One of the oldest and best-established sativa-dominant strains on the market, Maui Wowie feels like waking up the Hawaiian sun.
This throwback strain first came on the market in the 1960s, straight from Maui. But although you might expect an island strain to produce a laid-back, mellow high, Maui Wowie is an invigorating good time. Perfect for a wake-and-bake session or as a midday break, Maui Wowie makes good use of its 80% sativa genetics. Often described as a “one-hit wonder” it doesn’t take much of this strain to get the high started. It begins with a light body buzz and a swift increase in mental energy. Suddenly, moods lift, and a mild euphoria sets in, inspiring feelings of confidence and optimism. The clear-headed high leaves you able to focus and happy to work or play.
Maui Wowie is a great social strain that’s also delicious, making it a popular choice to pass around a party. The taste is reminiscent of fresh pineapple and woodsy pine, while its aroma smells like a combination of sweet citrus and lavender. The experience feels like take a big bite of a caffeinated pineapple upside down cake and then laughing about it.
Created by crossing a strain called Hawaiian with an unknown sativa hybrid, Maui Wowie has been a staple of cannabis culture since it was first bred. It’s a consistent favorite among users who do creative work or enjoy daytime highs.
The plant itself produces very large and fluffy buds. Its coloring is a traditional mix of light and dark greens, with orange and brown hairs clustering over the leaves. The trichomes that cover the buds are sticky and dense and give each nug the feeling of growing near the Pacific Ocean.