The Maui Visitor’s Bureau has a great website, , that has some good information about the island and activities specific to Kihei. There is a database of listings for hotels, restaurants, and a wide variety of services that are available on the island. You can also order a free trip-planning guide. Also, be sure to check out the travel tip section and the frequently asked questions for some helpful advice. The Hawaii Visitor and Conventions Bureau is another good source of information for visitors to Maui. The website provides details on everything from wedding information to golf to family entertainment. They also have a free visitor’s guide, and a comprehensive calendar of events for all of the islands.

For advice on the more practical side of the vacation planning, visit the Hawaii Tourism Authority  website. They give tips on what to pack, what kinds of items you’re not allowed to bring to Maui (like fruit and plants), how long live animals have to be quarantined, as well as helpful information about the airports and flights to and from Hawaii. There is also quite a bit of information about passport and visa requirements for international travelers, with separate links according to the country. International visitors are required to have a passport, along with a return ticket or proof of one.