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Napili Point Resort Live Web Cam – IPhone App

Exciting News:  The Napili Point Resort Live Web Cam is now an App on the iPhone! Go to the screen of all “cams” then search the “Napili” category called “resorts” and click on that. Two web cams are listed – “Napili Point Resort” which is our live web cam of the resort and Honokeana Bay and “Napili Kai Beach Club” or the Napili Bay live web …cam. Hit “Control” and you’re LIVE!

Live CAMS is a for fee application. There is an app called LIVE CAMS FREE which also has a link to the web cam and as the name of the app implies it is free!

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Point Ocean Front Units At Napili Point Resort!

The Point Ocean Front units face directly out towards the ocean. Check out the photo album entitled “Winter Surf” on our Napili Point Resort Facebook. – that’s just one of the views from those units! Also, have you taken our Virtual Tour? Just click on the link below. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lahaina-HI/Napili-Point-Resort/178981666569).  Also, here’s the link on our website to take a Virtual Tour of the interior/exterior of a typical unit in our rental program: http://www.napili.com/condos.html. You can actually take a tour of the interior/exterior of a typical unit in our rental program.  What incredible ocean views!

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Restaurants & Shopping Near Our Resort

Napili Plaza (1/2 miles from our resort): Mama’s Rib’s & Rotisserie, Maui Tacos http://www.mauitacos.com  The Coffee Store (coffee shop).  Gazebo (Breakfast/lunch only – right next door!) http://www.mauihawaii.org/restaurants/gazebo.htm   Kapalua: Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar http://www.sanseihawaii.com  (25% discount between 5:15PM and 6:00PM on Sunday’s only.) Plantation House http://www.theplantationhouse.com  Pineapple Grill at Kapalua http://www.pineapplekapalua.com . Kahana (2 miles from our resort): http://www.kahanagateway.com/restaurants.html

Best of Maui Guide: http://www.bestofmauiguide.com/Dining.html – for a complete listing and links to the individual restaurant websites, click on the “Dining” button at the top of the homepage.

Whaler’s Village Shopping Center Dining Directory:  http://www.whalersvillage.com/restaurants.htm

SHOPPING:

Whaler’s Village Shopping Center http://www.whalersvillage.com; Kahana Gateway Shopping Center http://www.kahanagateway.com; Lahaina Gateway Shopping Center http://www.lahainagateway.com; Lahaina Towne (Front Street) – the whole street is shops and restaurants!

GROCERY STORES: 

Kahului: Costco, K-Mart, Walmart  – near the Kahului Airport; Whole Foods (just opened): 70 Kaahumanu Ave #B, Kahului, HI 96732 Phone 808.872.3310; Lahaina: Safeway, Lahaina Farms, Foodland; Honokowai (approx. 3 miles from our resort): Times Supermarket; Napili: Napili Store (small convenience store located ½ mile from our resort)

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Maui Condo Resort

What is a condo resort?

A condo resort is a condominium complex that is designed to have a resort like feel, with amenities,  facilities, swimming pools, landscaping and walkways much like you would see at a hotel resort (like Kapalua or Kaanapali Maui” in west Maui). Next, the condo resort will have a management office with on-site property managers, landscapers and house keeping.

The units are usually owned by individual owners, then managed for rentals when the owners are not present. They are well maintained, furnished and fully stocked with clean towels sheets, houseware and kitchen.

Some of the benefits of a condo resort:

  • Home away from home (use the same condo every year if you like)
  • Affordable
  • Spacious
  • Full kitchens
  • Books, laundry and vacation equipment are usually stocked in some condos
  • Manager on-site for your assistance
  • Quiet and private, no big crowds like you will find at a hotel
  • Live like a local! The best way to learn about a new place is to be with the people, not hidden away in a hotel
  • Luxury at affordable price

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A great place to stay for the Holidays

If your planning a “Mele Kalikimaka” Holiday this year and looking for a great place to stay for you and your family, look no further then the Napili Point Resort. If you have mulitple families you can book multiple condos in the resort which makes it so convienient for planning and get the most of your time together.

