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Iao Valley State Monument

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Address: End of Iao Valley Road, Highway 32, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
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Historic Maui

A very photogenic, beautiful monument close to Wailuku, Maui. A lush mountain valley with an interesting geological feature referred to as the Iao Needle (pictured above). The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A very photogenic, beautiful monument close to Wailuku, Maui. A lush mountain valley with an interesting geological feature referred to as the Iao Needle (pictured above). The valley has significant importance in the unification of the islands under one king. The drive is easy and there are several walking trails for great views.

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Nice little hike with beautiful scenery. Best to wear sneakers because the path can get a little slippery. The area is filled with hawaiian plants and trees.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place to go for a stroll and soak up nature with a bit of native culture. Parking was $5. Make sure you have used the toilet prior to visiting.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a beautiful attraction. We did a small amount of hiking and playing in the mountain water before heading back. Beautifully lush area, a must see.

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Salt Lake City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Iao Valley is beautiful and there's so much history there! I'd say that it's a local favorite for picnics, bbq's, celebrations, get togethers, and even swimming! People take wedding photos there and you can hike (if you want). There are times when it can get really hot in town, but a drive up to Iao Valley could definitely cool you... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The tour started well, but we were not given adequate time to spend enjoying the beautiful and interesting scenery. Our driver was polite, but he rushed us through the stops. By afternoon (it was supposed to be an 11 hour trip) it was past lunch and he took us to Lahaina and showed us places to eat lunch and shop.... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Climb the stairs to the pavilion at the top. Go under the railing and follow the trail up to get on top of the ridge where you get a great look of both valleys and the wall of tears! You won't be disappointed

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Stillwater OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This site is an easy drive from the beach resorts in Lahaina. We enjoyed the beautiful view and are glad we took the time. Stop in Wailiku on your way to or from and enjoy a local meal. Parking will be a challenge so be patient as the view is worth the effort. The parking attendant was on break so... More 

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Orcutt, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The natural beauty of this park is breathtaking. The more it rains, the more beautiful this park is. This majestic wonderland is infinitely more accessible than anything on the Road to Hana and, in my opinion, more beautiful. This is a must see if you like natural beauty.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We LOVE this park! If you're on Maui, you just have to go into the Iao Valley State Monument. It's usually foggy or misty, so it's a great place to cool off on a hot day. The mountains are incredibly steep- and tall! It's like a scene out of a movie. There are several short trails you can explore- some... More 

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Additional Information about Iao Valley State Monument

Address: Address: End of Iao Valley Road, Highway 32, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Wailuku
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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