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Top 5 Animal Activities for Kids

Top 5 Animal Activities for Kids

If you’re an animal lover like we are, Maui is a great island to visit. Today we’re going to tell you about the Top 5 Animal Activities we offer. We have humpback whales to watch through the winter. There are fish to swim with year round. You can take a leisurely horseback ride through the central valley. You and your children can pet and feed miniature horses. And there’s always the awesome coral collection and shark tank at the aquarium! (Who could forget sharks?)

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Learn How to SUP on Maui!

Learn How to SUP on Maui!

So you want to get out in the waves but you don’t have a board. Not a problem. Here at Boss Frog’s we have boards of all shapes and sizes. We have short boards, long boards, epoxy soft top boards, fiberglass performance boards, stand up paddle boards, wood and fiberglass skim boards, and last but not least, boogie boards. Like I said-all shapes and sizes.

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Lahaina Skate Park – One of many things to do on Maui

Lahaina Skate Park – One of many things to do on Maui

Looking for new things to do in Maui? After at least 12 years of hard lobbying and planning, Lahaina has added one more activity to the long list of things to do in Maui. For just under a year now, the gates of West Maui Skate Park have been open, and the local skate enthusiasts haven’t missed a single opportunity to drop in.

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Doors Off Island Helicopter Tour

Doors Off Island Helicopter Tour

Every once in awhile, everything goes your way and awesome opportunities just come your way. Last week I was asked to go on an island helicopter tour of Maui. Did you read that correctly?  HELICOPTER TOUR! Well of course I said I would love to, and yes,...

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Kupanaha, The Best Maui Magic and Comedy Show

Kupanaha, The Best Maui Magic and Comedy Show

If you’re looking for a fun thing to do on Maui, you’re search has ended. After doing almost every activity the island has to offer, I have found Kupanaha to be the funniest and most entertaining of them all. Not only is Kupanaha an award winning magic show, it also includes a delicious dinner, open bar, hula show, and a history of the famous magicians who visited Maui.

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Kauai Kayak Adventure

Kauai Kayak Adventure

Kauai Kayak Adventure This week we are featuring a Kauai activity. Why? Because I just went to Kauai, did said activity, and think you should do it too. It’s easy. The company is called Hanalei Kayaks and they are (yep you guesses it) in...

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Whale Season is Coming to an End

Whale Season is Coming to an End

Maui Humpback Whale Watching Rocks Da Boat! It’s been a good season,  but all of our beautiful whale friends are heading back to their summer homes. Most of them will be traveling to Alaska where food is plentiful and they can fatten up before returning...

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Molokini Snorkel Tour

Molokini Snorkel Tour

It’s that time of year again. The season of the South Swell. And while this might be good news for all the surfers out there who can now walk right out their front door to catch a wave here on the West Side, it’s not so great for us snorkelers. The same...

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Best Places to Snorkel on Maui

Best Places to Snorkel on Maui

Best Places to Snorkel on Maui Maui offers so many exceptionally fun activities, but snorkeling seems to take the cake for most visitors.  And while most snorkeling sites are fine, we have the inside scoop on the 5-star spots that will make your snorkeling adventure...

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Best Snorkeling Tips for Every Level

Best Snorkeling Tips for Every Level

Best Snorkeling Tips for Every Level Don’t be embarrassed if you don’t have your degree in snorkolology when you come to Hawaii!  There are a few tips that will make you look like a pro, even if this is your first underwater rodeo! #1 Make friends with your mask If...

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Maui Metric Century Ride, 2013

Maui Metric Century Ride, 2013

The ride is being sponsored by the Maui Bicycle Club, Maui’s oldest active bicycle club. Registration is $35 in advance or $40 day of. There are two rides available to check your fitness level, 50 or 100 kilometers, and there will be aid stations and a sag vehicle to...

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Walk in bike rentals now available!

Walk in bike rentals now available!

