Historic old Hawaii town that is the heart of West Maui.

Welcome to Lahaina

Step into the enchanting world of Lahaina, where history, culture, and coastal beauty converge to create a truly unparalleled experience on the shores of Maui. Whether you're captivated by the rich heritage, seeking a vibrant community, or drawn to the stunning ocean views, Lahaina offers a perfect blend of tradition and modern living.



Lahaina, meaning "relentless sun" in Hawaiian, basks in the warm, dry embrace of Maui's tropical climate, with temperatures ranging from 75°F to 90°F year-round. The coastal location invites gentle sea breezes, creating an inviting atmosphere for outdoor living and exploration.



Lahaina's community is a vibrant tapestry of homeowners from various backgrounds. History enthusiasts, artists, retirees, and families all find their place in this welcoming coastal town. The diverse demographics contribute to the unique cultural mosaic that defines Lahaina.



Although much of the town perished in the wildfire on August 8th, 2023, Lahaina town still has some great experiences in store. Water activities abound, from snorkeling off the coast to sailing on traditional Hawaiian canoes. Old Lahaina Luau is the islands top and most authentic Luau experience right on the oceanfront. The Cannery Mall and Lahaina Gateway Center offer shopping for the entire family and the civic center has sport courts to play tennis, pickleball, basketball. Ka'anapali and Launiupoko are on either side of the town and have a bit more to offer during the current state of the town.


Top Beaches

Lahaina boasts some of Maui's most historic beaches. Mala Wharf's reef protected shores have calm waters that are great for kids as well as expert surfing beyond the reef. Mala is also a popular location for local fisherman and divers. Ka'anapali Beach, just a short drive away, offers golden sands and crystal-clear waters for swimming and sunbathing.


Top Restaurants

Indulge your taste buds in Lahaina's diverse dining scene. Enjoy fresh seafood at Honu, savor Pacific Rim cuisine at Mala Ocean Tavern, or experience Asian fusion at Star Noodle and Duckine. Lahaina is know for some of the most delicious meals at food trucks scattered around town so be on the lookout for a casual meal. These restaurants, each with its unique charm, capture the essence of Lahaina's culinary richness.


Lahaina is not just a destination; it's a living testament to Maui's history and a dynamic community by the sea. Whether you're searching for a historic home, a beachfront condo, or a vibrant neighborhood, Lahaina invites you to become part of its legacy. Explore our real estate listings and make Lahaina, Maui, your coastal haven today!


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Overview for Lahaina, HI

13,251 people live in Lahaina, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $30,430. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Lahaina, HI

Lahaina has 3,477 households, with an average household size of 4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lahaina do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,251 people call Lahaina home. The population density is 6,748.541 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.03 / 49.97%

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Around Lahaina, HI

There's plenty to do around Lahaina, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Real Mexican Grindz, Thai Taste 65, and Limitless Dive Co. Maui.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 0.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.06 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.16 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.74 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.28 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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