Wild Dolphin
Swims

Dolphins
Seen In Hawaii

Amazing
Dolphin
Stories


Snorkeling
Refresher
Course

Home

Events

Register

Mailing List

Maui
Travel Information

Dolfuns Choice
for Best Travel Agent

Dolfun World has found a Travel Agent
who has the lowest discount
Airfares, Lodging and Car Rental prices.
Please give Randy Faulkner a call or email first
and see what she has to offer.
All you need to get the lowest Dolfun price
being offering to our group is say:
"Maui Dolfun World"
Randy Faulkner 303-664-0363 (Boulder, CO)

RandyFaulkner@Yahoo.com


CLICK FOR BIG MAPS OF MAUI




Maui 101
DO IT YOURSELF
AIRLINES - RENTAL CARS - HOTELS - CONDOS - CAMPING

Need To Rent Snorkeling Gear On Maui?
There are dozens of places and one of them is Snorkel Bob's.
Call 808-879-7447 or 808-661-4421.


AIRLINES
Current price war on interisland flights between GO, ALOHA and HAWAIIAN AIRLINES.


AIR CANADA www.aircanada.com
ALASKA www.alaskaair.com
AMERICAN www.aa.com
AMERICA WEST www.amercawest.com
ATA www.ata.com
ALOHA www.alohaairlines.com
CONTINENTAL www.continental.com

GO www.iflygo.com
DELTA www.delta.com
HAWAIIAN www.hawaiianair.com
NORTHWEST www.nwa.com
JAPAN www.japanair.com
LUFTHANSA www.lufthansa-usa.com
PHILLIPINE www.phillipioneairlines.com
QUANTAS www.quantas.com.au
SOUTWEST www.southwest.com
UNITED www.united.com
US AIR www.usair.com



AIRLINE AGENTS
EXPEDIA.COM
PLEASANT ISLAND HOLIDAYS 800-654-4386 www.pleasantonline.com
(LA & San Francisco to Maui)
FLY-4-LESS www.Fly4Less.com 888-359-4537
CHEAP TRIPS www.cheaptrips.com
TRAVEL MATRIX www.travel-matrix.com/

STANDBY FLIGHTS
AirHitch.com
Airtech.com

RENTAL CARS
ALAMO www.alamo.com
ALOHA WINDSURF VANS www.alohawindsurfvans.com
AVIS www.avis.com
BUDGET www.budget.com
WORD OF MOUTH www.mauirentacar.com
ALOHA CARS-R-US hawaiicarrental.com
ENTERPRISE www.enterprise.com
NATIONAL www.nationalcar.com
THRIFTY www.thrifty.com
DOLLAR www.dollar,com
HERTZ www.hertz.com





This information is from the telephone directory. Please contact the hotel or condo for current information.

HOTELS & CONDOS
Rental Agents
AA Oceanfront Condominium Rentals 800-488-6004
Accomodations Maui 800-948-2877 www.accomodationsmaui.usa
Alii Resorts 808-879-6284 www.aliiresorts.com
Chase’N Rainbows 800-367-6092 www.chasenrainbows.com
Classic Resorts 800-642-6284 www.classicresorts.com
Condominium Rentals Hawaii 808-879-2778
Destination Resorts Hawaii 800-367-5246 www.drhmaui.com
Hawaii Bound Inc. 800-711-6284 www.hawaiibound.com
Hawaiian Condo Resorts 800-487-4505 www,hawaiicondo.com
Island Sands Resort Rentals 808-244-0848
KOA Resort Rental 808-879-3328
Kapaluavacations.com 808-669-9696
Kihei Alii Kai Vacation Rentals 808-879-6770
Kihei Kona Rentals 808-879-5828
Kihei Maui Vacations 800-541-6284 www.kmvmaui.com
Kihei Surfside Rentals 800-367-5240 www.keheisufside.com
Kumulani Vacations 800-367-2954 www.kumulani.com
Maalaea Bay Rentals 800-367-6084 www.maalaeabay.com
Makena Surf Vacation Rentals 808-879-1595
Maui Beach Front Rentals 808-661-3500
Maui Condos 800-822-4409 www.resortquestmaui.com
Maui Resort Vacations 800-441-3187 www.mauiresort4u.com
Rainbow Rental Condominium Mgmt. 800-451-5366

