Maui Fun Facts

1. Maui is called the Valley Isle and it is the second largest Island in the Hawaiian Island chain.

2. Maui is 48 miles long and 26 miles wide for a total of 1240 square miles. This total includes 120 miles of coastline.

3. With 120 miles of shoreline, Maui has more accessible beaches than any other Hawaiian Island.

4. Maui county includes the entire Islands of Maui, Lanai, Molokai and Kahoolawe. The population of the entire Maui county is 145,187.

5. The average temperature in Maui is between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit.

6. Mt Haleakala is the world’s largest dormant volcano. It is 10,023 feet high and the crater is 21 miles Across and 4,000 feet deep.

7. Honokahau falls is the second highest waterfall in the United States and is only accessible by helicopter.

8. The famous banyan tree in Lahaina is over 130 years old and shades 2/3 of an acre. That is one Maui Fun Fact I bet you didn't know.

9. The Road to Hana is 45 miles long has 600 hairpin curves and 54 one way bridges. It is known as the Worlds most scenic drive due to the lush greenery, panoramic vistas and hundreds of waterfalls.

10. In the winter months, December through May, Maui becomes the breeding ground for almost one half Of the world's population of Humpback whales. The adult whale is approximately 45 feet long and can weigh up to 40 tons. The newborn offspring weighs only 1 ton.

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