Planet Maui’s YouTube Playlists

Here's a link to the Planet Maui playlists on YouTube. We have relaxation videos, things to do, Maui culture, humor, even covid-19 related stuff. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiytvn-WtvYgzowJrVLpE5g For more articles about Maui during the Covid-19 crisis, click here.
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Which Hawaii Island is the Best to Live On?

Join Peter Kay, a longtime Hawaii resident, on a beautiful drive around Oahu as he discusses the pros and cons of living on each of the islands. We don't agree with him on all points. For example, he thinks the surfing is best on Oahu when everybody knows it's much better on Maui. Even so, [...]
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Lucky Lindy’s Life on Maui

Other pilots had crossed the Atlantic already, but in 1927 Charles Lindbergh made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. His flight made him famous and loved in American and Europe, but it was in the middle of the Pacific where he found his home. After his historic flight and the tragic kidnapping [...]
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10 Common Questions about Snorkeling Maui

Article Courtesy of Maui Snorkeling Lani Kai Do I need snorkeling experience to snorkel in Maui on the Lani Kai? No. The Lani Kai and its crew are experts in snorkeling and SNUBA and they work with beginners and advanced divers alike. While some boats will go on more difficult dives with stronger currents, we […]

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Maui Like You’ve Never Seen It

An aerial flight is one of the most magical ways to see Maui, and it will probably end up being the memory that makes your vacation extraordinary. Each year, over 2 million visitors make their way to the tropical island of Maui.   Most of these visitors rent a Jeep and spend most of their time […]

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The Hawaiian Monk Seal

Photos and article by Maui Bike Tours Think of seals and odds are you’ll picture the craggy coasts of Northern California or the frigid waters of Oregon’s shores. But an exceptional breed of seal prefers sandier banks and warmer climes. The Hawaiian Monk Seal (whose scientific name is Neomonachus schauinslandi) isn’t generally found on the […]

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7 Unique Spots that Showcase the Real Maui

Planning a trip to Maui? No matter if you intend to spend the bulk of your time lounging on the beach or trekking across the island’s trails: Whatever you choose to do, you’re bound to have a memorable experience. But if you don’t venture far from your resort, this certainly isn’t a bad thing—who can [...]
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The Road to Hana – Video Tips

Here are the top 5 stops on the Road to Hana, with lots of awesome drone footage by Lance O’Brien. First suggestion: We think renting a convertible is better than renting a Jeep. We totally agree with Lance that doing the Road to Hana properly takes two to three days, especially when you add in […]

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Which is More Fun, Snorkeling Maui or Kauai?

When you think of the tropical islands of Hawaii, great snorkeling should be one of the first places that comes to mind. Hawaii’s beautiful islands are perfect for snorkeling, with gorgeous coral reefs and thousands of sea creatures and tropical fish, many that are endemic to Hawaii. For snorkeling, most people think of Maui, but [...]
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50 Things to Do on Maui

The beautiful island of Maui is so full of wonderful things to see and do that you’ll have no trouble filling your days and nights with one great experience after another. The only difficulty is choosing which ones you’ll have time for. We’ve tried to make that planning process easier for you by collecting what […]

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Top 5 Favorite Maui Hikes

Maui offers fabulous hiking, from leisurely coastal paths to more challenging volcanic, rainforest, and mountain terrain. There are many top Maui hikes awaiting you! Whether a novice or an expert hiker, you’ll be rewarded on Maui’s trails with wonderful surprises like hidden waterfalls, lush forests, rare plants, native birds, and jaw-dropping views. There are numerous [...]
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The Maui Experience

There’s more to Maui and the beaches and the ocean. To truly see and experience the 4,000 square miles of Maui, you have to get out of the car and take a walk.

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Who Painted the Trees?!?!

Mother Nature did. The most mesmerizing feature of the Rainbow Eucalyptus is the tree bark itself: The bark of the tree splits, cracks, and peels off in large strips to reveal new bark below, which is brightly hued with various colors that start out a vibrant, eye-popping green. Then, as the new bark ages, it […]

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Discover Upcountry Maui

Haleakalā National Park Maui’s #1 Attraction Over 30,000 acres filled with stunning views and thousands of varieties of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Watch the sunrise from Haleakalā’s 10,000 foot summit, take a hike through one of the park’s scenic trails, reserve a campsite to experience a full day in the park, or view it […]

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30 Things Not To Do in Hawaii

Here’s a real good list of things you should be aware of when you visit Maui: http://www.trueactivist.com/things-not-to-do-when-visiting-hawaii-t2/

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