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Hiking Maui

The Valley Isle

Author: Robert Smith

HIKING MAUI is an exciting and adventurous way to experience Maui, the Valley Isle. HIKING MAUI covers the island detailing 50 hiking trails. It all here hiking trails off the enchanting Hana Highway offer wild fruit, waterfalls and generous swimming holes; the trail from the summit of majestic 10,023-foot Haleakala Volcano into the wilderness provides a surreal adventure and a large measure of solitude; and a stroll through Lahaina introduces the visitor to Hawaii’s colorful history and present day multi-cultural society. Here are hikes for the novice, for the day hiker as well as the backpacker and for children and their grandparents. Detailed camping and rental housekeeping cabin information is also included.


**Also available as an eBook. Please check with your preferred online source for availability – 9780924308154**

About the Author

Robert Smith

Born in Connecticut, the author graduated high school and entered the U.S. Army in 1956. Smith served in Tokyo, Japan for 2 years where his passion for outdoor hiking experiences began. He hiked extensively throughout Japan and on two occasions hiked to the summit of Mt. Fuji. Following military service, Smith attended the University of Hartford and earned his Bachelors degree and Masters degree from the University of California, Long Beach. Smith lived on Maui for 25 years where he conducted hiking, backpacking and bicycle trips on four major islands. He also taught journalism at the University of Hawaii and wrote feature articles for Hawaii Magazine for 15 years. While living on Maui he wrote five hiking guides covering the 6 major islands in the 50th state. Smith currently lives in Huntington Beach, California.