Waiheʻe Ridge Trail Hike

One of Maui’s most famous treks rewards hikers with sweeping views of the interior of the West Maui Mountains, waterfall vistas, and an abundance of native plant and animal life.   This is Waiheʻe Ridge Trail.   Waiheʻe Ridge Trail is a five-mile round...

8-Day Maui Itinerary

The Beatles may be the first band to popularize the concept of eight days a week—and it sure sounds blissful, doesn’t it?—but it’s residents of Maui who are actually living the dream. In other words, we know how to stretch out time so long it feels like we’ve been...

All About Kiawe Trees

Rugged, barbed, and wild, the kiawe trees of Maui offer an incongruous and yet dramatic touch to the island’s lovely landscape. Otherwise known as Hawaii’s mesquite tree, kiawes are primarily characterized by their intriguing oddness: In a terrain largely defined by...

10 Hidden Maui Dangers

Between the crystal-clear water and perennially perfect weather, one would think that Maui doesn’t have a dark thing about it.   Mahalo to Bike Maui for this great article!  Read another great article of theirs about Haleakala. Think again. As part of the most...

Maui Plant of the Month: Monkeypod

  Stately and iconic, the monkeypod is one of the most cherished trees of Hawaii—enhancing landscapes and streets, providing shade from the tropical heat, and serving as a keen reminder of the islands’ dramatic natural history. Mahalo to Bike Maui for sharing...

Maui Fauna of the Month: Gecko

  There are few things as evocative of Hawaii as the oh-so-prevalent gecko. Appearing on everything from key rings to coffee cups, geckos have long served as a delightful reminder of Hawaii’s playful nature, right up there with the quintessential tropical...