Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
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.
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.
Across six months, five islands and four ocean channels, Hawai‘i’s canoe sailors set a course for adventure.
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.
Some put the “active” in activity; others are more cultural. All are fun and inspiring.
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.
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.
Dig in and paddle! Celebrate Liliuokalani's birthday with 2,500 other waterfolk.
Paddle, pedal and sail your way to adventure on a sailing sea-kayak tour.
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.
Whether you’re a thoroughbred or a couch jockey, Maui has the race for you.
A hand on the helm and your eye on the horizon: Maui sailors extol the cruising life.
We explore the natural grandeur of Maui’s eastern shoreline near Camp Ke‘anae.
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.
Wild pigs threaten Hawai‘i’s landscape. Local hunters offer a solution.
Exploring the world's tallest sea cliffs by air—with a novice at the controls.
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.
Read Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Voyaging Society paddler's journals from onboard the American Islander.
The ocean holds endless lessons in Hawaiian culture and tradition.
The R44, light and compact, was designed to make helicopter flying available to anyone.
We explore kitesurfing lessons at one the world’s greatest kitesurfing destinations—Kanahā Beach.