Best time to visit Maui, HI

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Maui, HI

18 THINGS TO DO IN MAUI, HI (MAY 13 - MAY 22)

Lahaina Noon

Lahaina Noon

late May | mid-July • nature

An interesting solar position can be observed in various locations

Beach Season

Beach Season

March–May (all year round) • activity

A time to enjoy the most exotic beaches of Hawaii!

Turtle Town in Maui

Turtle Town in Maui

May–September • activity

A beautiful snorkel location with friendly Hawaiian sea turtles and a variety of colorful tropical fish

Haleakala Sunrise and Sunset

Haleakala Sunrise and Sunset

March–May • nature

A magnificent sunrise and sunset at Haleakala summit among volcanic scenery will leave you breathless

Ziplining

Ziplining

all year round • activity

America's first zipline appeared in Hawaii and the activity still remains one of the major attractions on the islands

Torch Lighting and Cliff Diving

Torch Lighting and Cliff Diving

all year round • activity

A romantic and touching experience on Maui Island, unique to Hawaii

Kayaking and Canoeing

Kayaking and Canoeing

April–October • activity

Explore the amazing islands and bays from the water

Luau Party

Luau Party

all year round • activity

A trip to Hawaii isn't complete without a traditional Hawaiian party

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

May–September • activity

Explore picturesque lagoons, tunnels, reefs, and underwater canyons of the Hawaiian Islands​

Plumeria Blossom

Plumeria Blossom

April–August • nature

Plumeria flowers have become a symbol of Hawaii. Don't miss their beautiful bloom season

Hiking

Hiking

year round (best time: Sep-Oct, Apr-May)  • activity

It feels like Hawaii exists to impress visitors with stunning views of bamboo forests, coastal trails, and volcanic areas

Lychee

Lychee

May–June • food

Try this sweet and juicy fruit with a short harvesting season

Jacaranda Tree Blooming

Jacaranda Tree Blooming

late April–mid-May • nature

A beautiful spectacle of Jacaranda trees blooming along the Haleakala slopes on Maui

Pineapple

Pineapple

March–July • food

A delicious fruit that grows in many backyards in Hawaii

Sailing and Cruising

Sailing and Cruising

April–October • activity

Be prepared for some wave turbulence when cruising the Pacific

Yellowfin Tuna Fishing

Yellowfin Tuna Fishing

May–September • activity

Hawaii is one of the few places in the world where you can still catch a 50 kg yellowfin tuna

Kitesurfing and Windsurfing

Kitesurfing and Windsurfing

May–September • activity

A real Mecca for kitesurfers and windsurfers where surfing is a way of life

Surinam Cherry

Surinam Cherry

September–November | March–June • food

It doesn't look like a cherry at all, but the sour taste is somewhat close to one

17 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Maui Film Festival

Maui Film Festival

December 11, 2020–January 3, 2021 (virtual event) • event

Watching a movie right on the beach under a starry tropical sky. Sounds like a great festival experience,rig​ht?

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

May 29–31, 2021 • event

Flower shower, floating lanterns, and other events to commemorate fallen heroes

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

mid-January–early March • nature

Japanese brought the cherry trees to Hawaii along with hanami tradition

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

January–March  • nature

A spectacular and moving show of whales with their babies cresting and breaching around your boat​​

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

December–February • nature

Hawaii is home to a number of rare birds and a great number of seabirds

Apple Bananas

Apple Bananas

June–October • food

Forget your supermarket bananas. Taste Hawaiian apple bananas for the first time

4th of July

4th of July

July 4 • event

Fireworks and celebrations all over Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island

Ohi'a'ai or Mo​untain Apples

Ohi'a'ai or Mo​untain Apples

June–October • food

Try these exotic Hawaiian fruits which are absolutely delicious

Waterfalls

Waterfalls

November–March • nature

Ready to witness Mother Nature in action?

May Day (Lei Day)

May Day (Lei Day)

May 1 • event

Lei is not just an accessory. This element of Hawaiian culture even has its own holiday

Mango

Mango

June–October • food

There are over 60 varieties of mango in Hawaii

Soursop

Soursop

January–April | June–August | October–November • food

This strange looking fruit is great for smoothies

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

mid-December–mid-April (best time: January–March) • nature

Up-close look at magnificent humpback whales and their natural habitat

Halloween

Halloween

mid to late October • event

Don't miss out on fun fall activities when you are in Hawaii

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

February 12, 2021 • event

Immerse yourself in vibrant street celebrations on Maui

Avocado

Avocado

September–April • food

Even though avocado is not native to Hawaii, it's widely used in modern Hawaiian cuisine

Rambutan

Rambutan

October–March • food

A colourful and hairy fruit very popular in Hawaii

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