SOUTH MAUI
KIHEI
Aston At The Maui Banyan 808-875-0004 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Aston Maui Hill 808-879-6321 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Type: Condominium General price range: US$  200-260.
Hale Hui Kai Rental 800-809-6284 www.beachbreeze.com
Hale Kai O Kihei Condo Rental Pool 800-457-7014 www.hkokmaui.com
Hale Pau Hana Resort 808-879-2715
Kamaole Beach Royale Resort 800-767-1497
Kamaole Nalu 800-767-1497 www.kamaolenalu.com
Kamaole Sands 800-367-5004 www.castleresorts.com
Kihei Akahi 808-879-1881
Kihei Bay Surf 808-879-7650
Kihei Bay Vista 800-770-2700 www.kiheibayvista.com
Kihei Beach Resort 808-879-2744
Kihei Surfside 800=367-5240 www.kiheisurfside.com
Kumulani Vacation Rentals 800-367-2954 www.kumulani.com
Lihi Kai Cottages 808-879-2335
Mana Kai Maui 808-879-1561
Type: Resort General price range: US$  95-268.
Maui Beach Resort 808-879-7800
Maui Coast Hotel 800-895-6284 www.mauicoasthotel.com
Maui Kamaole
Type: Hotel General price range: US$  117-239.
Maui Lu Resort 808-879-5881 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Maui Sunset Condos
Maui Vista Resort 800-535-0085 www.marcresorts.com
Nona Lani Cottages 808-879-2497
Royal Mauian Resort 808-879-1263 www.royalmauianresort.com
Sugar Beach Resort Condos
Sunseeker Hotel 800-532-6284 www.mauisunseeker.com

WAILEA
Diamond Resort Hawaii
The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui 808-875-4100
Type: Hotel General price range: US$  325-1800.
Four Seasons Resort Maui 808-874-8000
Type: Resort General price range: US$  345-8700
Grand Wailea Resort and Spa 808-875-1234
Type: Resort General price range: US$  300-750.
The Palms at Wailea
Renaissance Wailea Beach Resort
Type: Resort General price range: US$  269-480.
Wailea Ekahi Village - Destination Resorts 808-879-1595
Wailea Grand Champions - Destination Resorts 808-879-1595
Wailea Marriott Resort 808-879-1922
Type: Resort General price range: US$  229-499.

MAKENA
Maui Prince Hotel 808-874-1111 www.princeresortshawaii.com
Type: Resort General price range: US$  300-1500.
Maui Makena Surf - Destination Resorts

WEST MAUI
LAHAINA
Lahaina Shores Beach Resort 808-661-4835
Lahaina Inn 808-661-0577
Best Western Pioneer Inn
Valley Isle Resort Units
Type: Condominium General price range: US$  125-140.
Maui Kai Resort Condos
Type: Hotel General price range: US$  120-190.

KAANAPALI
Aston Mahana at Kaanapali 808-661-8751 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Type: Condominium General price range: US$  225-610.
Aston Maui Kaanapali Villas 808-667-7791 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Aston Paki Maui 808-669-8235 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Aston Kaanapali Shores 808-667-2211 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Embassy Suites Resort Ka'anapali
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa 800-661-1234 www.hyatt.com
Type: Resort General price range: US$  125-575.
Kaanapali Alii 808-667-1400
Ka'anapali Beach Hotel 800-262-8450 www.kbhmaui.com
Mahana At Kaanapali 808-661-8751
Maui Eldorado Resort
Maui Marriott 808-667-1200 800-228-9290
Royal Lahaina Resort 808-661-3611
Sheraton Maui Hotel 808-661-0031 888-488-3535 www.sheraton.com
Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas 808-667-7791
Westin Maui Resort And Spa 800-937-8461
Type: Resort General price range: US$  249-279.
Whaler on Kaanapali Beach 808- 661-4861 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Type: Condominium General price range: US$  195-645.

