Maui Island – Having Fun & Staying Safe

Vast landscape of trees alongside highway on Maui Island, with waves crashing into the shore.

Maui is the activity hub of the islands. Think of something to do in Hawai‘i, chances are you can do it here. Jet skiing, horseback riding and snorkeling are only a few of the guided tours offered, and there are an endless number of things you can do on your own. This is where personal …
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Maui Island – Local Culture & You

The red land of Maui with mountains and water in the far background.

Maui is a favorite vacation spot for local residents from other Hawaiian Islands (To coin a local phrase, Maui no ka oi!) You will find the aloha spirit is alive and well most everywhere here. (With a few exceptions—Wailua and Honokohau come to mind—which we mention in our driving tours.) People from all over the …
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Maui Island – Being an Eco-Friendly Tourist

Young boy with surfboard on the shores of a Maui beach.

The Hawaiian Islands are unlike anyplace else in the world. The extraordinary remoteness made colonization by plants and animals just a chance occurrence over millions of years. These days, shipping and air travel has expedited the introduction of new life. That’s not a good thing. As a result, the native wildlife is under constant threat …
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What Readers Have to Say

“Just returned from my fifth trip to the Hawaiian Islands, and once again used your book series. I’ve used your books for every trip to the Islands (2 to Maui, 2 to the Big Island and 1 to Kauai) and have NEVER been disappointed or led astray. You have created, by far, the best guidebook for Hawaii hands down. I wish ALL guidebooks were this good. You rock my world!”

- S. Lytle-Vieira & G. Horn