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e lack of roads and development is part of Maui's beauty - nature abounds. e downside is that when an accident occurs on a main road, you could get stuck. Check MauiNow.com for current traffic, especially if you're heading to the airport. If you're coming to Hawaii for the first time, this list will be important. But even if you've been here before (or live here) it might be worth it to check them out. DO... Reserve time to relax and do nothing. Tip the locals, they really appreciate it. Smile and laugh, you're on vacation. Use the word "Aloha", it feels good. Take your shoes off when entering homes. Try the fresh fish, poke, and plate lunches. Slow down, things are on Hawaii time here. Get some sun, and swim in the ocean. DON'T... Forget sunscreen. Even so, don't overdo it. Honk. It's rude here unless it's an emergency. Approach monk seals or turtles, it's illegal. Swim or hike alone, it's simply not safe. Ask us what kind of currency we use here. Spend a lot of time on your phone or laptop. Take home rocks or sand, it's bad luck. Leave valuables in your car. Feed the fish; it messes with the ecosystem. Most of all just remember to relax & enjoy! How did Maui get it's name? Chloe Hammond - Dunkirk, IN Abraham Fornander, a Hawaiian journalist from 1849 to 1864, wrote that Hawai'i Loa (also known as or Ke Kowa'i Hawai'i) discovered and settled the only two Hawaiian islands during the first age. He named Hawai'i aer himself and Maui aer his eldest son. What is poi made from? Max Gagnon - Prince George, BC Poi is made by pounding the root of the taro plant (kalo in Hawaiian) into a paste aer it has been cooked, and then adding water to get the desired consistency - referring to it as "one-finger," "two-finger," or "three- finger" poi based upon the number of fingers needed to scoop it up and eat it. It's slightly sweet when fresh, but is oen le to ferment in order to give it a mildly sour flavor. Many cultures of the world consume taro, but only Hawaiians make poi. What's it look like? See the small bowl in the image at the top of this page? at's poi! Q & A From Me to You EDITOR'S DESK Limited Ingress & Egress DRIVER'S BEWARE DO'S & DON'TS When on Maui... 39 ACTIVITIES >> Maui Magazine • MauiMagazines.pub

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