Maui Nature

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Flora and Fauna of Maui

Our islands are home to the endemic and the invasive, all of which are fascinating and important to understand.  Here, we’ll share some of our favorites along with the worst. Below, we share everything from the elusive Turtle Town to Maui’s Invasive Species.

Some of our own personal favorite Maui creatures:

  • Humpback WhalesEvery year, from around mid-December to Mid-May, our whales come home to Maui!
  • Hawaiian Sharks – Learn about the parts of a shark, ancient fossils, Hawaii shark attacks, and what kind of sharks in Maui waters you might find.
  • Spinner Dolphins – Living up to their name, if you ever see a Spinner Dolphin pod, you’ll be blown away by the acrobatic display!

See what’s new on Maui:

Lanai History

Lanai history, photos, and information. Read an in-depth history of Lanai Island, the Pineapple Isle. Interesting Lanai historical facts.

Road To Hana Photos

Hana photos from Maui and Hawaii photographers. Enjoy these amazing photos taken from the Road to Hana on Maui.

Maui Surfboard Rentals

Maui surfboard rentals information and recommendations. Find boards of all types, snorkel gear, underwater cameras, and more to rent on Maui.

Honolua Bay

Driving up past Lahaina, Ka’anapali, and Kapalua will bring you to a less developed area with great waves and snorkeling at Honolua Bay, Maui.

Best Maui Surf Lessons

Learning to surf on Maui is something you’ll never forget. We answer many frequently asked questions about Maui surf lessons.

Maui Outrigger Canoe

Experience the rush and delve into Hawaiian culture by taking a Maui outrigger canoe tour while visiting Hawaii.

Kaanapali Zipline Tours

Experience an adrenaline rush ziplining with the first zipline in the United States, right here in Kaanapali and Haleakala Maui, Hawaii!

Maui Wellness

Our island is a Mecca for the best health and wellness professionals. Maui acupuncture, various therapists, retreats, and more.

Maui Wakeboarding

Maui Wakeboarding information and recommendations. Leave the crowds and go wakeboarding off the coast of Maui, Hawaii.

Maui Nui Golf Course

The Maui Nui Golf Club was designed by Bill Newis, and consists of 18-holes spread out over 6,404 yards with a total par of 71.

Maui Rappelling

Maui rappelling information and recommendations. Learn about rappelling jungle cliffs and waterfalls in Maui, Hawaii.

Hawaii Storm Update: Ana

Tropical Storm Ana is headed toward Hawaii. Stay tuned as we do our best to keep you posted with the latest Hawaii Storm Update.

Plastic Bag Ban

While the plastic bag ban on Maui is nothing new, we revisit the rules and remind those coming to the island to B.Y.O.B(ag)!

Backpacking on Maui

Not many people consider Maui a budget destination, but with the right information and planning, it can be done. Check out our guide to Backpacking

Top Tips for Ocean Safety

Swimming in the ocean can be dangerous if you don’t know what to expect and how to handle risky situations. Be prepared with our top

Maui Ocean Center

Maui Ocean Center is Hawaii’s most recognized aquarium, and one I definitely recommend for both residents and visitors to the island.

Top 4 Recommended Maui Hikes

Maui offers stunning views of waterfalls, the ocean, bamboo forests and fruit orchards. Pack your hiking shoes and read our Top 4 Recommended Maui hikes.

Waves in Wailea

Last week there were waves in Wailea… Real waves! This is rare, especially in the winter time. The south side doesn’t get much swell ever

Manta Ray at Molokini

At first it was just a shadow, a flicker in the corner of my vision. I lay motionless at the surface, breathing slowly through my

Molokini Crater

Molokini Crater Molokini Crater is an ancient volcanic crater that has formed an atoll off the south coast of Maui. Because of its clarity, abundant

Hiking in Hana, Maui

We hiked Hana across a long dry stream for HOURS. It was difficult due to the slippery rocks, but worth it as we passed multiple