Hikes

 


 

Here you are, in paradise. There are so many options; so many things to do. If you're getting away from the cold or the corn fields, or even just popping over for the weekend, what's a good way to spend the time here? Many of the locals and transplants that live here have one thing in common: they love the beauty of the island. And what better way to spend your time here than to explore Maui's beauty?   While you could spend a lifetime here finding new spots to get in touch with your inner beast (and you will find people here who originally thought they were here to vacation, but who still find themselves here ten years later and have taken that challenge up on themselves) here is a list of more commonly known hikes that Maui has to offer.  

 

 

What is Maui's Nakalele Blowhole?

  Maui's Nakalele Blowhole One easy access and must-see hike is the Nakalele Blowhole. After a five to twenty minute hike from the parking lot, you'll arrive a hole in an area of lava rock. When the waves crash against its cliff on the water's edge, the sea water is forced through a cavern and...

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Lipoa Point

    Lipoa Point Summary The hike to Lipoa Point gives you a scenic view of Maui's Honolua Bay, some tidepools and some natural arches. Once upon a time, pineapples used to grow around here and in the forties, there was also a golf course. Rating 3 out of 5 coconuts!  Difficulty 4/10 Duration Approximately...

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Honolua Bay

    Rating 4/5 Coconuts! One of the more beautiful spots on Maui! Summary Honolua Bay is a designated Marine Sanctuary which, in order to access, you have to go through a brief jungle-esque landscape, the kind you think of when you hear tropical paradise, to access. While the beach access surrounding the bay is...

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DT Flemming Beach Park to Makaluapuna Point

    Rating   Summary   Difficulty   Duration   Access   Where   Coordinates   Map   Mile Marker   Description   Media   Address   Gear Gear Your Brain (as always when hiking) Waterproof Phone Case (while there are others, this one is the best.) Water Filter or Camelbak pack Bug Repellent (this...

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Kapalua (Flemming) Beach

    Rating   Summary   Difficulty   Duration   Access   Where   Coordinates   Map   Mile Marker   Description   Media   Address   Gear Gear Your Brain (as always when hiking) Waterproof Phone Case (while there are others, this one is the best.) Water Filter or Camelbak pack Bug Repellent (this...

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Lahaina L (and David Malo's Grave)

Disclaimer This is private property. By hiking on this land, you are trespassing if you don't obtain permission to do so by the landowners beforehand. We do not condone or endorse illegally trespassing on private property without permission. We do not have the rights to give permission to hike on this land and this article...

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Olowalu Petroglyphs

    Rating 2.5 out of 5 coconuts! Check it out if you have the time. Summary A little taste of Maui's local history, the Olowalu Petroglyphs will give you a feel for old Hawaii. It's a short nice hike that's not far from the road that allows you to stretch your legs and get...

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Waihee Ridge Trail

    Waihee Ridge Trail Rating 4 out of 5 coconuts!! Don't miss this! Difficulty 8/10 This hike consists of some very steep inclines. It is approximately three miles long, one way. If you're looking for a nice easy stroll, probably not looking for this hike. That being said, it's a great hike and worth...

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Puu Olai (Red Hill) from Oneloa “Makena” Beach

    Rating 2.5 out of 5 Coconuts Summary A nice little hike that makes you feel like Ke Ali'i (King) of the Hill Difficulty 5/10 Duration Short; 1 hour from parking to end 1.5 miles roundtrip ~350 ft elevation gain Access Parking at Big Beach parking lot, walk to beginning from there Where South...

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Waiakoa Loop Trail

    Rating 3.5 out of 5 Coconuts! Summary A forest trail used for hiking, hunting and trail running, the Waiakoa Loop Trail can be a difficult, but it gives beautiful views into the lesser known temperate climate Maui has to offer.   Tidbits Dogs are allowed on a leash Switchback, Dirt and Gravel Trails,...

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Kaihalulu (Red Sand) Beach

    Rating 5 out of 5 coconuts!! This is a must!! Summary Maui is world-known for its beauty and of all of the beaches and secrets that Maui holds, this could possibly be one its best. The red sand beach is one of the few red sand beaches in the world that exists due...

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Local Hikes

    Here's a list of some of the lesser known hikes on Maui:  

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Olivine Pools

    Rating 3.5 out of 5 Coconuts! Summary This is an amazing spot that lets you experience Maui's natural beauty. Here, you'll get views of the ocean and Molokai, as well as check out some of Maui's beautiful tidepools. To get here, you'll get to drive along Maui's west loop and see one of...

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