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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