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Address: Hana Hwy. near mile marker 32, Hana, Maui, HI
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+1 808-984-8109

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

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Beautiful Stop Along the Road to Hana

Definitely make a stop off on your drive to Hana to see this park. It is super neat with a great legend behind it. Amazing hiking spot and views.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
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Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped at this beach and park area on our Hana tour with valley isle excursions in February 2011. Lots of green billed area for hiking surrounding the turquoise waters. The beach is so black and a result of volcanic activity. Really beautiful sight to take in. There was no one swimming as the winter waves were very large and dangerous.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely make a stop off on your drive to Hana to see this park. It is super neat with a great legend behind it. Amazing hiking spot and views.

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columbia, maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Black sand beach and a spectacular cliff lava trail along the water with gorgeous vegetation and smashing views of the water below.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Schedule time to stop here, take in the views, and hike along all of the paths along the water. Could easily spend a few hours here exploring.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I drove from Hana to Wai'anapanapa State Park, 10 minute drive to go hiking. Parking was limited but we found a spot. The picnic area was under construction but there were functional rest rooms, running water, and a tent camping area. We chose a hike that took us down a staircase near the restroom area and crossed... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbeatable blue views with black sand beach. Good hikes with incredible views and fewer people than expected. Under some construction to improve the facilities and accessibility, but not a deterrent.

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Peru, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another beautiful stop on the road to Hana. A beautiful black sand beach, with magnificent views above and below. (Don't miss the cave, if going down to the beach). There are plenty of places to rest, both in and out of the sun; and decent restrooms are also available. Even if one has limited mobility, there are many areas easily... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're traveling the Road to Hana, plan to spend some extra time here. The beach is beautiful, and you can walk out and get a close up view of the blow hole (I wouldn't suggest for small children, tho). There are a couple of really neat caves along the walking trail. This is a great place to stop and... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this is a must stop on the road to Hana. The black sand beach is pretty cool to see and there is a small lava cave to check out.

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Branson, MO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is this lava cave on the beach that is kinda cool. Nice views from the cliff overlooking beach. Can see passing whales from cliff occasionally.

Thank magnetboy

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