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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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Black Sand beach!!

A must stop along the road to Hana! You will be so happy coming here as you see the black sand beach. It's definitely a sight to be seen. Beautiful. Not for swimming though... read more

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must stop along the road to Hana! You will be so happy coming here as you see the black sand beach. It's definitely a sight to be seen. Beautiful. Not for swimming though, strong currents. The park also has black cave and areas for picnic and camping.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is located on the road to hana. A must see place according to me. The views are beautiful and black sand beach is nice.. Free of charge to enter this place which is great. There is a cave as well

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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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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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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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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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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 

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San Antonio, Texas
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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 

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