Nature Reserve in Beyond Makena

ʻAhihi-Kinaʻu Natural Area Reserve

Although scientists haven’t been able to pinpoint the exact date, Maui’s last lava flow probably spilled down to the sea here between 1480 and 1600 CE, shaping ʻAhihi Bay and Cape Kinaʻu. Today, the jagged lava...

Monument in La Perouse Bay

La Pérouse Monument

A lava rock monument honoring French explorer Jean Francois de Galaup La Pérouse marks the entrance to La Perouse Bay. La Perouse, who arrived in 1786, was the first Westerner to land on Maui.