Find Local Lahaina on Front Street

Historic, Laid-Back and Lively Lahaina Lives on Front Street

shopping, restaurants and things to see on Front Street in LahainaLahaina, Maui, is the historic capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii. The contemporary city offers art galleries, clubs, boutiques, world-class dining and lots of sightseeing, especially along Front Street, the main thoroughfare. Dozens of restaurants and businesses line Front Street. Following are just a few of the hot spots and events to check out:

Culinary Adventures

No trip is complete without enjoying some of the local delicacies, though sometimes you many be hankering for a taste of home. Whether you want a true island dining experience or your early-morning bagel, you’ll find it on Front Street.

  • Check out Angelina’s Cafe for breakfast or lunch in a mainland-Americana style with a Maui twist. The menu features standard café fare, including bagels, sandwiches and salads, as well as some unique iced coffees and island-fruit smoothies. 

  • Get a real Angus beef burger, voted the best on the island five years running, at the Cool Cat Café. In addition to the stellar food, the Cool Cat has a full bar with tropical favorites and live music nightly.

  • Experience all the festivities of an authentic luau at Feast at LeLe. Take a musical and culinary trip through the Pacific, tasting the foods and experiencing the history and traditions of the Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan and Aotearoan cultures.

Shopping Excursions

A vacation isn’t complete without some souvenir shopping. Front Street’s shops are an amalgam of unique, family-run operations, touristy shops, handmade craft and fine arts galleries and even chain stores. There’s no shortage of retail selection along Front Street.

  • Spend an afternoon exploring The Shops at 505, a contemporary shopping village with an incredible beachfront locale. The trendy boutiques, arts-and-crafts galleries and award-winning dining venues at 505 have a way of winning the hearts of even the most discerning consumers. Go prepared, as you’re sure to find something you just can’t live without!

  • Take home a bit of the islands from Maui Hands, a shop in which you’ll find hand-crafted jewelry, clothing, pottery and more.

  • For handmade, Maui-style clothing and textiles, check out The Needlework Shop. The knowledgeable staff can educate you on the embroidery, needlepoint or quilting motifs you discover. If you have the curiosity and the time, take an afternoon workshop and learn exactly what it takes to create your own Maui-themed handiwork.

  • Glimpse a bit of the past in the Wharf Cinema Center. This wooden, open-air, multi-level shopping mall houses a collection of tourist shops, boutiques, a theater and a number of restaurants.

Don’t Miss Out on the Excitement

There’s a lot more to Front Street than just the food and shopping. While many visitors spend time searching the shops and popping in and out of eateries, many other traditional and contemporary island adventures await you on Front Street, as well.

  • Consider planning your visit for the Chinese New Year, and enjoy the excitement and tradition of the ancient celebration with a bit of Hawaiian influence tossed in!

  • The Old Lahaina Luau gives guests the chance to experience Hawaiian music, culture, dance and cuisine, all with an oceanfront view.

Live the Island Life

Experience Lahaina from a resident’s perspective in your own home-away-from-home. Book a vacation rental oceanfront condo, beach bungalow or townhome as your private, comfortable and affordable base of operations to make it the perfect island stay


Live like a local on vacation in Lahaina in one of these homes:

Maui Dream By the Sea $395.00-$495.00 per night

Please call the owner in the afternoon for more details for booking. Come enjoy the Aloha spirit at this beautiful and peaceful retreat. Lounge by your private pool and enjoy your own tropical paradise created by the sounds the birds, fragrant flo...

Stunning Beachfront Home in Lahaina - SPRING DATES - $1600 per night!

Exquisitely furnished with commanding views of the Pacific ocean; the Lahaina Beach House redefines "beach house". This 4,000 square foot beachfront 2 story home features a private pool and hot tub, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bath and is the perfect l...

Beachfront Private 3 Bed Home in Lahaina! Located on Lahaina Beach!

This is the closest beach front home on Front Street, great for swimming or learning to surf. Located just steps away are the great shops and restaurants of Front Street in Lahaina, where shopping and dining are at your doorstep! The Lahaina Har...

Opal Seas At Baby Beach - Private Beachfront Home in Lahaina

Opal Seas, a top quality 3 bedroom 3.5 bath vacation home with more than 4,400 square feet of interior living space, set directly on "Pu`unoa" Baby Beach in the heart of Lahaina. This is "Your Own Private Paradise" on Maui, and reservations are av...

Lahaina Oceanfront Treasure

Lahaina Oceanfront Treasure is just that! From the outside this looks like an old historic house. We are in the National Historic boundary of Lahaina so we desire to preserve some of the history and culture. Once you open the gate the 'treasure' i...

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