The map of Kapalua Airport is basically a map of West Maui. Use this map to get a sense of the Island. Maui is generally divided into 4 population sections. The sections include Central Maui, South Maui, Upcountry and West Maui. Yes, there is more people, but this where where the bulk of the population reside. The resort areas tend to be in South and West. The best swim and snorkel beaches are here.