Capital City: Wailuku • Population: 131, 531 • Language: English and Hawaiian • Currency: US Dollar • Area code: 808
The tradewinds of Maui make the weather quite comfortable all year round.
During the winter months from November through April, you can expect low 70s to mid 80s. In the summer months, temperatures are up to the low 90s.
There are some weather personalities around the island.
- On the leeward side of the island, where the coast is sheltered from the winds, it tends to be drier. You can find this perfect beach weather in Lahaina, Kihei, Wailea - all on the western coast.
- There are more wet conditions on the windward side toward the east. You'll find more percipitation in the lush Iao Valley and the road to Hana.
- The Upcountry area is always about 8 - 10 degrees cooler than the rest of the island.
- And the coldest part of the island is on the way up to visitor center at Haleakala National Park. Temperatures can go down to the 40s!
Parks and Beaches
County parks, beaches and its facilities are all smoke-free for everyone's health benefit and enjoyment.
Hawaii requires that all dogs, cats, and other carnivores are inspected upon arrival. Be sure to check the quarntine laws for animals that come through the airport. Hawaii is committed to a rabies-free environment.
It is Hawaii Standard Time on Maui. It is 5 hours behind US east coast.
Note: Hawaii does not observe daylight saving time (typically early/mid-March through beginning of November).