Magnetic Maui – My Growing List of Intriguing Facts & Essential Stats For Every Kamaʻāina

by Keolu

My Expanding List of Things I Find Intriguing About Maui:

I add new discoveries to my growing list here after I verify sources.

Geeky Stats I Find Interesting About Maui:

Name:  Maui

Nick name:  The Valley Isle

Population:  167,417 (12% of state population) (source: U.S. Census Bureau 2019)

Most populated town:  Kahului

County seat:  Wailuku

Area:  727 sq miles

Highest elevation:  10,023 ft (Haleakalā)

Flower:  Lokelani, Damask rose (Rosa × damascena)

Color:  ʻĀkala (pink).

Main Airport:  Kahului Airport (OGG)

Distance from Kahului to 

Honolulu:  94 miles

Los Angeles: 2,495 miles

New York: 4,903 miles

London: 7,229 miles

Tokyo: 3,941 miles

Sydney: 5,110 miles


Temperature at (source: NOAA Climate Data)

Kahului Airport

Average Temperature:  75.9 F

Ave Low Temperature:  67.4 F

Ave High Temperature:  84.3 F

Hottest Months:  August/September

Coldest Months:  January/February

Annual Rainfall: 17.8 inches

Driest Month:  June, followed very closely by September

Wettest Month:  December

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