The Road to Hana
The spectacular landscapes and unbelievable views of Maui are best experienced on an island journey, discovering hidden destinations, and enjoying the unknown of a new place. This holds true all over the island, but is especially true on the Road to Hana, Maui’s famous road that stretches around the dormant volcano Haleakala.
Along the Road to Hana, many scenic lookouts show off the stunning beauty of the island, revealing parts of the island that will leave you in awe. The highway stretches for over 60 miles, wrapping tightly around the island, with over 600 hairpin curves and bridges that have been in use since the original construction of the highway.
During a drive around the highway, hidden beaches and features of Maui are seen and visited, giving a glimpse at the hidden side of the island. At these hidden sites, locals are often spotted, getting away from it all and enjoying the natural beauty of the island. Black and red sand beaches are among the most popular sites, and roadside waterfalls offer photo opportunities without even leaving the vehicle.
Some visitors choose to make the drive around the highway themselves, but the seasoned traveler knows that joining a sightseeing tour is the best way to see the sites of the island. On board a deluxe tour bus, every passenger is able to enjoy the sites, and with the narration from an expert tour guide, you’ll learn so much about the island, with each destination educating on the island’s history and sites.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001, the highway was originally used for transportation by workers in the sugarcane fields to travel between West Maui and Hana. The town of Hana has a long history and is a quiet little town that is considered a hidden gem to the island.
Some of the most popular sites along the Hana Highway include:
- Wai’anapanapa Black Sand Beach
- Koki Red Sand Beach
- Wailua Falls
- Seven Sacred Pools
- Ohe’o Gulch
- Puohokamoa Falls
- Kaupo Store
A drive around the Road to Hana is the best way to see the stunning sites of Maui, and experience the natural beauty of Hawaii. The diverse landscapes are front and center, and there is so much to see that a scenic drive with an expert tour guide is the only way to see it all. You will not be disappointed, and will love Maui even more after this fun day on the road.
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