Lots of construction means lots of changes – We now offer walk in bike rentals and repair! Construction is coming to an end and life is returning to normal here at Boss Frog’s Bike Shop. We just received an order of Cannondale road bikes which our bike mechanics are...

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Maui Bike Shop Construction Update

Maui Bike Shop Construction Update

Construction isBike Shop Construction almost complete on our new bike shop. Our planned opening date for full service is Monday 2/25. Our full retail should arrive shortly thereafter. Our new counter is complete and our workshop and bike stand have been moved to open...

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Saturday Morning Mountain Bike Ride

Saturday Morning Mountain Bike Ride

Aloha All, Mosk and I headed out this morning for one of our standard Saturday Maui mountain bike rides. We left from our Maui bike shop in the heart of Lahaina at 7am. The morning air was crisp, a bone chilling 70 degrees. We headed up the old cane haul road above...

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Maui Mountain Bike Ride

Maui Mountain Bike Ride

Early morning ride today started at 6:30. This was a mountain bike ride. I tried to get some good pics, however the lighting was poor and I was filming from my iphone while we were riding. Not a good idea. This ride starts out in Wahikuli and goes up the old cane haul...

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Morning Maui Bike Ride

Chris Mosk and I did a great Maui bike ride from Lahaina to Wailuku this morning. This is a 40 mile round trip ride. It’s excellent if your goal is to do a nice flat ride. It starts in Lahaina, goes south towards Maalaea Harbor then heads north to Wailuku. Today was...

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Cycle to the Sun

Cycle to the Sun

I know this is late, however I want to say a little something about the Cycle to the Sun bike race on Maui, Hawaii. It’s a 36 mile, 10k feet climb from Paia to the summit of Haleakala Crater. It is an awesome Maui bike ride. It starts at about 6am in Paia, right off...

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Cycle to the Sun ~ Fun or Flight?

Well it’s pretty clear for most people this is impossible. But for the rare few it is surely fun, and a flight of the spirit. We can all be inspired by people like this who take the time and make the effort to make themselves the best athletes in the world. Maybe you...

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West Maui Loop 2009 by bikeologist

Maybe you’ve seen our page for the West Maui Loop Trail and are wondering just how fantastic this ride can be. Well wonder no more as youtube user bikeologist shows us in stunning video from 2009 what a fantastic ride this is. The bikeologist reminds us that “This...

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Skyline Trail – Rides again

The Skyline trail is so popular and with good reason. It starts at the top of the world on Maui’s sleeping giant and second largest mountain in the world, Haleakala! Enjoy a 5 minute Skyline trail tour with great music from surfgirl1977. And when your done check out...

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Boss Frog’s – Not Just For Bikes

*prices subject to change Bike Rack $5/day $15/week Bike Cruiser $15/day $50/week Bike Hybrid $25/day $80/week Bike Road $50/day $200/week Bike Mountain $50/day $200/week We know you’ll love our Fuji Aero bikes for the road or off Road but we have got a lot of gear...

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April 12 Skyline Trail Ride by 253MTB

Youtube user 253MTB has a lot of great action videos and this one shows the trail from the start at the Visitors center on Haleakala’s summit. If you go on this trail be warned… lava rock cinder hurts when you fall into it. I rode this trail in the 90′s… all the way...

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House of the Sun

Lots of people each year try to ride to the top of Haleakala. It is the steepest paved ascent to 10,000 feet in the world. This is a great idea if you are in fantastic shape like user running page in the video below and also know what you are doing. Even expert riders...

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Fuji Aero SST a look at the bike

From youtube user radiodinner comes a closer look at the Fuji Aero SST 3.0. This ride will delight you, it is top of the line in performance and comfort. But don’t let the video placate you… come ride one now or reserve it for your vacation here on...

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Great rides…

You can get this kind of action on Maui with the Haleakala Skyline trail where you have unobstructed views 10,000 feet to the ocean and 100′s of miles to every horizon. We don’t have the white chalk and basalt shown here but we do have lots of loose cinder, wild...

