Conveniently located in West Maui, the town of Ka’anapali is a beautiful neighbor to Lahaina, a relaxing place with an award-winning beach, amazing views, and pristine waves. While Ka’anapali is one of the island’s most popular and largest resort areas, there are other things to do here besides relaxing on a sandy beach. Visitors will find unique shopping opportunities like one-of-a-kind pieces of art by local artisans, delicious food, some of the best Hawaiian shaved ice anywhere, the fascinating activity of foiling, and more. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
© Maui Hands
Maui Hands just outside of Ka'anapali, Hawaii is situated near the Hyatt Regency Resort’s lobby and offers a chance to see an excellent selection of unique artwork. The Hyatt gallery features original paintings, an extensive collection of glass and ceramics, exquisite jewelry, designer silks, and exotic woodwork made by some of the most renowned artists in Maui. Maui Hands provides an opportunity for visitors to find a special piece of artwork from the local community. The creative efforts of around three hundred local artisans, the gallery features almost every style and medium of art, including prints, sculpture, and pottery.
210 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761, Phone: 808-667-7997
E-Foil Hawaii in the town of Ka'anapali on Maui is a family-owned and operated business that was founded to bring the unique and fun experience of foiling to the rest of the world. In addition to providing e-foil rentals, the company also offers lessons for locals and tourists in West Maui. E-Foil Hawaii is the world’s first “electric foil board rental company” that uses ocean cleaning technology. E-foil rentals and lessons in using the electric foil boards for surfing are typically offered seven days a week throughout the year between seven in the morning and five in the evening.
Ka'anapali, HI, Phone: 808-419-5331
3.Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice
© Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice
Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice was founded by Ululani and David, natives of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. While the business started out in North America’s Pacific Northwest at private parties and community events, the couple opened their first Hawaii shop for shave ice in 2008. Today, Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice has six locations throughout Hawaii and has been the recipient of several awards and five-star ratings on travel sites. Open 10:00am until 5:30pm, the Hawaiian shave ice shop features a menu of flavor combinations inspired by Maui, as well as over forty flavors for customers to choose from.
200 Nohea Kai Dr., Lahaina, HI 96761, Phone: 808-877-3700
4.CJ's Deli & Diner
© CJ's Deli & Diner
CJ's Deli and Diner is a place that aims to provide affordable prices and delicious food in West Maui for guests, no matter what their tastes may be, providing what they call a “Comfort Zone” from the “tourist restaurant prices.” The neighborhood restaurant is located conveniently at The Fairway Shops at Kaanapali. CJ's Deli and Diner serves traditional, homemade “comfort foods,” such as deli sandwiches, ribs, and meatloaf, as well as several local favorites like mahi mahi and coconut prawns. The local dining establishment and catering company also offers freshly baked cakes, pies, pastries, and other desserts.
2580 Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761, Phone: 808-667-0968
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