What is the best time of year to surf in Maui?
When to go
November to March is the big surfing season on Maui and in Hawaii as heavy north swells are consistently push towards the islands. There are also some nice and mellow south swells to be found on the south side of Maui during this season.
Is Maui or Kauai better for surfing?
Generally speaking, the surf is better on the south shores in summer and on the north shores in winter (but north shore surf is often for experts only). So for a summer surf vacation on Kauai, the best area for a beginner is around Poipu and on Maui the Wailea/Kihei area.