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10 Peaceful Places On Maui

10 Peaceful Places On Maui

Maui is a peaceful destination in itself. Yet, you won’t find those on the search for serenity flocking to buzzy Front Street or jockeying for a parking spot at an ultra-popular beach. Instead, tap into your inner zen and visit these ten peaceful places on Maui. 10...

Top 10 Hikes On Maui

Top 10 Hikes On Maui

Hiking is one of the most popular activities on Maui. From easy jaunts through cool Upcountry forests to strenuous treks through Haleakala's Mars-like basin, there is a hiking trail for just about everyone. We've cataloged the best hikes to visit while on Maui. All of...

Maui Camp Sites

Maui Camp Sites

A COMPLETE LIST OF MAUI CAMPING SPOTS While swanky resorts dripping in luxury amenities are indeed celebrated by most visitors to the Valley Isle, don’t be fooled into thinking there are no accommodations reserved for the intrepid. After all, Maui is an adventure...

Hiking to and Camping At Paliku Cabin in Haleakala National Park

Hiking to and Camping At Paliku Cabin in Haleakala National Park

“But the chief pride of Maui is her dead volcano of Haleakala--which means, translated, "the house of the sun...It was the sublimest spectacle I ever witnessed, and I think the memory of it will remain with me always.” - Mark Twain Following in the footsteps of the...

Maui Plant of the Month: Silversword

Maui Plant of the Month: Silversword

Haleakala Silversword From plumeria trees in full, blushing bloom to the bright hues of hibiscus, Hawaii holds some of the most magnificent plant life on Earth—and there are few better places to view the beauty of the islands’ natural garden than on the slopes of...

Maui’s Small Town Spotlight: Keokea

Maui’s Small Town Spotlight: Keokea

Blink-and-you-might-just-miss-it towns have always held a certain allure for discerning travelers.   From Carmel-by-the-Sea’s small but spectacular coastline to the tiny, bucolic settlements spread across Quebec, visitors around the globe seek out micro-environs...

Maui Bird Watching

Maui Bird Watching

Hawaii is a sight to behold for far more reasons than we can reasonably count, but the beauty and diversity of our wildlife ranks mighty high on the list. A quick look at the statistics shows that our islands’ uniqueness isn’t just all in our heads: at 2,500 miles...

Legends of Haleakalā Maui

Legends of Haleakalā Maui

A Maui vacation may conjure up images of white sand beaches and turquoise waters, but the mighty Haleakala is the island’s main attraction. Rising 10,023 feet above sea level and visible from practically everywhere on island, Haleakala is a constant reminder of Maui’s...

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Haleakala Observatory

Haleakala Observatory

Learn about Science City

Upcountry Maui activities

Upcountry Activities

Fun along the slopes of Haleakala

Haleakala photography

Haleakala Photography

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