Top things to do

Top Choice Hawaiian in Kula

Kula Lodge Restaurant

Assisted by its staggering view, perhaps the best of any Maui restaurant, Kula Lodge has reinvented itself to great effect. Inside, veteran Chef Marc McDowell has the kitchen humming to a farm-to-table variety menu.…
Top Choice Gallery in Kula

Worcester Glassworks

This family-run working studio and gallery produces some amazing pieces, particularly the sand-blasted glass in natural forms (eg seashells). Visitors are welcome to watch the artists and their solar-powered furnace…
Top Choice Italian in Kula

Kula Bistro

Is everyone in town here or what? Yup, sure looks like it. And we think we know why. This superb family-owned bistro offers a friendly dining room, sparkling service and delicious home cooking, including fabulous pi…
Gardens in Kula

Aliʻi Kula Lavender

Perched on a broad hillside with panoramic views of the West Maui Mountains and the central Maui coast, this charming lavender farm is a scenic place to relax. Distractions include fragrant pathways, a gift shop wit…
Cafe in Kula

La Provence

One of Kula’s best-kept secrets, this little courtyard restaurant in the middle of nowhere is the domain of Maui’s finest pastry chef. Popular offerings include ham-and-cheese croissants, chocolate-filled pastries, …
Food in Kula

Kula Country Farms

If you're driving past this large produce stand in October with the kids, you will have to pull over for the happenin' Pumpkin Patch. Resistance is futile – and the place does look fun. Otherwise, stop by for fresh …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Kula

Kula Marketplace

Need a gift for the housesitter back home? This rustic but stylish market perched on the side of the volcano acts as a clearinghouse for island vendors, with food and arts and crafts. Gourmet selections include wine…
Gardens in Kula

Kula Botanical Garden

Walking paths wind through themed plantings, including native Hawaiian specimens and a ‘taboo garden’ of poisonous plants. Because a stream runs through it, the garden supports water-thirsty plants that you won’t fi…
Cultural in Kula

Holy Ghost Feast

This festival celebrates Kula’s Portuguese heritage. Held at the Holy Ghost Church in the spring on Pentecost weekend (50 days after Easter). It’s a family event with games, craft vendors, a farmers market and a fre…
Pagoda in Kula

Harold W Rice Memorial Park

On a hillside between the Kula Hwy and Lower Kula Rd, this grassy park is a nice place to enjoy a picnic while soaking up the sweeping views of the West Maui mountains and coastline. A feral chicken or two might str…