Kahului, HI

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Kahului showing mountains, landscape views and general coastal views

The seat of Maui County is home to plentiful beaches, great weather and the amenities and convenience typical of an urbanized area.

Backed by the West Maui Mountains and next to a seemingly endless expanse of shore, Kahului, Maui is a big draw for visitors. Stroll along the shores under swaying palm trees or pay to fly over them on a helicopter tour of the island.

Like much of Hawaii, Kahului has its origins in the cultivation of sugar cane. Investigate this staple and the unique array of other Hawaiian plant life at the Maui Nui Botanical Garden in the center of town. This garden specializes in plants native to Hawaii. Relax on a calm walk through the garden while you develop knowledge of the plants you’re bound to see in the area.

Stop at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Here you will find the Schaefer International Gallery, which houses one of the island’s largest collections of publicly displayed art. Check to see whether an event is being performed at the center during your visit.

While you’re here, stop at the Aloha Friday Farmer’s Market for fresh treats. This is one of the best places in Maui for local produce and especially varieties of mushrooms, jellies and many other sweet products. On Saturday mornings, save a few hours for the Maui Swap Meet. Buy souvenirs for friends and family here, as the prices are less expensive than in other locations.

Detour to a wildlife refuge perfect for passing a sunny day, the Kanaha Wildlife Sanctuary. Spot endangered water birds including white-billed Hawaiian coot and brown koloa duck or simply take a solitary walk enjoying the saline air of the marshlands.

To get here, fly directly into Kahului Airport, the main hub of air travel for all of Maui. Rent a car at the airport to take advantage of the city. For more of an adventure, take a boat into Kahului Harbor.

Maui Beach Hotel
Maui Beach Hotel
2.5 out of 5
170 Kaahumanu Avenue, Kahului, HI
The price is $199 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located in the heart of Kahului, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Queen Ka’ahumanu Center and Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Maui Nui Botanical Gardens ...
3.6/5Good! (1,051 reviews)
"Adequate property ... clean rooms, comfortable beds. Not a luxury property but just fine for staying the night and then exploring the next day. Near the airport and many main thoroughfairs to making getting places easy"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Maui Beach Hotel
Maui Seaside Hotel
Maui Seaside Hotel
2.5 out of 5
100 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI
The price is $269 per night from Oct 15 to Oct 15
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ho'aloha Park and Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Queen Ka’ahumanu Center and Maui Nui Botanical ...
4/5Very Good! (1,654 reviews)
"Pool was quite nice. Also used laundry room. Very efficient but washer 2 wouldn’t program so we used washer 3."

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Maui Seaside Hotel
Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport
Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport
3 out of 5
532 Keolani Place, Kahului, HI
The price is $313 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 11
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ho'aloha Park and Kahului Bay. Maui Arts and Cultural Center is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
4.4/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)
"Bathroom light does not t work They’re wired into the rom lights. So you can’t turn on lights to go bathroom without waking everyone up who’s sleeping in room."

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
104 Kaanapali Shores Pl, Lahaina, HI
The price is $259 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 28
This family-friendly Lahaina aparthotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Keka'a Beach and West Maui Mountains. Whalers Village and Black Rock ...
4.2/5Very Good! (1,611 reviews)
"The hotel is nice and clean but a little dated. The building itself is pink, which gives it an 80s feel. The balcony’s have white gate type railings and are only separated from your neighbors balcony with another railing so there’s not much privacy at all on the balcony. The rooms themselves are ..."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
2011 NIssan Pathfinder SUV Camper "Maui"
2011 NIssan Pathfinder SUV Camper "Maui"
Kahului, HI
Situated in Kahului, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ho'aloha Park, Kahului Bay, and Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Alexander and Baldwin Sugar Museum ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Easy to use, not prepared
"The car and tent were clean, Rudy and his wife communicated in a timely manner and gave us lots of helpful info, the tent pops up and closes fairly easily as long as you can climb on top of the car and we would definitely rent again. It’s great that they provide pick up and drop off to the airport ..."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

2011 NIssan Pathfinder SUV Camper "Maui"
Beautiful Maui Lani Oasis
Beautiful Maui Lani Oasis
Kahului, HI
Situated in Kahului, this vacation home is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from The Dunes at Maui Lani and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Queen Ka’ahumanu ...
Beautiful Maui Lani Oasis
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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