Killer Whales in Hawaii (Orca Whales)

Killer whales are one of 18 marine mammals found in the Hawaiian Waters however many of these are rare and never seen. Let's learn more.

Hawaiian Monk Seal on Maui Kayak Tour, Hawaii (video)

Check out this experience with a Hawaiian monk seal while on one of our Maui kayak tours. Enjoy Hawaii's beauty.

Hawaiian Paddle Sports on the Radio

Tim Lara, a guide at Hawaiian Paddle Sports was on the radio talking about the company's growth to become Maui's premier ocean activity guiding company.

VIDEO Dolphins on Maui Outrigger Canoe Tour

A pod of close to 100 Spinner Dolphins join us on a recent Maui Outrigger Canoe Tour at Honolua Bay. Check out the video of spinner dolphins swimming here.

Humpback Whales Return to Maui, Hawaii!!!

Humpback Whales return to Maui, Hawaii. The best way to see them is on an ocean kayak, Hawaiian outrigger canoe or Stand up paddle board.

Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Promo Video

Hawaiian Paddle Sports was stoked to work with Impact Productions on a promotional video for one of their customers featuring several Maui Resorts. In this promotional video they follow a family on their Maui Vacation enjoying all of what Maui has to offer. Our part in the video was taking the family out for a Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe snorkel tour at our Olowalu West Maui Corals Garden location.

What to do in Maui

When people ask me “What are great things to do in Maui?” I think about advice I might give a friend or family member, and the thought process is usually something like; 1) what should they do to have a good time and get their heart pumping 2) what should they do to get a clear idea of the island of Maui, geography, culture and people and 3) what would also give them a well rounded experience so they can get some variety and mix it up.

Haleakala Watershed - Protecting Maui Forest

The vision of the program is to work together to restore the native forests of leeward Haleakala to benefit our biological, cultural, economic and water resources. Haleakala is a volcanic mountain that makes up most of the island of Maui, you can visit Haleakala National Park and experience many great aspects of this beautiful mountain.

Malama Maui | Malama Maui Nui

Malama Maui Nui, a non-profit organization works to make Maui beautiful and cleaner thru beach cleanups, wetlands reforestation and recycling events. In addition to raising awareness for their cause, we make a financial donation and volunteer our time to help them to accomplish their goals. We are proud to sponsor Malama Maui Nui.

Top Five Reasons To Choose HPS

“Why did you choose Hawaiian Paddle Sports?” And here are the top 5 reasons why Maui visitors choose Hawaiian Paddle Sports over the rest: 1. Private And Unique, 2. Eco Friendly and Sustainable, 3. Professionalism and Experience, 4. Culture and Education, 5. Community and Giving back

Honolua Bay Saved! Community support works

We must never give up hope and go quietly into the night, or fail to support those in our community who are called to stand for what they believe in. Honolua Bay is a very special place to Maui residents and visitors alike. Recently the land surrounding Honolua Bay was saved!

Maui Dolphin Adventure - Almost Like Swimming With dolphins

Have you dreamed of swimming with dolphins? Or when snorkeling here in Maui you just might get a special treat and see a school of Hawaii spinner dolphins swim by. Here is some video taken by one of our canoe tour guides in Maui who were escorted by a group of dolphins, check it out!

Best of Maui

A fun video of a Maui Vacation with tons of Maui Activities and good fun in this video called Best Of Maui. If you are planning a visit to Maui, check out my blog post “What to do when in Maui” and try a canoe tour, stand up paddle lesson, surf lesson or maui kayak tour.

Maui whale watching season

It depends on the change of seasons, water temp and storms up in Alaska, but as soon as the water gets too cold the Humpback Whales make their annual visit to Maui. Maui Whale Watching Season starts December 20. Prime whale season is February and March. The last whale can stay in Maui until April before making the trek back to Alaska.

Hawaii Ecotourism Association

Did you know that Hawaiian Paddle Sports is a Certified Ecotour Operator? Yes that right, HEA is an organization whose goal is to protect Hawaii’s unique environment by encouraging and standardizing environmentally responsible tourism activities.

First Winter Surf arrives on North Shore Maui

Winter is here! Its bitter sweet for us at Hawaiian Paddle Sports; when there is winter swell we can longer operate the Honolua Bay Excursion however we can go SURF at Honolua Bay! Each year winter swells bring HUGE waves to Maui, Hawaii’s North/West Shores.

Rare Hawaiian Monk Seal on Outrigger Canoe Tour. Maui, Hawaii

We had the special treat on October 3rd 2012 of being visited by a rare, endangered, Hawaiian Monk Seal. Its estimated that there are fewer than 1,200 left in the world with only about 150 in the Main Hawaiian Islands. The remaining live in the minor outlying “Northwest Hawaiian Islands”.

Na Wahine O Ke Kai 2012

In 2012, 76 crews of 10 women each made the journey from Moloka'i to Ohau. A swell came in making it almost impossible to launch the canoes, but they did.

Humpback Whales Return to Maui Hawaii

The first sighting of the year has happened. The humpback whales have returned to the warm waters off of Maui to give birth and mate again. Book Your Tour

Rare Hawaiian Monk Seal

We had a special visitor today on the west side of Maui during our private surf lesson… a rare, endangered, Hawaiian Monk Seal. Its estimated that there are fewer than 1,200 left in the world with only about 150 in the Main Hawaiian Islands. The remaining live in the minor outlying “Northwest Hawaiian Islands”.

South Swell!

What looks to be our last south swell of the season for Maui, Hawaii will be one of the best south swells in years!!! If you’re visiting maui this week and want to learn to surf give Hawaiian Paddle Sports a call 808-660-4228 for your private surf lesson!