Maui Travel Guide

Maui Travel Guide published by Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Kaanapali Beach House rental

5 Homes away from Home

Visiting Maui? We found vacation rentals across the island to suit your accommodation needs–from a luxury oceanfront villa to retro beach bungalow.
Polihale beach Kauai

Hawaii’s Best Beaches

Top beaches in Hawaii in these categories: best family beach, most iconic features, best snorkeling, and most romantic beach sunsets in Hawaiʻi.
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Chasing Daylight on Lāna‘i

Taking an island romp on Lāna‘i can find you slinging arrows . . . or mud . . . or more.
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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.
Holupoe Beach Lanai

2012 Shaka List

From Tongan choirs to camping at Hulopoe, our shaka list gives you 25 reasons to fall in love with Maui.
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Cool Pools and Hot Spas

Diving into Maui pools, we found that each one reflected its own sense of place — not just its location on the island, but also the overall feel of its host resort.
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Get Your Fill: Maui Food Tour + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui on this 'foodie tour.'
Maui church

A Sacred Path

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

Helicopter & Buggy Tour

When it comes to exploring Maui, the sky’s the limit.
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Managing the Mountain

Haleakala National Park’s newest superintendent tackles traffic on the summit.
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In Pursuit of Song

For researcher Jim Darling, the song of the humpback whale may hold the key to understanding this remarkable creature.
Kings Highway - Daniel Sullivan Photography

On the King’s Trail (VIDEOS)

A writer and a photographer explore the remains of the King's Trail on Maui, where dozens of archaeological sites spring up from the side of the trail.
Waihee hike

Wailuku Attractions + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.
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The Lap of Luxury: Maui Resort Spas

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but every body needs some over-the-top indulgence now and then.
Pali hike Maui

Pali High

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

Along the coast of Maui, few things sing summertime more than the wide, rolling southern swells dotted with longboarders.
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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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Perfect Day Upcountry + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Upcountry Maui.
Mokio Preserve Maui

Mokio Preserve

Mokio Preserve is an adventure in itself.
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.
maui day spas

Ahhh, Maui day spas!

We review enticingly innovative treatments at Maui day spas.
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The Long Weekend

Head to Hana, Lana'i, or Moloka'i for a long weekend.
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Happy Campers

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

The Chinese community in Upcountry Maui helped feed the 49ers of the California Gold Rush, and a now-and-then resident who became the father of modern China.
Wailua church

Sacred Path Itineraries

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

Maui Dinner Cruises + VIDEO

These Maui boat tours with catering chefs offer signature plated and buffet fare. Add the occasional sighting of a whale’s tail or two during whale season, and you’ve got an unforgettable dinner show.
maui black sand beach

The Microscopic Marvel of Sand

Marvel at the black, red and white sand beaches that make up the shores of Maui, then discover the scientific story of how they got that way.

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