A mix of old and new Hawaii in the hub of Maui.

Welcome to Wailuku

Nestled in the heart of Maui, Wailuku beckons with its historic charm, vibrant culture, and a sense of community that defines island living. Whether you're seeking a historic home or new build on the hillside, Wailuku offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity.



Wailuku enjoys a mild and pleasant climate, with temperatures ranging from 70°F to 80°F throughout the year. The lush landscapes thrive under the occasional refreshing showers brought in by the consistent trade winds, creating a timeless beauty that characterizes this part of the Valley Isle.



Wailuku is a melting pot of homeowners from various backgrounds, contributing to a rich tapestry of heritage and diversity. Families, professionals, and those with a love for history find their place in this welcoming community. The sense of camaraderie and shared appreciation for Wailuku's unique charm create a warm and inviting atmosphere.



Wailuku is a haven for those seeking cultural experiences. Explore the historic Wailuku town, visit the Maui Arts and Cultural Center for live performances, or embark on a journey through the Maui Historical Society. The Iao Valley State Monument offers hiking trails and breathtaking views, providing a serene escape into nature. Wailuku holds Maui's only bowling alley and plenty of activities for the kids like a trampoline park, zipline tour, and escape rooms. Take a stroll down market street to see the unique shops and boutiques or spend the day in one of the many beautiful parks. Wailuku's location is perfect for being close to the happenings but not in the middle of it. It is just a 10 minute drive to all the wonders of Kahului.


Annual Events:

Wailuku hosts a variety of annual events that celebrate its local heritage. The Wailuku First Friday Town Party is a monthly celebration featuring art, music, and local vendors. The Maui Fil-Am Heritage Festival highlights the Filipino culture, adding to the diverse cultural tapestry of the area. The Maui Arts and Cultural Center holds numerous events throughout the year so be sure to check their website for what is coming up.


Top Restaurants:

Wailuku's dining scene offers a mix of flavors, blending tradition with modern culinary delights. Enjoy local breakfast favorites at Tasty Crust, be pleased by the ambiance at the many eccentric coffee shops like Wailuku Coffee Company and 62 Marcket, pick up some delectable treats at Four Sisters Bakery and Stillwells, or experience the fusion of Hawaiian and Asian flavors at Tiffany's Restaurant & Bar.


Wailuku is more than a location; it's a living testament to Maui's history and a vibrant community spirit. Whether you're searching for a historic home or new build on the hillside, Wailuku invites you to become part of its timeless story. Explore our real estate listings and make Wailuku, Maui, your unique piece of paradise today!


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Demographics and Employment Data for Wailuku, HI

Wailuku has 5,863 households, with an average household size of 2.65. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wailuku do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,670 people call Wailuku home. The population density is 2,976.08 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

52.18 / 47.82%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
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Around Wailuku, HI

There's plenty to do around Wailuku, 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 Ma‘ana Wagon , Iao Valley Farm Stand, and Maui Cakes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.82 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.11 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.67 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.12 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.49 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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