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Hawaiian Legends of Mano

One of the most common questions our guests ask us is “Will we see any sharks?”. Our answer is always the same: you need not fear these animals during a canoe tour with Maui Paddle Sports, and a little history will help you understand why. “Mano” is the Hawaiian word for shark, and they are considered one of the protectors …

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Paddle Racing Season Is Here

We would like to send a big shout-out to all the paddlers on Maui who are participating in this season’s canoe races! The season just started on January 8th, and it goes on till April 15th – with races held almost every week. The shortest course in the season is Lulu’s Pali Race’s short course with 3.75 miles (Papalaua to …

Whale Watching Canoe Tour

As lucky residents of Hawaii, we can observe the majestic North Pacific Humpback Whales returning to Maui every year. Although whale season officially starts in November and ends in May, the majority of whales appears from January to March, and they are especially active and visible from Valentine’s Day to Saint Patrick’s Day. For us, it might seem to be …

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year from the crew at Maui Paddle Sports! What is your New Year’s resolution for 2017? Would you like to workout more and eat healthier? Are you looking to change your career or start your own business? Would you like to reduce your ecological footprint by recycling? We think that it’s important to not only take care of …

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Hats and Tees, please!

Do you know that feeling of familiarity – the one that occurs when you see a favorite movie, or smell a certain scent, that brings you back in time? It might be triggered by the scent of sunscreen from a family vacation long ago, or from seeing your childhood hero in an old movie. These types of memories are the …

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Give The Gift Of Adventure!

Here in Hawaii, with the warm weather and gentle breezes, sometimes we can forget that it is winter, and that Christmas is just around the corner! During this time of year, some of us are prone to going crazy over what to buy for our loved ones, even though the answer can be super-simple: We are here in paradise – so …

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Made on Maui

We’d like to congratulate Maui boy Ian Walsh on the premiere of his new movie “Distance Between Dreams”! As avid ocean lovers ourselves, we were totally engrossed by the images we saw during the premiere. The beauty of the deep blue pacific ocean combined with the incredible surfing was an experience we won’t soon forget. As beautiful as these images …

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Our Thanks

This time of year we reflect on what we are most thankful for. For us at Maui Paddle Sports, we’re thankful that we get to do what we love for a living, which is share our love of the ocean with canoe tours on Maui! We hope you join us and bring your family, to share moments like the one …

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The Whales Return To Maui

We are fortunate to witness some of the ocean’s most beautiful creatures for a few months each year, when the whales return to Maui for birthing and raising baby calves. The whales have officially come back for the 2016-2017 winter season, and we’ve been spotting them on our Maui Canoe Tours recently. We’re excited for all of our guests who …

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Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween from the crew at Maui Paddle Sports! While we prefer to spend most of our time on the water, sometimes hanging out on land can be pretty cool too. We hope to see your smiling face this year for Halloween in Lahaina, and we hope you have a fun and safe evening. Even mother nature is getting into …