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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

American Restaurant
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“Great seafood at reasonable prices in a simple and unpretentious atmosphere. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“They serve lots if different local dishes plate lunch style. They are pricey, but the portions are huge and the food is delicious!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Starting with Boss Frogs for snorkel gear and beach rental, you can book activities and outfit your vacation. The Dolphin Plaza also has La Plage Bagels and4 other restaurants as well as souvenir stores. It is across the street from the resort.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Calm waters makes this is one of the best beaches on Maui. Great for snorkeling, swimming and whale watching in the winter. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“best sushi on island...owner from Japan makes all sushi amazing quaint experience.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Love the fish tacos. Ahi is my favorite. Talk about fresh eating and won't break the bank either. Has both indoor/outdoor seating available.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Authentic (and creative) Thai food in a clean & upscale environment. NOTE: many items have choice of heat; ordering "Thai hot" should likely be avoided by Americans ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Walking distance groceries, essentials bento boxes for a quick bite to eat without the way and souvenirs too! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Right across the street! Local Kona coffee, hilarious but NSFW cards and magnets, yummy breakfast bagels and paninis, and view of the ocean from the patio tables. I love the Kalama on Maui sweet onion bagel.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“They offer ocean play gear at an affordable price, as well as info from a local as to best beaches and ocean places to play.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Kihei's only health food store, very expensive, good salad bar if you keep it light. Only .75 a gallon for akaline or R.O. water from the machine, bring your own container. Walk across the street, in front of hotel sit on the wall and watch the turtles and the sunset at the same time!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“It is quite likely someone will ask you if you went to Maui Tacos. A very small tucked away place with only a couple of tables, yet famous stars always seem to find their way to it. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Rainbow Mall is close by and has a variety of retail shops and restaurants. You can find beachwear, island accessories & gifts, restaurants and walk-up eateries and activity guides.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Must check this place out!Looking for great banana bread or freshly baked muffins and more?”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Was there ever a beach vacation that didn't have ice cream? This is the one to go to.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“One of many spots for shave ice. Must try it with a scoop of ice cream at the bottom!”
  • 6 locals recommend