Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ's

Freqeuntly Asked Questions About Maui

 

Q. Where are the best spots to surf?

A. Kahului Harbor, Ho'okipa, Puamana, Honolua Bay, Kihei Cove, La Perouse and Waiehu Beach Park


Q. Where are the most swimmable beaches?

A. Kapalua Beach, Wailea Beach, Makena Beach, D.T. Fleming Beach, Charlie Young, Ka'anapali, Kamaole Beach I,II & III, Mokapu Beach, Polo Beach & Ulua Beach


Q. Are things more expensive in Maui? (Food, gas, shopping, dining etc.)

A. You will find that all of these things are more expensive than your home town. The average price for a gallon of gas is around $4.50. Groceries are more expensive, usually a couple dollars more for items than at your regular grocery store at home. Dining out is more expensive depending on where you go, some places you are also paying for the view. You can find quite a few good happy hours around town and cut your bill in half.


Q. What kind of activities will be available?

A. Surfing, horse back riding, stand up paddle, kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, diving, sunset cruise, wind surfing, jet skis, whale watching (not year round), bicycle rentals, drive the road to Hana, helicopter tours, dolphin watching, hiking & parasailing


Q. Which restaurants are most popular?

A. Hula Grill, Longhis, Tommy Bahama, Mama's Fish House, Sansei, Merriman's, Sea House, Lahaina Grill, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Jaws Fish Tacos, Mala Ocean Tavern, David Paul's Island Grill, Gannon's, Kimos, Charley's, Nick's Fish Market, Stella Blues & Monkey Pod.


Q. Where are the best hiking spots?

A. Waihee Ridge Trail, Makawao Forest - Kahakapao Trail, Iao Valley, Haleakala, Polipoli Trail, Twin Falls, 4 Falls Bamboo Forest, Seven Sacred Pools, Pipiwai Trail, Waimoku Falls & Nemo Falls.


Q. Is Maui a good place to retire?

A. If you love warm weather, the beach and island life then Maui is the perfect place to retire. With year round warm weather and living near some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, you can't go wrong.


Q. Are the spiders poisonous in Hawaii?

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What are some things to consider before moving to maui?

Is Barrack Obama from Maui?

Are there any colleges or universities in Maui?

Does Maui have good health care compared to the other Islands?

What are the best spots to go snorkeling?

Do you have a list of schools in Maui?

Does Clint Eastwood live in Wailea Maui?

Compared to the rest of America, does Maui have a high property tax rate?

Are there free camp grounds or is there free camping Maui?

Do you have to wear a motorcycle helmet when riding a motorcycle in Maui, Hawaii?

Can you drive on the beach in Maui?

Why is it so expensive in Maui?

Are there any Non Profit Groups in Maui that need help?

What are the most luxurious hotels to stay at in Maui?

Does Oprah really live on Maui?

What are the best five restaurants on the island?

Are there any wineries to visit in Maui?

How long has Hawaii been part of the United States?

Do the fish in Maui bite?

Are there any military bases on Maui?

How long does it take to drive around the whole island of Maui?

Why do I keep seeing bumper stickers that read “slow down this ain’t the mainland” ???

Does Owen Wilson still live in Maui?

What are the most luxurious hotels to stay at in Maui?

Are there whales in Maui?

What are the best places for Mexican food in Maui?

Can you get Thai Food in Maui?

What is the number #1 sushi place on the island?

Does the lead singer of Metalica live in Hawaii?

Are there Octopus in Maui?

Can I use my insurance from the mainland when I rent a car in Maui?

How many airports are on Maui?

Is it dangerous to swim in the ocean in Maui?

Are there lions, tigers, snakes or bears in Maui?

Do they really play Jawaiian music in Hawaii?

Do they do speed traps in Maui?

Does Fleetwood Mac live in Hawaii?

What are the best places to live in Maui?

How many state parks are in Maui, Hawaii?

What is the sales tax in Maui?

Do you have any tips for moving to Maui, Hawaii?

What are the best surfing spots in Maui?

Is Maui the largest Hawaiian Island?

Why is Maui the most popular of the Hawaiian Islands?

Does Woody Harrelson still live in Hawaii?

How many airports are on Maui?

Why does the County of Maui make me do a car inspection?

Is there a leash law for the beaches in Maui Hawaii?

Does the Maui County Police department do field sobriety check points?

Are the state taxes in Maui higher than the national average?