Koʻolau Forest Reserve & Around attractions

Gardens in Koʻolau Forest Reserve & Around

Garden of Eden Arboretum

Why pay a steep $15 per person – not per carload, mind you – to visit an arboretum when the entire Road to Hana is a garden? Well, it does offer a tamer version of paradise. The winding paths are neatly maintained, …
Waterfall in Koʻolau Forest Reserve & Around

Puohokamoa Falls

Immediately after the 11-mile marker you’ll pass Puohokamoa Falls. This waterfall no longer has public access, but you can get a glimpse of it from the bridge, or a photogenic bird's-eye view from the Garden of Eden…
Waterfall in Koʻolau Forest Reserve & Around

Haipuaʻena Falls

For a secluded dip, Haipuaʻena Falls, 0.5 miles past the 11-mile marker, provides a deep and serene pool. Since you can’t see the pool from the road, few people know it’s there. So it’s not a bad choice if you forgo…
State Park in Koʻolau Forest Reserve & Around

Kaumahina State Wayside Park

Clean restrooms and a grassy lawn with picnic tables make this roadside park a family-friendly stop. The park comes up 350yd after the 12-mile marker. Take the short walk up the hill past the restrooms for an eye-po…
Landmark in Koʻolau Forest Reserve & Around

Koʻolau Ditch

For more than a century the Koʻolau Ditch has been carrying up to 450 million gallons of water a day through 75 miles of flumes and tunnels from Maui’s rainy interior to the dry central plains. You can get a close-u…
Waterfall in Koʻolau Forest Reserve & Around

Waikamoi Falls

There’s only space for a few cars before the bridge at the 10-mile marker, but unless it’s been raining recently don’t worry about missing this one. The East Maui Irrigation Company diverts water from the stream, so…