Welcome to Hana
Heavenly Hana. Is it paradise at the end of the rainbow or something a little bit different? Due to its history and its isolated location at the end of Hawaii’s most famous drive, Hana has a legendary aura. But many travelers are disappointed when they arrive to find a sleepy hamlet, population 1235. But that is only because Hana takes more than an hour or two to understand.Surprisingly, Hana does not try to... Read More
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Maui Hana Coast Day Trip
The Hana road tour takes you through rainforest and along the coast, past waterfalls, bamboo forests, cliffs and colorful flowers. You'll have the opportunity to photograph the town of Paia, Kaumahina State Park, Keanae Valley Lookout, Pua'a Ka'a, Wailua Falls and Waianapanapa State Parks on Hana tours.Your professional guide will escort you to Ohe'o Stream and Pools for a refreshing swim (weather and time permitting), and throughout the day you will discover cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests and windsurfing beaches as you experience the hidden side of Maui on this Hana tour.The Hana district of Maui is generally considered to be the area between Keanae and Kaupo. Today there is a population of approximately 2,500 people living in the district, with around 1,500 in the area of Hana town. Before European contact, the area supported a large Hawaiian population. Queen Ka'ahumanu, wife of King Kamehameha, was born here in a cave by the sea at Ka'uiki Hill.
Small-Group Road to Hana Luxury Tour
The Road to Hana is one of Maui's most famous attractions. On this 9-hour, luxury small-group tour, you'll be able to experience the road and all of the sights along the way at a relaxed pace and in total comfort. Tour this famous area in a deluxe, air-conditioned luxury limo-van with your professional guide and a group of no more than eight people, ensuring a more personalized experience. Your day begins with complimentary pickup from your hotel in Maui and a light morning snack in Pa’ia to fuel up for your paradise adventure. Then, embark on your journey along the Road to Hana, where photo opportunities abound. You’ll make several stops along this spectacular coastal drive including Kaumahina State Park, offering splendid views of rugged lava sea cliffs; Ke’anae, a quaint Hawaiian village with peaceful taro fields; and Waikani Falls, glistening with fresh mountain rainwater. The scenic road leads, of course, to Hana. The village of Hana is isolated from the rest of the island and is known for being the last undeveloped tropical paradise on Maui. Explore the village and stop at the Hana Tropical Gardens and nursery (if PICNIC option is selected) for an exclusive tour (included) and learn about the native Hawaiian people, their culture and land.After traveling through a scenic tropical rain forest, delight in a delectable Pacific Rim lunch served on linen tablecloths -- not your average deli-style lunch! Your lunch will include grilled chicken, fresh ono and much more (see the Itinerary section for a sample menu). Following lunch, you'll have plenty of time to stroll, swim, sunbathe or just relax and enjoy the tropical paradise.The return from Hana will be at a ‘Maui-style’ pace -- leisurely with plenty of stops. Bring your bathing suit and a towel to capture a lifetime of memories of swimming in a crystal- clear, freshwater pool under a cascading waterfall. In addition, the afternoon return journey will take you to Ho’okipa, giving you a glance at Maui’s world-class windsurfers. Arrive back at your Maui hotel in the early evening.
Small-Group Road to Hana Luxury Tour and Helicopter Flight
While in Maui, take a journey along the famous Road to Hana! On this 6-hour, small-group luxury tour, you’ll experience the Road to Hana from both the ground and sky. Board an air-conditioned, luxury limo-van at the Kahului Heliport and start your drive to Hana. With plush seats, large windows and a maximum of six passengers, this is the most comfortable way to navigate the winding roads, and is a perfect adventure for the whole family.You’ll make several stops along this spectacular coastal drive including the quaint Hawaiian village of Ke’anae, Waikani Falls and Wai’anapanapa State Park and the scenic road leads, of course, to Hana. The village of Hana is isolated from the rest of the island and is known for being the last undeveloped tropical paradise on Maui. Explore the village and stop at the Hana Tropical Gardens for an exclusive tour (included) and learn about the native Hawaiian people, their culture and land. Enjoy fantastic photo opportunities at spectacular cascading waterfalls and crystal-clear pools, where you’ll have plenty of time to take a refreshing swim. During one of the stops, enjoy a Pacific Rim lunch served on linen table cloths at a beachside location. Savor grilled chicken and fish, fresh tropical fruits and more – not your average deli-style meal! A sample lunch menu can be found below in the Itinerary section. On the reverse leg of the trip, fly in an air-conditioned, 6- passenger ‘A-Star’ jet helicopter. During your thrilling 36-minute flight, soar above Haleakala Crater, the world’s largest and most famous dormant volcano, and admire fantastic aerial views of waterfalls hidden in remote areas of Maui’s rain forest. Enjoy stereo music and live narration throughout this breathtaking experience.More information about passenger requirements can be found in the Additional Information section below.
