Maui Travel Guide


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Plan Your Maui Vacation

"Maui no ka oi" is what locals say—it's the best, the most, the top of the heap. To those who know Maui well, there are good reasons for the superlatives. The island's miles of perfect beaches, lush green valleys, and volcanic landscapes, as well as its historic villages, top-notch water sports, and stellar restaurants and resorts, have made it an international favorite. Maui is also home to rich culture and stunning ethnic diversity, as reflected in the island's wide range of food and traditional activities.


Maui Hotels

Maui's accommodations run the gamut from rural bed-and-breakfasts to opulent megaresorts. In between the extremes, there's... read more


Maui Restaurants

"Mischievous, marvelous, magical Maui," sings Israel Kamakawiwoole in Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man, his ode to the demigod.... read more


Maui Experiences

  • Top Attractions

    Take time to trek down one of the trails into Haleakala National Park's massive bowl and see proof, at this dormant volcano, of how... Read more

  • Maui's Top Beaches

    Ah, Maui's beaches: it's hard to single out just a few because the island's strands are so varied. The leeward shores of West and South... Read more

  • Hawaiian History

    Hawaiian history is long and complex; a brief survey can put into context the ongoing renaissance of native arts and culture. Read more

  • The Hawaiian Islands

    Oahu. The state's capital, Honolulu, is on Oahu; this is the center of Hawaii's economy and by far the most populated island in the... Read more

  • Hawaiian People and Their Culture

    By 2012, Hawaii's population was more than 1.3 million with the majority of residents living on Oahu. Ten percent are Hawaiian or other... Read more

  • Top 10 Hawaiian Foods to Try

    Food in Hawaii is a reflection of the state's diverse cultural makeup and tropical location. Fresh seafood, organic fruits and vegetables,... Read more

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