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Blogs for November 2017

A Brief History of the Shaka sign

Posted on November 13, 2017

The shaka sign, made with the thumb and pinkie up, and the three middle fingers curled into a fist, then lightly shaken, is ubiquitous in Hawaii. Locals use it as a sign of solidarity and friendship. It can be used to say "howzit? (how's it going?)" or… Continue Reading

Get to Know Maui with Our Free Quarterly Newsletter

Posted on November 11, 2017

Whether you are planning a Maui vacation for the first time or you are a seasoned visitor, there are certain advantages to knowing the ins and outs of the Valley Isle. With that said, we here at Hawaii Ocean Project aim to keep you in the know before… Continue Reading

Top Five Things to do with Children on Maui - HOP to it

Posted on November 10, 2017

Sure, you can easily spend your entire family vacation at the pool or at the beach. There's nothing wrong with that, and if your kids are like ours, they will be perfectly happy with that. But if you want to shake things up a bit, here are… Continue Reading

Five Favorite Artisan Foods on Maui - HOP to it

Posted on November 09, 2017

Whether you live on Maui or are just visiting, Maui's artisan food purveyors make treats that you can enjoy and feel good about. Using local ingredients and hiring local residents, artisan goods are a boon to the local economy. The five companies listed here produce products that… Continue Reading

Best Mexican Food Restaurants on Maui - HOP to it

Posted on November 06, 2017

There are great taco trucks and carts on Maui that serve authentic and delicious Mexican food. But for this list, we're only looking at places you can sit down and enjoy your meal. To be honest, Maui isn't exactly a hot bed for great Mexican food, but these… Continue Reading

Mission Blue Names the Olowalu Reef a 'Hope Spot'

Posted on November 04, 2017

Among a large number of marine life, some of the oldest (over 300-years-old) coral in the state of Hawaii finds its home right here in Maui. Olowalu reef, spanning over 1,000 acres, is reportedly the largest and most developed of the Valley Isle. At the heart of… Continue Reading

Best Packaged Cookies on Maui - HOP to it

Posted on November 02, 2017

On Maui, the best cookies aren't always "bakery fresh." We are blessed with packaged cookies that travel well in the car to Hana, the beach or just about anywhere. For visitors, these cookies are great to take back as gifts for friends and family. Whether you like your… Continue Reading

Whale Watching on Maui Q & A

Posted on November 01, 2017

When is whale watching season on Maui?
Unofficially, whale watching season runs from December 1 - April 30. But you may also see the whales before and after those dates

Where is the best place to see the whales?
Well, we may be a teeny bit biased, but the… Continue Reading


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A Brief History of the Shaka sign
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Get to Know Maui with Our Free Quarterly Newsletter
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Top Five Things to do with Children on Maui - HOP to it
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