Where to meet: Kihei Boat Ramp. 2988 S. Kihei Road.
Yes, there is plenty of free parking there.
Directions from Lahaina/Kaanapali area: Drive south on highway 30 until the junction with highway 310 to Kihei. After getting on highway 310, in less than five minutes, you will encounter your first stoplight. Go through the stoplight (do not make any turns there!). After that first stoplight get in the right lane and at the next stoplight turn right onto highway 31. Go 5.5 miles and turn right onto Kilohana Drive. That takes you down to the water where you will turn right onto South Kihei Road. The Kihei Boat Ramp is a few blocks down on your left, just past the Mana Kai hotel. Pull in and look for the boat with Mike Severns Diving on the side. You should leave 50 minutes in order to get there from Lahaina/Kaanapali and 60 minutes from areas north of Kaanapali.
Directions from Wailea: Go north from your hotel/condo and turn down to the water as soon as the road allows. Drive along until you see the Mana Kai and Kihei Surfside hotels on your left. The Kihei Boat Ramp is just past the Mana Kai and The Kihei Surfside. Every place in Wailea is less than a ten-minute drive to the ramp.
Directions from Kihei: Drive south on South Kihei Road. You will encounter three beach parks called Kamaole Beach Parks 1, 2 and 3. The Kihei Boat Ramp is just past Kamaole Beach Park 3. Leave fifteen minutes to get there from north Kihei and less if you are closer.
Directions from Kahului: Come over on highway 350 until the junction with highway 31 at the stoplight. Turn left onto highway 31 and 5.5 miles after that, turn right onto Kilohana Drive. That takes you down to the water where you will turn right again onto South Kihei Road. The Kihei Boat Ramp is a few blocks down on your left. Pull in and look for the boat with Mike Severns Diving on the side. It will take you about 30 minutes from Kahului.