Lahaina Travel Guide
Lahaina Local History
Located between the West Maui Mountains. During the ancient times powerful chiefs and kings ruled this hot, dry ocean-side village. The Pioneer Sugar Mill Company was established but today it no longer operates. Herman Melville who was the author of Moby-Dick was also one of the whalers in Lahaina. 20 years later, the whaling industry waning, and sugar had taken over the town.
From 7 to 9pm on a Friday you'll find merchants and galleries. The Night openings has live entertainment, refreshments, and a very lively street scene. At the Lahaina Printsellers you can find antiques, originals prints and paintings
Lahaina Restaurants and Bars
Aloha Mixed Plate Address; 1285 Front Street, Lahaina. The hours are as follow: Daily 1030am to 10pm. Contact number 9808)661-3322.You can get a picnic table at ocean's edge in the shade under large beautiful kiawe and milo trees, where you can watch the sailboats and two islands on the near horizon. If you on the upper level, you get to utilize umbrellas and sit under plumeria trees. The food served are mahimahi, kalua pig and cabbage, shoyu chicken, teriyaki beef, and other local plate lunch specials also served with macaroni salad and rice.
Chez Paul - Situated in the heart of Olawalu village next to the Olawalu Store. The hours are as follows; Daily (except summer when they close on Sunday nights) 6-830 pm Reservations are recommended. Contact number (808) 661-3843. Prices for the main course meals are from $22,00 to $45,00. Credit cards are accepted, AE, Mc, V This is a classic French restaurant. As a starter why not enjoy wild mushrooms, goat cheese pastry in an aged Port wine sauce or crispy duck with local fruits or fresh island fish in champagne and cream sauce. For desert enjoy pineapple and vanilla crème brulee served in a pineapple shell. The attire is casual which means you can wear anything from tank tops, shorts and slippers.
Gerard's Address: 174 Lahainaluna Road situated in the Plantation Inn, Lahaina. Contact number (808)661-8939Hours Daily 6-9pm Credit cards accepted are AE, DC, Disc, MC, V. Excellent service can be found. The menu offers roasted opakapaka with star anise, fennel fondu, orange and ginger. If you feel like really being extravagant enjoy the Kona lobster ragout with pasta or spinach salad with scallops. There is an appetizer menu which has shiitake and oyster mushrooms in puff pastry, fresh ahi and smoked salmon carpaccio, escargot ragout with burgundy butter and garlic butter.
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- The Plantation Inn Hotel 174 Lahainaluna Road Lahaina 19 Rooms
- Kahana Sunset Hotel 4904 Lower Honoapiilani Highway Lahaina 37 Rooms
- Napili Kai Beach Resort Hotel 5900 Honoapiilani Road Lahaina 162 Rooms
- The Valley Isle Resort Hotel 4327 Lower Honoapiilani Road Lahaina 40 Rooms
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