Lāhainā is the largest
census-designated place (CDP) in West Maui, Maui County, Hawaii, United States,
and the gateway to the famous Kaanapali and Kapalua beach resorts north of the
community. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a resident population of 11,704.
Lahaina encompasses the coast along Hawaii Route 30 from a tunnel at the south
end, through Olawalu up to the CDP of Napili-Honokowai to the north. During the
heavy tourist seasons, the population can swell to nearly 40,000 people.
Until permanently moving to Honolulu, Lahaina