Category Archives: Maui See & Do

Aloha Friday Photo: Upper Waikani Falls

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Mahalo to Maui photographer Andrew Shoemaker for sharing this dreamy waterfall photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos Andrew’s photo is of Upper Waikani Falls off the road to Hana on Maui. This waterfall is sometimes referred to as Three Bears because of the three separate falls at the base. No matter then name, Andrew had beautifully captured this waterfall! ... Read More »

Amazing whale watching with Maui Sailing Canoe

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We’ve just returned from another great trip to Maui and we’re still in awe of the amazing whale watching experience we had with Maui Sailing Canoe. From Polo Beach in Wailea, we helped push out the traditional-style Hawaiian sailing canoe, the Hina, to the waters edge. Our expert guides, Donnie and Keoni, carefully watched the waves coming in to instruct ... Read More »

Snorkeling Honolua Bay with Teralani

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I had read that Honolua Bay is a great snorkeling site, but it wasn’t until my most recent trip to Maui that I got to experience it. Is it a great snorkel spot? Absolutely! I’d even go so far as to say it’s one of the best we’ve experienced. Beyond the numerous tropical fish, we also saw many honu (Hawaiian ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Double rainbow at Ho’okipa Park Lookout

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Mahalo to Linda Dobbins for sharing this stunning double rainbow photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Linda took this photo while stopping at the Ho’okipa Park Lookout off Maui’s Hana Highway (Hwy 36). Ho’okipa a breezy beach park that’s definitely worth a stop to enjoy the coastal views and perhaps watch windsurfers who are attracted to the area. Happy ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Greeting the sun at the top of Haleakala

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Mahalo to Nester Capuyon from California for sharing this lovely Maui sunrise shot for our Aloha Friday Photo series. Nester took this sunrise photo from the top of Haleakala, at about 10,000 feet above sea level. Here’s Nester’s description of this Haleakala sunrise experience: I’ve been here quite a few times but this trip back in 2012 was terrible and ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Scenic Road to Hana

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Mahalo to Karen Dinnerville from Australia for sharing this excellent photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Karen took this photo from a stop off Maui’s road to Hana. With an amazing coastal view like this one, there’s no doubt why the road to Hana is one of Hawaii’s most famous scenic drives. Oh, how we’d love to have a picnic ... Read More »

Reader review: Maui Nei Native Expeditions

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Today we have a wonderful reader submitted review from Hawaii fans Marco and Laura. This lovely couple travel to Hawaii all the way from Italy! They’ve visited the Hawaiian Islands several times and are currently planning for a return visit in 2016.  — During our splendid week on Kaanapali Beach, my husband and I were lucky enough to have an ... Read More »

Over 50 great things to see & do on a Maui vacation

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Whether you’re planning your first trip to Maui or you’re a repeat visitor, we’re certain that you’ll find loads of great activities to plan into your vacation. We all know that Maui’s gorgeous beaches will captivate us, but what else is there to do? We list over 50 great Maui vacation ideas. We cover everything from unique adventures and sites to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Cloudy with a chance of waterfalls

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Mahalo to Terry Ambrose for sharing this intriguing and beautiful Hawaii photo with us. Terry took this shot during his recent trip to Maui. Here’s how he describes this waterfall scene: The road to Maui’s Iao Valley was closed at Heritage Park due to heavy runoff caused by the previous night’s rain. This waterfall came and went as the clouds moved ... Read More »

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