Paia is a small community town of Maui County located on the northern coast of Maui island. Paia has a total area of about 19 sq. kms. and is located at an elevated height of about 230 ft. from the ground level. Most of the local population are engaged with a variety of tourism oriented business in the area. There are quite a few restaurants, curio-shops, art galleries which preserve and showcase the history and culture of the land. A few of the inhabitants also keep themselves economically engaged in agriculture and othe allied activities in the region.