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Fish of the Month: Humuhumunukunukuapua’a

By | December 12th, 2017|Maui Hawaii, Maui Scuba & Snuba, Maui Snorkeling, Molokini Crater|

Much of the Hawaiian language is so beautiful it stops newcomers in their tracks. Mahalo, kokua, pono, keiki, kuleana—and who would ever be able to forget the oh-so-ubiquitous, meaningful-on-multiple-levels aloha? But hear the name of Hawaii’s state fish—humuhumunukunukuapua’a—and chances are you’ll be stopped in your tracks in an entirely different manner. Designated Hawaii’s state fish [...]

Debra Lumpkins and the Japanese tradition of Gyotaku

By | April 5th, 2017|Maui Snorkeling|

Debra Lumpkins turns her snorkels into art through the Japanese tradition of Gyotaku Gyotaku is the traditional art of fish printing. The origins of Gyotaku can be traced back to the mid-1800’s where Japanese fisherman would use it to record the size and species of their catches. Over the years the practice of fish printing [...]

Wildest Whale Watch EVER!

By | October 24th, 2016|Maui Snorkeling, Maui Whale Watching|

Snorkelers enjoyed a Vava'u whale watch with a humpback breaching only feet away from them! Underwater photographer Beau Pilgrim had the experience of a lifetime when a 40 ton, adult Humpback Whale breached, landing meters away, while swimming and photographing. (Unfortunately, the video and photos are no longer on this site due to our license running [...]

Top 5 West Maui Snorkel Spots

By | July 12th, 2016|Maui Snorkeling|

When it comes to scenic snorkeling, whale watching, and the perfect mix of outdoor activities, natural beauty and nightlife, Maui is everyone’s go-to Hawaiian getaway. No matter what your level of comfortability in the ocean, we guarantee you’ll enjoy one of Maui’s best ocean activities, whether it be snorkeling, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing, [...]

Sailing off the Coast of Maui, Hawaii

By | August 7th, 2015|Maui Hawaii, Maui Sailing, Maui Snorkeling|

We recently enjoyed a pretty amazing boating experience with Shadowfax out of Maalaea Harbor.  This beautiful yacht only takes 6 passengers on private sails around the south and west coast of Maui.  Depending on how long you reserve the boat, they'll even take you to Lanai and do overnight trips. https://youtu.be/ArIhKuzmDGk We loved every minute [...]