Things To See and Do in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii
Whalers Village Museum
Immerse yourself in 19th century sea-faring life at the Whalers Village Museum. Located in Lahaina, the museum displays more than 70 species of whales, the remains of a 40-foot Sperm Whale and an authentic whaleboat. Open: 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. 28 mi.
Sample some wine while learning about the history of Maui at Tedeschi Vineyards. Kalakaua Cottage, the vineyard’s tasting room, is housed inside the King’s Cottage–one of the most historic buildings on the island dating back to 1874. Tasting room hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily.
Maui Tropical Plantation
Take a narrated tram tour past fields of tropical fruits and flowers at this 60-acre working plantation, which grows papaya, guava, mango, macadamia nuts, coffee, sugar cane and more. The tram runs daily starting at 10 a.m. 11 mi. For more information, call (800) 451-6805.