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Things to do in Maui

As the second largest island in Hawaii, there are plenty of things to do in Maui. The Road to Hana is every tourist’s go-to for what to do in Maui, but it’s worth the ride. The scenic highway winds around waterfalls and rainforest for the 55 mile stretch around the island’s beautiful northern coastline. Arrive at Kaihalulu, Maui’s famous red-sand beach with turquoise water to boot. Ho'okipa Beach is ideal for surfers or surf-watchers alike. Stop by on the road to Hana to see the scene or catch some great waves yourself. Head to Haleakala National Park to climb to the summit of the world’s largest dormant volcano and watch the sunrise. Bring a jacket, the high elevation can be chilly in the early hours. Iao Valley State Park has great hiking trails, choose your route according to the level of difficulty. Scope out Wailea Beach, on Maui’s southern shore. It has cabanas and chaise lounges (sometimes just for resort guests) but also has the perfect white sand and sunsets worth whiling away the afternoon.

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  • Baldwin Beach Park

    Baldwin Beach Park, on the north shore of Maui and just west of the plantation town Paia, is a noted destination for bodyboarding and bodysurfing. ... More
  • Hale Paahao (Stuck-in-Irons House)

    From a look at the records available in the old prison, Hale Paahao (“stuck-in-irons house”), built by King Kamehameha III to detain unruly sailors... More
  • Haleakala National Park

    A must for any visitor to Maui is Haleakala, the world’s largest dormant volcano (it last erupted in 1790), more than 10,000 feet above sea level. ... More
  • Hana Hwy Surf

    This venue is closed. More
  • Hasegawa General Store

    Established in 1910, the Hasegawa General Store, a sundry shop, is one of the oldest family-owned businesses in Maui. The small store has survived ... More
  • Hike Maui

    A variety of half- and full-day excursions are led by one of 15 experienced Maui guides. More
  • Hookipa Beach Park

    Hookipa Beach Park on the north shore of Maui, near the former plantation town of Paia, is famous worldwide for its windsurfing and kitesurfing, an... More
  • Hot Island Glass Studio & Gallery

    Located on Baldwin Avenue in the art and rodeo town of Makawao in Maui, the Hot Island Glass Studio is owned by artists Chris Richards and Chris Lo... More
  • HST Windsurfing and Kitesurfing School

    Pro windsurfer Alan Cadiz founded HST in 1985, and as the name suggests, it specializes in teaching windsurfing and kitesurfing, along with paddleb... More
  • Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center

    This 25-acre estate, formerly owned by the Baldwin family of Makawao, Maui, is home to the Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center (usually just called the H... More
  • Julia’s Best Banana Bread

    At a bright green, wooden roadside stand outside the small former-missionary village of Kahakuloa, family members sell Julia's banana bread, a famo... More
  • Kapalua Golf Resort

    This ecosensitive resort in the West Maui Mountains offers fifty-four holes spliced between pineapple fields and the deep-blue Pacific.Where to Pla... More
  • Mana Foods

    Located in an old clapboard building in Paia, Mana Foods is a health food store that offers organic, international, and gourmet foods and health ca... More

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