Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili

Vibrant communities with delicious dining, fabulous shopping, and great recreation.

Welcome to West Maui - Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili

Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili are vibrant neighborhoods in the West Maui region of Maui County, Hawaii. Once the capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii, these historic coastal communities attract people worldwide. Many families and professionals reside in the area, and the region is a vacation hot spot due to its luxurious amenities and natural beauty. Properties are well-maintained and up-to-date, consisting of many extravagant estates with ocean views and high-end features.

From delicious dining to upscale shopping to sunset sailing, the Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili neighborhoods of West Maui have it all. The walkable downtown districts are loaded with things to do, and there are plenty of opportunities for adventure. Social events and trendy establishments keep life in the area exciting, while the blissful atmosphere creates a picturesque environment to relax and rejuvenate. As some of the most sought-after communities in Hawaii, Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili are spectacular places to visit or call home.

What to Love

  • Beautiful beaches and gorgeous scenery
  • Vibrant communities with peaceful atmospheres 
  • Delectable restaurants and trendy eateries 
  • Fabulous shopping with high-end stores 
  • Adventurous activities and ocean excursions 
  • Recreational facilities and social events 

Local Lifestyle

Life in Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili is fun and relaxing. Residents and visitors have everything they need within the neighborhoods without ever having to stray too far from home. There are endless places to attend for entertainment, recreation, and leisure. The communities do a perfect job capturing the charm of coastal living while still offering big city conveniences with high quality of life.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili neighborhoods of West Maui have unique venues and hip establishments to explore. The restaurant scene throughout the region is incredible and features a beautiful array of bold culinary flavors served in upscale ambiances. Kimo’s Maui is a hotspot among the community for its fresh seafood, prime rib, and famous Hula Pie. Another popular dining place is Cane & Canoe in the Montage Kapalua Bay. The restaurant serves creative cocktails and innovative Hawaiian cuisine in a chic setting. Locals love the farm-to-table dishes at Pacific'O on the Beach, and Lahaina Grill is a beautiful destination for fine dining. Tommy Bahama’s Marlin Bar buzzes with live music daily on its expansive patio space with gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean.

The shopping scene in the Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili neighborhoods is fabulous. There are plenty of department stores, pharmacies, and supermarkets throughout the communities, and many upscale retail complexes can also be found. Whalers Village is a spectacular place to spend a day, featuring a fantastic directory of stores as well as dining options and unique events like hula lessons. The Lahaina Cannery Mall is also a popular place to shop in the neighborhood.

Things to Do

There is never a shortage of exciting things to do for residents and visitors of the Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili neighborhoods in West Maui. With nature's beauty at every turn, many members enjoy spending lots of time outdoors under the warm Hawaiian sun. There are beaches for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports, as well as hiking trails that extend from the coastline into the West Maui Mountains.

There are also lush parks, like Lahaina Banyan Court, and plenty of opportunities for adventure with local companies like Kapalua Ziplines. Shopping, restaurants, and boat tours can all be found at Lahaina Harbor. Sailing through the waters or diving into the ocean is always a blast with services like Sail Maui and Pacific Whale Foundation

The neighborhoods also host great events, such as the Kapalua Food and Wine Festival. Golfing is also a favorite pastime throughout the communities, with locals frequently flocking to the Kapalua Golf Driving Range, Kapalua Golf - The Plantation Course, and the Kaanapali Golf Courses.


Residents of Lahaina, Kapalua, and Napili are served by the Hawaii State Department of Education, a top district widely recognized for its commitment to fostering academic achievement. Students may attend: 

Overview for Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili, HI

23,473 people live in Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $43,670. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40.3 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili, HI

Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili has 7,272 households, with an average household size of 3.18. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 23,473 people call Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili home. The population density is 246.31 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

49.93 / 50.07%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Schools in Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili, HI

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The following schools are within or nearby Lahaina | Kapalua | Napili. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Maui Preparatory Academy
PreK - 12th
No rating available
King Kamehameha III Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Lahaina Intermediate School
6th - 8th
Princess Nahienaena Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Sacred Hearts School & Early Learning Center
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mana'o'io Baptist Academy
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Lahainaluna High School
9th - 12th


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