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20 Interesting Maui Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

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20 Interesting Maui Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Introduction - Check out these 20 Interesting Maui Facts and discover more about this beautiful Hawaiian island with rich culture and colorful...

 

“Valley Isle” is Maui's nickname

Fact 1 - One of the interesting facts about Maui, Hawaii, is that it has the nickname “The Valley Isle”. This moniker supposedly...

 

Black volcanic beaches can be found on Maui

Fact 2 - Maui has an array of outstanding beaches, but some of the most interesting on the island are the black sand...

 

Maui is home to the largest banyan tree in the US

Fact 3 - Banyan trees are large and beautiful trees with unique twisted trunks. The trees are traditionally found in India, but some...

 

At least five endangered marine species can be seen in Maui

Fact 4 - Maui is home to a vast array of marine life, and one of the best places to spot sea creatures...

 

The title of best island in the US often goes to Maui

Fact 5 - Maui is a stunning island with beautiful beaches, turquoise ocean, and lots of attractions. Due to its beauty, the island...

 

One of the world’s largest dormant volcanoes is on Maui

Fact 6 - Maui no longer has active volcanoes, but it is home to two dormant volcanoes. The largest of these is Haleakala...

 

Approximately 10,000 humpback whales migrate to Maui each year

Fact 7 - Another of numerous Maui fun facts is that up to 10,000 humpback whales migrate to the island’s waters each year...

 

There are 120 miles of coastline and 30 miles of beaches in Maui

Fact 8 - Being an island, it’s no surprise that Maui features many miles of beaches! In total, the island has 120 miles...

 

Lahaina on Maui was once the capital of Hawaii

Fact 9 - Although Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii today, one of the Maui history facts to be aware of is that...

 
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Maui is home to the third largest population in Hawaii

Fact 10 - Along with being Hawaii’s second-biggest island, Maui has the third-largest population of the Hawaiian islands. Approximately 117,600 residents call Maui...

 

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