Maui. A magical island that has been named ‘Best
Island in the World’ time and time again.
Crystal waters, golden beaches, beautiful scenery, tropical breezes,
swaying palms, award-winning cuisine and world class resorts just to name a
diversity will amaze and delight you. You’ll marvel at cascading waterfalls,
the remote village called heavenly Hana, the picturesque Lahaina, a National
Historic District, where history and fun combine to create a ‘must see’. You’ll
discover the Marine Preserve of Molokini, teeming with exotic sea life, and the
majesty of Haleakala crater. Upcountry
is another world – with alpine meadows, working cattle ranches, and the
charming town of Makawao. Every land,
sea, and air activity you can imagine; incomparable golf on fifteen
championship courses; world-class shopping; award-winning Hawaii Regional
Cuisine; delightful small towns like Wailuku; hip beach havens like Paia and
Kihei – Maui’s wonders never cease. And surrounding
everywhere, forty-two miles of glistening beaches meet the blue Pacific, where
each winter thousands of Humpback whales come home to breed and give
In Hawaii they say “Maui no ka oi,”
which means, simply, “Maui is the best.”
Diverse is the word most commonly used to describe Hawai‘i’s Big Island. Not only does the Big Island have tremendous sun and surf appeal, it boasts; the world’s most active volcano, known as our “drive-in volcano,” unique & active adventures, and white, black and green sand beaches. There are said to be 13 climatic regions on earth and the Big Island has all but two, the Arctic and the Saharan.
For sports enthusiasts, Hawai‘i’s Big Island is known as the Golf Capital of Hawai‘i with nineteen spectacular golf courses and several private courses. The Big Island is home to the Senior PGA MasterCard Tournament of Champions and Ironman Triathlon World Championship. And is also home grounds of the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament held in Kona, the Billfish Capital of the world.
Nearly every one of the Big Island’s stunningly diverse regions-from the lava fields of Puna to Kohala’s lush valleys-boasts its own nationally recognized park. This, in addition to the many state historical sites and sanctuaries, makes the Big Island a must-see for the traveler who wants to experience Hawai‘i’s rich cultural history and unique natural resources. For more information call 1-800-648-2441 or visit www.bigisland.org