Makena Beach Kayak DIRECTIONS:

Kayak trip starts out of Makena Beach Park on the south side of the island (near Wailea).

From Lahaina /Ka’anapali /Kapalua to Makena Beach

  • South on Highway 30 (sign says “30 East”) in the direction of Kahului Airport.
  • Right on Hwy 310 (N. Kihei Rd.) towards Kihei.
  • Turn right onto Hwy. 31 (Pi`ilani Hwy) towards Wailea.
  • Go to the end of Hwy. 31 (it veers right down the hill in Wailea).
  • Turn left onto Wailea Alanui Dr.
  • After approximately 1.2 miles, look for a large BLUE sign on the right side of road saying “Makena Landing.”
  • Turn right after sign onto Honoiki Street.
  • Turn right at stop sign and park on right side of road.
  • Look on ocean side for kayaks – park there.
  • Ask for the kayak company that works with Hike Maui.

From Kihei / Wailea to Makena Beach

  • Kihei – follow Hwy 31 to Shops at Wailea
  • Wailea – stay on Wailea Alanui and head south past Shops at Wailea
  • After approximately 1.2 miles, look for a large BLUE sign on the right side of road saying “Makena Landing.”
  • Turn right after sign onto Honoiki Street.
  • Turn right at stop sign and park on right side of road.
  • Look on ocean side for kayaks – park there.
  • Ask for the kayak company that works with Hike Maui.