Hawaii expert authors' Top 10 places to sightsee, eat, shop, stay and play bonus excursions to Lana'i and Moloka'i. New Maui Outdoors chapter covers activities, from extreme water sports to family-friendly waterfall hikes.
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The island of Maui arose from two volcanoes. Maui has only two distinct seasons, kau (summer) and ho'oilo (winter) the Ma'alaea Pipeline is rated by Surfing magazine as one of the world's 10 best breaks. And a 'stick' is local slang for a surfboard.
In 2003 the US military handed back control of Kaho'olawe, a culturally important island near Maui that had been used for bombing practice for over 50 years. the majority of Hawaii's 10,000 species of endemic flora & fauna are found nowhere else on earth.
A personal lei greeting at any Hawaiian airport costs about USUSD20
Swim with sea turtles off Maui's magnificent beaches. Twist your way through waterfalls and coastal cliffs on the stunning road to Hana. Hike to the rim of the ancient Haleakala volcano then finish the day with fresh mahimahi and a mai tai cocktail. However you define 'escape,' our definitive guide gives you in-depth island coverage for the perfect getaway.
UNRAVEL THE PAST - written by an expert in the field, our chapter on Maui's history takes you back in time
BE INSPIRED - full-color highlights and customized itineraries help you make the most of your island adventure
DISCOVER YOUR OWN tropical paradise with our helpful insider tips on where to find the quietest beaches, tastiest food and most romantic hideaways
REST EASY - opinionated reviews on the best lodging options for all budgets, from open-air tree houses to luxurious beachside resorts
FUN IN THE SUN - extensive options for windsurfing, snorkeling, diving, surfing and cycling