“From the Sea”
The Maui Ocean Center is Hawaii’s Top rated Attraction according to Zagat’s Family Travel Guide. As they say, you can get an up close view of Hawaiian Marine Life without getting wet!
Also known as the Hawaiian Aquarium, The Maui Ocean Center is a great activity during any vacation to Maui, whether a family getaway, a romantic honeymoon, or a relaxing retreat. The aquarium is about a half an hour or less from anywhere on Maui; located about 20 minutes from Kihei and 30 minutes from Lahaina.
For gifts or just shopping for a quality island souvenir for you, the Store is a must-visit. And remember, access to the Maui Ocean Treasures store is available without admission to the park through the front gate.
As if King Neptune himself assembled the riches of the sea, the Maui Ocean Treasures store is a veritable treasure chest filled with the island’s most unique and inspiring gifts and collectables. Located in the heart of the Hawaiian Aquarium, a visit to this exciting 6,000 square foot shopping destination can be an unforgettable experience. This store is utterly amazing.
A popular attraction for visitors of all ages, the Maui Ocean Treasures store complements the marine park’s overall experience. A myriad of plush and collectable animal species, postcards, and one of the largest collections of Hawaiiana and nature books on the Island can become the perfect souvenir of one’s visit. So too, are the dazzling array of fine artwork, jewelry and Hawaiian crafts created by some of the island’s most prominent artists. Works by Master Artists Inspired by Nature.
At the Maui Ocean Treasures store, Maui’s reputation as an artists’ Mecca is celebrated. Works by nationally acclaimed local and mainland artists inspire and enthrall visitors with their vibrant colors, enduring craftsmanship and infinite creativity.
The extensive children’s section includes fun and educational toys, games and books, and even has a ‘Cave of Imagination’ with glow-in-the-dark goodies. The year-round collection of unique and collectable Christmas ornaments is very popular with visitors and residents alike. Maui locals frequent the store to purchase from the vast collection of tropical home décor to create a true Island feeling in their home or condominium.
Pandora Jewelry is special to the Maui Ocean Treasures store – Pandora is a universe of jewelry that allows women all over the World to express their own personal style. Since its creation in 1982 Pandora has made a huge splash in magazines like Harpers Bazaar in Australia and American Glamour Magazine in North America and Oprah’s Magazine with, among other things, its popular charm bracelets. PANDORA jewelry has been in high demand, turning it into a global brand that is currently sold in 18 countries. New trendy motifs are created for each new collection that tells a little story.