Things To Do on Maui

There are so many amazing things to do on Maui! Read our Maui Activity Guide for ideas and adventures.

Thrill of the Cache

geocaching Maui
A high-tech game of hike and seek leads to unexpected treasures.

Maui’s Mrs. Manners

Maui Etiquette Class
Among other lessons, etiquette students practice listening without interrupting and the boys learn to help seat the girls before themselves.

Hawaii’s Best Beaches

Polihale beach Kauai
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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paia youth center skaters
Pāʻia Youth & Cultural Center channels adolescent energy through a positive charge of fun, learning and Hawaiian values.

Just Coast (VIDEO)

kapalua coastal walk
Follow your local guide, Lehia Apana, and make the most of Maui in this series "A perfect day on Maui."

A Mermaid’s Tale

mermaid
Meet the mermaid on staff at the Grand Wailea Resort.

On the Upswing

golfboard
A centuries-old sport gets a technological upgrade.

Kamakou Preserve

kamakou preserve, molokai hiking
The Molokai native forest includes 2,774 acres home to many native plants that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

Hot Wheels

Maui raceway
At Maui Raceway Park, life’s a drag — and that’s a good thing.

The Lure of Luxury

maui yacht trip
For the ultimate Maui dream vacation, book a private luxury yacht for the day, where you can fish, snorkel and stand-up paddle in comfort and style.

My Own Private Tour

bicycle hana highway
Move over, Lance! Our writer takes on the Hana Highway by bike and finds a thrilling substitute for the Tour de France's tough mountain climbs.

Surf’s Up, Dig In!

outrigger surfing
Climb aboard an outrigger canoe for a twist on a time-honored sport.

Clubbing on the Green

King Kamehameha Golf Course Clubhouse
Maui County's golf clubhouses offer an array of dining choices, live entertainment, knockout views, and happy-hour libations for celebrating birdies or drowning that double-bogey. Here’s our leaderboard.

New Maui Bookmobile is State-of-the-art

Maui bookmobile
The Holoholo Bookmobile will be based at Wailuku Public Library and has a capacity of 3,000 books, CDs, DVDs, audio books and periodicals.

Head Over Heels

maui skimboarding
With just inches of shorebreak to play with, Maui skimmers find oceans of fun.

Down and Dirty

mountain biking Maui
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.

Stand Up and Paddle!

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

Awhirl over Maui

maui helicoptor toursvideo
Sightseeing reaches new heights with Blue Hawaiian.

The Pros’ Favorite Holes

Kapalua Plantation
Five Maui pros pick their favorite hole on their home course, give the reasons for their preference, and share tips for playing it successfully.

Higher Education

Maui trapeze
Emerald City Trapeze Arts in Lahaina opened late last year, and people are really starting to catch on.

Trail Keepers

maui bike trails
How I learned to fly on the Kahakapao Loop Trail.

Pali High

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

Troon Story

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

Surfing the Skies

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

Discover & Dine

Maui Ocean Center octopus
Spend the day at the Maui Ocean Center and take advantage of their recipe for the perfect Aquarium visit.

Haiku Flower Festival

flower festival maui
The Haiku Hoʻolauleʻa Flower Festival kicks off April 12, featuring live music, food booths, vendors, kids activities and more.

All’s Fair

Maui fair
Memories made at the Maui County Fair since 1916. The 2013 season returns October 3 to 6, at the War Memorial Kahului Fairgrounds.

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