News from Hawaiian Paddle Sports Maui

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.

Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Blessing | Maui's newest wa`a

The community gathers for a traditional Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Blessing held for Hawaiian Paddle Sports' newest wa'a, the Ka Manu o Honolua.

Hokulea: History of Hawaii's Voyaging Canoe

Hokulea, a Hawaiian voyaging canoe launched from Kualoa on the first trip to Tahiti by canoe in hundreds of years.

Get Involved on Maui

From donating to a cause to volunteering with one of the many unique non-profits, exploring the island is a great way to Get Involved on Maui. We believe that giving back and participating in important community projects is the necessary key to keeping our Maui way of life intact.

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!

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.

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.

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”.

Aloha! Hawaiian Paddle Sports Is Online

From here you can check out all our amazing adventures on Maui that my team and I would be stoked to share with you.