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Address: Hana Hwy. near mile marker 32, Hana, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808/984-8109

Waianapanapa State Park is on the road to Hana, Maui.

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This place is really cool bc you can get a great idea of how lava has formed this island. You can venture out on the Lava rocks and get some great pics of waves crashing on them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is really cool bc you can get a great idea of how lava has formed this island. You can venture out on the Lava rocks and get some great pics of waves crashing on them. It is small and not a lot of time will be spent here, but worth it imho!

Thank angturner
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This would have been a lot more fun if my husband hadn't lost his wedding ring after getting hit by a big wave. The beach is more pebbles than sand but pretty cool. They are doing lots of work in the park on the walkways and such, nice to see the improvement going on but the path to the beach... More 

Thank Colleen98_Sudbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous part of Road to Hana Tour! Awesomeness! The park was so beautiful. Walking through the trails to go see the Ocean!

Thank June M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice place to stop along the road to Hana, good place to eat the lunch you should have packed for the trip.

Thank Robert C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

By all parameters, this park has a lot to offer - a blowhole, black sandy beach, lava caves and even a lava tube, but in September 16, access was difficult as there had been a week of heavy rains and flooding, and lot of construction work was underway in the park. Seeing past all this, at some times during the... More 

Thank FlyingTheCoop
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiʻanapanapa State Park is a 122-acre (0.49 km2) state park in Hana, on the island ofMaui, in Hawaii. It is located at the end of Waiʻanapanapa Road off Hana Highway, 53 miles (85 km) east of Kahului, Maui. Waiʻanapanapa means “glistening fresh water” in the Hawaiian language, referring to nearby fresh water streams and sparkling pools. The camp offers camping facilities, including a small lawn where campers may... More 

Thank Antonello M
San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not an easy place to get into/out of and park ... especially on a weekend. Extremely nice views and park areas.

Thank Chuck M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just before hana town. The park has a small but lovely black sand beach. The beach itself is beautiful with small shiny black pebbles. We could not see the blow hole but there is a tiny walk through lava cave and a small rock pool. The sea water was crystal clear and there is a natural archway cut by the... More 

Thank not-a-big-city-girl
Winter Park, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just a short drive from Hana, near the Hana airport. There is a cave and several small lava tubes. There are some cool blowholes along the coast. The big attaction is the black sand beach. The water is swimmable, although sometimes the waves may be a bit strong. There are some large rocks at the mouth of the... More 

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Granville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Contrasting rich black sand/rock beach to the aqua sea is unusually beautiful. Nice hiking path along ocean and all the way to Hana if you like. Easy, short drive off main Hana road.

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