Ma'alaeaMaui that has a harbor and acts as the gateway to Maui's South Shore.
By CarMaui's main airport, Kahului Airport, will be the primary access to the island. From Kahului, follow the signs to Ma'alaea, and it should lead you south on Highway 311 (Mokulele Hwy). It is less than 10 miles (16 km) from the airport to harbor and it will take 20min to drive.
- Maui bus 15 from Kihei takes ~25min
- Maui bus 20 from Lahaina takes ~50min
- Maui bus 20 from Kahului takes ~35min
Buddhist TemplesThere are several temples in and near Ma'alaea
phone: +1 808 270-7000address: 192 Ma'alaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793An aquarium that boasts a shark tunnel and a coral reef rescue program. They offer shark dives and have day, week and annual tickets. They even provide transportation to/from the aquarium for $5 from some parts of Maui.
Molokini Snorkel TourSeveral companies offer boat trips to the Molokini atoll where you can snorkel among the reefs and wildlife. Many tours include food and drinks as well as a snorkel stop at turtle town.
Whale WatchingThere are a few companies that offer whale watching tours from the harbor such as the Pacific Whale Foundation.
phone: +1 808 242-8900address: 132 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793A general store that originally opened in 1910, now has a cafe and deli.