The second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Maui is a fabulous destination with a booming a tourism industry. Travelers visit Maui for great entertainment, gorgeous hiking trails and of course, 5-star beaches.
The most popular spots for lodging in Maui are the cities of Lahaina and Kahului/Wailuku. Here, visitors will find no shortage of classy resorts, rental units and hostels.
There are tons of wonderful food options in Maui so it’s really up to travelers which food they’re in the mood for. Hawaiian shave ice from Ululani’s is a popular and refreshing choice. Looking for a food truck vibe? The South Maui Fish Company is a flavorful option for fresh tacos, poke and seafood platters. For nice presentation and tasty eats, locals love the Kula Bistro popular for its local, Italian and American cuisine. Another VAX approved restaurant is Monkeypod Kitchen, a spot famous for their local farm-to-table cuisine. Insider tip: reservations for Monkeypod are needed well in advance; we promise it’s worth it!