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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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Likely our favorite stop on the road to Hana. Our favorite part of the park was the black sand beach--the cave was a bit small and not too impressive, but walking out to the whale... read more

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Gabrielle F
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Likely our favorite stop on the road to Hana. Our favorite part of the park was the black sand beach--the cave was a bit small and not too impressive, but walking out to the whale spout rock formation was cool. The waves at the black sand beach were a bit intense--had a blast body surfing, but it was a tad... More 

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

like things in hana. it is ok but not spetacular. easy to access with different things to do and not that crowed. not worth the whole day. 2 hours is fine

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Fayetteville, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove the Road to Hana and started by going all the way through Hana to Kipahulu Valley to hike the Pipiwai Trail. We did stop offs on our way back and stopped here for our picnic. The caves were just okay. They're located down a small trail on the other side of the parking lot away from the beach.... More 

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San Rafael, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

beautiful views, and a cave filled with freshwater, plus trails through wild papaya, and other vegetation. Great place for a picnic. You will pass many fruit stands on the way in, with gigantic avocados and delicious fruits for very cheap!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I reviewed these cabins back in 2004, and thought they were functional, although utilitarian and rusty. A much-needed renovation was completed and the cabins were reopened July 1. The new cabins are sparkling, with sturdy wooden bunk beds with nice, fat mattresses replacing the rusted beds with their super-thin mattresses. The refrigerator and cooktop were also sparkly new and rust... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of fun swimming at this free park with caves (one with a watering hole that technically is off limits) and a black sand beach. Wear water shoes...the rocks are hard on the feet.

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Ringgold, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This park has a black sand beach, caves (1 you can swim in), and enough great photo ops to fill a travel book. There are also blow holes.

Thank Con K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was great to see. Black sand beach with blow hole, lava tube to walk through. Snorkeling too. There are trails to hike

Thank Karen D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place along the Hana Hwy is one of many beautiful places along the hwy. But don't miss out on it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is absolutely recommended as a place to visit. However, there are crowds, so it's best to go for a short while to admire the surroundings, get a few pictures, and move on to other scenic sites.

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