Category Archives: Maui See & Do

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


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


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


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


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 »

A road to Hana trip guide for those short on time

Keanae Peninsula off the road to Hana offers beautiful views of the East Maui coast.

Spending an entire day driving the road to Hana is both exhilarating and exhausting. If you don’t have full day to dedicate to this drive and/or you don’t believe you have the endurance for this entire drive loaded with hundreds of curves and many one-lane bridges, you can get a great taste of the road to Hana without driving to ... Read More »

Diving in Maui with Atlantis Adventures Submarine


If you’d like to see Maui’s exciting underwater world without getting wet, we highly recommend taking a submarine dive with Atlantis Adventures in Maui. Though we both enjoy snorkeling, we felt like the submarine dive gave us a different perspective of Maui’s amazing marine world. The experience began in Lahaina. After check in, we found the Atlantis boarding slip in ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Oheo Gulch, Maui


Mahalo to Sisily Ku’ulani Sisson for sharing this beautiful photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Sisily’s photo is of the Oheo Gulch, which is also known as the Seven Sacred Pools, at the Kipahulu Region beyond Hana on Maui. The cascading pools flowing towards the ocean is a beautiful sight to behold, which is why we recommend a visit here ... Read More »

How to see the sea cliffs of Molokai


Did you know that the Hawaiian Island of Molokai is home to the tallest sea cliffs in the world? These magnificent cliffs tower between 3,600 and 3,900 feet above the ocean per Molokai’s sea cliffs are located on the remote, north side of the island. You can’t really drive to see them as there are no roads leading to ... Read More »

Aloha Friday Photo: Wailua Falls, East Maui


Mahalo to Russell DeJetley for sharing this stunning photo of Wailua Falls on Maui. Russell really captured the beauty of this place. He must have used a long exposure to create the milky smooth effect on the waterfall. Wailua Falls is located on East Maui, past the town on Hana on Highway 31. It’s one of the easiest waterfalls to ... Read More »

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