Kahului attractions

Top Choice Beach in Kahului

Kanaha Beach Park

Well, you can’t judge a beach by its cover. Wedged between downtown Kahului and the airport, and hidden behind a strip of ironwood trees, this mile-long stretch of sand is surf city, with scores of brilliant sails z…
Museum in Kahului

Story of Hawaii Museum

This quirky place offers a fascinating look at the history of Hawaii as told through centuries of maps. The collection encompasses early explorers, the monarchy, territorial days, WWII, statehood and the golden era …
Bird Sanctuary in Kahului

Kanaha Pond Bird Sanctuary

You wouldn’t expect a wildlife sanctuary to be so close to a main road, but a short walk leaves it behind. This shallow marsh is a haven for rare Hawaiian birds, including native coots, black-crowned night herons, a…
Gardens in Kahului

Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

For botanophiles interested in native Hawaiian plants, this garden on the grounds of a former zoo has a wealth of knowledge. An excellent new audio tour ($5 or free with admission) brings it to life. Don’t expect th…
Harbor in Kahului

Kahului Harbor

Kahului’s large protected harbor is the island’s only deep-water port, so all boat traffic, from cruise ships to cargo vessels, docks here. But it’s not all business. Late afternoon you might see outrigger canoe clu…
Museum in Kahului

Schaefer International Gallery

This art gallery at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center has six exhibitions per year, ranging from native Hawaiian arts to contemporary local artists working in all mediums.