and Welcome to The Best of Maui. Our island has been voted "The Best Island
In The World" and "The World's Best Vacation Destination" by the readers
of Conde' Nast Traveler Magazine for most of the last twenty years.
Best of Maui collection has all you need to know about vacation planning,
travel tips, Maui-made products, help with a wedding, a vow-renewal ceremony
or an out-of-the-way upcountry bed and breakfast -- and more.
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FAMILY VACATIONS MAUI STYLE
WHALE WATCHING ON MAUI
HOLO HOLO DAY TRIPS ON MAUI
It's hard to imagine a better place for family bonding, fun and memories than
Combine our exquisite natural environment with world-class accommodations
and attractions, then fold in a generous helping of Aloha Spirit. The result
is a best-ever family vacation the whole family will treasure for years to come.
The humpback whales that visit Maui every winter are part of a population that was once
hunted almost to extinction. Now,due to one of the most successful conservation campaigns
in history these magnificent animals are thriving.
them from shore or a whale watch vessel, for what many describe as
a "life changing expxerience."
Maui hosts a wide range of events all year long. If you're a foodie, love
to watch PGA golf, want to learn hula or get involved in a community or
environmental event, Maui has something special for you.
Likewise if you're looking
for an immersive experience in Maui's wilderness or an evening of glitz and
glamour at the famous Maui Film Festival.
No matter what your preference,
you're sure to find something to your liking, or maybe discover something entirely new
at our MAUI EVENTS CALENDARS
MAUI VOLUNTEER TOURISM
Volunteer tourism is a hot new trend that has been a fixture on Maui since long before
the word "voluntourism" was coined.
From high atop Haleakala to our under water seascapes and reefs teeming with fish, Maui
creates a wonderful desire to preserve and conserve our environment.Many of Maui's activity operators and
community organizations offer opportunities to enjoy our environment while helping to protect it. Opportunities range from
beach and reef cleanups, tree planting and participating in our annual Humpback Whale Count.
Many of Maui's activity operators and community organizations offer opportunities to enjoy our
environment while helping to protect it. Opportunities range from beach and reef cleanups, tree
planting and participating in our annual Humpback Whale Count.
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Mauians are serious about protecting the beauty and natural environment of our island home.
A big part of our strategy involves embracing and implementing a "Zero Waste" philosophy.
To find out how to help protect one of the planet's most special places when you visit Maui CLICK HERE
A SHORT ANSWERS TO HARD CLIMATE CHANGE QUESTIONS
One of the casualties of the decision by Americans to short-change our children's education is an understanding and appreciation of science. As a society we have gone from support and veneration of of this important discipline to a wide-spread rejection of science itself and of the knowledge it generates. One of the most compelling proofs of this phenomenon is the reduction in the percentage of college degrees in the "STEM" (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines over the past few decades. The sad fact is that the US can, most likely, no longer claim leadership in these important fields. We are, as a nation, scientifically illiterate.
As a result we are now institutionally unable to understand, appreciate and support science education and practice. Our media do a generally miserable job in MORE