KAHANA / NAPILI / KAPALUA
Aston at Papakea Resort 808-669-4848 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Aston Paki Maui 808-669-8235 800-922-7866 astonhotels.com
Hale Kai Resort Rentals 808-669-6333
Holokani Resort 808-669-8021
Kahana Falls 808-669-0402 www.kahanafalls.com
Kahana Reef 808-669-2323
Kahana Sunset 800-669-1488 www.kahanasunset.com
Kahana Village 800-824-3065 www.kahanavillage.com
Kapalua Bay Hotel & Villas 808-669-5656 & 8088
Type: Hotel General price range: US$  50-525
The Kulakane 808-669-0402 www.kulakane.com
Lokelani Condominiums 808-669-8110 www.lokelanicondos.com
Mahina Surf 808-669-6068
Makani Sands 808-669-0402 www.makanisands.com
The Mauian Hotel on Napili Beach 800-367-5034 www.mauian.com
Type: Hotel General price range: US$  145-195.
Napili Kai Beach Resort 800-367-5030 www.napilikai.com
Type: Resort General price range: US$  150-520.
Napili Surf Beach Resort 800-541-0638 www.napilisurf.com
Napili Sunset 808-669-8083
Napili Point Resort 808-669-9222 800-669-6252 www.napili.com
Napili Village Vacation Apartments 808-669-6228
Napili Bay Resort 808-669-9222
Type: Condominium General price range: US$  95-225.
Noelani Condominium Resort 800-367-6030 www.noelani-condo-resort.com
Nohonani Condominium 808-669-8208
Outrigger Napili Shores 800-688-7444 www.outrigger.com
Outrigger Royal Kahana 800-688-7444 www.outrigger.com
Polynesian Shores Condominium 800-433-6284 www.mauicondorentals.com
Ritz-Carlton Kapalua 808-669-6200
Sands of Kahana 808-669-0400

MAALAEA
Hono Kai On The Beach 808-244-7012
Maalaea Bay Rentals 800-367-6084 www.maalaeabay.com
Maalaea Surf Resort 800-423-7953 www.maalaeasurfresort.com

CENTRAL MAUI
Maui Seaside Hotel 800-560-5552 www.mauiseasidehotel.com
Maui Beach Hotel 808-877-0051

HANA
Hana Alii Holidays 808-248-7742
Hana Hale Malamalama 808-248-7718
Hana House and Vacation 808-248-7727
Hana Kai-Maui Resort 800-346-2772
Hana Tradewind Cottages 808-248-8980
Hotel Hana-Maui 800-321-4262 www.hotelhanamaui.com
Type: Hotel General price range: US$  295-545.

Marriott's Maui Ocean Club
Maui Isana Resort 800-848-7588
Kealia Resort
Maui Oceanfront Inn
Leinaala

CAMPING ON MAUI
Note: Camping information is subject to change without notice. Please contact the applicable local office for current information.

Maui County Campgrounds
MAUI COUNTY PARKS
Department of Parks and Recreation
1580C Kaahumanu Avenue
Wailuku, HI 96793 (Central Maui)
Tel. (808) 270-7389
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (Closed weekends/holidays)
The following information applies to camping at Maui's County Parks.
For more information, please contact the above office.
www.visit.hawaii.org www.mauimapp.com

KANAHA BEACH PARK
Amala Road, Kahului (Central Maui)
One of the two Maui County camping facilities on the island is Kanaha Beach Park, located next to the Kahului Airport. Wooded and beach sites. The county has two separate areas for camping: seven tent sites on the beach and an additional 10 tent sites inland. This well-used park is a favorite of windsurfers, who take advantage of the strong winds that roar across this end of the island. Facilities include a paved parking lot, restrooms, portable toilets, outdoor showers, barbecue grills, and picnic tables. Camping is limited to no more than 3 consecutive days; the permit fee is $3 per adult and 50¢. No drinking water at campsite but drinking water is available nearby. No open fires allowed. Note: campsite is normally closed for maintenance the last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each month (please check with the above County office).

