A lone surfer heads toward Lahaina Harbor along this south Front Street beach, which adjoins a private garden.
At any given time, there's a rainbow somewhere on Maui." ―Leonard "Kimokeo Kapahulehua," Maui resident"
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cafès, galleries, and shops alternate with open vistas of the Auau Channel along two-lane, 1 ¼-mile-long Front Street.