What’s with all the Chickens on Maui?

by Dr. Jim Carey If Disney did chickens, they’d be Maui chickens. Arrogant, independent, decidedly territorial, and, OK, cocky, Maui’s 20,000 or so chickens – I can’t imagine who’s counting – Maui’s chickens rank right up there with snorkeling trips and luaus as tourist magnets, and are the scourge of locals wanting to sleep in. […]

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Great Maui Waterfall Photos

Here's some more of the thousands of waterfalls you'll find on Maui. There are some 400 ft. high! Many you can see from your car, some of them require a short hike, and a few are only accessible by helicopter. Enjoy the virtual tour! Clicking on any photo will take you to the high-res version.
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Do you have an awesome Maui story, video or photos to share? Would you like to see your material featured in the Maui Good News and on our website? If you do, send it to jim@planetmaui.com and we’ll let you know the date it’s going to be published. Mahalo!

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Sunset Over Molokini

Three beautiful sunset photos with the sun setting behind Molokini Crater. Taken by Johnny Hilliard in south Makena, on the way to La Perouse Bay. Mahalo, Johnny! Photos were taken from here
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A Virtual Escape to Maui

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Beautiful Maui Waterfall Photos

Here's some more pics of the thousands of waterfalls you'll find on Maui. Many you can see from your car, some of them require a short hike, and a few are only accessible by helicopter. Some are 400 ft. high! Enjoy the virtual tour. Clicking on any photo will take you to the high-res version. [...]
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Take a Virtual Walk Along the Beach in Wailea

Take a virtual walk in Wailea from the Andaz Resort to the Fairmont along the oceanfront path and the beach. You'll pass the Wailea Elua Village, the Wailea Beach Resort, the Grand Wailea, and the Four Seasons on your way. These are all top, 5-Star resorts on Maui. It's a wonderful life! Virtual Hike - [...]
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18,000 Rental Cars Parked at Airport

Here are some new photos of the thousands of rental cars parked at Kahului Airport, Maui (OGG). If parked end-to-end they'd reach from the airport to Ka'anapali. And back. With a mile of cars left over! This is what the line of cars would look like. Source: Maui News More photos: Planet Maui For more [...]
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Get updates, news and photos of Maui delivered to your inbox.     Click here for the Newsletter Archives Photo: Wai’opae Gulch, East Maui

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Restoring Native Maui – Auwahi: Hope on a Hawaiian Volcan

TED Talks In the 1800s Maui was denuded. The trees were all harvested. The sandalwood went to China, and all the other trees were cut for firewood. Today there is an effort to restore the native forests of Maui. The perfect topic for Earth Day.
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Beautiful Maui Sunset Photos

For your quarantine viewing pleasure, here's a collection of Maui sunset photos.
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The Unseen Maui, Part 5

If you missed earlier parts of the story, click here. Grandma's Coffee Shop, Fong's Store, Kula Hospital and Beyond Another couple of miles will bring you into the village of Keokea, dating back to the mid-1800s. Grandma's Coffee Shop is always popular, and if you see three of four black SUVs parked out front it [...]
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The Unseen Maui, Part 4

If you missed earlier parts of the story, click here. Ulupalakua and Maui Winery As I was saying... After miles of near-wildnerness, suddenly, civilization! You're in Ulupalaku village. The first sign of civilization will be St. James the Less Catholic Church, on your left. It was established in 1881. While you've been on Ulupalakua Ranch [...]
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The Unseen Maui, Part 3

If you missed Parts 1 or 2 of the story, click here. We left off at Pahihi Gulch Where were we? Oh, yes... And then suddenly you'll top a rise and the most amazing vista on Maui will be presented to you. It's a true "ta-daaa" moment! The back side of Haleakala Incredible, isn't it? [...]
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The Unseen Maui, Part 2

If you missed Part 1 of the story, click here. All the way around Haleakala Just a couple of miles after you leave Haleakala National Park you'll come to the turnoff for the church where Charles Lindbergh, the famous aviator, is buried. The cemetery is on the coast, with dramatic hundred-foot cliffs and huge waves [...]
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