Maui Activities

Registration open for Maui 5K to support local schools

The 12th annual Maui 5K Run and Walk is set for March 5, 2023, with registration now open for the event sponsored by the Maui Ocean Center.

After Maui woman dies from asthma, ‘Lungs for Life’ event aims to boost awareness

When Maui resident Carmen Pasion Dagulo, 56, was buried earlier this year, her grieving family had no idea what had caused Dagulo’s unexpected death in the middle of the night. “After two months the funeral director told me it was an acute asthma attack,” said Dagulo’s sister, Lalaine Pasion. “Her husband said, ‘I didn’t know you could die from asthma.’” That’s why Pasion is determined to help spread awareness about the dangers of adult asthma, which is often overlooked.

South Maui marks grand reopening of Kalama Skate Park in Kīhei

With eager skaters standing by, Mayor Michael Victorino led reopening ceremonies this morning for Kihei’s newly revamped Kalama Skate Park.

Cabin in Haleakalā Crater gets upgrades after 85 years

After 85 years of use, Kapalaoa Wilderness Cabin in Haleakalā Crater got a much-needed facelift, with new flooring, paint and dish ware.

Maui Ocean Center hosts Summer Aquari-OM yoga classes for a cause

The Maui Ocean Center hosts twice weekly Aquari-OM yoga classes, with a portion of proceeds from ticket sales to support coral reservation and sea turtle rescue efforts on Maui.

Visitor education efforts ramp up at Kahului Airport ahead of summer travel season

New messaging and videos aimed at educating visitors about culture, safety, and other aspects of “traveling pono,” are now on display at airports across the state, including Kahului Airport on Maui.

Teens only: Dancing, games, educational info and Jordan T live at 2022 Expo in Kahului

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui is hosting the free 2022 Teen Expo on May 27, featuring dancing, a talent showcase, games, prizes, post-secondary education information and Jordan T live.

Resort expands cultural programming for a behind the scenes look into the world of hula

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea invites guests “Behind the Scenes of Hula” for a sneak peek into the practices of Maui’s Hālau o Ka Hanu Lehua.  Led by Kumu Hula Kamaka Kūkona, the hālau practice offers a unique opportunity to experience this special facet of Hawaiian culture.

What’s happening on Haleakalā for National Park Week that begins Saturday?

Haleakalā National Park will be offering special programs throughout National Park Week, which runs April 16-24.

Pacific Whale Foundation announces 6th Annual World Whale Film Festival

Global marine conservation nonprofit Pacific Whale Foundation presents the 6th annual World Whale Film Festival in celebration of World Ocean Day on June 8, 2022.

Haleakalā National Park celebrating Solar Week with variety of public activities

Haleakalā National Park in celebrating Solar Week, which runs March 20 through March 26, with a variety of public activities involving a feature of the park many do not think about: the Sun. 

PacWhale Eco-Adventures adds new Ocean Legacy to fleet

PacWhale Eco-Adventures, a for-profit social enterprise owned by and benefiting the nonprofit Pacific Whale Foundation, welcomes the new Ocean Legacy to its fleet of vessels.

“Ocean Aloha” and “Hawaiian Star Stories” learning experiences for young travelers

On Saturday evenings, little stargazers and adventurers alike are invited to join navigator Kala Babayan Tanaka’s Hawaiian Star Stories, in which she recounts her brave ancestors’ journey to the Hawaiian Islands, navigating by only the stars and other environmental elements.

Stormwater Maui offering educational activities for keiki at Maui Ocean Center

At the Maui Ocean Center on March 18 and July 15, kids can learn about how stormwater affects the ocean during educational activities run by the state program, Stormwater Maui.

Whale Week Trivia: Do all whales sing? Where is a whale’s hair? How fast are they?

Here’s some whale trivia about the wintering whales that come to Hawaiʻi each year to breed, give birth, and nurse their young.

Whale Week Trivia: How many whales are in Hawaiʻi each year?

Here’s some interesting whale trivia about the wintering whales that come to Hawaiʻi each year to breed, give birth, and nurse their young.

World Whale Day celebration Feb. 20 at Maui Ocean Center

Maui Ocean Center is offering a variety of activities to learn more about Hawaiʻi’s humpback whales during its 2022 World Whale Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 20.

Keiki can learn about the ocean at Queen Kaʻahumanu Center, starting Feb. 19

Kids can learn about marine animals, including humpback whales, Hawaiian green sea turtles and sharks, during the Maui Ocean Center’s Ocean Aloha series that will be at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center during Keiki Club, starting Feb. 19.

Lahaina students experience humpback whales outside of the classroom

Trilogy Excursions hosted the student body of Sacred Hearts School on private whale watch tours to experience humpback whales in their natural habitat.

Foundation launches whale-watching program for Maui County students

The nonprofit Pacific Whale foundation (PWF) has launched an innovative whale-watch program exclusive to Maui County students.
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