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Top Choice Cafe in Maʻalaea

Maʻalaea General Store & Cafe

Located in the only original building left from the days when Maʻalaea was a small Japanese fishing village, this friendly general store and cafe offers deli eats, fresh-baked bread, and a rare focus on veggie and g…
Aquarium in Maʻalaea

Maui Ocean Center

This midsize aquarium showcases Hawaii’s dazzling marine life, including many species found nowhere else. The floor plan takes you on an ocean journey, beginning with nearshore reefs teeming with colorful tropical f…
Beach in Maʻalaea

Maʻalaea Bay

Maʻalaea Bay is fronted by a 3-mile stretch of sand, running from Maʻalaea Harbor south to Kihei. Access is from Haycraft Park at the end of Hauoli St in Maʻalaea and from several places along N Kihei Rd including K…
Barbecue in Maʻalaea

Beach Bums Bar & Grill

For harbor views and barbecue, settle in at this lively eatery. Beach Bums uses a wood-burning rotisserie smoker to grill up everything from burgers and ribs to turkey and Spam. Come from 3pm to 6pm for drafts from …
Desserts in Maʻalaea

Hula Cookies & Ice Cream

The freshly baked cookies and Maui-made ice cream here are chock-full of macadamia nuts, pineapple and coconut. A good place to take the kids after visiting the nearby aquarium.