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.
CAN WE INNOVATE OUR WAY OUT OF OUR CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGES?
While opinions differ and climate change believers and non- believers gird their loins for battle, most people agree that climate change is happening now. This is one of the inevitable conclusions that the latest Intergovernment Panel On Climate Change annual report presents. The report states that "Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Centigrade would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society." Put simply, the scientific consensus makes it clear that climate change is everyone's problem. This, in turn means that the only viable solution is for all of us to become actively committed to work for a solution.
Unfortunately, this is easier said than done. While the report, and many other scientific studies, reveal a building crisis and accelerating timeline, active engagement of large portions of the population is still not where it should be. ... 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 CLICK HERE