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The second-largest Hawaiian island, Maui is 48 miles long, 26 miles wide, covers over 720 square miles, and is called the Valley Isle for its beautiful volcanic basins and cliff-lined canyons. Maui is fringed by about 70 surf breaks of varying quality and consistency. Because the island is flanked to the southwest by the Big Island and to the northwest by Molokai and Oahu, incoming swells are ofte...

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