Lahaina is Maui's most touristy part of the island.
There always seem to be a couple of cruise ships docked off
the shore, flooding the streets of Lahaina with the
cruiser's. There are plenty of souvenir shops to
accommodate the cruiser's thirst for t-shirts, and trinkets
to take back with them. There are quite a few excursion
and tour booth's around the area, which I found rather
helpful. I was able to find a very reasonably priced
snorkeling trip to Molokini at one of the booths for around
$50. These booth's have plenty of activities to choose
from, from luau's to whale watching tours, and they can
usually get you signed up and going in a few hours.
Here I am in downtown Lahaina where there is much bustling
and activity. The roads are not quite big enough around
the town to accommodate the cars. Do not be in hurry if
you have a car in Lahaina, and expect to pay at least a few
dollars for parking wherever you go, since parking is at a
premium. Lahaina is not very big, so you are better off
without a car and walking if you plan on staying around the
This is just another shot of a small souvenir alley off the
main street of Lahaina. There is an outstanding
restaurant which I ate at every chance I could called Kahuna
Kabob's. The served beef, chicken, and shrimp kabob's
on skewers over rice and vegetables. I would eat at the
outside tables, and watch as the cruise ship tourists would
flood the area looking for bargains.
did a few laps at the local Lahaina public pool. The
place was rather empty, so I was able to have a swimming lane
all to my self.
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