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Nov 27

How to Spend the Holidays in Maui

Mele Kalikimaka! Escape the cold and spend the holidays on Maui with Kahana Sunset and take part in these fun and festive events and things to do around the island. We hope you have a Maui Christmas!

See the Banyan Tree in Lahaina

Banyan Tree Park is always a beautiful place to visit in Lahaina, Maui but it is especially spectacular during the holidays in Maui. Every year Banyan Tree Park is decorated in a blanket of colorful lights that twinkle in the tree’s leafy branches. The tree itself has twelve trunks and covers an area of 200 feet and shades two-thirds of an acre, making it beautiful canopy of holiday magic this time of year.

Santa Clause is coming to town

Santa makes his way down south to several spots in Maui this time of year. Be sure look out for event announcements at Polo Beach and Grand Wailea for the arrival of Santa on Christmas Eve.

Holiday market

Skip the cookie-cutter shopping malls at home and find a last-minute unique gift at one of the many holiday markets on Maui. Craftsman from all over the island sell one-of-a-kind items you can only find here on the island. We suggest, Whalers Village in Kaanapali, Shops at Wailea, and the town of Makawao. Or check out the local list of holiday craft fairs in the area for more original gift ideas.

Christmas Luau Maui

A Hawaiian Luau can usually find its way on most travelers list when visiting the islands. Christmas is a special time of year to enjoy this traditional Hawaiian party. During Christmas “Kanakaloka” (Mr. Claus in Hawaiian), arrives at the party, usually wearing shorts! There are many festive Christmas Luaus happening in Maui, so be sure to check with our front desk at Kahana Sunset for details on one in the area.

Hawaiian holiday feast

A festive holiday feast is a great way to celebrate the holidays in Maui. There are many local restaurants hosting holiday dinners with local Hawaiian flavors. Here are a few of our favorites in the area:

Book your Christmas getaway at Kahana Sunset

Kahana Sunset Property


Come and spend the holidays with us at Kahana Sunset. Our luxurious Maui oceanfront condos are secluded with sparkling white sandy beaches just steps away from your Maui oceanfront condo. Our condo rentals at Kahana Sunset are spacious and comfortable, with beautiful views of the ocean. So when looking for a place to stay for your Christmas vacation in Maui, book with Kahana Sunset!