Before you travel, contact the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau for general information on Maui, Lanai, or Molokai, and to request a free official vacation planner. The Hawaii Tourism Authority's Travel Smart Hawaii site offers tips on everything from packing to flying. Also visit the Hawaii State Vacation Planner for personalized Hawaii vacation-planning help and to sign up for a free Best Places Hawaii Discount Card, which provides discounts on accommodations, activities, and wedding services on Maui, Oahu, Kauai, and the Big Island. There are also special monthly deals and discounts offered by various hotels, condominiums, and vacation management companies.
Hawaii State Vacation Planner (www.bestplaceshawaii.com.)
Hawaii Tourism Authority (www.travelsmarthawaii.com.)
Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (2270 Kalakaua Ave., Suite 801, Honolulu, HI, 96815. 808/923–1811 or 800/464–2924. www.gohawaii.com.)
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Hawaii Beach Safety has the latest updates on Maui's beaches, including surf forecasts and safety tips. The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources has information on hiking, fishing, and camping permits, online brochures on hiking safety and mountain and ocean preservation, and details on volunteer programs. Na Ala Hele, the state's trail and access program, has online maps and directions for hikes on Maui, Molokai, and Lanai.
The Maui Visitors Bureau, Lanai Visitors Bureau, and Molokai Visitors Association Web sites include information on accommodations, sights, events, and suggested itineraries for some of the most popular destinations and activities.
Hawaii Beach Safety (oceansafety.ancl.hawaii.edu.)
Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (www.hawaii.gov/dlnr.)
Lanai Visitors Bureau (www.gohawaii.com/lanai.)
Maui Visitors Bureau (www.gohawaii.com/maui.)
Destination Molokai Visitors Bureau (www.gohawaii.com/molokai.)
Na Ala Hele (hawaiitrails.ehawaii.gov.)
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