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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A TALE OF TWO CRISES
by Jeff Stark
There's' a lot of angst free floating around the environmental community these days. After decades of efforts to move the discussions about climate change, loss of species, ocean acidification, large scale air and water pollution and other giant threats we finally made it to the top of the heap. There we were, number one or two on most lists of issues which were threatening us. It looked like decades of diligent effort were beginning to payoff. Finally, we saw movement, some growth in the group consciousness, some reason to be hopeful, even fulfilled. Perhaps most amazing thing was the delightful way we found people lecturing us using facts, and arguments, we had been using for decades. ... 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