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.
Once again President Trump has shown us all that his lack of care for the state of the environment is secondary only to his lack of ability to manage the state of the economy. His latest outrage came in the form of announcing a new set of regulations that reduce the protections that the Endangered Species Act (ESA) has provided to wildlife and habitats of animal, fish, and plant life forms by reducing the efforts of the federal government to protect species that are in danger of disappearing forever.
The ESA was signed in 1973. Its basic mission requires the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Marine Fisheries Service, to identify and protect species facing the risk of extinction. When a species is identified it is listed as endangered or threatened. It is then protected from hunting, harvesting or threatening the species by damaging its habitat. The government is then also required
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