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Maui, Hawaii

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A child watches a diver cleaning the glass walls of a walk-through tunnel at the Hawaiian Aquarium in the Maui Ocean Center. The state-of-the-art marine facility opened in 1998 and is one of the many sights and activities on the island of Maui in Hawaii. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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A migrating humpback whale, as seen from a sightseeing boat off Kaanapali, the hotel-lined shore of west Maui. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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A dancer at the Old Lahaina Luau, a popular luau spot in Lahaina on Maui. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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The spectacle at the Old Lahaina Luau, billed as a traditional Hawaiian buffet and native dance show. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Maui Hawaii hotels sights food
Entertainment at the Old Lahaina Luau includes a spectacular Hawaiian sunset. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Maui Hawaii hotels food sights
A visitor to the Seven Sacred Pools in Maui cools off under a waterfall. The pools, located in Haleakala National Park, are located just off the highway to Hana. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Maui Hawaii hotels food sights
A horse grazes on a hilly spot near Pukalani, in north-central Maui, in the island’s “upcountry” region. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Maui Hawaii hotels sights food
Framed by springtime blossoms, the 2,250-foot-tall Iao Needle rises in the distance. The rock pinnacle is one of the sights in Iao Valley State Park in central Maui. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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In Kihei, on Maui’s south shore, Da Local Boy Snack Shop serves quick food and exotically flavored shaved ice. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Maui Hawaii hotels food sights
A visitor takes an early-morning walk along the beach in Napili Bay in west Maui. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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In Napili, even a single hibiscus bloom exhibits an elaborate beauty. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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Guests lounge poolside at the Westin resort along Maui’s densely developed Kaanapali shore. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Maui Hawaii hotels food sights
The posh Ritz-Carlton Kapalua in west Maui reopened earlier this year after extensive remodeling. Along with guest room upgrades, the hotel added a children’s pool and fitness center and redesigned five restaurants. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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One of six pools at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in south Maui. The hotel has undergone recent renovations. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Maui Hawaii hotels food sights
Improvements to the elegant rooms at the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua in west Maui include flat-screen TVs, DVD players, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet access. (Photo: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
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