Introduction to Kahului
Kahului was originally developed under the poetically named "Dream City" to evoke the vision of a modern livable town with homes priced to be attainable for the average family back in in the 1950's. That vision certainly became a reality and now Kahului is the most populated area of Maui, it also serves as the economic heart of the island with the greatest concentration of businesses, services, shops, restaurants and sources entertainment. Simply put, Kahului is where Maui gathers.
Where is Kahului located?
Kahului is located in the Northern position of the Maui isthmus and is the central hub through which almost all other areas of the island are accessed.
Vital information about Kahului
Kahului has a population of about 21,173 people in an area of approximately 4.51 square miles. Kahului is home to the primary airport on the island (Kahului Airport OGG) and is the first area visitors experience when landing on Maui. Kahului is the only area on Maui where you'll find a Wal-Mart, Costco and Home Depot.
Home prices in Kahului
Starting price for a home in Kahului can be as low as $250,000 for a 1960's era starter home and reach as high as $1Million for a modern golf course home in the luxury gated Island at Maui Lani. The 2013 Kahului home sale price average was $428,823 which is up 17.64% from the 2012 average of $364,525.
Icons of Kuhului
- Queen Kaahumanu Shopping Center
- Kahului harbor
- Kahului Airport