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 (Haleakala)


Island nickname: The Magic Isle


Island Flower: Lokelani (Pink Cottage Rose)


Island Color: Pink

During the winter mating and birthing season, Maui's waters have the largest concentration of humpback whales in Hawaii.

Samantha Tsui
Account Supervisor
Anthology Marketing Group
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