|Pacific Biodiesel, a pioneer in the development of biofuels is now offering Ag Tours. One primary crop, which is used to derive both food and energy, is sunflowers. In addition to being a potent force in the movement to replace fossil fuels with environmentally and economically organic feed stock. A fascinating and unique Maui activity.
The road to Hana is filled with an amazing variety of things to do. Our Incredible Journey to Hana takes you beyond Hana into the National Park at Oheo Gulch, home of the Seven Pools. Considered one of the best road to Hana tours in Maui because of the opportunity to go into the National Park, swim in a cool mountain pool, be awed by 200 foot waterfalls and hike up to an amazing bamboo forest. A Maui tour with Valley Isle Excursions is one that you will never forget.
Hike Maui tours have received rave reviews in dozens of travel publications for decades. We began in 1983. Our specialty is waterfalls and rainforests, and we also offer mountain ridge hikes, Haleakala Volcano and a combination of ocean kayaking, snorkeling and waterfalls hikes. Please see our website at www.hikemaui.com for complete information and lots of pictures. We can offer a dozen different hikes every day in a variety of spectacular environments. Our day hikes range from easy to strenuous. We provide extraordinary guide service, transportation to the trails, complete outfitting and a delicious lunch consisting of lots of fresh island fruit and choice of deli sandwiches. Tours range from three hours for $75 per person to eleven hours for $160 per person. Our most popular hikes are the half-day waterfalls and rainforest hikes for $110 from Central Maui or $130 including transportation from all resort locations
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IT'S ABOUT TIME
By Jeff Stark
For decades environmental advocates, here on Maui and around the world, have felt that time was on our side. The topics that consumed us - climate change, global warming, loss of species, pollution, and more - were pressing but not necessarily imminent. We knew the overall situation was getting worse every day. However, we felt that, if we continued our educational and field activities, that we had time to reverse the trends that the global efforts of climate scientists were reporting. In most cases we were able to tell our audience and our colleagues that time was on our side. Unfortunately, that time has now come and gone.
We know this because the scientists that study all aspects of global environmental issues are now reporting that, if we are to avoid global catastrophe, we have no time to waste. According to the Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change (IPCC), in their latest annual report, we will be on a path to widespread environmental collapse if we do not ... ... 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