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Wai'anapanapa State Park, Hana

Categories: State Parks, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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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  • Although we did not stay here very long, it was clearly apparent that there was a ton of stuff to do here. We stayed a bit on the black sand beach (which was so unique and different), and explored the...  read more »
  • The black, volcanic sand and rocks provide a rich contrast to the vibrant green vegetation and sapphire blue ocean. Lots of hiking, swimming and places to explore. Plan to spend an hour or two, and br...  read more »
  • The day we visited it was kind of rainy. But this did not keep us from having fun and enjoying ourselves. The blowholes are cool and the black sand beach is a site to see. You can camp here also but y...  read more »
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