About Wailuku, Hawaii

Wailuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawai?i, United States. The population was 15,313 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Maui County .Wailuku is located just west of Kahului, at the mouth of the ??ao Valley. In the early 20th century Wailuku was the main tourist destination on Maui, though it has since been eclipsed with the rise of the resort towns such as Ka?anapali, so much that there are no hotels to speak of in Wailuku.Historic sites in the town include Ka?ahumanu Church (named after one of Hawai?i's great monarchs, Queen Ka?ahumanu) which dates to 1876, the Wailuku Civic Center Historic District, the site of the Chee Kung Tong Society Building, and the Bailey House, a 19th-century former seminary and home that houses a history museum and the Maui Historical Society.There are two ancient temples near Wailuku, called heiau ? the Haleki?i Heiau and the Pihanakalani Heiau. Both date back hundreds of years and were used for religious purposes by the native Hawaiians. [citation needed]Wailuku is served by Kahului Airport.

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  • Population Total: 15313
  • Area Code: 808
  • Elevation: 249
  • Postal Codes: 96793
  • Timezone: Hawaii-Aleutian Standard