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All About Molokini’s Back Wall

By | September 10th, 2018|Maui Hawaii, Molokini Crater|

Arrive on Maui’s leeward side and it may be impossible to tear your eyes away from Molokini—a small, horseshoe-shaped landmass that rests between Makena and the outlying island of Kaho’olawe. Roughly two and a half miles away—and little more than fifteen minutes by boat from Kihei—the volcanic ledge, half submerged in water, presents not just [...]

Some Of The Most Common Fish You’ll See In Maui Waters

By | May 16th, 2018|Maui Hawaii, Maui Snorkeling, Molokini Crater|

Guest Author: Susan Baker Aside from the Dolphins and turtles that you will frequently see on tours, you will be able to see a few special marine types in their vibrant ecosystems while snorkeling in Maui. Most of these specific fish species you'll be able to see frequently but others you will only see on [...]

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 [...]

Spectacular New Molokini Photos

By | August 2nd, 2016|Maui Hawaii, Molokini Crater|

We saw these recent photos from Redline Rafting, and we had to share them.  You can't really beat Molokini in the afternoon with no wind and no one around.  Doesn't get better than that! This shows the Reef's End with a pretty outstanding perspective.  The last time we snorkeled here, it was our favorite part. [...]

10 Things You Can Do in the Same Day as Visiting Molokini Crater

By | April 27th, 2016|Maui Hawaii, Molokini Crater|

One of the best snorkeling destinations in Hawaii, Maui's Molokini Crater is the perfect morning getaway for anyone looking to enjoy spectacular views, clear water and an array of marine life in the Aloha State. But whether you choose to explore the Crater while snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, or even kayaking and outrigger canoeing, it shouldn't be your only thing [...]

How to protect both your skin and Maui’s reefs

By | October 8th, 2015|Maui Sailing, Molokini Crater|

If you’ve been paying attention recently, you know how important it is to protect our oceans. Chances are, as an ocean lover, you probably are already doing your part by recycling, avoiding single use plastics, eating only sustainable seafood, and volunteering for beach cleanups. But did you know that there’s an easy way to protect [...]