Kihei Travel Guide
When one shops in Kihei, you'll find a long stretch of strip malls. Most of the shopping will be found in the Azeka Place Shopping Center found on South Kihei Road. There are plenty of fast food outlets found a Azeka. One of the many tourist oriented clothing shops are the Crazy Shirts Store.
Opposite The Azeka Place II one can definitely find several attractions, example General Nutrition Center, The Coffee Store, and plenty of speciality stores from children's shoes to clothing, beauty services, sunglasses, and swimwear.
If you tired of shopping why don't you go to the Kukui Mall also found on South Kikei Road. Here the latest movie can be seen at the movie theaters, Waldenbooks, and The Whaler's General Store.
Kihei Restaurants and Bars
Kihei is renowned for its fresh seafood and produce, seaweed, fern shoots, vine-ripened tomatoes, goat cheese, lamb, herbs, taro, gourmet lettuces, uncountable harvests from the land and sea. Food prepared in restaurants are prepared in Asian and Western culinary styles. Exotic fruits first introduced by the southeast Asian emigrants include soursop, sapodilla and rambuttan.
One of the locals favourite foods is known as Bento which consists of rice, pickled vegetables and fried chicken, beef or pork. Another favourite is Laulau which is pork, chicken or fish steamed in ti leaves. If that is not mouthwatering enough why not enjoy Kalua pork which is pork cooked in a Polynesian underground oven known by the Hawaiians as a imu
Five palms - Located in the Mana Kai Resort, Kehei. Contact number (808) 879-2706. Address: 2690 S Kihei Road. Hours: Opened daily from 8am to 230pm and 5 to 9pm. Reservations need to be made for dinner. Credit cards accepted are AE, DC, MC, V. Prices for the main courses are $19,00 to $49,00. Cuisine is Pacific Rim.
This restuarant is best known for its lunch spot in Kihei where you get to look at magnificent views of Kahoolawe and Molokini. The must have items on the menu at lunch are salads, sandwiches on homemade focaccia, capelini with shiitake mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes, and white sauce. Another choice would be a grilled vegetable platter. At dinner time torches are lit on the beach and you'll find the main dining room open, where the atmosphere shifts to romantic.
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