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What is the best way to get around Makawao? Car rental, taxi, or bike?

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1. Re: Transport

Welcome to Trip Advisor dmurthy!

That depends on where you are coming from. If you are staying on Maui for any length of time, I'd rent a car for sure.

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2. Re: Transport

You really need a car to even get to Makawao Where are you staying? Check https://www.discounthawaiicarrental.com/ for your dates.

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3. Re: Transport

Car. Unless you have a horse.

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4. Re: Transport

If you just want to get around the little town of Makawao, walking would be the easiest. Biking wouldn't be bad either.

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5. Re: Transport

More info would help us help you better :-).

Are you staying long term in the Makawao area, doing a woofing experience, or working somewhere there? How long will you be on Maui?

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Thanks for your replies. There are 14 of us, 8 kids, who are staying for two weeks at a cottage in Makawao. We like the idea of biking/walking around Makawao, however, based on the replies, it seems as if we would have to rent car to get around Maui?

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7. Re: Transport

That must be quite a cottage, to hold that many people! I think you will want three vehicles, at the least.

Anyone have Costco membership? I'd be checking their rates, as well as DiscountHawaii. Mamma gave you the link for that company in the second post.

How are you getting everyone up to Makawao from the airport? Most people rent a car for pickup at OGG, returning it on departure.

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8. Re: Transport

You def need cars.

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