On the northern coast of Maui's central valley, Kahului is a fairly large town, with shopping centers, some no-frills hotels, a commercial harbor and cruise-ship dock, and Maui's main airport. All the big-box stores, car dealerships and warehouses are there.
It's generally less expensive to stay in Kahului than elsewhere on the island. The beaches have salt-and-pepper sand.... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.