FAQ

Where are you located?
Camp Olowalu’s is an ocean front property, off of HI-30 on Maui’s West side. Approximately 10 minutes south of Lahaina, you can enjoy attractions and amenities like restaurants, grocery stores, entertainment, and more. 

Where is the check-in window?
The check-in window is currently on the far end of Olowalu Village Road. See our site MAP.

How can I get there?
DO NOT USE GPS, it will take you to Olowalu Village Road, Mauka (the mountain side of HI-30). We are Makai (the ocean side of HI-30). From OGG, Maui’s Kahului airport, it takes 31 min (18.3 miles). Follow signs to Lahaina on HI-380 and HI-30 South that will take you towards Māʻalaea. Pass Māʻalaea* and continue through Maui’s only tunnel. Slow down per signs to 35 MPH before mile marker 15. Turn left onto Olowalu Village Road and a quick left again immediately off of the highway. Follow the small road that runs parallel to the highway. Continue to the check-in window on the far end of Olowalu Village Road by the roundabout.

* Please keep your eyes on this winding highway. You may choose to stop at one of the scenic lookouts, please do so carefully. Always use extra precaution on this highway.

What are the times for check-in and check-out?
Check-in time for all locations is after 2 PM. Check-out time is before 10 AM.

Can I check in after the office closes?
Yes, upon arriving go to the check-in window and there is a late arrival list with your last name and booking ID and assigned site. 

May I request a site?
Yes, we always try to accommodate site requests however they are not guaranteed.
Please email us at reservations @ campolowalu.com for site preferences.

Do You Take Walk-ins?
Yes, as long as we have availability.
There is an “payment envelope” at the check-in window that allows you to register and pay cash/card at any time.

May We Rent A Single Cabin?
No, our A-frame cabins are for groups and include all 6 cabins, bathrooms, common area, kitchen and mess hall.

What do I need to bring besides my normal camping gear?

  • Reef Safe Sunscreen: Commercial sunscreen is detrimental to our fragile reef. If you find benzophenone-2, or BP-2 in the ingredients, DO NOT use for water activities: snorkeling, swimming, etc. Instead, use eco-friendly sunscreen, or even better, use protective clothing (rash guards, etc.)
  • Footwear: We recommend a pair of protective footwear and “island style slippas” (flip flops).
  • The U.S. Park Pass. (National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass) See Trip Advisors – Nature and Parks in Maui – (we do not require U.S. Park Pass)

What Is Potable Water?
It is drinking water.

What do we do in case of Emergencies?
Call 911 if you or someone needs help right away because of an injury or immediate danger.  

The Emergency Alert System (EAS) will provide you with the information you need. Emergency instructions are broadcast over radio. Tune to the local station when you hear the warning sirens and do not use the telephone except in a serious emergency dial 911. 

NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on the following frequencies:

  • 162.550 MHz
  • 162.400 MHz

NOAA Weather Radio broadcast recording phone number:

  • Island Wide – 1 (866) 944-5025

Tsunami
Low-lying beachfront areas are considered tsunami evacuation zones. In the event of a tsunami, go to an area 50 feet above sea level, or go inland as far as you can. Always use extra precaution crossing the highway. Listen to or call NOAA.