Sunrise will be at 6:20 a.m. on race day, however, West Maui mountain will block sunrise for runners starting from Lahaina until about 7:00 a.m.

October is the month that temperatures begin moderating from summers high heat. Trade winds blow on average 71% of the time. In some years, Maui has seen the first winter-like storms far out to sea in the North Pacific, these storms sometimes produce the first large waves of the season.  These early winter storms can send a weak cold front through the islands, which may cause rain showers. Sea water temperature average 79 F degrees. 

October averages for different locations on Maui: 

  • Lahaina 88-69 F (31.7C-20.6C) 1.09″ of precipitation
  • Hana 83-70 F (28.9C-21.1C) 7.02″ of precipitation
  • Kahului 87-69 F (30.6C-20.6C) 1.23″ of precipitation

For up to date weather, visit Hawaii New Now:  7 Day Forecast