Maui family vacation ideas include fun things to do with kids and family-friendly resorts and hotewls with vacation packages. Browse for the best family vacation ideas in Lahaina, Kahului, and the Kaanapali Coast. Best things to do with kids: Visit to Haleakala Crater and whale watching in spring; surf lessons and spa time; snorkeling and SCUBA diving. The island is also know for targazing, ziplining, hula lessons, pineapple tasting, and shopping. For more ideas click any of the following links. The Big Island of Hawaii, Oahu and Honolulu. Back to Hawaiian Islands family vacation ideas.