Attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in The Road to Hana

Piʻilanihale Heiau & Kahanu Garden

The most significant stop on the entire Road to Hana, this site combines a 294-acre ethnobotanical garden with the magnificent Piʻilanihale Heiau, the largest temple in all of Polynesia. A must-do tour provides fasc…
Top Choice Waterfall in The Road to Hana

Three Bears Falls

Got your camera? This beauty takes its name from the triple cascade that flows down a steep rockface on the inland side of the road, 0.5 miles past the 19-mile marker. Catch it after a rainstorm and the cascades com…
Top Choice Village in Keʻanae

Keʻanae Peninsula

This rare slice of ‘Old Hawaii,’ home to an 1860s church and a wild lava coast, is reached by taking Keʻanae Rd on the makai (seaward) side of the highway just beyond Keʻanae Arboretum. Families have tended stream-f…
Top Choice Beach in Waiʻanapanapa State Park

Paʻiloa Beach

The small beach here is a stunner – hands down the prettiest black-sand beach on Maui. Walk on down, sunbathe, enjoy. But if you jump in, be very cautious. It’s open ocean with a bottom that drops quickly and water …
Park in The Road to Hana

Waiʻanapanapa State Park

Wai'anapanapa means 'glistening waters', and the clear mineral waters in the cave pools here will leave you feeling squeaky clean. There's a natural lava arch on the right side of Pailoa Bay, bordered by low rocky c…
Waterfall in The Road to Hana

Twin Falls

Just after the 2-mile marker a wide parking area with a fruit stand marks the start of the trail to Twin Falls. Local kids and tourists flock to the pool beneath the lower falls, about a 10-minute walk in. Twin Fall…
Cave in The Road to Hana

Hana Lava Tube

Who's afraid of the dark? Test yourself at the end of this underground walk by flipping off your flashlight. Eerie! One of the odder sights on the Road to Hana, this mammoth cave was formed by ancient lava flows. It…
Park in The Road to Hana

Puaʻa Kaʻa State Wayside Park

The highway cuts right through this delightful park whose name, Puaʻa Kaʻa, means Rolling Pig. Some unlucky passersby will see just the restrooms on the ocean side of the road and miss the rest. But you brought your…
Park in Honomanu Bay

Honomanu Park

Honomanu Bay’s rocky black-sand beach is used mostly by local surfers and fishers. Surfable waves form during big swells, but the rocky bottom and strong rips make it dangerous if you’re not familiar with the spot; …
Viewpoint in The Road to Hana

Wailua Valley State Wayside

Just before the 19-mile marker, Wailua Valley State Wayside lookout comes up on the right. The overlook provides a broad view into verdant Keʻanae Valley, which appears to be 100 shades of green. You can see a coupl…