The city of Lahaina, which used to be the capital of the Hawaiian kingdom, is a place of great historical significance, tremendous cultural importance, and numerous attractions. Lahaina’s real estate and homes for sale are also located close to the many activities and points of interest of the rest of west Maui, ensuring that residents of Lahaina and guests of Lahaina vacation rentals and homes always have plenty to do and see. Some of the small towns around Lahaina are home to restaurants and natural spectacles, while others offer beautiful beaches and reminders of the once thriving whaling industry that economically dominated the region. Lahaina is also the place to find the Lahaina Shopping Center, the Whaler’s Village and the Whale Center of the Pacific. Those who live or stay in Lahaina are also privy to the attractions of the towns and villages of Kahakuloa and Wailuku. There are also beautiful beaches and ancient Hawaiian sacred sites that can be found in the Lahaina area.