You'll be amazed at the change in scenery after a 20 minute drive from Kihei. This is so worthwhile - and will easily fit into your schedule. Although you can meander off of the official paths to stay longer, the actual park can be done in 30 minutes. It is lush, peaceful and beautiful. Best to go in the morning or the clouds and mist can come in quickly. On the way out stop at the free Korean garden/peace park for temples, statues and further beauty that surrounds the needle.
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