As you enter Kaanapali’s posh shopping center, you’re greeted by the almost life-size metal sculpture of a mother whale and two nursing calves. A few steps in is the impressive, bleached-white skeleton of a 40-foot sperm whale. On the mall’s second floor, a small interactive museum illuminates the “Golden Era of Whaling” from 1825 to 1860. Follow the self-guided audio tour, check out the harpoons and scrimshaw collection, and experience the cramped quarters of a whaleboat’s forecastle. The videos of whale-hunting carnage may be a bit much for youngsters, but the free talks by marine biologists every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11am are terrific. Tip: You can get 3 hours’ free parking validated here.