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Maui Fact Sheet

Population: 143,574

 

Area: 729 sq. miles

 

Known for: Haleakala National Park, Lahaina, the road to Hana, Upcountry Maui, whale watching

 

Capital City: Wailuku

 

Major Airport: Maui’s main airport is Kahului Airport (OGG). There are smaller commuter airports in Kapalua (JHM) and Hana (HNM).

 

Maui Resort Areas: Kapalua, Kaanapali, Lahaina, Wailea, Makena, one resort in Hana

 

Climate: Average temperature: 75˚ - 85˚ F.

 

Time Zone: Hawaii Standard Time (GMT-10 hours), 5 hours behind the US East Coast, 6 hours behind during Daylight Saving Time (Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time, March through November).

 

Languages: English, Hawaiian

 

Currency: U.S. Dollar

 

Area code: The area code for all of Hawaii is (808).

 

Golf Courses: 15

 

Highest Elevation: 10,023 feet (Haleakala)

 

Island nickname: The Magic Isle

 

Island Flower: Lokelani (Pink Cottage Rose)

 

Island Color: Pink