Call into our office and ask about our current specials. We wish you all Happy Holidays!

-Napili Point Resort

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Where to stay on Maui?

Maui has many great and exciting locations. From the North Shore, Hana, Wailea, Lahaina, Napili and Kapalua. Where you stay will have a lot to do with your overall impression of Maui, as each community has its own style and personality.

Hana is a very rural location, hard to get to yet vary exotic with so many surprises and natural beauty everywhere. North Shore of Maui is ocean centric, here you will find the worlds best ocean watermen and ocean lifestyle enthusiast, Paia town is very eclectic and fun. Wailea on the other hand is very different, not as wild as North Shore, Wailea is calm, magestic and luxouris. You will find some of the worlds best hotels, spas and restaurants.

Lahaina is all about fun, beach and celebrating the Maui visistors. Come here to be a tourist even if you arent one. Great shops, restaurants and views! Ka’anapali is between Lahaina and Napili, and filled with great resorts.

If you want access to the fun, excitment and adventure of Lahaina and Kanapali, but are also looking for quite and exclusive beauty and tranquility, Kapalua and Napili are a great choice. Kapalua condos and hotels can be quite expensive, at Napili Point we offer oceanfront ocean views from everyroom, with an ideal location that is not to far away, but just far enough.

We hope to see you at Napili.com! Aloha!

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Summer Family Vacation

If you are planning a summer vacation for your family this year, look no further then Maui, Hawaii. Here in Napili you have access to one of the best beaches on the island and great snorkeling and ocean fun just steps away from a condo that you can rent with full kitchens, fully furnished, and great amenities like swimming pool etc.

Voted “Best Pacific Island,” by readers of Conde Nast Traveler, Maui does not disappoint. You will find so much to do with your family.

From the summit of Haleakala Crater to the shore of Big Beach in Makena, Maui has a breadth of exhilarating outdoor sights, activities, and entertainment for everyone in your family young and old alike.

What can I do on Maui?

  • Watch the sunrise atop the 10,000-foot Haleakala Crater
  • Drive up the scenic, 53-mile Hana highway
  • Snap a picture of striking Iao Needle in Iao Valley
  • Spend a day browsing the museums, shops, and restaurants of Lahaina
  • Snorkel Napili Bay
  • Drive up to Nakalele Blow Hole (not far from Napili)
  • Check out great surf and Hamoa Bay or catch some waves down at Kaanapali Beach
  • Jump off cliffs at Black Rock
  • Hike up the west maui mountains to check out petroglyphs and see amazing views
  • Take a canoe tour with your entire family in a traditional Hawaiian Outrigger canoe, where you can jump in the water and swim with dolphins and other sea life.

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Aloha from West Maui

Are you planning a trip to Maui? Come stay with us at Napili Point, where every room has an ocean view!

Here is a great article By John Fischer, About.com that gives a great outside look on the island we call home.

West Maui
More than likely if you’re staying on Maui, you’re probably staying either in West Maui or in one the resorts on the Kihei and Wailea Coast.

There are many attractions in West Maui to keep you busy, most of which are in the old whaling town of Lahaina.

Lahaina is probably the second most famous town in Hawaii, second only to Honolulu. Lahaina served as capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom from the early 1820′s until 1845. The 1840′s saw Lahaina as the major whaling port of the Pacific. The whaling ships and whalers are long gone, and today’s Lahaina is both a bustling shopping mecca as well as a city steeped in the culture of old Hawaii.

Lahaina becomes very crowded with tourists and locals alike from noontime until late into the evening, because it is located close to the resort areas of Kaanapali and Honokowai. Due to this proximity, driving through and especially along the waterfront in Lahaina becomes increasingly difficult as the day wears on. Parking can, at times, be next to impossible.

