natural beauty is at the core our Island's popularity to visitors excited
about ecotourism, nature tourism, and adventure travel. Our year-round
tropical climate, easy access to ocean activities, unique rainforest and
desert microclimates, and our multi-cultural diversity all help make Maui
the world's best vacation desitination.
Spend days hiking and camping in Maui's
wilderness, or hours getting up close and personal with Maui's humpback
whales, sea turtles and other marine life. Experience exotic and
beautiful flowers and learn about Maui's increasinglhy diversified agriculture,
agritour, and energy agriculture operations.
Visit Maui's House of the Sun -- Haleakala
Crater -- and tread lightly the a'ina (land)" sacred to Nataive
Hawaiians. Wherever you turn on Maui you will find one of the planet's
premier ecotourism destinations. Maui is unsurpassed for natural beauty,
with unique native plants, animals, insects, birds, and marine life found
nowhere else on Earth.
For a closer look view the websites
of Maui's ecotourism activity providers.
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Hawaii is the only state in the US that is composed only of islands. We have no physical connection to the US mainland, or any other land, and we are farther away from any place else than any place else. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Hawaii's citizens and leaders are acutely aware of the importance of local and global marine environments. Virtually every facet of life in Hawaii is touched by the ocean. Many people in Hawaii fish for food and have access to fresh fish in local markets, often just hours from the time the fish was caught. Also, large game fish inhabit Hawaii's waters, along with all the other organisms that support the ocean's "apex predators." The ocean helps moderate our climate, assists in creating the trade winds that moderate our tropical weather and us with resources too MORE ...
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