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Haleakala Ride

Haleakala Ride

Enjoy a leisurely ride down or a grueling climb to the top or both if your up for it but be very careful. The road up Haleakala is the steepest road ascent in the world to 10,000 feet and climbing it to swiftly can result in serious altitude sickness if you aren’t...

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Strolling, Cruising, Chill rides

Strolling, Cruising, Chill rides

Two of the best possible rides aren’t with a road bike or mountain bike at all. Indeed, if you just want to chill, maybe even beating automobile traffic and enjoy a lazy day in the sultry summer sun of Maui try a beach cruiser for a day in Lahaina or Kihei. You can...

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La Perouse – a Seaside Ride

La Perouse – a Seaside Ride

You can ride form Kihei to La Perouse or from Lahaina if you are experienced. It is a beautiful ride no matter how far you come. If you do start from Lahaina, you’ll cross the Pali. Be sure to stop at a lookout or two, the vistas are wide and the air is fresh, often...

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Out Grandma’s Way

Out Grandma’s Way

Someone may refer you to the destination Out Grandma’s Way or to Ulupalakua as a great biking destination while your on Maui. Grandma’s Coffee house is indeed an excellent destination and many road bikers stop there before turning around or going farther out toward...

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Zoom Zoom Zoom

Zoom Zoom Zoom

Some people go fast and zoom round the place. Some like to go slow over bumps at snail pace. Some like to go slower and ride on smooth road. Some like the sand and the grass and the toads. Whatever you like, however you ride We’ve got the bike And we keep it with...

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Maui biking West Maui Loop

Maui biking West Maui Loop

Whats up everyone. We did the west maui loop last Saturday. Took us about 3:30. It was a great day. Very little wind and lots of sunshine. We went with a small group of people. Pony and I rode pretty strong. Here are some pics and a...

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Maui bike ride Lahaina To Paia

Howzit going readers. Just want to jot down a bit about my maui bike ride from lahaina to Paia last Sunday. The route was from Lahaina to Paia up through Wailuku and back to Lahaina. I believe the entire ride is around 70 miles. I was pretty tired when it was all said...

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Organized Maui Road Rides

Anyone out there interested in going on organized Maui road bike rides on the weekends. I want to start a forum where people can get together and communicate and hook up for bike rides. Any comments? Check out this vid of the West Maui Loop on...

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Haleakala Skyline Trail

Haleakala Skyline Trail

On a gorgeous Maui day on the skyline Ridge trail, you can see Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa jutting up through the clouds well over 100 miles away across the deep blue Pacific ocean on the big island of Hawaii. This trail is all about fantastic views. On the drive up you...

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Launiupoko Bike Ride

My buddy Chris Mosk and I went on a great bike ride this morning up in the Launiupoko, West Maui – Lahaina area. We started our ride from my warehouse behind Pizza Hut in Lahaina and headed down the highway to Puunoa rd. We followed the cane road South for a bit and...

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Maui bike ride

Great Maui bike ride from Lahaina to Kihei today. Ended up at Kanani St. and turned around. The bike ride ended up being about 50 miles and turned out harder than I thought. Caught the north wind on the way back and got pretty tired. Tomorrow I will go mountain biking...

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Makawao Forest Reserve Map

Makawao Forest Reserve Map

Makawao Forest Reserve mountain biking directions and map Directions to the Makawao Forest Reserve from Kmart, near Kahului airport: From Kmart, Head East on Hana Hwy, State Hwy 36 towards Haleakala. Turn right at Haleakala Hwy, State Hwy 37. Turn left on Makawao Ave....

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Maui Mountain Biking Rentals

UPDATE 2/28/2017 Boss Frog's no longer rents Mountain Bikes. These full-suspension cross country mountain bikes are great for all of Maui’s off road riding. This is the recommended bike for the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Haleakala Skyline Trail and all of Maui’s...

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