maui’s eastern shoreline near Camp Ke‘anae.
maui things to do

Activity ABCs

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

Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
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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.
canoe crew

Journals from the crew: Straight on ’til Friday

Read Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Voyaging Society paddler's journals from onboard the American Islander.
girls gone wild

Girls Gone Wild

A “girl gang” takes on the Kaupo Gap challenge
sunyatsen foo dog statue

Five Holoholo Adventures

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

Happy Campers

Finding serenity (and sanity) at Lana‘i’s Hulopo‘e Beach
ironman

Ironmen and Weekend Warriors

Whether you’re a thoroughbred or a couch jockey, Maui has the race for you.

Paper Tigers in Maui Skies

Discover an ultra-light perspective on life.
maui bike trails

Trail Keepers

How I learned to fly on the Kahakapao Loop Trail.

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