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Cute Pictorial Map Poster of Maui, Hawaii

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Cute pictorial map poster of Maui, Hawaii by Island Funnies (1990) - licensee of Fiesta Cartoon Maps. The map highlights local parks and recreational activities including scuba diving, golf, fishing, sailing, and surfing.

Maui, the second-largest island in Hawaii, has a rich history dating back to ancient Polynesian settlers. The island was first settled by Polynesians who navigated the Pacific Ocean using the stars, arriving in Hawaii around 400-800 AD. These early settlers developed a complex society with a strict social hierarchy and a subsistence economy based on fishing and agriculture.

In the late 18th century, European explorers arrived in Hawaii, with Captain James Cook being the first recorded European to visit Maui in 1778. The island later became a center for the whaling industry and a popular port for ships traveling between North America and Asia.

Lahaina, located on the west coast of Maui, was once the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom in the early 19th century. It was also a major whaling port and a center of commerce. Today, Lahaina is a popular tourist destination known for its historic buildings, art galleries, and restaurants.

Kapalua, situated on the northwest coast of Maui, was once a plantation growing pineapples and coffee. In the 1970s, the area was transformed into a resort destination featuring world-class golf courses, luxurious accommodations, and pristine beaches.

Haleakala, a massive shield volcano that forms the eastern portion of Maui, is a significant feature of the island. The volcano's crater is a popular destination for hiking, stargazing, and watching the sunrise. In 1916, Haleakala National Park was established to protect the unique volcanic landscape and the endemic species that inhabit the area.

In the last 50 years, Maui has experienced significant growth and development in its tourism industry. The island's economy has shifted from agriculture to tourism, with millions of visitors coming to Maui each year to enjoy its stunning beaches, world-class resorts, and outdoor activities. The development of resort areas like Kapalua and Wailea has attracted upscale travelers, while the expansion of the Kahului Airport has made the island more accessible to visitors from around the world.

Throughout its history, Maui has been shaped by its volcanic landscape, ancient Polynesian culture, and the influence of Western settlers. Today, the island is a popular tourist destination celebrated for its natural beauty, rich history, and diverse attractions.

CREATOR: Island Funnies



BODY OF WATER: Pacific Ocean

CONDITION: Good.  Slight wrinkling of lower left edge at margin.

COLORING: Process color.


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PRICE: $195


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