Tag Archive: Maui hiking

Maui’s Hana Highway: Avoid the hassle, have the fun

The Hana Highway—with its umpteen one-lane bridges, countless curves, rain forests, and waterfalls—is a rite of passage for Maui visitors. In fact, if you begin the journey at prime time, say 10 in… Continue reading

King’s Trail is a walk on Maui’s wild side

Not far from where the road ends beyond ritzy Wailea, the rugged King’s Trail begins its 12-mile run along the island’s arid and out-there south coast. The trail dates from King Pi’ilani in… Continue reading

Luxury “sniking” on Maui’s Wailea Coast

‘Sniking’ is for adventure fiends who can’t decide whether to spend the day hiking or snorkeling: You can do both at the same time! And you won’t find a better spot to snike… Continue reading

Maui Trailblazer for 2015

Now on sale at Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble. Essential gear for your island adventure. Proven to be the most trusted guidebook for the island. Hawaii travel experts Jerry and Janine Sprout deliver… Continue reading

Maui’s stunning Iao Valley

Maui’s stunning Iao Valley.

Double Dipping on Maui’s Keanae Peninsula

The Keanae Peninsula is about halfway along the Hana Highway, formed when a zillion cubic feet of lava blew out the west side of Haleakala’s Ko’olau Gap and fanned into the ocean. Although… Continue reading

New York Times: Georgia O’keeffe in Hawaii and Maui Trailblazer

IF YOU GO WHAT TO SEE “Many of the attractions of the Hana district are easy to find: the black sand beaches with wild lava formations and lush rain forests extend along the… Continue reading

Slip Sliding Away on Maui’s Haleakala

With a trailhead at 10,000 feet, hikers may feel gleefully airborne when descending on the Sliding Sands Trail into the vast eroded valley pocked with volcanic cones on Haleakala volcano. A network of… Continue reading