Kahului, Maui Cruise Port

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About Kahului, Maui

Kahului, with its bustling harbor and busy shopping complexes, offers visitors the chance to find spectacular bargains. The piers along the waterfront, lined with container-cargo ships and weekly cruise ships, are the embarkation point for Maui's sugar and pineapple crops. You can also watch the containers being loaded onto and unloaded from the many ships.

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Road to Hana is a must. Go with Roberts Hawaii tours. Their drivers know this road and Hawaii history. Also Haleakala crater is a must. They offer sunrise, sunset or daytime tours.

Visited: Apr 21, 2018

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Our visit to Maui was spectacular! Our first day here we went on the road to Hana tour through Mahalo Tours. Our tour guid Jamie was pleasant and informative and was a good tour guide. The long and and windy road was interesting. We stopped at all this tropical foliage along the way. There were so many waterfalls. I even got to dip my feet in one!it was a steep climb down though so don't expect to get down there if you have mobility issues, it is extremely rocky. They give you Hawaiian delicacy a along the way such as tropical juices, banana bread( the best I have ever had) and Hawaiian potato chips. Our van was comfortable so much that two people in our group fell asleep.the port was nice there was something me soap, jewelry and clothes shops there where we all got shirts. We saw a church made out of coral. We got to take pictures with smiling horses there because there is a ranch right there. Also there is curious George's grave sight, yes he was a real monkey and his owner wore a yellow raincoat. We got to this place for lunch. It was authentic Hawaiian fools kulua pork, huli huli chicken all of that. I wasn't a big fan of the chicken but everyone else liked the chicken ( i am a very picky eater) but the very friendly cats seemed to enjoy they were so cute they let you pet them. There was a mom with kittens. We also got to hang out with chickens. I have never seen so many in my life! Our second day in Maui was also great. We booked a tour of Haleakala crater through ncl. It was unbelievable we climbed almost 10000 feet to the top of the mountain. It was about 40 degrees colder up there. We felt like we were on another planet. It looked like Mars. It was partly red from the iron oxides and looked sandy. We got good souvenirs at the gift shop. We learned about the silver sword plant that grows only on Haleakala it takes 50 years to grow then it sprouts and dies. It was very educational. We got to visit one of United States national parks. Overall our visit to Maui was great. I would come back in a second and would highly recommend you coming here.


We drove the "Road to Hana" in Maui. The trip was a bit tedious, but driving a rental car vs riding a tour bus allowed for as many side stops as we wanted. We stopped at numerous roadside overlooks, attractions, water falls, etc. Twin falls and many of the other roadside stops were nice. On the advice of an Uber driver, we skipped Garden of Eden, so no comments on that. If you drive the road to Hana, be prepared for a long day, wear shoes that will not slip on wet stones or in mud, and watch out for the numerous one-lane bridges where you'll stop to allow other drivers to cross first. Two of us went on the ship arranged excursion to rappel a waterfall (through Rappel Maui) and it was nice. The waterfall area was "private" for the tour only and was inside The Garden of Eden.

Visited: Sep 01, 2018

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