Maui Travel Guide

Maui Travel Guide published by Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

25 travel tips for maui

25 Tips for Island Travellers

Plan the perfect vacation with tips from our insider guide to Maui. Discover the best activities for foodies, history buffs, adventurers and more.
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Hang On Tight

Take a wild ride with Blue Water Rafting along Maui's rugged Kanaio coast.
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Kids Pick the Best Maui Activities

Four youngsters of different ages and interests review a few kid-friendly activities on Maui.
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20 Things We Love About Maui: The Shaka List

Every year, we publish the Shaka List: a serenade to some of what makes Maui nō ka ‘oi.
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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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Pāʻia Youth & Cultural Center channels adolescent energy through a positive charge of fun, learning and Hawaiian values.
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Room at the Inn

Pa‘ia Inn, a trendy new boutique hotel on Maui’s North Shore inhabits an antique building that has undergone a series of transformations before last year's striking renovation.
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Gung Ho Sailing

During a lesson aboard the Gung Ho, you’ll work the lines, winches and sails, getting a workout while enjoying views of four different islands.
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Maui’s Best Beaches

Find out who won our Maui best beach contest for 2015.
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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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36th Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival June 8-11

A collaboration of Kapalua Resort partners creating a new spin on the longest running food and wine event in the USA. This celebration of...
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Move over, Bacchus — Jordan’s in the House

Michael Jordan will be lead sommelier for the sixth consecutive year at the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival.
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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.
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Maui Beaches for Kids

Get the most of the Maui coast with our age-appropriate picks for kids from toddler to teen.
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Hiking Hālawa

This remote Moloka‘i valley is home to hardy Hawaiians, lizard deities, and fish that climb waterfalls.
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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.

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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The 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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Wailuku Attractions (VIDEO)

Follow your local guide and make the most of central Maui on this perfect day in Wailuku tour.

Above and Beyond

Champion waterman Kai Lenny is changing the standup paddleboard industry with breakneck speed.
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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.
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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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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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Stand Up and Paddle!

See what's SUP in a water sport that's head and shoulders above the rest.
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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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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.

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