Trip Report: Maui, Days 1&2

With Day 1 devoted solely to sitting in a flying sardine can soaring¬†halfway across the Maritime Continent, Day 2 on Maui was all about settling in and falling into the island’s rhythm. Generally, the mainland moves at about 146 bpms, which is the approximate tempo for Led Zeppelin’s “Achilles’ Last Stand.” Maui’s tempo is usually…

Pipiwai Trail and Waimoku Falls

Tucked back from the main road opposite the trail to the more famous Oheo Gulch (Seven Sacred Pools) in Haleakala National Park, the Pipiwai Trail leads through forests and along a creek until it reaches a towering waterfall. While the waterfall is pretty nice, the highlight of this trail is the mile-long stretch that runs…