Welcome to Lahaina/Kapalua/Napili
Stretched along the western shores of Maui are the thriving communities of Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili. These adjacent communities are full of the natural beauty and beaches that Hawaii is known for in addition to the rich history of the area. Lahaina is a historic town, once the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, and a historic whaling village in the late 1800s. Kapalua was once known as the Honolulu Ranch but now serves as a beautiful and luxurious master-planned community full of award-winning restaurants, boutiques, and more. Napili is a bustling beach town with beautiful beaches.
Shopping and dining options are plentiful. Marketplace at Lahaina, Whalers Village, Napili Plaza, and Outlets of Maui are just a few of the places you’ll find everything you wish for. Friends and neighbors can be found at the beaches snorkeling and sunbathing, or at one of the many Hawaiian Luaus in the area. Lahaina is said to be home to two of the best in Hawaii, Old Lahaina Luau and Feast at Lele, a beachside luau.
What to Love
- A bustling beach town full of nightlife and visitors
- Old Lahaina Luau
- Beautiful beaches, snorkeling, and epic surfing
- Napili Bay Beach
Residents love the luxurious resort feel of the area while maintaining the laid-back beach life. The constant hustle and bustle of the beaches during the day and the entertainment of bars and luaus at night provide ample enjoyment no matter the time of day. A simple trip to one of the many secluded beaches or a day wandering one of the many trails and immersing yourself in the beauty of nature around you allows an escape and solace.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
With a number of shopping centers in Lahaina, Kapalua and Napili there are plenty of spots to find quality shopping and dining for all your needs. A day trip to the Outlets of Maui offers a variety of luxury shopping at stores like Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Tommy Bahama, and more.
Restaurants are plentiful and can be found just about everywhere you turn. Mala Tavern is an oceanside fine dining staple in the area with a variety of fresh seafood and local delicacies. Duke’s Beach House offers a more laid-back atmosphere with a casual and nostalgic ambiance. Kitchen 5315 has a beautiful view, in addition to the delicious food served here. There is also an assortment of food trucks and smaller restaurants guaranteed to pique your interest.
Things to Do
With the number of beaches, historic sites, parks, and trails in the area there is always something fun to do and see. For a taste of Lahaina's history, check out U.S. Seamen’s Hospital Museum, Hale Pa’ahao (Lahaina prison), and the Lahaina Banyan Court, home to the oldest living Banyan tree in Maui and the largest in the United States.
Traditional Hawaiian Luaus, such as Old Lahaina Luau, is an enjoyable way to see some of the Hawaiian culture through hula, chants, song, warrior dance, and food.
The Kapalua Bay Beach Trail has a beautiful shoreline walk with stunning views and vibrant marine life. The area also has tide pools to explore. Eco Sea Scooter Snorkeling Academy provides tours and lessons to safely explore the waters and experience Hawaiian sea life.