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Maui Nei Native Expeditions

505 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1187
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A wonderful cultural tour

How refreshing to have a history of Maui shared by a native. Listening to the Hawaiian language... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Evelyn G
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Santa Barbara, United States
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Wonderful educational informative fun tour

I have been coming to Maui every year for 40 years, so I thought I had already learned a lot about... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
MauiJon
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Michigan
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Explore Hawaiian culture, West Maui's history, places of interest and legendary sites on customized walking tours and programs with Native Hawaiian specialists. During these authentic cultural experiences, listen to chants and stories about Lahaina and Kaanapali through the ages. Learn about the Hawaiian ahupuaa and living sustainably. Immerse yourself in Hawaiian cultural arts and traditional skills by spending a half-day with us at sacred places in Lahaina to Discover Old Hawaii. Follow us to the mystical realm of Mokuula island and Mokuhinia pond to discover their significance as a cultural heritage site and restoration as a historical landmark. Join Maui Nei storytellers on a journey through Kaanapali's legends and lore. Our guides live the aloha and share it with you!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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505 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1187
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

How refreshing to have a history of Maui shared by a native. Listening to the Hawaiian language spoken by our guide helped me embrace alhoa

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I have been coming to Maui every year for 40 years, so I thought I had already learned a lot about its history and culture. But the Maui Nei tour called "Discover Old Hawaii" taught me many fascinating things that I had not heard before....More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

so interesting! not as long a walk as we expected, but a wealth of information about the history of maui & hawaii - from the earliest settlement times. excellent guide! plan to spend some extra time in the museum

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Reviewed January 19, 2018

Thank you so muh, Anuhea for the amazing tour through Lahaina! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the history we learned through stories, and our 4 young girls learned a lot as well. You were so attentive to their questions as well as ours, and...More

Thank Teri Z
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MauiNei2014, General Manager at Maui Nei Native Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Mahalo nui for your thoughtful review! We're so happy your family enjoyed the Lahaina history & culture adventure. We agree that Anuhea is a delightful guide!

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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Our guide, Kalapana, met us at the courthouse. Our two hour tour was a step back into time. We learned about the first inhabitants coming to Hawai`i, the historical accounts of the royalty and how Kamehameha I came to power and united the islands. As...More

Thank Christie S
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MauiNei2014, General Manager at Maui Nei Native Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Mahalo nui for your kind words! We agree that Lahaina's history is fascinating for people of all ages, and Kalapana is one of our best guides!

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

Loved the Lahaina two hour walking tour! Learned so many fascinating things about Lahaina's history and Hawaiian culture. The guide was excellent, very charming and very knowledgeable! I thought I was fairly familiar with Lahaina and was pleasantly surprised to discover there was so much...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Our family of 12 comprised of grandparents, parents and teen grandchildren loved the insights of this 3 1/2 hour cultural tour. Not only did we learn about the ancient Hawaii traditions we participated in three fascinating activities - printing on fabric, pounding taro in preparation...More

Thank Lynn S
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MauiNei2014, General Manager at Maui Nei Native Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

It was such a pleasure having three generations of family members joining us to Discover Old Hawai'i in Lahaina! We're so happy you enjoyed the immersive cultural experience. Mahalo nui loa!

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

I took my niece to Maui for a fun and educational trip. I sent her a list of websites of fun things to do -- and she selected the Maui Nei historical tour. She really wanted to learn how to make poi! (FYI -- four...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

We took the 2 hour walking tour, Lahaina History & Culture, with Wainani as our guide. This was 1 of the hilights of our 1 week trip to Maui. We walked around Lahaina, stood at times, and sat at times, as Wainani educated us on...More

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MauiNei2014, General Manager at Maui Nei Native Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Mahalo for your informative review! We appreciate your support of our authentic Hawaiian cultural tours.

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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We had been to Maui many times, but really wanted to delve in to the history of the islands this year. We did the two hour walking tour of Lahaina and absolutely loved it! Wainani, our guide, dressed in traditional Polynesian fashion, explained the history...More

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