PAPALAUA WAYSIDE PARK
Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina (West Maui)
A wilderness campground on the ocean located approximately 4 miles south of Olowalu between Mile Markers 11 & 12. No running water. Portable toilets, benches, BBQ grills. Open fires are not allowed. Daily security between 6pm-10pm. Note: campsite is normally closed for maintenance every Thursday (please check with the above County office).

The County of Maui had two other parks for camping. Baldwin, which is near the ocean in the town of Paia, and Rainbow, which is nearer the upcountry village of Haliimaile, are now CLOSED.

Tent camping and self-contained mobile campers are allowed. Cabins are not available.
Permits are required - applicants must be age 18 or older.
Permits are available from the above office. If requesting a permit by mail, please allow at least 2 weeks to process permit.
Permits for Papalaua campsites (see below) are also available at the West Maui Parks Permit Office located at the Lahaina Civic Center open 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri., closed weekends/holidays, tel. (808) 661-4685.
Campers must have a copy of the permit with them during their stay.
Camping is subject to a maximum stay of 3 consecutive nights.
Campsites are shared on a first come/first served basis.
Fees for camping are adult (18 years and over) $3.00 per night; minor (under 18 years of age) $0.50 per night per person.

PRIVATE CAMPGROUNDS
CAMP PECUSA (Campsite/Cabins)
800 Olowalu Village Road
Lahaina, HI 96761
(West Maui)
Tel. (808) 661-4303 808-661-7389
Tent and vehicle camping. Located on a secluded beach. Camp Pecusa, located in the Olowalu area 6 miles from Lahaina. Call for rates abd reservations on A-frames. One week maximum stay at campsite. Maximumstay at A-frames varies. Camping here is on a first come, first served basis. The Episcopal Church operates Camp Pecusa. Rates: tent and vehicle camping $6 per person per night.  

WIND MILL, located in West Maui. 808.669.6201

CAMP KEANAE - MAUI YMCA (Campsite/Cabins/Cottages)
Contact: YMCA of Maui
13375 Hana Highway
Kaenae, HI 96708
Tel. (808) 248-8355
Isolated, rustic accommodations plus 2 new fully furnished cottages near the beautiful Keanae Peninsula located half-way to Hana. Rates: coed dorm $16 per person per night (supply your own bedding and food); tent camping $16 per person per night. Cottage $115 per night (sleeps 4). Call for reservations.

PICK YOUR OWN
4685 Uakea Road
Hana, HI 96713
(East Maui)
Tel. (808) 248-7621
Pick your own papaya, mango, avocado and more in a pesticide and GMO free garden. Take a tour and talk story about native plants, culture and living in Hawaii. Camping available. Camping rates: $10 per tent per night.

STATE CAMPGROUNDS
The State of Hawai'i maintains two campgrounds with cabins on Maui, Wai'anapanapa State Park is on the coast and Polipoli State Park is in a forest high on the slopes of Haleakala. Camping in state campgrounds is limited to five nights and a camping fee is $5 per campsite per night.
Permits are required and camping dates, names of campers and some form of ID number (drivers liscense) are required.
Cabin rental rates are $46 for up to four people and. $5 for each additional person.

