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Wai'anapanapa State Park, Hana
(4.9/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Waves crash along the rocky shore at Wai'anapanapa State Park, home to a multitude of freshwater pools and streams in addition to lush Hawaiian vegetation. You can find the park at the end of a road of the same name, just off of Maui's famous Hana Highway. Explore its rocks, formations, and tubes created over thousands of years of geological activity, as well as the nearby blowholes that can blast sea water high into the air. The black sand beach harkens to the area's volcanic heritage, and you can admire and even dip your feet into the blue waters of the Pacific. Keep your eyes open for some of the island's population of nesting seabirds that frequent the park and the surrounding landscape. If you'd like to plan an extended stay, check out the park's camping facilities. To visit Wai'anapanapa State Park on your holiday in Hana, and find out what else Hana has to offer, use our Hana vacation builder.
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  • Wish we had more time to stay and enjoy this amazing spot. There aren't really words to describe it's beauty. Just go here. 
  • Visited the Black Sand beach. Awesome views and had a swim there. Quite rough for swimming. Lots of people as beach is tour stop for day tours so endless stream of people taking photos. Walk around th...  more »
  • Nice cozy place for a break and place for a picnic. Black sand beach is near the state park. Natural beauty surrounds the area. Lot of tourists seem to take advantage of this location.