Kihei attractions

Top Choice Beach in Kihei

Keawakapu Beach

From break of day to twilight, this sparkling stretch of sand is a showstopper. Extending from south Kihei to Wailea’s Mokapu Beach, Keawakapu is set back from the main road and is less visible than Kihei’s main roa…
Beach in Kihei

Charley Young Beach

On a side-street, out of view of busy S Kihei Rd, this neighborhood beach is the least-touristed strand in Kihei. It’s a real jewel in the rough: broad and sandy, and backed by swaying coconut palms. You’re apt to f…
Beach in Kihei

Kamaʻole Beach Park III

Covered in a blanket of golden sand, Kamaʻole Beach Park III has full facilities and lifeguards, plus a playground and parking lot. Great spot for a beach day. The shaded picnic tables starting filling up early on w…
Beach in Kihei

Kamaʻole Beach Park I

A pretty, golden-sand beach with full facilities and lifeguards, plus a volleyball court and a parking lot. Travelers with disabilities can access the ocean at Kam I using accessibility ramps and the sand beach chai…
Museum in Kihei

Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Headquarters

The oceanfront deck at the revamped marine sanctuary headquarters, which sits just north of the ancient Koʻieʻie Fishpond, is an ideal spot for viewing the humpback whales that frequent the bay during winter. Free s…
Church in Kihei

David Malo’s Church

Philosopher David Malo, who built this church in 1852, was the first Hawaiian ordained to the Christian ministry. He was also co-author of Hawaii’s first constitution and an early spokesperson for Hawaiian rights. W…
Park in Kihei

Kalama Park

Athletes, skate rats and toddlers who need to roam will appreciate this expansive seaside park. Sports facilities include tennis and basketball courts, ball fields and a skateboard park. Also on site are a playgroun…
Historic Site in Kihei

Koʻieʻie Fishpond

In ancient Hawaii, coastal fishponds were built to provide a ready source of fish for royal families. The most intact fishpond remaining on Maui is the 3-acre Koʻieʻie Fishpond, now on the National Register of Histo…
Beach in Kihei

Kamaʻole Beach Park II

This lovely beach has beautiful golden sand as well as full facilities and lifeguards.
Beach in Kihei

Kalepolepo Beach Park

This compact park beside the headquarters for the Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is a nice spot for families with younger kids. A grassy lawn is fronted by the ancient Koʻieʻie Fishpond, whose stone walls …