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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 …

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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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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 …

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Get In The Water!

A Maui Canoe Tour with Maui Paddle Sports is a great way to get on the water, and it’s also a great way to get IN the water! After all, what fun would a canoe tour be if you didn’t stop to enjoy the sights, sounds, and activities? Our guides know every nook and cranny of the West Maui coastline, and …

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Join The Paddle Community

When you go on a Hawaii Canoe Tour with Maui Paddle Sports, you’re not just getting a one of a kind experience and a few photos… you’re also getting a warm welcome from one of the world’s coolest communities… the paddle sports community! We’d like to highlight an amazing event that is taking place today here on Maui, the Moloka’i Hoe, which is the Men’s …

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Beautiful Sunrise in West Maui

A gorgeous sunrise, one of Maui’s most popular attractions, comes free of charge. We love our morning canoe tours because they allow us the opportunity to bask in the sun’s warmth as it climbs high above the West Maui mountains, from a completely unique perspective. We captured this photo from a recent morning tour… illustrating just how beautiful the island …

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Water That Soothes

The weather on Maui’s west side where we operate canoe tours is incredible. The majority of days, we find ourselves with clear skies and calm waters. And it is under clear skies that we find quiet moments like this one, captured just before the day’s work began. This photo is a wonderful reminder of just how calming a beautiful, blue ocean can be. …