For Camping permits and cabin rental reservations, contact: 
Department of Land and Natural Resources
Division of State Parks
(Ground floor of the State Building)
54 South High St.
Wailuku, HI 96793 (Central Maui)
Phone: 808-243-5354 808-984-8109
Call between 8 AM and 4 PM, Monday through Friday (Hawaii Standard Time)(Closed Weekends and State Holidays)
For a complete list of Maui state parks click here: www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dsp/maui.html

Campsites are open 7 days per week, all year.
Tent camping is permitted (self-contained mobile campers are not allowed). Cabins are available.
Permits are required for camping and cabins. Applicants must be age 18 or older.
Permit applications may be made in writing, by phone, or in person, and must be received at least 7 days before the camping/cabin event and no earlier than 1 year in advance. The Application for a State Parks Permit is available in PDF format on the Hawaii State Parks website.
Max. stay per permit at any one park is 5 consecutive nights.
Tent camping is $5.00 per campsite per night. Cabins are not free (see below).
Reservations are required for camping and cabins. If making reservations by phone, please have ready the names and I.D. for each person (Drivers License, Social Security, Passport, etc.).
Once the permit and reservation dates requested are tentatively approved, the full payment for camping fees and/or a 50% deposit for cabin fees is required within 2 weeks to confirm a reservation. Note: If the date of reservation is within 30 days, these payments are due immediately. The 50% balance for lodging fees is due upon arrival. (Contact the above office for payment and refund policy.)
Cabin Facilities: Single/duplex housekeeping cabins with 1-3 bedrooms, kitchen-living room, bathroom facilities.

POLIPOLI Spring State Recreation Area
At 6200 feet elevation in Kula Forest Reserve, 9.7 miles upland from Kula on Waipoli Road off Kekaulike Avenue (Highway 377); (road is often rough, muddy) 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended.  Camping and lodging (one cabin) within the fog belt of Kula forest. Extensive trail system in the forest reserve, including through a forest reminiscent of the conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest coast. Sweeping views of Central and West Maui, Kaho'olawe, Moloka'i and Lana'i in clear weather.Pig and seasonal bird hunting. Nights are generally cold; winter nights frequently have below freezing temperatures. No campground showers.
Polipoli is located in Upcountry Maui, 30 miles from Wailuku.  Situated in dense forest this is the perfect spot if you are looking for solitude.  Tent camping is available for 20 people.  There is one cabin that accommodates up to ten with a gas stove and lanterns, a cold shower and wood burning stove are provided.(no electricity, refrigerator or towels). 10.0 acres
Rates: Tent camping $5 per campsite per night; cabin $45 per night for 1-4 people plus $5 for each additional person (ten persons maximum). Note: The Polipoli cabin is not available on Tuesday nights.

WAI'ANAPANAPA State Park
Waianapanapa is located three miles north of Hana at the end of Wai'anapanapa Road off Hana Highway (Highway 360), 52.8 miles east of Kahului Airport and a 2-3 hour drive.
122.1-acre park in a wild, forested, low-cliffed, volcanic coastal setting.
Remote, wild, low-cliffed volcanic coastline offering solitude and respite from urban life. Lodging, camping, picnicking, shore fishing and hardy family hiking along an ancient Hawaiian coastal trail which leads to Hana. Excellent opportunity to study a seabird colony and anticline pools. Other features include native hala forest, legendary cave, heiau (place of worship), natural stone arch, sea stacks, blow holes and small black sand beach. 
There is tent camping for 60 people and 12 cabins that accommodate up to six people each The cabins are furnished with bedding, towels, cooking and eating utensils, electricity, hot water, showers, stoves and refrigerators.
Camping and 12 cabins. Rates: Tent camping $5 per campsite per night; cabin $45 per night for 1-4 people plus $5 for each additional person (6 persons maximum per cabin). Cabins very popular - reserve early.

NATIONAL CAMPGROUNDS
HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK
P. O. Box 369
Makawao, HI 96768
(Upcountry Maui)
Tel. (808) 572-4400 (open 24 hours per day, all year)
www.

The park has two distinct sections located in two different areas: the Summit area is located in Upcountry Maui (readily accessible); the Kipahulu area is located near Hana (a more remote area). Both areas are vehicle accessible.

