Historically, Hawaiians drew much of their food from nature. Fishing, in particular, was an important part of day-to-day life, supplying villages with both food and a source for bartering. Hawaiians used many methods to catch fish. Hooks, made from whale ivory, coral, stone and other animal parts, were used to catch medium-sized fish, as well as to capture sharks and he’e (squid). Other fishing techniques include throwing net, spearfishing and building fishponds. Today Hawaiians still use some of these techniques and share their fishing culture with visitors to the islands. On Maui, there are plenty of fishing opportunities that will help you catch your dinner for the evening.
Here are some exciting opportunities when it comes to fishing on Maui:
- Fish around the islands of Lanai, Moloka’i, Kaho’olawe or Molokini
- Catch a variety of marlin species including mahi mahi (dorado), ahi (tuna), ono (wahoo) and more
- Troll with lures or baited fish
- Choose from 2 to 9 hour options
- Book a group fishing trip!
- Enjoy watching dolphins, whales, tropical sunrises and more while on the water