Local Tastes of Maui Tours



[Kihei] [Lahaina] [Makawao] [Paia]

Come with us for a unique two-hour* exploration of the North Shore, Kihei, Upcountry and Historic Lahaina on Maui. The two-hour walking tour of Paia on the North Shore, Makawao in Upcountry Maui, or historic whaling town of Lahaina includes culinary treats and the rich historical backgrounds of the towns. These quaint little towns have many plantation style wooden buildings still intact and are filled with charm.
*Lahaina is 2 hours and 45 minutes

The Paia Culinary Tour includes visits to 8-9 food establishments, each with a favorite specialty to sample. Discover the hidden treasures of the town while exploring the colorful history, cultural diversity and 105 year old roots of the Paia Sugar Mill. Learn about local and seasonal foods and indulge your taste buds.


The Makawao Food and Art Tour includes food establishments and selected galleries. Stories of paniolo or “cowboy” history are the roots of this western upcountry town. A famous bakery and the old “Club Rodeo” provide some interesting tales for today’s tourists and locals. See the work of local artists and try a taste of upcountry Maui.

Lahaina food and drink tour mauiThe Lahaina Culinary Tour visits up to 11 food establishments, each offering a favorite specialty to sample. Hear stories from the Lahaina royalty days, the wild whaling years and plantation life on Front Street. Taste fudge in an old poi factory and macadamia pancakes in a historic inn. Meet local merchants and discover local favorites! Lahaina memories will always be with you.

Kihei, Maui: Kamaole One Beach ParkThe Kihei Culinary Tour visits up to 10 food establishments, each with delicious offerings to sample. Learn about the beautiful South Maui coast with its lava flows, Hawaiian villages and powerful World War II history. Maui made gelato, fresh fruit smoothies and locally roasted coffee are local favorites you will discover!


Tours are scheduled for the following days. Please see our tour booking page to schedule your tour now!
Kihei tour is: scheduled by appointment–call Sharon at 808-268-2115

Lahaina tour is: Tuesday
Paia tour is: Wednesday
Makawao tour is: Thursday

Minimum of 3 people (total) needed to run a tour. Private tours (2 people) by appointment. Money refunded if tour does not fill. Must book 24 hours ahead.

All tours start at 9:30 promptly and end at 11:30 except Lahaina which ends at 12:15 pm
Tours include personal, discrete and comfortable audio receivers so you can take pictures and hear the tour easily.

10% (or more) of all profits from the tours will be donated to local organizations supporting animal welfare.

Cost per person: $50 plus tax (4.16%) 10% discount for second tour.

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