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Kaumahina State Wayside Park

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Address: Hana Hwy, Haiku, Maui, HI
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Bring a bag of cat food

Great photo op, but there are many feral cats that have been dumped in the forest. It's so sad. We have done this drive before and remembered to purchase a bag of cat food in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2016
Louisville, Kentucky
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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped for a quick lunch on our way to Hana. The views were incredible, and the black sand beach was amazing!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great photo op, but there are many feral cats that have been dumped in the forest. It's so sad. We have done this drive before and remembered to purchase a bag of cat food in advance and bring it with us. This is the spot to leave it for the hungry and abandoned cats. And please call and encourage the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This is a nice park and worth a look if you have time. There were plenty of trees there native and transplants. The size of the trees is quite astonishing. See for yourself, pictures don't get all of the view.

Thank almarcusp23
Murrieta, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

About 12 miles into the drive, you will come to this wayside. There is ample parking, but it can fill up. There are restrooms, picnic tables and a large grassy area. There is also a viewpoint to see the Ke'anae Peninsula, along with a couple nature trails.

Thank SoCalOregonian
The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I've rated 5/5, but don't be fooled: this spot IMHO is nothing more than a great photo opportunity. If you're doing the Road to Hana, be sure to stop here for a quick photo and possibly a snack or pee break.

Thank Jeroen-TA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We used Shaka Maui guide and they suggested this as the best bathroom stop. As far as flush enclosed toilets go I guess it was except there was a plugged up toilet so one less stall available. Come on people flush the toilet why continue to go, throw and not flush?!?! There are picnic tables to eat your lunch/snack and... More 

Thank Lisa S
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Nice place for a brief stop and break along the Hana Highway. A very short walk from the parking lot leads to a viewpoint that is worth a quick peek. There is also a restroom here.

Thank Anthony H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Great place to stop and go to the restroom. The road to Hanna can be very long and this spot makes a nice break. You can get some good pictures while you stretch your legs out.

Thank Angela B
Tofield, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

A must see, jumping from one sacred pond to the next, this park is really extraordinary. Hike up to the falls, see colossal Banyan trees, bamboo forest, the list goes on.

Thank Lilly W
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

This park is worth taking a trip to on its own merit. It is equally worth stopping to enjoy if you're doing the Road to Hana and want a break. The forest is dense and lush and the scenic spot overlooking the ocean is breathtaking. Moss, trees, vines, ferns and some of the biggest leaves I've ever seen all can... More 

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