How to Get to Maalaea Harbor

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Maalaea Harbor, Slip 76

The boat leaves from Maalaea Harbor, Slip 76 (not Lahaina Harbor) – (a boat ‘slip’ is where you park a boat).

The slip numbers are on the piers. Odd numbers are landward, even numbers, including the Lani Kai, are on the ocean side – the far side – of the U-shaped piers, or docks.

Driving time to Maalaea Harbor:

 


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There’s parking on the pier, in front of the boat.

For your GPS – If you have a Garmin GPS, this street address will lead you to the boat slip:
19 Maalaea Boat Harbor Road, Kihei, HI 96753
Then look to your left for slip 76.

Google Maps and Google Earth – A search for “Friendly Charters” or “Lani Kai” will bring up the location of the boat slip. Click here for map and directions on Google.

The latitude and longitude of our boat slip, in three different formats:
20°47’25.1″N 156°30’42.2″W
20° 47.418′ -156° 30.704′
20.790306 -156.511722

For anything else, this street address will get you to the harbor:
395 Maalaea Rd., Maalaea Harbor, HI 96793. When you get to the harbor drive down and around to the far side of the boat harbor, almost to the end of the pier, to slip 76.

 

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From Kihei, Wailea or Makena
From Lahaina, Napili, Kaanapali, Kapalua
From Kahului, Wailuku
How Paid Parking Works


Coming from Kihei, Wailea or Makena

You’ll be heading North on S. Kihei Rd., and you’ll come to the end of it at this intersection.
Turn Left onto N. Kihei Rd.
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Take N. Kihei Rd. a few miles until it ends at the next traffic light. Turn Left again.
You’ll see the windmills when you make the turn.
You’ll be on Highway 30, Honoapiilani Highway. Stay in the left lane.
Just a short bit down the highway you’ll see a left turn lane.

Keep left into the left turn lane, and make the turn onto Maalaea Rd.

After turning left, you’ll be on Maalaea Rd., sometimes called Maalaea Harbor Rd.
(If you miss the turn, don’t panic. Just go to the next traffic light and make the next left, then cut over a block and turn onto Maalaea Rd.)

This is what it looks like driving down Maalaea Rd. towards the harbor.

When the road curves to the right, follow the curve around.

Follow the road down a bit until you see this side road going off to the left.

Bear to the left here, down into the harbor area.

Drive down the hill.

Drive past the boat ramp.

When you get to the far side, the ocean side of the pier,
turn left and drive down almost to the end.

Keep going…

Watch for our sign, on the left, at slip 76.

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Click here to learn about Paid Parking at the Boat Harbor.

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Coming from Lahaina, Napili, Kaanapali, Kapalua

You’ll be on Honoapiilani Highway. The harbor is 3.5 miles after you go through the tunnel.
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Two miles after the tunnel you’ll see these signs on your right.
Just past them is another sign that says “US Coast Guard”.
Slow down; the entrance is only 100 yards or so.

Below you’ll see the harbor entrance. Turn right.

If you missed the entrance, don’t worry. Just make the next right.
Here’s a link to photos of the second entrance.

Follow the road down to the harbor.

Go straight, drive out the pier, and go almost to the end.

Keep going…

Watch for our sign, on the left, at slip 76.

Dock
Click here to learn about Paid Parking at the Boat Harbor.

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Coming from Lahaina & Missed the First Entrance

Did you miss the turn? It’s easy to miss.
Don’t worry, just go to the next driveway and turn right.
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Drive downhill until you see the first right turn. In the photo below, you’ll be coming from the other direction, so it’s almost a U-turn that you have to make, to your right.

You want to head downhill into the harbor area.

Drive down the hill.

Drive past the boat ramp.

Keep going…

When you get to the far side, the ocean side of the pier,
turn left and drive down almost to the end.

Watch for our sign, on the left, at slip 76.

Dock

Click here to learn about Paid Parking at the Boat Harbor.

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Coming from Kahului or Wailuku

Whichever way you come towards Maalaea Harbor, you’ll end up on Hwy. 30.
When you see this sign (below), you’re getting close.
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After you go through the lights, move to the left lane.
Just a short bit down the highway you’ll see a left turn lane.

Keep left into the left turn lane, and make the turn onto Maalaea Rd.

After left, you’ll be on Maalaea Rd., sometimes called Maalaea Harbor Rd.
(If you miss the turn, don’t panic. Just go to the next traffic light and make the next left, then cut over a block and turn onto Maalaea Rd.)

This is what it looks like driving down Maalaea Rd. towards the harbor.

When the road curves to the right, follow the curve around.

Follow the road down a bit until you see this side road going off to the left.

Bear to the left here, down into the harbor area.

Drive down the hill.

Drive past the boat ramp.

When you get to the far side, the ocean side of the pier,
turn left and drive down almost to the end.

Keep going…

Watch for our sign, on the left, at slip 76.

Dock
Click here to learn about Paid Parking at the Boat Harbor.

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Paying for Parking at Maalaea Boat Harbor

Parking is 50 cents an hour. Cash (both coins and bills), credit and debit cards accepted.
Just follow the simple instructions and screens on the machine.

Once you’ve chosen the correct amount of time, and paid,
leave the paper receipt on the dashboard of your car.

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