Parking can be a bit difficult if you arrive after 9 a.m., but there is an overflow dirt lot across the street.
Due to the desert conditions of the area, Kihei was not an easy place for native Hawaiians to settle.
There are bathrooms, changing rooms, and outdoor showers, and across the street are plenty of good shopping and dining locales.
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Located at 726 South Kihei Road, the Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is a great place to learn more about the giant marine mammals who call Maui home every winter.
Through the 1930’s Hawaiians lived much as they always had, fishing and doing their best to live off the dry land.
It wasn’t until 1950 that the government began trying to market and sell beach lots in the Kihei area, and even then there were very few buyers.
In the 1960s water was piped down to Kihei from Central and West Maui and real estate finally took off.
Through the 1970’s and 1980’s condos, hotels, and resorts sprang up continually and completely changed the face of Kihei.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.I am a 25 single female looking to move to Hawaii this Feb.I always thought I would move to Maui, but l have been thinking that it might be hard to date there, as everyone is a tourist. Which areas of the islands would be good for really creating a sense of community and lasting relationships?I work in the Hospitality industry and do massage on the side if thats a factor...into surfing. Pick the island which has the best surf since a perfect wave is about as hard to find as a perfect guy.Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!