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Things To Do Kahului Maui

Maui Excursions

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The wonders of Maui are all around us. Families and groups make the right choice when staying at Maui Beach Hotel: From this point, you can easily access the incredible diversity of things to do and see, from the dramatic and varied landscapes of Haleakala to the waters of Honolua Bay, not to mention all the forests, jungles, and green valleys in between. And at the end of the day, we’ll meet you back here to enjoy the oceanfront views as the sun goes down.

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    • A scenic golf course featuring lush green fairways, sand bunkers, and palm trees under a partly cloudy sky near the ocean.
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      Golf

      Tee off in paradise. Choose courses where prehistoric lava rocks line the paths, greens fall under the shadow of a dormant volcano, and wide valleys open up below the greens. Your options include the Maui Nui Golf Club & The Dunes at Maui Lani Golf Course, and many others. No matter the course, dramatic vistas await.

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        Maui Snorkeling & Ocean Adventures

        Swim with the fishes ... and sea turtles and dolphins and manta rays. Maui is considered the ocean activities capital of Hawaii, and you really can do it all here. Tour the island by sailboat, cruise along in a kayak, or dive in for an underwater view. Pacific Whale Foundation is an excellent organization that provides eco-friendly tours and excursions.

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          Hiking & Waterfalls

          Find serenity in a bamboo forest, trek to awe-inspiring waterfalls, see the unusual landscape of Haleakala at sunrise. Maui's multitude of trails can take you thousands of feet into the sky or behind curtains of water flowing into glassy pools deep in the forest. Learn more at the state parks website.

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            Beaches

            From the best windsurfing site in the world to the gentle waters of Baby Beach, Maui is graced with innumerable—and stunning—beaches. Family favorites include Napili Bay and Ku’au Cove, where you can also eat at the famed Mama’s Fish House. Destinations that routinely land on the best beaches on Maui lists include Kaanapali and Makena.

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              Old Lahaina Luau

              Relax under the stars and take in a traditional Hawaiian luau. Live music and cultural dances are accompanied by kalua pig, coconut pudding, and poi. Old Lahaina Luau takes place just off of Front Street, and this popular event doesn't skimp on the ocean views.

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                Maui Arts & Culture Center

                This performing arts center, gallery, and community gathering place in Kahului is the hub of Maui's art and culture scene. There's always something happening at the MACC—live music, theater, film screenings, and more.

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                  Wailuku

                  A short drive from Kahului is the town of Wailuku, which has a thriving art and food scene that is gaining serious traction. Stroll about to see the historic architecture and browse the many locally owned shops.

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                    Queen Kaahumanu Shopping Center

                    Located across the street from Maui Beach Hotel, this popular shopping center in Kahului features over 100 shops and restaurants, including Macy’s and Pacific Sunwear, as well as a food court and movie theaters.

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                      Outlets of Maui

                      Located on the famous Front Street in Lahaina, the Outlets of Maui is the world's only oceanfront outlet shopping destination, with over 30 designer brands at incredible savings off retail prices.

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                        Whalers Village

                        With close to 100 stores, you can find almost anything at Whalers Village, from cookie shops to high-end boutiques. The Village also hosts daily activities at their Center Stage, and is a reliable whale-watching venue to boot.

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                          Coconut's Fish Café

                          Ono and mahi sourced daily from local fish markets have consistently landed Coconut's at no. 1 on many lists of must-visit Maui restaurants. Zagat called their signature dish, topped with 17 unique ingredients, the "Perfect Fish Taco," and the fishburger is a local favorite.

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                            Da Kitchen

                            A Maui favorite for its huge plate lunches, Da Kitchen is da spot to order like the locals for that Hawaiian comfort food craving. Try deep-fried Spam musubi, chicken katsu, or one of the loco mocos.

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                              Tin Roof

                              Featuring oh-so-savory rice and noodle dishes, Tin Roof quickly became a favorite upon opening in 2016. The menu, by owner and well-known chef Sheldon Simeon, also features hearty salads and veg dishes. Plus, ingredients are locally sourced. And the prices? Incredibly reasonable.

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                                Cafe O'Lei at The Mill House

                                For an experience showcasing both food and atmosphere, head about 15 minutes up the Honoapiilani Highway from the hotel to Cafe O'Lei at the Mill House, on a hillside in the Waikapu Valley. Provisions come from the farms surrounding the Mill House.

                              Maui Arts and Cultural Center

                               0.9 Miles, 4 Mins Drive

                              The Maui Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) is known as the artistic and educational heart of the island. Here you can enjoy headlining musicians, comedians, and other entertainers. MACC also offers free programs throughout the year to entertain and educate residents and visitors alike.

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                              Wailuku

                               2.5 Miles, 8 Mins Drive

                              A unique and charming experience, Wailuku is a must-visit destination for any visitor to the island of Maui. The streets are peppered with off-the-beaten-path "Mom-and-Pop" shops. The charming wooden storefronts are like something from a storybook. It's the perfect place to spend a day sight-seeing, shopping, and soaking up Maui's unique flavors.

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