Sitting on the west end of the island, Lahaina is one of the four major towns that's a great backdrop for activities, entertainment, food and as a place to call it a night.

Lahaina is a hot spot in Maui for a reason. Once called Lele, it's a town that has a bit of everything.

Once the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Lahaina turned into a major whaling village for sailors and fishermen in the mid-1800's.

Lahaina is steeped with history

The channel off the coast is one of the best places in the world to spot humpback whales so you're almost guaranteed to see one on one of these excursions.

Whale watching wonder

Surf paradise for beginners

Many say that Lahaina is one of the best spots for beginner surfers. The reason is that the waves are small and easy to access from the beach.

Lahaina's Front Street being the main thoroughfare for the town, you can take your pick of cuisine and budget that will surely delight your tastebuds.

Culinary highlights abound

Spend the evening browsing around, picking up new beach clothing, buying beautiful pieces in art galleries, or snagging a few souvenirs for your friends and family back home.

Shop till you drop

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