The Lahaina MLS to search all homes and condos for sale is certainly the place “to be” in Maui. It offers the best in Maui Real Estate for sale! The quaint shopping on Front Street, the night life, restaurants and even surfing are simply world class. Where else on earth can you see multiple islands from one place? With multiple inter-island views of Lania, Moloaki and Kaho'olawe (and the islet of Molokini) it’s a view like nowhere else on earth. Lahaina was the place where generations of Hawaiian Royalty vacationed. The Lahaina, Maui real estate is equally impressive and is where the who’s who of the world choose to have a second home. All the way back to the 19th century, Lahaina was the center of the global whaling industry with many sailing ships anchored in at its waterfront; today a score of pleasure craft make their home there. Lahaina's Front Street has been ranked one of the "Top Ten Greatest Streets" by the American Planning Association.
The town has a myriad of unique attractions rich with history. For example, Front St. features the Banyan Tree Square features an exceptionally large banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) planted on April 24, 1873, by William Owen Smith to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Christian missionaries. It is also the site of the reconstructed ruins of Lahaina Fort, originally built in 1832. You may not know this, but before Honolulu, Lahaina was the capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii King Kamehameha III, son of Kamehameha I, preferred the town to bustling Honolulu. He built a palace complex on a 1 acre (0.40 ha) island, Mokuʻula, in a fishpond near the center of town. www.hawaiianwayfund.org has been reconstructing this area back to it’s original state for a number of years, please contribute to their important project by clicking on the link. Recently, Mick Fleetwood, the drummer for the Band Fleetwood Mac, opened a five star world class restaurant on Front Street called “Fleetwoods” Just one of the many incredible dining opportunities in the town of Lahaina.
By Hawaii's Best Real Estate Eric West