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The island of Maui is a feast for the senses, with five distinct regions revealing an astonishing array of scenery, each more eye-popping than the last. Nicknamed the Valley Isle for the mountains that anchor the island’s east and west sides, most of Maui is relatively low and flat, making it easy to navigate by car.

Maui is also home to perhaps the most famous road in all of Hawaii, the legendary Road to Hana—but that’s just the beginning. Haleakala National Park, the peaceful farms of Upcountry and the island’s many sun-kissed beaches are just a few of the sites to see on magical Maui.


Arriving On Maui

Kahului Airport (OGG) is Maui’s main airport, and where most visitors will arrive. There are two smaller commuter airports as well: Kapalua Airport (JHM) in West Maui and Hana Airport (HNM) in East Maui. Many airlines offer nonstop flights to Maui, or you may also fly into Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on Oahu before hopping to Maui on an easy, 30-minute flight.

There is also ferry service to and from the neighbor island of Lanai through Expeditions Ferry, sailing at multiple times throughout the day from Lahaina in West Maui.


Getting Around Maui

Travelers arriving on Maui can take a taxi to most resort and hotel destinations, and private airport transfers can also be booked ahead of time. Some hotels in larger resort areas like Kaanapali offer complimentary shuttles to nearby towns and attractions, but airport transportation typically costs extra.

Visitors who are itching to get out and explore can rent a car at Kahului Airport or Kapalua Airport, where most of the major rental companies are represented. Reservations should be made in advance. Other Maui transportation options include tour buses, trolleys and city buses.

When driving on Maui, be sure to follow “aloha” traffic customs. Drive slowly, let locals pass and don’t tailgate. At one-lane bridges (plentiful along the Hana Highway), yield to oncoming traffic; if there is a line waiting on the other side when you approach, stop and let your neighbors cross. Driving here is much more relaxed than the mainland, so take it easy and enjoy the scenery.

Transportation on Maui

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Hawaiian Paddle Sports Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Maui
Hawaiian Paddle Sports
Summary

Hawaiian Paddle Sports offers authentic, sustainable eco-tours that empower guests to discover a deeper appreciation of and connection to Hawaii’s marine environment. Guests can choose from private kayak, outrigger canoe, canoe surfing, whale watch, and snorkel tours, or take SUP or surf lessons.

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Skyline Hawaii
Maui
Skyline Hawaii
12 Kiopaa St.
Makawao, HI 96768
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From sunrise to sunset, Haleakala National Park, and the surrounding upcountry Maui area offer memories for a lifetime. Make the most of your trip to Haleakala National Park on a guided tour with Skyline Hawaii. Let us do the navigating while you enjoy the views and learn about the environment and cultural significance of Haleakala.

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molokini redline
Maui
Redline Rafting
2800 South Kihei Rd.
Kihei, HI 96753
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Explore a forbidden coastline formed by Mt. Haleakala's last eruption. Experience close encounters with protected green sea turtles, race across the waves searching for dolphins, and snorkel the crystal waters of the world-famous Molokini Crater.

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Maui Ocean Center Tunnel
Maui
Maui Ocean Center
192 Ma'alaea Rd
Hwy 30, Ma'alaea Harbor
Wailuku, HI 96793
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Come face-to-face with sharks, stingrays, turtles, and thousands of vibrant tropical fish at Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii! Discover one of the world’s largest displays of live Pacific corals and encounter Hawaii’s marine life, many of which are found nowhere else in the world!

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