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A census designated place (CDP), Wailea-Makena is situated in the Maui island county of Hawaii. While most of Hawaii is known for its sunny beaches and adventure sports, the resort towns of Wailea and Makena are known more for their top-notch golf courses, sensuous spas, high end shopping and an overall leisurely atmosphere. And if the urge to do something thrilling nudges you, you can always go boogie boarding, kayaking and body surfing!

Maui is a perfect honeymoon destination as well. And while in the county, you have to visit this CDP. Known for its pristine and rocky crescent-shaped beaches and awesome golf courses, Wailea is a luxurious resort community in South Maui and is spread across an area of 1,500 acres. Situated right next to Wailea, Makena is known more for its golf course and the Makena State Park. Spread across an area of 11.5 square miles, you can cover this resort town while on your Hawaii vacation. 

Wailea-makena Travel Tips

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Essential Information

  • Time Zone: UTC-10:00
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Electricity and Internet- Power sockets: type A / B, Voltage: 120 V, Frequency: 60 Hz. Wi-fi is available at resorts and accommodations.
  • Languages: Hawaiian and English
  • Security: Wailea Medical Centre: +1 808-874-8333, Maui County Police Department: +1 808 244-6400

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Facts and Stats for Wailea-makena*

  • Living in Wailea-makena - Quality of Life

    • Cost of Living Index 83.92 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 100 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.89 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 101.95 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Wailea-makena

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Wailea-makena

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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