Frequent users of Maui Waui report a happy and energetic high that can also increase creativity. It provides a light and pleasant body numbing sensation as well as a strong case of the stereotypical ‘munchies.’ Users may expect dry eyes and mouth and possible paranoia. Some also encounter dizziness and headaches when consuming larger doses or edibles. The Sativa effects of this strain can relieve stress, anxiety, and chronic depression. Maui Waui’s Indica side may be useful for easing minor chronic aches and pains. It is also used to stimulate appetite in those with anorexia and other eating disorders. Some users also use Maui Waui as medication for chronic migraine.
Maui Wowie is a Sativa-dominant landrace strain that originated in the 1970s on the Hawaiian island for which it’s named. The strain has been cultivated for more than four decades.
Although it carries some Indica genetics, the growth pattern of this Sativa-dominant strain produces tall, lanky plants that provide a pine-infused flavor and inspiring effects. While the strain’s exact genetics are unknown, Maui Wowie plants can grow over 10 feet high outdoors.