You Arrive on Maui
You made it, your luggage made it, the rental car was ready for
you, and the drive to Kahana is going to be a breeze!
what … ?
If you’re staying with us for
awhile, you might want to consider stocking up on a few things before
getting to your condo. As you leave the airport you will be on Dairy
Road and you will find many stores you recognize from back home:
COSTCO, Walmart, K-mart, Lowe’s, Home Depot – where
you can stock up on anything you might need.
grocery stores we recommend three on the island. These stores are
all very close to the condo and offer name brand shopping. You will
find everything from ice coolers to sushi.
– Located in Lahaina at the Cannery Mall – located only
about 10 minutes drive from the condo.
Times (formerly Star Market) –
Located in Honokowai - only about 2 - 3 minutes drive from
Napili Market - Located
in Napili Plaza - located only about 3 - 4 minutes drive from the
You will also find many smaller locally owned
convenience stores, liquor stores, etc … to pick up your everyday
sundries. The Gateway Shopping Center in Kahana is a great location
for these businesses – located just steps from the condo.
want to be bothered with cooking ... after all this is your vacation.
Here are some
of our favorite spots.
China Boat Restaurant
- 1/2 Block away on Lower Honoapiilani Road - Turn LEFT out of the
parking lot and walk a short distance. Restaurant on RIGHT. Good
Roy's Kahana Bar & Grill
- In the Gateway Shopping Center - "Hawaiian Fusion" cuisine
— a tempting combination of exotic flavors and spices mixed
with the freshest of local ingredients, always with an emphasis
Maui Brewing Co. -
Located in the Gateway Shopping Center - GREAT Burgers, Ribs and
Ma La Restaurant -
Located behind the Cannery Mall in Lahaina on Front Street (behind
Safeway Grocery Store) - Casual dining - "California Cuisine
meets Hawaii." Oceanfront.
Sansei Sushi - Located
in The Kapalua Resort, "Honolua Village"- GREAT Japanese Cuisine and sushi.
Cheeseburger in Paradise
- Located in Lahaina on Front Street - FUN place for a beer and burger
Dollies Pizza –
Located just a few steps away from the condo on Lower Honoapiilani
Road. Great pizza … eat it there or bring it back to the condo.
– Located in Napili Shores - This little gem
sits right on the water and is packed with people so get there early.
We highly recommend this location.
Mama’s Fish House
– Located 1 1/2 miles past Paia Town (on the oceanside) –
East Hwy 36 – Hana Highway – "Set in a 'drop-dead
beautiful' former beach house with Polynesian décor and an
excellent ocean view, this Kuau destination is the 'gold standard
of seafood restaurants'... despite being a bit pricey, so many feel
that it never disappoints that its been voted the most popular restaurant
on Maui." (Zagat Survey)
is your bag (pun intended) you are in for a treat. You are within
minutes to all of these great shopping destinations
Gateway Shopping Center – Located in Kahana – Is the home of several restarants, an internet cafe and coffee shop,
and some really cute shops specializing in local crafts and tropical
The Shops at Kapalua –
Located in Kapalua – Just a 3-4 minute drive away offering
a unique variety of up-scale shops for the pampered shopper.
– Located in Ka’anapali (just a few minutes drive toward
Lahaina) – Whalers’ Village is well situated right on
the beach so you can swim dine and shop all in the same day. This
shopping paradise boasts some of the best shopping in all of Maui.
Art Galleries –
Most of the high-end galleries can be found in Lahaina. These galleries
specialize in original works of art, giclee, lithographs, and other
fine art mediums. For the art enthusiast, the galleries of Lahina
are truly to be appreciated.
Hilo Hattie's –
Located in Lahaina, it is known throughout the island as "the
store of Hawaii" – Before you head back home, be sure
to grab some "Hawaiian" gifts at Hilo Hattie’s for
those last minute gifts for the house-watcher, pet sitter, and favorite
aunt or uncle.
Now we want to let you in on some
of our own favorite local events:
NIGHT – Front Street, Lahaina – Every
Friday evening in Lahaina from 7:00 – 10:00pm.
Visit the more than 15 galleries in Lahaina for special gallery
shows, demonstrating artists, art in action, and refreshments. Best
of all ... its FREE!
CRAFT FAIR –
Napili Plaza, Napili – Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
from 9:00am – 4:00pm.
Napili hosts a special craft event. Featuring works of art from
local craftsmen and artisans a multitude of exotic art treasures
can be found. Proceeds on Wednesday and Saturday benefits Maui Family
FARMERS MARKET MAUI –
Honokowai on Lower Honoapiilani Highway – Monday, Wednesday,
and Friday from 7:00 – 11:00am. Here is where you can stock
up on your pineapples, Maui Onions, coconuts and macadamia nuts
for the Mainland. Also tropical flowers, and locally prepared baked
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We sincerely hope these suggestions
will help you further enjoy your stay with us. We pride ourselves
in giving the utmost care and thought to our guests' needs. If you
know of any special attractions, places, etc ... you have found
in Maui feel free to e-mail us, and we will include them.