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Best of Maui Ecotourism


Maui's 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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July 2019

WE'RE ALL KNOW IT ALLS
by Jeff Stark


we're all know it alls One of the most interesting characteristics of the climate change phenomenon is the fact that we're all know it alls. We have known how to solve this global threat for a long time. We've had windmills since the pioneer days when the prairies were dotted with primitive machines which pumped water to farmers, ranchers and growing towns. Solar panels made their debut in the public psyche when they supplied electricity to the first spaceships and orbital habitats. There was something magical about photovoltaics, and adherents tended to be off-the-grid, and sometimes off-the-wall. They even, occasionally, acted like know it alls. This undoubtedly accounts for some of the reasons that solar power had a difficult time breaking through as a mainstream product.

Even though the current versions of these technologies have evolved considerably the basics are relatively unchanged. Both wind and solar devices are more efficient, and less costly, than in the past. They still operate as harvesting technologies for energy from the sun. Most experts believe that solar photovoltaics, both residential and industrial, have the capability to provide over 40% of US energy. Some locales, for example the island of Maui, are already approaching that figure. Today's sunshine harvesters are exponentially more efficient ... More







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