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Iao Valley State Monument

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Address: End of Iao Valley Road, Highway 32, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Update on Iao Valley

Just returned from Maui, Sept. 2016 and the valley was destroyed by the rains, and slides and will take over a yr or more to be restored or been seen on tours. Such a beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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st. clairsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from Maui, Sept. 2016 and the valley was destroyed by the rains, and slides and will take over a yr or more to be restored or been seen on tours. Such a beautiful place...

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Johnston, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sorry to here the park closed after our visit. We combined this visit with a trip to Hakeakala National Park before reboarding our cruise ship. The parking lot was full but we waited in line for about 5 minutes before being let in. When one car comes out, they let the next one in. You can park on the side... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Iao State Park all ready for a nice hike only to find that it actually is a nice stroll. But, the grounds are very beautiful and definitely worth visiting. We didn't jump over barriers to find other trails cuz just hate to break the rules:)

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This beautiful park is closed for the foreseeable future due to terrible destruction from recent rains and flash floods. Access into the park is limited to local residents, whose homes and properties were heavily damaged. The police department asks visitors to please not attempt to enter the area.

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Thank Lunamaui
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is a charge for parking but you can literally park along the road right outside the entrance and walk inside for free. The monument is impressive with good views but I would highly recommend doing the "secret trail". When you are at the little hut looking at the monument just hop over the fence on the left and the... More 

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Banning, Ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attempted to get to the monument but found the road closed, barricaded. Possibly due to flooding. Call to see if road has been opened. Nice drive and many views into valley is worth your time. Enjoy your your visit.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at the Iao Valley State Monument while in Wailuku. It had just started raining (Tuesday, Sep 12) but we drove in and around the park and took some very nice pictures. We did not pay to get in since it was already late in the day. The road we took to get in was later damaged due to a... More 

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Liberty Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful and visited places on Maui, and for good reason! The valley is narrow, which gives it a very 'cozy' feel, and the whole area is incredibly lush. Be sure to come early though as it gets very crowded during the middle of the day.

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Maui
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to massive floods and damage, I'ao Valley Park is CLOSED indefinitely. One cannot visit either the State Park or the Kepaniwai Gardens near the entrance.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Following the stream, there is a natural trail. It takes about 1hr to walk around. With clear water running sound, it looks like you are in the rain forest.

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