WELCOME AND ALOHA
“Maui no ka ‘oi” is a Hawaiian saying that means, “MAUI IS THE BEST.”
While entitled to your own opinion, Maui’s undeniable magic charms anyone who has the pleasure of visiting this internationally acclaimed tropical paradise. Maui’s abundance of activities and bewitching natural beauty— SCENIC VISTAS, TOWERING TREETOPS, RAFT EXCURSIONS, STORIED
SLEEPING GIANTS, SEA CAVES and so much more—will rekindle romance. From fabled COASTAL DRIVES along the HANA road to SUNRISE HIKES to
MT. HALEAKALA, like many travelers before you, you’ll fall in love with the VALLEY ISLE … and soon discover the numerous reasons why Maui is a premiere travel locale. Tourism authority CONDÉ NAST
TRAVELER, too, has fallen to Maui’s charm, hailing it the “BEST ISLAND IN
THE WORLD” in 2013. In fact, the spell of the surpassed other tropical getaways like Bermuda, Bora Bora, the Maldives, Bali and the Seychelles, snagging Maui the top spot amongst U.S. islands for the 20th consecutive year.
With so much to see and do, sorting through a neverending array of activities can be mindboggling. So, relax. We’ve
done the work for you. Assure you don’t miss out on the best of the best of Maui by just following this handy guide.
Thrill seekers power their adrenaline rush soaring through
jungle canopies on a ZIPLINE TOUR, speeding down an EXTINCT VOLCANO on a MOUNTAIN BIKE, roaring on a SUPER JET 650, “HANGING
TEN” on a longboard at HO‘OKIPA
BEACH or diving alongside sea
turtles and eels in a SUNKEN VOLCANIC CINDER CONE.
Those in search of tranquility exhale tension and inhale the island’s calming aromas. Revel in Maui’s exquisite natural beauty on a stroll through a BOTANICAL GARDEN. Rejuvenate at a SPA with a signature
LOMILOMI or exotic floral remedy, then treat yourself to a little RETAIL THERAPY at one of Maui’s numerous
LUXURY SHOPPING destinations. Teeoff at one of the island’s fairytale fairways and immerse yourself in authentic Hawaiian culture at a dazzling LU‘AU or charming ART WALK.
Get a dose of history on a excursion through a LAVA TUBE, a visit to a “true Hawaiian” hotel, a ride on a STEAM LOCOMOTIVE routing a former SUGAR CANE PLANTATION or a guided tour to LAHAINA’S WHALERS
VILLAGE MUSEUM and WAILUKU’S MAUI OCEAN CENTER, where EXOTIC SEA CREATURES await. These land diversions will likely spark an adventure to sea. Maui’s impressive 81 BEACHES, YEAR
ROUND SURF, crystal waters and sparkling sands are beloved by all. Here, summer bliss doesn’t end, and there’s plenty to do out on the
water. KAYAKING, SURFING, DOLPHIN SCOUTING, SURFING, SNORKELING AND
SNUBA— a marriage of snorkeling and scuba—all make a fun outing. There are also many off-island getaways worth exploring with the entire family, like the mythical enclave MOLOKINI and LANA‘I, the legendary pineapple isle.
Autumn’s lively FESTIVAL lineup provides an excellent occasion to experience more of Maui’s fascinating cultural offerings, including the anticipated MADE
IN MAUI COUNTY FESTIVAL, the MAUI
UKULELE FESTIVAL and KU MAI KA HULA INTERNATIONAL HULA COMPETITION.
Alas, let each MAGICAL MOMENT captivate you—there will always be an opportunity to return for more enchantment, and we’ll be waiting with 101 THINGS TO DO.