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Distance from our Condo to points on Island

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Distance from our Condo to points on Island

Just wondering if someone could perhaps help with distances (length of car ride) to various points from Ma'alaea. Wanting to go to Lahaina, Road to Hana, Sunrise to Haleakala, Ioa Valley/Needle? Any help would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

I would learn Google Maps before you go to Hawaii, it is a great tool for planning.

Here are the results:

http://goo.gl/maps/UKn94 Iao

http://goo.gl/maps/QXcMU Haleakala

http://goo.gl/maps/oizvK Lahaina

http://goo.gl/maps/NM4aR Hana

Google Maps says 2 hours to Hana, but that assumes no stops, no traffic. It is closer to 4 hours probably.

Edited: 30 May 2013, 03:59
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2. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

Thank you so much - will do - kids get angry that I am not versed in using the computer but trying. Thanks again.

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3. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

For Road to Hana & Haleakala, add the times from the airport to Kihei (about 5 minutes from Kihei to Ma'alaea) and airport to either Hana or Haleakala. You have to go near the airport to get to either.

http://www.mauigateway.com/~rw/driving.html

Tiny URL for above link:

http://tinyurl.com/247xged

Order the free Air Maui map. it is really nice.

http://www.airmaui.com/mauimap.php

Order the free travel planner for Maui. It has a similar driving chart to the one above.

http://www.airmaui.com/mauimap.php

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4. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

I stay frequently in Maalaea; one of the things I like best about it is the central location with good access to easy routes. When you get a good map, study it awhile to understand the roads that are best to take for your destinations.

LAHAINA: About 15 minutes up Route 30, 25-30 minutes in normal traffic

IAO VALLEY: About 10 miles, the other direction on Route 30. 20 minutes or so. Takes you past the Tropical Plantation and Bailey House Museum, both good stops.

HALEAKALA, UPCOUNTRY, HANA: Cut across the isthmus on Route 380, the Kuihelani Highway. Shorter than going through Kihei. These are all long drives. My advice is to pick the one that interests you most. If you do all three on the same trip you will be spending a lot of time in the car. Your kids will probably be happier spending some of that time at a beach.

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5. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

I like google maps too for planning our trips.

Just one note ... Scott's map to Haleakala is to the lower visitor's centre ... to get to the summit, add another 20-25 minutes: http://goo.gl/maps/2saJY

Edited: 30 May 2013, 12:51
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6. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

This chart will help some, http://www.mauigateway.com/

Edited: 30 May 2013, 16:53
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7. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

Well forget that, need to add http://www.mauigateway.com/~rw/driving.html

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8. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

Your location is the best for easy road access on the island. We were just there and went by Maalea a lot!

here's some estimates

Lahaina and S Kihie- 15 min

Wailea 20 min (Makena add 5-10 more). If you go all the way South, it's beautiful but slow driving so add more time.

Paia 25 min

Haleakala 2 hrs? Took awhile, it's not long just windy and slow. Have fun!

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9. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

22 minutes to downtown Lahaina

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10. Re: Distance from our Condo to points on Island

Thank you all so much - first time in Hawaii and it can be a bit intimidating trying to plan timing etc. for excursions - thank you very much.