Travelers with disabilities are made to feel very welcome in Maui. Hotels are usually equipped with wheelchair-accessible rooms, and tour companies provide many special services. The Hawaii Center for Independent Living, 414 Kauwili St., Ste. 102, Honolulu, HI 96817 (tel. 808/522-5400; fax 808/586-8129), can provide information.

The Hawaii State Department of Health has compiled tips for travelers with disabilities, including equipment rentals and transportation options, for each of the main islands; find the tips for Maui at The Hawaii Visitors Bureau offers additional advice at Travelers with disabilities are typically made to feel very welcome on Maui; federal law requires hotels and airlines to accommodate wheelchair users, while tour companies provide many special services. The only travel agency in Hawaii specializing in needs for travelers with disabilities is Access Aloha Travel (tel. 800/480-1143;, which can book anything, including rental vans (available on Maui and Oahu only), accommodations, tours, cruises, airfare, and anything else you can think of.

For more on organizations that offer resources to travelers with disabilities, go to


Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.