Nude bathing is not legal anywhere in Hawaii but here authorities turn a blind eye. We went Sunday closer to sunset, they have a free fire dancers show there, we really enjoyed that. This was our first trip to Maui in over 25 years so we had a lot of fun discovering new attractions and marvelling at the progress on the island. Hawaii doesn't want you back - go to P-Town, Palm Springs, or some other gay-centric spot, and bore yourself silly. Lahaina was a residence for Maui's high chiefs and first capital of the Kingdom, before becoming a rowdy whaling port, and then a plantation settlement. Molokini Snorkeling Adventure Aboard the Everyone was practically nude.
People are very gay friendly - you don't need gay bars.
The County of Maui Public Transit System provides limited bus service around the island, and there are taxis too. Just past the bridge there is a long wooden fence on the left. There are a few old trolls that hover more than you want, but they will buzz off if you dismiss them with a hand wave. We settled in and took a snooze only to wake and find ourselves surrounded by nudists, doing usual beach activities including swimming and boogie boarding. Well murphy's law it was very cloudy and kept raining on and off.
We settled in and took a snooze only to wake and find ourselves surrounded by nudists, doing usual beach activities including swimming and boogie boarding. If it makes you feel any better, even the nightlife scene on Oahu is terribly lame. Keep in mind, once you hit the actual beach there are people out there [usually a few hundred yeards down towards the windsurf park]. Beautiful scenery, but hideous driving. Out Traveler has called it one of the top 5 nude beaches in the country. Local gay families socialize mostly at home or in small groups, or holding fundraisers and social events at gay-friendly bars and restaurants, as there are no specifically gay clubs here.