Dena Gray is a writer and graphic artist who lives in Upcountry, Maui, with her husband and two children. After moving to Maui in 2010, she set out to learn all there was to know about this island paradise she now calls home. She has put her many exciting adventures (and occasional mishaps!) to use, frequently guiding family and friends visiting from the mainland to make sure they have the trip of a lifetime. Directing you to the best beaches and most awe-inspiring waterfalls, as well as the best shave ice on the island, Dena shares with you how to enjoy Maui to the fullest!
This Maui travel guide has everything you need to know for a magical trip to Maui, without all the excess information to bog you down. Maui's motto - "Maui N? Ka 'Oi" ("Maui is the best!") - is not just an overstated boast. Maui's diverse landscape and picturesque beauty are unmatched, so you will want to plan ahead to make sure you get to take it all in. Detailed descriptions of the best beaches all over the island will help you plan the perfect beach day to remember for a lifetime. A concise guide to the road to Hana will get you out and quickly exploring Maui, rather than researching it for hours on end. Maui's sometimes perplexing weather is explained, and what to do when the best laid plans are foiled by rain or wind. This travel guide was written with one goal in mind - to make sure you have the best experience possible while visiting the Valley Isle!