Adventure

Go on Maui adventures with Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine!

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Surfing the Skies

Paragliding rookies and veterans can catch some serious air with Proflyght Paragliding, located on the gentle slopes of Haleakala, right here on Maui.

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.
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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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Liquid Assets

Writer Teya Penniman takes us along as she learns to scuba dive—and introduces us to the tropical reef life just a fin-kick from Maui’s shores.
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Sacred Path Itineraries

Take a pilgrimage into island history through Maui's places of worship.
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The Queen’s Race

Dig in and paddle! Celebrate Liliuokalani's birthday with 2,500 other waterfolk.
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Molokai Mule Ride

Travel by mule down the world’s tallest sea cliffs to Kalaupapa Peninsula, the most isolated part of the major Hawaiian Islands, site of the former leper colony to which Father Damien gave his life.
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Activity ABCs

Some put the “active” in activity; others are more cultural. All are fun and inspiring.
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Your Own Private Ranch

Planning a luxury adventure in Maui is all about exploring the possibilities.
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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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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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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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Five Holoholo Adventures

Consider this handful of day-trip itineraries a treasure map to the heart and soul of Maui.
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A Sacred Path

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

Paddle, pedal and sail your way to adventure on a sailing sea-kayak tour.

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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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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Cruising Sun Country

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.
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Blue Skies, White Knuckles

Exploring the world's tallest sea cliffs by air—with a novice at the controls.
Auwahi

Miracle on the Mountain

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

Pull!

Lanai Sporting Clays offers the thrill of the hunt for those who wouldn't hurt a fly.
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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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