This is a partial list of things
to do in Maui. Most of the items in this list are located in South Maui.
We prefer South Maui over West Maui because it is drier and less windy,
and also because West Maui is too remote and crowded for our tastes.
- Kamaole Beach III is across the road
from the Maui Kamaole Resort. Not only is this a great beach, but there is
also a huge, family-friendly lawn that is great
for tossing Frisbees and flying kites.
- Keawakapu Beach is about a
five-minute walk south from the Maui Kamaole Resort. Long, with fine
sand, this fantastic beach can be less crowded than some of the others in
- Kamaole Beach I and II are north of
Kamaole Beach III. Next to the road, you can park near the beach.
- Ma'alaea Beach, just north of Kihei,
is over three miles long. A great walking and jogging beach.
- Mokapu Beach is a very picturesque
beach in Wailea.
- Polo Beach is at the south end of a
wooden beachside path that starts at Mokapu Beach. The path meanders
past five Wailea resorts. You can rent beach and swimming accessories from
- Ulua Beach, Wailea Beach, Palauea
Beach, and Po'olenalena Beach in Wailea.
- Makena Landing Beach Park, Maluaka
Beach, Black Sand Beach, Big Beach, Little Beach, and La
Perouse Bay in Makena.
- Makena Resort in South Maui has the
North Course and the South Course.
- Wailea Golf Club in South Maui has
the Emerald, Gold, and Blue courses.
- Elleair Maui Golf Club in South Maui
was formerly called Silversword.
- There are three courses in Kapalua
in West Maui.
- Ka'anapali has two courses in West
- Pukalani in Upcountry Maui.
- The Dunes at Maui Lani in Central
- Waiehu Municiapal in Central Maui.
- The points separating Kamaole I and
Kamaole II offer some excellent snorkeling.
- North of Keawakapu beach is great
- The coves of La Perouse Bay offer
some excellent snorkeling.
- Between Maluaka and Black Sand Beach
is fine snorkeling.
- Black Sand Beach has good coral and
a lot of fish life.
- There are some interesting caves
around Little Beach.
- Black Rock Beach is fun.
- Kahekili Beach Park is a popular
- Honolua Bay has a lot of reef area
and a lot of fish.
- Molokini is a crater shaped island
six miles from Kihei. You can dive both inside and outside the
- Cathedrals I and II of Lanai. Closer
to Lahaina, but some boats do leave from South Maui.
- Cove Park in South Maui.
- Lahaina Harbor in West Maui.
- Launiupoko State Park in West Maui.
- Lessons can be taken at the Grand
- Kanaha Beach near the Kahului
Airport is a popular windsurfing spot.
- The most popular beach for
windsurfing experts (and fun to watch) is Ho'okipa Beach, east of
- Whales travel from Alaska and
vacation in Hawaii from December to April. Maui is their favorite
stomping grounds because of the relatively shallow water between
- Whale-watching boats leave from
Ma'alaea Harbor in South Maui and Lahaina in West Maui.
- From land you can see whales
actually anywhere along the coast, but a couple of good locations
are Pu'u Ola'i south of Makena and the scenic lookout just west of
the Ma'alaea Harbor.
- Marlin, tuna, mahimahi, ahi,
billfish, and more.
- Boats leave from Ma'alaea Harbor and
- Keawanaku Beach in South Maui is
very interesting, but a bit difficult to reach.
- Pu'u Ola'i in South Maui is a hike
up a 360 foot cinder cone.
- La Perouse Bay in South Maui.
- The Four Falls of Na'ili'ili-haele.
- Punalau Falls.
- Blue Pool.
- Iao Valley in Central Maui is the
west Maui volcano.
- Haleakala Crater, the east Maui
volcano, offers 27 miles of trails, many of which can be done
- The road to Hana has many hikes from
road side stops.
- Waihe'e Valley Trail in Central Maui
is a two mile hike over a couple of swinging bridges.
- Polipoli State Park in Upcountry
Maui has Redwood trees.
- Bike down Mount Haleakala. Start at
over 10,000 feet and ride down almost the whole way.
- Rent a bike to ride on your own.
- Many resorts offer hula shows at
- There are free hula shows at the
Cannery Mall in Lahaina on certain days of the week.
- There are free keiki (children's)
hula shows at the Lahaina Center (900 Front Street) on certain days
of the week.
And some other activities . . .
- Hang gliding.
- Helicopter tours.
- Airplane tours.
- Jet skiing.
- Dinner cruise.
- Boat tours.
- Horseback riding.
- Visit Tedeschi Winery.
- See a sunset on Mount Haleakala.
Stay to see a plethora of stars.
- Eat a feast at a luau.
- Attend a show at the Maui Performing
- See a play at the Iao Theater.
- Meander around a botanical garden.
- Gaze at pictures at an art gallery.
Please contact us for more
and Kim Casper