Drive Through Breathtaking Tropical Rainforests
Travel the 50-mile Hana Highway with its 600 curves and more than 50 one-lane bridges. Tunnel through tropical jungles, encounter waterfalls, and experience the fierce history of ancient chiefs. Stop off to wade in freshwater pools set in black lava and watch cowboys ride across grassy pastures. Along the road there are stopping places where you can savor the lush jungles of mango and swamp mahogany, explore seaside chapels, and hear the rush of the sea.
The World's Largest Dormant Volcano
The World's Largest Dormant Volcano At Haleakala National Park, you can hike the backcountry among some of the extinct species of the subtropical rainforest and the seven sacred pools. Here you will see rare plants and native birds as you hike all the way to the Mountain summit's cinder desert landscape. The mountain summit is one of the only easily accessible areas of Hawaii where rare and endemic species survive and thrive. Hiking through the crater is like walking on a different planet. Prepare yourself for a diverse terrain with very steep hills and cliffs.
A Bowl Teeming with Marine Life and Wild Fish
Teeming with Marine Life Molokini is an ancient volcanic caldera that offers some of the clearest water for snorkeling anywhere in the world. Enjoy a cruise to the famous marine preserve that is home to thousands of tropical fish and other colorful marine life. The crystal clear water can provide up to 150 feet of visibility. After snorkeling at Molokini, the boat makes a second stop at "Turtle Town" where you can swim with Hawaiian green sea turtles. Don't forget to keep a look out for the humpback whales from December 26th to May 15th.
Dolphins and Whale Watching
Dophins and Whale Watching surrounding the tiny island of Lanai, you will have a chance to see giant humpback whales in their breeding and calving grounds. Breaching and diving are common and mother whales can be seen training their young in preparation for the migration north to Alaska. Other sights at sea include short-finned pilot whales, which remain around the islands all year, as well as dolphins and sea turtles.
Home of Hawaii's Heritage
Home of Hawaii's Heritage Explore Lahaina town's Front Street and you'll be at the center of things on almost any day. Lahaina's Front Street dates back to the 1820s when it was the center of the global whaling industry and sailing ships anchored in front of the town. Along the avenue you can browse through stores selling an array of native arts and crafts. Choose from dozens of restaurants including the national Bubba Gump and local spots serving different cuisines. Front Street is the hub of West Maui's night life and is sure to provide a day of fun.