ʻIao Valley State Park
Rising straight up 2250ft, this velvety green pinnacle is Maui’s iconic landmark. Most people shoot their mandatory photos from the...
Kepaniwai Park & Heritage Gardens
This unique and beautiful park celebrates the various ethnic groups of Hawaii by displaying a building for each one. Sharing the compact...
Bailey House Museum
This small but historically evocative museum occupies the 1833 home of Wailuku’s first Christian missionary, Edward Bailey. He was the...
Little more than a tin-roofed shed, this place tucked behind the government buildings has been dishing out tasty Japanese-style plate...
ʻIao Valley State Park information
If you’ve seen just one photograph of Maui's lush interior, odds are it was of ʻIao Needle, the green pinnacle that provides the focal point for ʻIao Valley State Park. Nestled in the mountains, 3 miles west of central Wailuku, this park extends clear up to Puʻu Kukui (5788ft), Maui’s highest and wettest point.