Saturday, is Maui Swap Meet day! It’s held every Saturday at the college in Kahului. It’s a whopping 50 cents per person to get in and we always find the coolest stuff there. This year I restrained myself and only bought a dress but trust me, I could have purchased a lot more.
After the swap meet we headed to ‘Iao Valley State Park only to find they closed for the second phase of the slope stabilization due to the severe flooding they had September 2016. The earliest we heard they were reopening was December 2017, January or February 2018 at the latest. For those of you who don’t know what ‘Iao Valley is, ʻIao Valley Monument is the site of the battle of Kepaniwai where Kamehameha I defeated the Maui army in 1790. This site has a lot of cultural and spiritual values, there’s also a small trail and botanical garden to enjoy.
Sunday, Monday and Wednesday were beach days so we hung out at the condo and walked down to Ka’anapali beach for the day.
Tuesday (Halloween) we took a scenic drive through Paia and Haiku to find the famous surfboard fence. We took the LONG way around through Haiku only to find it’s right off the Hana Hwy! If you aren’t paying attention you’ll miss it as it’s in a residential area, once you find it, it’s so cool to see. This surfboard fence is in the Guinness Book of Records and has over 600 surfboards!
Front street in Lahaina is another must do for us and we came here at least three times this trip. Front street is known for their great restaurants and shopping. You can find just about anything here. Our favorite restaurant is Lahaina Pizza Co but more on that in another post.
So there you have it! A very short seven day trip to Maui. Have you been to Maui? Is there any restaurants or sights i need to see/try? Let me know in the comments below.