Camp Maluhia in Waihe’e is owned by the Maui chapter of the Boy Scouts of America. It is used extensively year-round, providing camping and over-night wilderness experiences for the Boy Scouts.
The “cement building” along Mokulele Highway in Central Maui is a pumping station sending water from rainy ‘Iao Valley down to Kihei, Wailea and Makena.
Charley Young Beach in Kihei is a popular beach for both residents and visitors. There is very limited close-by parking, and only shower facilities. You have to walk down a ramp to the beach.
Charley Young’s has the deepest beach along the Kihei coast. It is popular with the residents in the many nearby condominiums. Because of limited nearby parking, few visitors drive to this beach.
The Chinese Wo Hing Society building in Lahaina on Front Street was built in the early 1900’s. The Chinese were a major force in the commercial development of Lahaina and Maui. Today the building is a museum.
At nine stories, the County Building in Wailuku is the tallest building on Maui, and easily seen from Central Maui. Maui County is made up of the islands of Maui, Lana’i and Moloka’i. Built in 1972, the building is in the center of the Wailuku Historical District. Note all the buildings around it. Several were built in the early 1900’s.
Next to the County Building, the Old Wailuku Courthouse was built in 1907. When the much larger Circuit Court building was built around the corner, this building began serving as the offices of the Prosecuting Attorney,
Cove Park in Kihei is a popular local beach with gentle waves for surfing. At the far end is the launching area for the nearby canoes. Limited parking.
The entrance to the Cruise Ship Dock in Kahului is on Hobron Avenue. Because of current-day security, this is as close as you can get to the cruise ships without being a passenger. You’ll see the interisland cruise ship Pride of Amercia in port every Monday morning.
Photos of Maui Beaches & Drives
Aloha, welcome to Maui!