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Lahaina: Hawaii


✔ Lahaina is a small village located on the Hawaiian island there are three major towns with Hana, Lahaina, and Kahului, but there are several small villages on this island.

✔ The Total population of Lahaina is 12,702 and, it’s a big island but not greater than Hilo Island.

✔ It’s one of the most famous cities on the Hawaiian island and King Kamehameha established Lahaina island as the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom from 1802 to 1845.

✔ The total area of Lahaina village is 24.1 Km square according to the United States Census Bureau.

✔ There are six small and big islands around Lahaina town which are Hilo, Honolulu, Lihue, Molokai, Lanai, and Khahoolawe.

✔ There is full of fresh nature with beautiful houses, beaches, roads, villages, and small hiking mountains.



  Let’s discuss Lahaina village and its connection to the island  

✔ Hana Island had a beautiful tourist destination, rich in natural resources and lots of opportunities with a total population of 165,386 in Maui country.

Maps of Lahaina

Puʻu ʻUlaʻula is the highest point of Maui, in 13, Aug-2023, there is a wildfire, and many families are displaced. So it’s the main cause of many visitors leaving Maui City.

100 over pets, and at least 2,200 historical structures were completely defective. Over 100 plus Businesses were destroyed.

✔ Most schools and businesses are closed for too many days due to fire. It’s a black day for Lahaina citizens and this is the most painful moment yet.

✔ All the shops and restaurants, historical streets, and everything in the main tourist area have been gutted.



  Here are some famous places to visit in Lahaina and Maui  

✔ If you are planning to visit here in Aug-2023 kindly request to you please reschedule any visitor. But the island will need visitor’s dollars so, please don’t cancel entirely.

Maui Fire

If you see this article after Aug-2023 you are heartily welcome on the island we hope everything will be fine here and go smoothly like previously.


  1. Wai’anapanapa State Park  

✔ Wai’anapanapa State Park is a beautiful park located on the Road of Hana, it is also known for its black sand beach and sea caves.

✔ In this park, there is a variety of monk seals, Hawaiian plants, native plants and animals, seabirds, etc.

✔ Wai’anapanapa State Park is also famous for its black sand beach and stunning coastal views.


Wai'anapanapa State Park

Some interesting things to do around Wai’anapanapa State Park
  • We can visit the black sand beach.
  • We can explore the sea caves.
  • Hike the Wai’anapanapa Coastal.
  • Visit the Keawakapu Heiau
  • And we can go camping.


  2. Kaanapali Beach  

✔ Kaanapali Beach is one of the most beautiful and refreshing tourist destinations located in west Maui just a few miles north of Lahaina.

✔ Kaanapali Beach was also known as “America’s Best Beach”. Kaanapali Beach is about 50 minutes away from Kahului Airport.

Kaanapali Beach

✔ We can also enjoy the view of Maui’s Signature Beaches. One of the best attractions of this beach is the daily cliff diving ceremony. Kaanapali Beach is also famous for its daily cliff diving ceremony. 

Some interesting things to do around Kaanapali Beach
  • Go for Swimming
  • Go on Cliff Diving
  • Practice the Golf Courses
  • Snorkel at Black Rock
  • Go shopping at Whaler’s Village


  3. Baby Beach  

✔ Baby Beach is one of the most famous tourist destinations that is located in West Maui, Lahaina.

We can find a very peaceful environment around this beach. 

It is also considered one of the safest beaches that are located in Lahaina because small children can also play and go around this beach.

Lahaina Baby Beach

✔ People claim that this beach is especially good to visit with family members and friends. It is located in the heart of Lahaina.

Some interesting things to do around Baby Beach
  • Do diving in the JADS diving center
  • Visit Rodgers Beach
  • Guadirikiri Caves
  • Visit Arikok National Park


  4. Lahaina Banyan Court  

✔ Lahaina Banyan Court is one of the most famous park & garden that is located in Lahaina. The Banyan Tree is around 150 years old.

✔ It has been claimed that the Banyan Tree of this park was planted in 1873 to commemorate a Protestant mission to Lahaina.

✔ This tree was once scorched by the fire but not destroyed.

Lahaina Banyan Court

Some interesting things to do around Lahaina Banyan Court
  • Visit Iao Valley State Park
  • Visit Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium Hawai
  • Visit Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.


  5. Lahaina Heritage Museum  

✔ Lahaina Heritage Museum is a historical museum where we can see a large number of historical marks of Lahaina.

It is the best place to know the history of this area. It has been claimed that this place is now closed permanently due to some reasons.

Lahaina Heritage Museum

Some interesting things to do around Lahaina Heritage Museum:
  • Visit Hawai’s Wildlife Discovery Center
  • Visit Lahaina Restoration Foundation
  • Visit Wharf Cinema Center Shops & Restaurants
  • Visit the Maui Historical Society


  6. Acid War Zone Trail  

✔ Acid War Zone Trail is located above the Hawaiian Sea and beside the Kahekili Highway. This is one of the famous hikes on this island.

✔ This was a very easy, short, and sweet hike leading to stunning, stony shoreline views with blasting winds and tumultuous surf.

✔ The view is unique and exquisite. Worth your a couple of hours while visiting the island.
Acid War Zone Trail
Here are some more safety tips for hiking the Acid War Zone Trail
  • Stick to the designated trail and avoid going off-trail.
  • Be aware of the possibility of flash flooding and evade hiking during or after heavy rains.
  • Bring some bottles of water and dry food.
  • Wear sturdy shoes and bring trekking poles if needed.
  • Hike early in the morning to avoid hot and warmth.

You need to know where we are going and when we expect to be back.


  7. Kahekili Beach Park  

✔ Kahekili Beach Park is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Lahaina City. It is also famous as “Airport Beach”.

✔ Kahekili Beach Park is the best place for snorkeling, beach, swimming, diving, and so on. This place is peaceful and not very crowded.

✔ Around Kahekili Beach Park, we can find a big grass area, a gazebo, bathrooms, showers, and so on.

Kahekili Beach Park

Some interesting things to do around Kahekili Beach Park
  • Visit Hula Grill Kaanapali Resturant
  • Visit Castaway Cafe
  • Visit Oakley Store
  • Visit Leilani’s on the Beach


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Sudeep Thapa is a Founder and Chief Author at Best Ten Universe. He has completed a Bachelor of Business Studies from Lumbini Banijya Campus ( Tribhuwan University ) .

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