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, this community was considered a place of refuge, or puʻu honua (sanctuary) by Hawaiians. It is the largest and healthiest reef in Maui, offering snorkeling and a wide variety of marine life. It’s reef is home to one of Hawaii’s most unique ocean reef systems, a great place to be when enjoying ocean activities in Maui. Some features are hundreds of years old large coral heads, an abundance of tropical marine life, a rare manta ray cleaning station and a black tip reef shark nursery. Come discover for yourself the tropical fish, sea turtles and manta rays of this pristine coral reef!