There are two main campgrounds: Hosmer Grove, at 6000 foot elevation on Haleakala National Park (50 person limit) Kipahulu, 40 minutes south west of Hana (100 person limit) Permits are not required for these two campgrounds. There is a four day three night limit for these campgrounds.

Hosmer Grove Campground: a popular forested drive-in campsite located just inside the park entrance in the Summit area. Facilities include picnic tables, BBQ grills, outdoor pit toilets, and drinking water. Hosmer Grove Campground is often cool, windy or rainy. Maximum occupancy is 50 people.

Kipahulu Campground: a primitive drive-in campsite, near the ocean.
Kipahulu Campground can be warm, wet, and breezy with mosquitoes and passing showers. NO WATER is available (you must bring your own); bring drinking water with you. There are a few tables and grills, and chemical toilets. Maximum occupancy is 100 people.

Haleakala National Park consists of 28,655 acres of which 19,270 are wilderness. The park preserves the outstanding volcanic landscape of the upper slopes of Haleakala rising to 10,023-foot elevation and protects the unique and fragile ecosystems of the Kipahulu Valley, the scenic pools along Oheo Gulch, and many rare and endangered species. The following information applies to the park's two drive-in campgrounds (Hosmer Grove and Kipahulu) and backcountry campsites and cabins. For more information, please visit the park's Website.

The park entrance is located in the Summit area. The 7-day park entry fee is $10 per vehicle; $5 per bicyclist, motorcyclist, and hiker; free for Golden Age/Eagle Passport holders.

Federal Campgrounds, Wilderness Camping and Cabins
Holua Cabin/Campground located 4 miles (one way) along the Halemauu Trail, or 7 miles from Sliding Sands trailhead.
Paliku Cabin/Campground located 10 miles (one way) along either the Sliding Sands Trail, or the Halemauu Trail, or 8 miles up the Kaupo Trail.
Kapala'oa Cabin/Campground located 6 miles along the Sliding Sands Trail, or approximately 8 miles along the Halemauu Trail.

These Cabins/Campgrounds are all located within the confines of Haleakala crater. Permits are required. Stays at these areas are limited to three nights per month, with 2 nights in a row allowed per site.
The cabins are very popular, so there is a lottery held two months in advance. Send in a written request 2 months prior to the desired date (earlier is better), to be included in the drawing. 808-243-7389
Haleakala National Park operates four campgrounds. Paliku and Holua campgrounds are in the crater; and, Hosmer Grove and the Pools at 'Ohe'o campgrounds are outside the crater.  Camping in the National Park is free, but a permit is required and the numbers of campsites are limited.

There are also three cabins available for rent in the Park and reservations are handled through a lottery system. Write to the Park Superintendent, Haleakala National Park, P. 0. Box 569, Makawao, HI 96768 at least three months before your visit. Include the number of people in your group, the exact dates and the cabin(s) you choose to use each night.  You will be contacted only if your request is drawn in the lottery.  For more information, call 808-572-4400. 

Wilderness Campgrounds at Paliku and Holua have pit toilets, and a limited non-potable water supply. Water must be treated before drinking. You will have to carry your water in times of drought. No open fires are permitted. Maximum occupancy is 25 people in each campground.
Permits Camping is allowed on a first-come, first-served basis in designated areas only. There is no fee. Permits are required for the wilderness campgrounds and must be obtained the day of the trip at Park Headquarters between 8 am and 3 p.m.

Camping is free. Fees for cabin permits are based on number of people in the party: 1-6 people $40.00 per cabin; 7-12 people $80.00 per cabin. (Max. cabin capacity 12 persons.)

Cabin reservations are made via lottery. To enter the lottery, write to Haleakala National Park, Attention Cabins, at least 3 months prior to the month of your trip. Include your first and alternate choices of dates and cabin preferred.

Cabin cancellations occasionally occur. To check on availability, call the park at (808) 572-4400 between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Visa or Mastercard is needed to secure a reservation by phone.