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Wai'anapanapa State Park

Hana Hwy. near mile marker 32, Hana, Maui, HI
808/984-8109
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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Hana
Type: State Parks, Beaches
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking, Swimming
Description: Waianapanapa State Park is on the road to Hana, Maui.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

If you need to relax, a trip to Hana is the best. The view is always so beautiful, especially the waterfalls. It is a whole day so trip pack a lunch, snacks and a full tank of gas. The only thing is if you are going at a slow pace and you notice a car or truck following you close,... More

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Anothet must see at the end of the road to Hana is the black sand beach here. There are some amazing rock formations to view as the waves crash up against them

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The area is really cool - we would have never found it without our satellite GPS service! Love the road in and out but the campgrounds looked pretty desolate... and not that cool of a place to stay but probably very cheap!

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

One of my most memorable stops during our trip to Hawaii. Remarkably beautiful and unique. I could have spent the whole day sitting in the cove and enjoying the stunning views at this rare spot.

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Black sand beach is definitely a must-see on the road to Hana. Plenty of parking and restrooms as well as a shower are available. You'll need the shower to wash off the black sand that gets everywhere! Beautiful scenery and a lava tube as well.

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Oxford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We stopped on a Road to Hana tour and glad we did. We swam at the Black Sands beach and in an artesian fed pool and explored volcano tubes by the ocean. Amazing! and the photo ops are never-ending. The rugged terrain and the views are breathtaking. A must do when on Maui.

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This seems like one of the prettiest places on earth! We only stopped for an hour or so on our Road to Hana day but the black sand beach, the rugged coastline and lush green on the stark black lava really was beautiful.

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West Midlands, uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was the main highlight to stop at on the road to hana, spectacular views if you walk up the rocks on the left hand side. Beautiful black sand beach

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Black Sand Beach here was so cool. And there was a blowhole we walked into! We got soaked a couple of times but it was really cool.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Park in the lot, take valuables and lock the vehicle. Walk down to the first blow hole, I have never seen the water reach the surface but it does make some pretty cool sounds. Be careful not to get too close! After, stroll down to the black sand beach and take in some of the amazing picturesque views. Swim down... More

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