The picture painted in most people’s minds when they think of Maui includes world-famous beaches, surfing, scouting sea turtles, hopping on a catamaran with an island drink, and basically anything that has to do with the water. It’s true, the beaches are paradise—it’s an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, after all. And you’d be remiss not to check out some of the pristine beaches like Ka’anapali, Kapalua, and Makena, to name a few. But there’s way more to Maui than beaches.
Nicknamed the Valley Isle, small towns with personalities of their own dot the central valley between