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17 THINGS TO DO IN MAUI, HI (MAY 18 - MAY 27)

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

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

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

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

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

18 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Maui Film Festival

Maui Film Festival

out of rangeDecember 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?

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

out of rangemid-January–early March • nature

Japanese brought the cherry trees to Hawaii along with hanami tradition

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

canceledMay 29–31, 2021 • event

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

May Day (Lei Day)

May Day (Lei Day)

out of rangeMay 1 • event

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

4th of July

4th of July

canceledJuly 4 • event

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

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

out of rangemid-November– early May| best January–March  • nature

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

Apple Bananas

Apple Bananas

out of rangeJune–October • food

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

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

out of rangeDecember–February • nature

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

Jacaranda Tree Blooming

Jacaranda Tree Blooming

out of rangelate April–mid-May • nature

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

Ohi'a'ai or Mo​untain Apples

Ohi'a'ai or Mo​untain Apples

out of rangeJune–October • food

Try these exotic Hawaiian fruits which are absolutely delicious

Halloween

Halloween

out of rangeOctober–mid-November • event

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

Waterfalls

Waterfalls

out of rangeNovember–March • nature

Ready to witness Mother Nature in action?

Mango

Mango

out of rangeJune–October • food

There are over 60 varieties of mango in Hawaii

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

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

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

Avocado

Avocado

out of rangeSeptember–April • food

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

Soursop

Soursop

out of rangeJanuary–April | June–August | October–November • food

This strange looking fruit is great for smoothies

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 12, 2021 • event

Immerse yourself in vibrant street celebrations on Maui

Rambutan

Rambutan

out of rangeOctober–March • food

A colourful and hairy fruit very popular in Hawaii

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