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.
Discover an ultra-light perspective on life.
Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
Take a wild ride with Blue Water Rafting along Maui's rugged Kanaio coast.
On Maui’s remote eastern coast, you can follow a trail through a bamboo forest to a waterfall 400 feet high.
A full-moon hike through the Waihe‘e coastal dunes offers an entry into the land of wandering.
Across six months, five islands and four ocean channels, Hawai‘i’s canoe sailors set a course for adventure.
Consider this handful of day-trip itineraries a treasure map to the heart and soul of Maui.
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.
These Maui grown zipline pioneers are spreading an eco-inspired brand of fun around the globe and from coast to coast.
An island-hop from Maui, the forces of creation are putting on a spectacular fireworks show—and you’ve got a ringside seat.
The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
Some put the “active” in activity; others are more cultural. All are fun and inspiring.
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.
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.
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.
Pull on some boots, grab a digging stick, and help bring a Hawaiian dryland forest back from the brink.
A hand on the helm and your eye on the horizon: Maui sailors extol the cruising life.
Paddle, pedal and sail your way to adventure on a sailing sea-kayak tour.
Dig in and paddle! Celebrate Liliuokalani's birthday with 2,500 other waterfolk.
Whether you’re a thoroughbred or a couch jockey, Maui has the race for you.
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.
We explore the natural grandeur of Maui’s eastern shoreline near Camp Ke‘anae.
We explore kitesurfing lessons at one the world’s greatest kitesurfing destinations—Kanahā Beach.
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.
Exploring the world's tallest sea cliffs by air—with a novice at the controls.
Read Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Voyaging Society paddler's journals from onboard the American Islander.