Aside from the many shops and galleries which you’ll want to explore in Lahaina, you should allow yourself some time to explore the historic sites of the town including the Baldwin Home, the famous Banyan Tree and the Maria Lanakila Church. An excellent guide to the historic sites of Maui is the Lahaina Historical Guide which is available at the Visitors Center in the Courthouse near the Banyan Tree.

Located on the northern edge of Lahaina at Puunoa Point is the Lahaina Jodo Mission, the home to the largest Great Buddha statue outside of Japan. There is also a beautiful temple and 90-foot-tall pagoda.

Just a few miles north of Lahaina, the resort area of Kaanapali is home to Whalers Village, a wonderful open-air shopping center filled with great shops and restaurants, as well as the Whale Center of the Pacific, a museum which celebrates the “Golden Era of Whaling” (1825-1860). Whalers Village also is located right at world famous Kaanapali Beach where you can watch the boogie boarders, parasailers and surfers frolic in the waves.

West Maui’s North Shore
Driving north from Kaanapali through Honokowai and Kapalua, you will embark upon one of the most rewarding adventures in Hawaii. While far less publicized than the drive to Hana and officially prohibited by car rental companies, the drive from Kapalua to Wailuku along West Maui’s North Shore is breathtaking.

You’ll pass one of the most rugged coastlines in the world and some very lovely beaches and bays such as Mokuleia Bay and Honolua Bay which are not well known, but amazingly beautiful.

Be sure to stop at Honokohau’s rugged Boulder Beach and make the hike to Nakalele Point. Soon you will be able to catch a glimpse of the north shore’s most famous landmark, Kahakuloa Head. The remote town of Kahakuloa has one of the loveliest churches on Maui.

Be sure to stop at the Kaukini Gallery and Gift Shop for excellent buys in Hawaiian art and crafts. As you near the end of your journey watch for the overlook for Makamaka’ole Falls.

The drive itself can be done in a couple of hours without stops. In order to really appreciate the views, however, it will take you between four and five hours.

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ocean view

So you’re going to Hawaii, to vacation on the island of Maui. You leave the city early in the morning, but not after driving through morning traffic, checking in at the busy airport, going through security and then finally on the plane making your way accross the pacific blue ocean and toward the Aloha state.

I think one thing that hits your first, upon arrival in Maui, is the air. Ahhh, breath deep, feel the air, the moisture, take in the smell, feel the wind gust and blow through your hair, your clothes and on your skin. Hawaii is taking you in, as you take her in. The energy you feel as you first touch the ground is real, there is life on this island and it goes deep.

Now, how, where, where is the ocean? I want to see that ocean view, I want to drink in the colors and sensations that are so calming and erase away that drive to the airport, not to mention the many cares and worries of modern life. Lets not even mention them now. Lets check into our hastle free condo with wide open windows that face furiosly out to the blue, to the islands beyond this island. Ahh, the ocean view. I could go on and on talking about the OCEAN VIEW. Say it with me “Ocean View”…. theres something about it.

Where else could you sit and watch, staring aimlessly for hours on end and yet occomplish so much in life? I have found myself in the ocean, from my view point and from hers. Out there I have found life secrets. At that special condo, that sactuary, that home away from home. Take me to my Ocean View at Napili Point….

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Maui History

Maui was named after a mythological being who pulled the island from under the sea with his giant fishhook.

In 1790, after a fierce battle in Iao Valley, King Kamehameha took control of Maui and made Lahaina the new capital of the unified Hawaiian Kingdom. For nearly five decades, Lahaina served as the center of government for Hawaii. Simultaneously, the town experienced a surge in its whaling industry. At the height of the whaling era as many as 500 ships anchored in Lahaina’s port.

Maui has many historical places of interest that shouldn’t be missed. From ancient myths to its booming whaling era, Maui’s rich history will add a fascinating new dimension to your visit.

You should also read about the history of Hawaii and how Hawaii became the 50th state, the Hawaiian people and their rich culture.

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