Olowalu is a community on the West Side of the island of Maui, Hawaii. It is located about 4 miles south of Lahaina on the Honoapiilani Highway. From ancient times, Olowalu was considered a place of refuge, or puʻu honua (sanctuary) by Hawaiians. Olowalu is the largest and healthiest reef in Maui, offering snorkeling and a wide variety of marine life. Come discover for yourself the tropical fish, sea turtles and manta rays of Olowalu’s pristine coral reef!