Maui signs - Malama Aina

Maui Signs of Life

Life in the Hawaiian Islands is unique in so many ways, and nothing captures that better than local signage! Here’s a slice of island life, portrayed through Maui signs. You aren’t likely to see signs like these in YOUR hometown . . . unless you live in Hawaii!




Maui signs - warning falling coconuts





Maui signs - turn on headlights in clouds
Approaching the 10,000-foot summit of Mount Haleakala




Maui signs - directional signs on road





Maui signs - taro pie on a McDonalds menu
 Is taro pie on the menu at YOUR local McDonalds?




Maui signs - beachwalk sign






Maui signs - Blowhole warning sign
Nakalele Blowhole in West Maui



Maui signs - blowhole warning sign




















Maui signs - keiki at play sign
Keiki = children
Maui Signs - Please Kokua
Kokua = help, cooperate, assist





Maui signs - Just Mauid sign




Maui signs - Kapu No Dogs
Kapu = forbidden, prohibited, keep out




Maui signs - "Fruit Stan" sign





Maui signs - Turtle Refuge sign





Maui signs - Kane and Wahine signs over restroom doors
Restrooms    Kane = Men    Wahine = Women





Maui signs - Nene Crossing sign






Maui Signs - Huli Huli Chicken & Ribs


Maui signs - roadside huli huli chicken stand
 A roadside huli huli chicken sale















Maui signs - Ice Cold Coconuts sign





Maui signs - sign for smoked meat
 Translation:  Smoked Meat . . . And it’s really really good!
Maui signs - We Stay Close
 Translation:  Closed!




Maui Signs - Slippery Rocks




Maui signs - Luau Parking sign


Maui signs - Imo underground oven sign





Maui Signs - Sugar Museum
Not many places in the world have a Sugar Museum!



And finally, there are LOTS of ways on Maui to say “Don’t Litter!”

Maui signs - Malama Aina











Maui signs - do not litter










Maui signs - Be Pono










Maui signs - Pick up your trash














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