Maui Travel Guide

Maui Travel Guide published by Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

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How to Catch a Whale

Underwater photographer Douglas Hoffman tells us what it takes to capture Maui’s most famous visitor, the illusive humpback whale, in its natural environment.
Kapalua labyrinth by the sea

2007 Shaka List

31 Reasons to Love Maui!

A Whale of a Tale: Whale Encounters

A whale photographer on capturing the big picture.
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Activity ABCs

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

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.
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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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The Pull of History

The ocean holds endless lessons in Hawaiian culture and tradition.

5th Annual Made in Maui County Festival

Start early on holiday shopping while supporting our islands’ entrepreneurs.
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Just Coast + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of West Maui on this perfect day tour.
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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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7 Splendid Spas

Nothing is more luxurious than placing yourself in the hands of an expert massage therapist.
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Maui’s Best Beaches

Here’s a starter kit of the best Maui beaches we recommend for the attractions they offer — from sunup to sundown.

Top Maui Activities

From stargazing to FootGolf, Maui offers so many fun activities for all ages.
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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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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.

Steals & Splurges

Here are ten penny-pinching tips for having food, fun, and a fabulous time on the Valley Isle—and ten more worth breaking the bank for.
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Royal Treatment: Perfect Day at Hotel Wailea

Ready to spend a day in a posh seaside enclave? Here’s your itinerary.

Maui Halloween Photos 2017 Front Street

Maui Halloween Photos 2017: Front Street never disappoints on Halloween. This year's costumes were as wild and zany as ever.
Inn at Mama's

Romantic Day on Maui + VIDEO

Follow your local guide and make the most of Maui's north shore on this romantic perfect day.
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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)
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See Worthy: Kihei Day Trip

Follow your local guide and make the most of Kihei, Maui.
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2016 Shaka List

Every year, we publish the Shaka List: a serenade to some of what makes Maui nō ka ‘oi.
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The Long Weekend

Head to Hana, Lana'i, or Moloka'i for a long weekend.
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Ahhh, Maui day spas!

We review enticingly innovative treatments at Maui day spas.
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Pāʻia Youth & Cultural Center channels adolescent energy through a positive charge of fun, learning and Hawaiian values.
Troon Golf

Troon Story

Troon Golf sharpens your golf skills on the course with drills and lessons to condition better practices.

Experience Maui

Check out this list of super fun activities to check on while you're visiting Maui, Hawai'i.