Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

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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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.
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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.
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Getting Good and Dirty

Volunteering on Vacation—Hawaii’s Newest Travel Trend
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Activity ABCs

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

Kīpahulu Hike: This Way To the Waterfall

We visit Waimoku, the roughly 400-foot falls cascading down the face of a U-shaped valley headland at the end of two-mile Pīpīwai Trail.
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By Dawn’s Early Light: Maui Sunrise

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

The Hero Behind the Hero

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.
Auwahi

Miracle on the Mountain

Pull on some boots, grab a digging stick, and help bring a Hawaiian dryland forest back from the brink.
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The Queen’s Race

Dig in and paddle! Celebrate Liliuokalani's birthday with 2,500 other waterfolk.
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.
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Cousteau’s Kayak

Paddle, pedal and sail your way to adventure on a sailing sea-kayak tour.
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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.
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A Camper’s Journal

We explore the natural grandeur of Maui’s eastern shoreline near Camp Ke‘anae.
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Ironmen and Weekend Warriors

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

To Catch the Wind

A hand on the helm and your eye on the horizon: Maui sailors extol the cruising life.
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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.
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Blue Skies, White Knuckles

Exploring the world's tallest sea cliffs by air—with a novice at the controls.
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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.
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Journals from the crew: Straight on ’til Friday

Read Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Voyaging Society paddler's journals from onboard the American Islander.
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Gone with the Wind

We explore kitesurfing lessons at one the world’s greatest kitesurfing destinations—Kanahā Beach.
Maui Helicopter Lesson

Flying Without Wings

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