What to expect:

HAIKU - Rural country area with some great oceanviews. Small clusters of residential or agricultural housing set amongst pineapple fields and meadows. This is the most lush and rural area of the upcountry towns.

KAANAPALI - Tropical resort area with upscale hotels and shopping areas. Great beach with good snorkelling at "Black Rock".

KAHULUI - Maui's only "city center" with shopping malls, movie theatres, restaurants, major stores and the main airport. This is a business center, and does not offer vacation accommodation.

KIHEI - Located along the south shore, Kihei boasts an abundance of condo accommodation and caters to our visitors. It is a great area for groups, families, or those wanting to be close to services and activites. Shops, restaurants and great swimming beaches.

KULA - Rural area with most homes on large lots (1/2 to 2 acre properties). Kula is the highest of the upcountry villages along the sides of Haleakala, and is known for its great views and cool nights.

LAHAINA - Historic center of Maui. Famous "Front Street" features an unusual collection of Hawaiiana, Art Galleries, tourist shops and activity centers.

MAALAEA - A small fishing and boating community with harbor, three restaurants, and several oceanfront condos (basic-midrange category). Well known in the surfing community for the fastest wave in the world "Freight Train".

MAKAWAO - 1200 feet in elevation, "cowboy" or "paniolo" town with a village center of shops, restaurants, library and post office.

MAKENA - Best known for "Makena Beach" (a MUST while visiting Maui), this area is considered upscale with the Prince Hotel, two golf courses, the Makena Surf condos, and a small group of private homes.

PAIA - A rustic but quaint township, complete with bank, post office, gas station and several delightful shops and eating spots. Paia has a couple of our best beaches - Paia Beach, Baldwin Beach and Baby Beach.

PUKALANI - Also approx. 1200 feet in elevation, Pukalani is a residential area with a golf course at its center. Most properties have great views.

SPRECKELSVILLE - A small residential community set around one of the most popular windsurfing spots in the world.

WAILUKU - Quaint residential area, home to our government offices. Site of the lush Iao Valley.

WAILEA - Maui's most "upscale" area with lovely manicured landscaping, large oceanfront hotels, and several superior condo properties.

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