Lahaina Town

In: Maui, Sightseeing

 

Lahaina was the capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1820 to 1845 and a bustling whaling town from 1825 to 1860

 

WHERE IS LAHAINA?

Lahaina is situated on the west coast of Maui around 23.3 miles (45 minutes) southwest of Kahului

 

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Walking map of Lahaina

 

Allow yourself around 2 hours to do a historic walking tour of Lahaina starting from the corner of Front and Dickenson Streets.

HINT:  It is best to start in the morning before the day heats up.

  1. The Masters Reading Room
  2. The Baldwin Home Museum
  3. Richards House
  4. Taro Patch
  5. Hauola Stone
  6. Brick Palace
  7. The Old Lahaina Lighthouse
  8. Pioneer Inn
  9. Banyan Tree
  10. Courthouse
  11. The Fort
  12. Canal and Government Market
  13. The Episcopal Church
  14. Hale Piula
  15. Maluuluolele Park
  16. Waine’e Church (Waiola)
  17. Waine’e Cemetery (Waiolo Churchyard)
  18. Hongwanji MIssion
  19. David Malo’s Home
  20. Old Prison
  21. Episcopal Cemetery
  22. Hale Aloha
  23. Buddhist Church
  24. Luakini Street
  25. Maria Lanakila Church
  26. The Seamen’s Cemetery
  27. The Wo Hing Museum
  28. The US Seamen’s Hospital

 

FOR WATER ACTIVITIES

The best snorkeling sites near Lahaina are –

Baby Beach

Puamana Beach Park

Launiupoko Beach Park

Olowalu

 

The best surf spots near Lahaina are

For beginners and intermediates go to Puamana Beach County Park or Lahaina Harbor.  More experienced surfers should try their luck up the road at Ka’anapali Beach.

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Lahaina has an abundance of restaurants, art galleries, boutiques and Hawaiian craft vendors.

On the 2nd Friday night of the month you will find yourself at the Friday Town Party which stretches along Front Street, starting at 6pm through to 9pm.

Local boutiques, galleries and giftshops hold small parties, there are food vendors, live music and performers

Front Street, Lahaina

 

The Old Lahaina Luau on 1251 Front Street is a popular – go to www.oldlahainaluau.com

For more information

 

Old Lahaina Luau cocktails

Old Lahaina Luau dancers

 

Relive the memories of Elvis in Hawaii at the Burn’n Love Elvis Show at the Maui Theatre.

Starring award winning performer Darren Lee and cast of performers and musicians.

Kids 12 years and under FREE

Go to www.burnlove.com for more information

Burn’n Love Elvis Show

 

 

 

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