Explore Activities To Do in Maui Hawaii

Published on:
September 8, 2022

When you come to The Hale Pau Hana Resort the Hawaii's Island of Maui, you’re faced with a lot of challenging decisions. Should you hang out on the lanai and get a bird’s eye view of the beach and ocean? Or would you rather pull up a lounge chair and soak in some sun? Maybe you’d prefer a dip in the blue waters of the Pacific? Or feel the sand between your toes on a walk along the shoreline? The good news is, there are no wrong answers!

While you could spend your entire Maui trip at Hale Pau Hana and get a full dose of paradise, our island has so much to offer.

Activities to do in Maui Hawaii

Maui, a jewel among the Hawaiian islands, offers a plethora of activities for visitors looking to explore its stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage. For those venturing to West Maui, the beaches like Ka'anapali Beach provide sun-soaking opportunities with excellent snorkeling spots, where green sea turtles and tropical fish abound. The nearby Kapalua Coastal Trail offers beautiful ocean views and a chance to spot humpback whales during migration seasons. Meanwhile, Haleakala National Park in Upcountry Maui invites more adventurous spirits to experience the breathtaking sunrise at Haleakala Crater or embark on hikes through vibrant volcanic formations and the serene bamboo forest leading to the majestic Waimoku Falls.

On the South Maui front, Makena Beach State Park showcases some of the island's most iconic black sand beaches and calm waters perfect for a day of relaxation or snorkeling in Turtle Town, known for its clear visibility and abundant marine life. Further exploring the eastern shores, the Road to Hana presents a scenic drive with access to hidden waterfalls like Upper Waikani Falls and lush picnic spots. For those interested in marine biology, the Maui Ocean Center in central Maui provides an educational experience with a focus on local aquatic life and conservation. With its variety of recreational activities, Maui guarantees an amazing experience, whether it's diving into the ocean's depths or climbing the summits of volcanic peaks.

Music in the Air

For music lovers, the choices are abundant. Maui offers a wide variety of live music, whether you’re in the mood for traditional Hawaiian, jazz or classical.

That includes traditional music performed by Namaka Cosma on the lawn at Hale Pau Hana. Check out our events page to see when she will be performing.

If jazz is your thing, Jazz Maui presents shows across the island. The 40th season of the Maui Classical Music Festival will run from May 13th through May 22nd. And both the Maui Arts & Cultural Center and ProArts Playhouse offer musical performances from a variety of genres, as well as films and art exhibits.

Singer Namaka Cosma at The Hale Pau Hana.
Photo courtesy Namaka Cosma.

Find the Right Activity for You

Looking for other island activities? Luaus, hikes through national and state parks, and snorkeling options abound.

As you prepare for your trip, click here for info on things to do on Maui. A quick reminder that many activities require reservations and book up months in advance. Happy planning, and aloha!

Now is a great time to get out and about in Hawaii! Learn more about the changes in Hawaii’s COVID policies for travelers here. Ready to book or have questions? Give us a call!

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