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Getting to Maui

Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) is the primary gateway to the island, receiving large commercial aircraft and most visitors to the island.  The airport is well located to resort areas on both west and south shores.  A handful of commuter airlines operate into the Kapalua Airport, also known as Kapalua-West Maui Airport (JHM). Hana Airport (HNM) is a regional airport serving flights originating from within the state.

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Featured Maui Hotel

OUTRIGGER Honua Kai Resort & Spa

OUTRIGGER Honua Kai Resort & Spa

  • AAA Four Diamond Hotel
  • Kids 17 & Under Free in Room
Our 4.5-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway. Half star indicates that the hotel/resort meets all criteria of the designated rating and exceeds in certain areas.

Situated on Kaanapali North Beach, this resort provides unparalleled service and all the amenities of a luxury resort with expansive one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites.

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Fast Facts

Lahaina was Hawaii’s original state capital until 1850 when the capital moved to Honolulu.

One of the world’s most breathtaking drives, the Road to Hana, contains 600 hairpin curves, myriad cliffs, and 54 one-lane bridges. Even so, most local drivers remain polite. They frequently use the “Shaka,” or “hang loose” hand symbol to signal everything from lane mergers to stop signs. Let someone else do the driving or explore the area from on high with an amazing Hana Haleakala helicopter tour.

When to Go

The best time to take a trip to Maui is, essentially, whenever you decide to go. Summertime and the Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Easter holidays are the most popular times to visit.

Low season occurs mostly during spring and fall. You’ll usually find better hotel deals at this time.  Average temperatures year-round range from balmy 70s to high 80s F. Surfers will find the most challenging waves in the winter, while divers usually prefer the summer. Just remember, on Maui, and throughout Hawaii, brief periods of rain are usually followed by lots of sunshine and rainbows.

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