Snapshots of Lahaina

Surf's Up

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Surf's Up

A lone surfer heads toward Lahaina Harbor along this south Front Street beach, which adjoins a private garden.

True Colors

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True Colors

At any given time, there's a rainbow somewhere on Maui." ―Leonard "Kimokeo Kapahulehua," Maui resident"

Art History

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Art History

Site number 61 on Lahaina's extensive Historical Walking Trail, the 1927 Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church beckons even secular tourists to have a look at the native art inside, including a Hawaiian Madonna.

Sacred Harbor

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Sacred Harbor

Standing near Lahaina Harbor, Akoni Akana, executive director of Friends of Mokuula, makes a sweeping gesture toward the "Birthing Stones," revered for generations of Hawaiian royalty.

Day Cruiser

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Day Cruiser

After a day trip to Lanai, the 55-passenger Trilogy VI anchors in Lahaina Harbor. Known for its ocean-stewardship practices, Trilogy Excursions offers numerous waterborne adventures.

Fine Dining

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Fine Dining

At Gerard's, France-born founding chef Gerard Reversade builds nightly menus around local Maui produce and fresh catch. Located at the Plantation Inn, the restaurant has been a popular island dining destination since 1982.

Down in Front

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Down in Front

Cafès, galleries, and shops alternate with open vistas of the Auau Channel along two-lane, 1 ¼-mile-long Front Street.

Beach View Terrace

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Beach View Terrace

At Pacific’O, the terrace and adjacent open-air dining room overlook one of Lahaina’s prettiest beaches, where locals sun-worship and play volleyball. The island of Lanai rises in the distance.

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