"Maui no ka oi" is what locals say—it's the best, the most, the top of the heap. To those who know Maui well, there are good reasons for the superlatives. The island's miles of perfect beaches, lush green valleys, and volcanic landscapes, as well as its historic villages, top-notch water sports, and stellar restaurants and resorts, have made it an international favorite. Maui is also home to rich culture and stunning ethnic diversity, as reflected in the island's wide range of food and traditional activities.
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It's dark, early in the morning, and cold. But then the sun pours its own lava of orange light to illuminate a volcanic crater the size of Manhattan.
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Waterfalls, cliffs and beaches highlight this legendary 52-mile drive, as tortuous as it is scenically spectacular. Start early to appreciate it most.
Thousands of humpback whales spend the winter in Maui’s warm waters. Many local companies offer cruises to see them breach and spout.
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Expand your search beyond one airline or city to find the cheapest and best deals on airline travel.
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From the glitz and glamour of Kaanapali to the quieter shores of Napili and Makena, Maui is a veritable paradise for sun-seekers and swimmers.
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Explore the beauty of the U.S. on one of these 9 breathtaking roadways, including Dalton Highway and Moki Dugway.
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Sea turtles, sharks, rays, eels and other Hawaiian marine animals are featured at this aquarium, which includes an underwater walk-through tunnel.
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Beans, garlic and other things that can cause 'jet bloating.'
Colorful tropical fish abound at famous sites such as Molokini Crater and Black Rock near Kaanapali Beach. It’s like being in a giant aquarium.
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