Living in the Moment on the Island of Maui
This gallery is comprised of photographs that reveal the sense of wonder and enchantment you'll experience everywhere on Maui.
Paia TownWith its plantation-style wooden buildings, Paia Town is a charming community reminiscent of early 20th century Hawaii. The main street is lined with art galleries, fascinating boutiques and craft shops, and a mouth-watering variety of casual restaurants and take-out eateries. 960 1280
Hookipa BeachThe ocean is quiet in the summer, but in the winter months, monster waves roll in and Hookipa Beach becomes a world class playground for windsurfers and kite surfers from around the world. Not surprisingly, several professional competitions are held here every year. 960 1280
Keanae PeninsulaOn the Keanae Peninsula, the views are striking. The breeze amplifies the laughter of children playing soccer in a freshly-mowed field while, more often than not, rainbows radiate like halos above the Congregational Church, which survived the tsunami of 1946. 960 1280
Rainbows on the Road to HanaYou don't necessarily have to look to the skies to find rainbows on Maui. Clusters of rainbow eucalyptus trees can be seen on the Road to Hana along with yellow ginger blossoms and flaming red awaphui ginger that Hawaiians once used as shampoo. 960 1280
2: Four Season Hualalai (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii)Take a refreshing dip the Beach Tree pool at the Four Seasons Hualalai. It's just one of 7 pools at this luxe resort.
3: Hilton Waikoloa Village (Waikoloa, Hawaii)The Hilton Waikoloa Village is so huge that guests will appreciate having the tram and canal boats to explore all 62 acres of this oceanfront resort.
Hilton Waikoloa Village (Waikoloa, Hawaii)Guests can relax in Kohala River pool, four interconnected pools with waterslides, that winds through the resort. Kids will enjoy the Kona pool is the Hilton Waikoloa Village's largest pool and it includes a 175-foot waterslide. And if parents need some downtime away from the kids, they can enjoy a secluded retreat by the Ocean Tower pool.
4: Sheraton Kauai Resort (Koloa, Hawaii)Enjoy Poipu beach and stay at the Sheraton Kauai Resort, where guests who reserve an Ocean Luxury room, get a spectacular ocean views.
Sheraton Kauai Resort (Koloa, Hawaii)The Hawaiian sunset on Poipu beach is just one of several reasons why guests will enjoy their stay at this resort. And if you're an outdoor enthusiast, we recommend some of the activities nearby including ziplining, moutain tubing, snorkeling, hiking, biking, surfing or playing a round of golf.
5: Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea (Wailea, Maui)A guest watches the sunset from the Serenity pool at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, located on the island's southwest coast.