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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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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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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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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. …