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Explore Maui with maps, photos, guides, links and videos.

"Aloha" Welcome to mauiexplored.com

Maui , the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, is known as the "Valley Isle". Maui got it's name from the polynesian navigator Hawaiʻiloa who is credited with discovering the Hawaiian Islands. Legend has it that Maui is named after Hawaiʻiloa's son Maui. The original name of Maui was ʻIhikapalaumaewa.

road to Hana WaterfallMaui Explored is a travel guide to help make your trip the "Valley isle" a memorable one. The website was first designed to showcase the many photographs taken during vacations to Maui (click on the image links to view the slide shows). Since then we have added helpful guides: Road to Hana, Best Beaches, Maui in Ten Days, Snorkel Tips, Tropical Flowers and Plants. Google maps can be found on each page which include images, links and information to help you navigate the island. The Travel Guide section contains a Maui travel / local business directory , weather, news, maps, and helpful links to make planning your trip easy and less confusing.

Latest Maui News and Updates

road to Hana WaterfallUPDATE Mount Haleakala now requires a pre-paid ($1.50 per car) parking pass (seperate from the entrance fee) to view the sunrise. You can get your pass at recreation.gov

Road to Hana WaterfallALERT!! Due to heavy rains and rock slides Oheo Gulch is closed indefinitely. Hiking trails in Kīpahulu remain open. You can find current updates at nps.gov

road to Hana WaterfallALERT!! Due to heavy rains late last year Iao Valley is closed for repair. It is expected to re-open sometime in June 2017. You can find current updates at hawaii.gov

New!! mauiexplored.com is now offering banner ads and business listings (in our travel directory). You can find pricing information on our Maui Ad Page

The website will continue to grow and be updated as we explore more of the island. If you would like to send a suggestion, comment, or correction you can use the mauiexplore.com contact form or post on facebook link

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