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Central Maui – Quick Summary

Last updated 29. Sep, 2009 by .

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General Geographic Area: Central Maui

General Geographic Area: Central Maui

In a nutshell: Central Maui is the isthmus between West Maui and Haleakala. It is also where most business gets done on Maui. Visitors will pass through here several times, usually on the way to somewhere else.
Minuses: The Pu’unene Sugar Mill spewing smoke from its stacks into the blue sky sure is a buzzkill.
Sound-bite: “OMG, OGG!”

Central Maui is where Maui’s business gets done. The Kahului Airport and Harbor are where all our “stuff” (and people) come in. The Maui County government, Costco, …

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Car Rental Hawaii

Last updated 24. Dec, 2010 by .

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Insider source for Hawaii rental car deals.

Insider source for Hawaii rental car deals.

Rating: ★★★★★

In a nutshell: Insider/wholesale pricing on rental cars.
Minuses: Online rental process is not real-time.
Sound-bite: “Are you sure these rates are correct?”

Okay, this one of those situations where it pays to know someone local. Maui truly plays by its own set of rules – and those locally connected pay less…Continue Reading

Summary
Wholesale car rental
  Location
Airport Terminal
  Phone
866-300-7116
  Web
http://www.carrentalhawaii.com
  Price
Wholesale

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Iao Valley Inn Private Cottage

Last updated 29. Oct, 2013 by .

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Iao Valley Inn 2Br/Studio Cottage

Iao Valley Inn 2Br/Studio Cottage

Contact: Iao Valley Inn Private Cottage
Book: Online booking form

2 Bdrm / 1 Bath (Sleeps up to 4)

Lowest Advertised Rates:
5/nt. minimum
March - May 14: $199/nt.; 7+nts: $179/nt.
May 15 - December* 2104: $179/nt.; 7+nts: $165/nt.
*Christmas/NY Time: Min. stay of 7 nts. required: $275/nt.
January* & February: $245/nt.; 7+nts: $225/nt.
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Beds:
Cal King, Full

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Living room

Amenities:
| 30+ Acre Property | Ocean & Mountain Views from Property | Full Private Cottage | Lanai | Private Yard | Gardens | Natural …

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Iao Valley Inn

Last updated 01. Apr, 2014 by .

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Iao Valley Inn

Iao Valley Inn

Contact: Iao Valley Inn
Book the Orchid Room: Online booking form
Book the Palms Room: Online booking form

Each room has 1 Bdrm / 1 Bath and Sleeps up to 2.

Lowest Advertised Rates:
3/nt. minimum
January* & February: $139/nt.
March - May 14: $109/nt.
May 15 - December*: $99/nt.
*Christmas/NY Time: Min. stay of 7 nts. required: $159/nt.
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Amenities:
| 30+ Acre Property | Ocean & Mountain Views | Lanais | Gardens | In-room TV | WiFi Internet | Natural …

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Paragon Sailing Charters

Last updated 29. Apr, 2013 by .

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Paragon II at Molokini

Paragon II at Molokini

Rating: ★★★★½
*how we rate vendors

Rated #1 Molokini Snorkel Boat

In a nutshell: These guys really know how to sail!
Minuses: Food is a lower priority than beer. (Maybe that’s a plus?!?”)
Sound-bite: “They raised the sails quickly and we were soon traveling at 20 knots!”

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Summary
They do a lot of real sailing, which sets them above the competition who mostly rely on motors to get around.
  Location
Maalaea & Lahaina Harbors
  Phone
808-244-2087
  Web
www.sailmaui.com
 Price
$50 - $150

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Maui Coffee Roasters

Last updated 24. May, 2010 by .

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Maui Coffee Roasters

Maui Coffee Roasters

Rating: ★★★★★

Rated #1 Coffee Shop
in Central Maui

In a nutshell: Reasonably priced fresh-roasted local coffee – and tasty food to go with it.
Minuses: One location, outside the resort areas.
Sound-bite: [the frothing sound of steaming cappuccino milk]

Maui Coffee Roasters has two things you’ll rarely find side-by-side in Maui: Reasonably priced, and top-notch quality. Located in the center of…Continue Reading

Summary
Coffee house & deli counter
  Location
444 Hana Hwy, Kahului
  Phone
808-877-2877
  Web
http://www.mauicoffeeroasters.com
  Price
Inexpensive

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Pride of Maui

Last updated 04. Dec, 2012 by .

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Lunch on top deck of Pride of Maui

Lunch on top deck of Pride of Maui

Rating: ★★★★½
*how we rate vendors

Rated #1 Value Snorkel Boat

In a nutshell: A great value and solidly run operation.
Minuses: On-boat upselling can be mildly annoying.
Sound-bite: “Everyone on the crew was super friendly and fun…looking back at the island and getting so close to the wildlife was amazing!”

Key Info:
Location: Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea
Phone: 877-867-7433
Web: http://www.prideofmaui.com/
Price: $40-100+

Summary
The Pride Of Maui is a rock solid value for those looking for the best bang-for-the-buck in a snorkel …

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Mana Foods

Last updated 05. Sep, 2012 by .

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Prime produce

Prime produce

Rating: ★★★★★

In a nutshell: The best natural food store on Maui. Better food, selection & pricing than the chain supermarkets.
Minuses: Parking.
Sound-bite: “Absolutely the best Calamari salad I ever ate.”

What makes Mana Foods #1 is that they’re well beyond just being “the local natural foods store.” They carry the island’s widest selection of the highest quality fresh…Continue Reading

Summary
Best market on Maui
  Location
49 Baldwin Ave, Paia
  Phone
808-579-8078
  Web
http://www.manafoodsmaui.com
  Price
Best on Maui

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Aqua Adventure

Last updated 13. Dec, 2009 by .

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[rating:96/100]
Summary
Half-day snuba & snorkel charter w/Molokini, "turtle arches" and whale watching (in season) along the way.
  Location
Slip # 51, Ma'alaea
  Phone
808-573-2104
  Web
http://www.mauisnorkelsnuba.com/
 Price
$75 - $150

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Action Sports Maui

Last updated 05. Jan, 2010 by .

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[rating:96/100]
Summary
Comprehensive, intermediate & advanced wind/kite/sail lessons. Note: rating reflects intermediate and advanced lessons.
  Location
Kanaha Beach & Kihei
  Phone
808-871-5857
  Web
http://www.actionsportsmaui.com
 Price
$80 - $1000+

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