News from Hawaiian Paddle Sports Maui

Non Profit of the Month | Maui Huliau Foundation

Maui Huliau seeks to empower the voices of Maui’s youth in an effort to educate Maui residents and visitors about how they can help protect Maui’s precious environment.

Migaloo Spotted in Hawaii?

Was Migaloo Spotted in Hawaii? The world's most famous white humpback whale from Australia might have visited Maui this past year. Learn about Migaloo here

La`ie Wetlands Clean Up

The La`ie wetlands in Kihei play a vital role in the health of our oceans and coral reefs. Hawaiian Paddle Sports employees participate in the cleanup of the area.

Celebrating 2 Years as a B Corp

Hawaiian Paddle Sports first joined the B Corp community in December 2015, a step that allowed us to publicly reaffirm our commitment to using our business as a force for good.

Maui Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you’re visiting Maui for a week or a month, there are ample volunteer opportunities from restoring a native Hawaiian site to eradicating invasive weeds to get involved.

Maui’s International Coastal Cleanup

On September 8, 2017, nearly 50 volunteers, including our staff, locals and visitors, helped pick up thousands of pieces of trash in just over two hours at The Po‘olenalena Beach Park.

Top 20 Pics: Hokulea at Honolua

Hawaiian Paddle Sports, along with the local community, is thrilled to be at Honolua Bay capturing the return of the Hokulea - a voyaging canoe using traditional techniques.

Top 10 Pics: Hokulea at Olowalu

We were stoked to be on the scene when Hokulea came to Olowalu, and have rounded up our Top 10 photos to give you a glimpse of the extraordinary day.

2017 Mission Report

Hawaiian Paddle Sports is proud to use our business to give back to Maui’s local community and environment. Read our 2018 Mission Report.

Dolphin SMART

As a proud Dolphin Smart Supporter we hold our guides and tours to it's standards. We are committed to responsible viewing and promotions. Learn more here.

Hawaiian Paddle Sports Becomes Maui's First Certified B Corp

By choosing companies with the B Corp stamp of approval, you can rest assured that you are supporting a conscious and sustainable business.

History of Surfing

Surfing is a significant part of our Hawaiian culture, and understanding the history behind the board can give present day surfers a new appreciation!

First Humpback Whales of 2015 Season Spotted in Hawaii

If you’d like to have a once in a lifetime experience, check out our whale watching page for epic Video’s, fun facts and more photos.

Leeward Haleakala Watershed Restoration Partnership

Watersheds also provide recreation opportunities, and activities like canoeing, fishing, or cooling off in a stream would all be impossible if it weren’t for watersheds.

Hawaiian Canoe Club

Community support help Hawaiian Canoe Club maintain its competitive paddling and cultural programs. Let's become a member to start paddling today!

Kaho‘olawe: Sacred Hawaiian Island

Kaho’olawe is part of Maui Nui—the original “mega-island” that comprises Maui as well as Moloka’i and Lana’i. Let's explore ancient history of Kaho‘olawe!

Camp Imua

Hawaiian Paddle Sports is proud to support Camp Imua, a nonprofit that connects the community and children with special needs for an day of ocean fun!

Hawai'i Wildlife Fund

Maui waters are full of humpback whales every Winter. Learn humpback whales facts, why humpbacks migrate to Maui and some of the behaviors you might see.

Species of Whales In Hawaii

Humpback whales in Hawaii get all of the attention but there are actually over a dozen species of deep-diving whales seen mostly off the Island of Hawaii.

Proper Etiquette For Surfing in Maui

Following proper surf etiquette is important when surfing in Maui. Here are some of our important tips to ensure your surfing is a success.

History of Stand Up Paddle Boarding | SUP History

Many believe Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) was invented on Maui, but the roots of the sport go back thousands of years to corners on all sides of the globe.