Visitors flock to Lahaina to see the historic buildings on Front Street, to take extraordinary boat trips and to enjoy its scenic location. Be sure to check out the Baldwin Home Museum to learn about the missionary Rev. Baldwin, the Hawaiian Hanola Stone where chiefs were born in the 14th and 15th centuries and the iconic Banyan Tree that covers a whole acre. Thanks to its location, Lahaina also boasts some of the best sunsets on the island.
One of the largest urban centers on the island, Kahului is a transport hub with shopping malls and some great attractions. Be sure to marvel at the surfer prowess at Kanaha Beach Park and take a visit to the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens. Kahului is also home to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center that hosts a variety of theater shows, exhibitions and live music.
Kihei is renowned for its beaches that offer excellent conditions for swimming and snorkeling. It is also the site of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary that has information about whale watching across the island. The town and its 6 miles of palm tree lined beaches is located in the southeast part of the island.