Kahului Shore Excursion: Heavenly Hana Tour
While you’re in port in Maui, a shore excursion to Hana should be the top thing on your itinerary. Its beauty is legendary, and you’ll find out why on this Heavenly Hana Tour. You'll be picked up from the cruise ship port and taken on a ride along the gorgeous, winding coast to Hana. You’ll visit the famed Hana Bay itself, along with Maui’s famous windsurfing beach, Hookipa. There’s also a stop at 122-acre Wainapanapa State Park, home to a beautiful black-sand beach and Hawaiian sea turtles. You’ll stop at Keanae Lookout, which will take your breath away with its picturesque views of the peninsula and taro fields. On this adventure, you'll see also Maui's famous historical landmarks, Kaumanhina State Park, beautiful waterfalls like Wai Kane Falls and Wailua Falls, and quaint Hawaiian towns. Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Kahului Pier for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Small-Group Luxury Day Trip to Haleakala National Park and Hana Coast Rainforest
After early-morning pickup from your Maui hotel, enjoy a light morning snack and begin your journey by luxury 8-seater limo-van to Haleakala National Park and the Hana Coast rainforest.Travel through the picturesque Central Valley for 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on your pickup location, and ascend to the pinnacle of Haleakala National Park at 10,023 feet (3,055 meters). When you arrive at the visitor’s center on the rim of the Haleakala Crater, marvel at breathtaking panoramas and enjoy countless photo opportunities before descending along the scenic mountain drive.See cattle and dairy ranches on the way to the Hawaiian paniolo town of Makawao, which still has hitching posts from back when horses were more common than cars. Today, this quaint, rustic town is home to an eclectic group of little shops and boutiques, which you can browse during your free time here. In between sightseeing, head to a scenic location -- depending on the weather and the group's preferences -- to relax and enjoy a gourmet Pacific Rim lunch served on linen tablecloths. Indulge in delectable dishes like grilled chicken, seared ono, organic mixed greens, vegetable pasta salad, fresh fruit and a fudge brownie. After lunch, travel east through Ha’iku, whose grass is a beautiful emerald green. See bountiful avocados, citrus fruits, bananas and exotic flowers growing in the countryside before arriving finally at the spectacular Hana Coast rainforest. Get out and stretch your legs and explore stunning waterfalls and bamboo forests, soaking in the tropical atmosphere.Hop back in the limo-van and continue on the Road to Hana, along the rugged Pacific coast, to the farming community of Ke’anae. Here, walk around and discover a traditional way of life that has endured for more than 500 years.On your return journey, stop by Ho’okipa Beach, which reigns supreme as the world's premier windsurfing beach. Get out and feel the cool ocean breeze, and catch a glimpse of talented windsurfers putting on an aquatic show!You'll arrive back at your Maui hotel in the early evening.
Road to Hana Tour from Maui
Waikamoi Stream is between Waikamoi Forest Trail and the Garden of Eden located near mile marker #10 on the Hana Highway. It is also known as “Mile 10 Falls”. But the proper name for this little beauty is Waikamoi Falls. This waterfall is often cruised by without a glance by tourists in a hurry.KaumahinaWayside is just past mile marker #12 on the Hana Highway you’ll find Kaumahina State Wayside Park. This 7.8 acre forested rest stop offers scenic views of the northeast Maui coastline. One highlight is a spectacular view of the Ke’anae Peninsula and village, an upcoming stop. There are also several loop trails that lead uphill from the ocean giving you a chance to view the many exotic plants.Ke’ anae is just past the Keanae Arboretum along the Hana Highway, you’ll find a road on the left past mile marker #16 down to the village of Ke’ anae. A traditional Hawaiian village, Ke’ anae is known for its taro fields, much like their ancestors. This area attracts fisherman and photographers from all over the world looking to catch Maui’s famous North Shore waves against the beautiful Keanae peninsula. The Ke’anae Peninsula was created from an immense lava flow originating from Haleakala Crater. Today it is home to a few local residents, taro fields, animals grazing and world class fishing. It’s known for it’s striking photo opportunities of the North Shore’s powerful waves crashing against Maui’s black, jagged lava rocks.Hanawai Falls is located just a bit past mile marker #24. The area features an abundance of waterfalls cascading down the mountains, and the Hanawai Falls, located right alongside the road, is one of the most scenic and accessible.The Aviator, Charles Lindbergh’s Grave is located in the Palapala Ho’omau Church . A narrow road around mile marker 41 leads to the church. The famous aviator, Charles Lindbergh, lies at rest on the tranquil church grounds. Lindbergh died on August 26, 1974 after living his last days on the bountiful Hana coast. Shortly before he died he sketched out a simple design for his grave and coffin. The church was built in 1857 and is actually made out of limestone coral. Lindbergh’s grave is located behind the church under the shade of a Java plum tree. We feel the most beautiful part of this spot is the surrounding scenery. The coastal views down beyond the grave site and gardens are exquisite.