Introduction to Kihei, Hawaii
Kihei, Hawaii, in Maui county, is 99 miles SE of Honolulu, Hawaii. The town has a population of approximately 16,749.
Kihei was originally called Kama'ole (meaning barren) by the natives. In 1950, the land was developed for the purpose of farming. Gradually, water was piped into Kihei from Central and West Maui and the town started to progress. The city replete with condominium units and malls and became a tourist spot in the later years.
Kihei and nearby Attractions
- Azeka Place Shopping Center
- Ma'alaea Beach
- Hale Piilani Park
- Kamaole Beach Park
- Hawaii Space Center
Things To Do In Kihei
There are several parks that can be visited including the Kalama Park, Cove Park, Kamaole Beach Park, and Hale Piilani Park. Shopping is a great activity for tourists at the Kukui Mall Shopping Center and the Azeka Place Shopping Center. Hawaii Space Center is also another popular place that tourists can experience. Sugar Beach is the favorite beach of the tourists there.
Kahului Airport offer air transportation facilities.
Kihei Higher Education
There are many higher education institutes available for the residents of Kihei including Kapiolani Community College, Leeward Community College, Honolulu Community College, and Brigham Young University - Hawaii campus.