In August 2020, we drove the Road to Hana. The #Hana Highway had just reopened but #Maui was still closed to visitors. Here are our 12 favorite stops without the crowds.
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It was a surreal experience and one we hope to never repeat. The shops, restaurants, and food trucks were all closed but the waterfalls and hiking trails were still open. We didn’t miss the crowds but we missed the people.
Here are our favorite 12 Road to Hana stops. We did the Hana Highway in 1.5-days so we don’t recommend doing all these stops if you can only do a 1-day drive. In fact, we recommend doing 5 to 8 stops but those include food stops also. Take your time and enjoy it.
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Road to Hana | Our 12 Favorite Stops
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02:04 Stop 1. Waikamoi Nature Trail
03:22 Stop 2. Waikamoi Waterfall
03:32 Tip: Shaka Guide for the Road to Hana
04:20 Stop 3. Kaumahina Wayside Park
04:47 Stop 4. Ka’anae Peninsula
05:26 Stop 5. Wailua Valley State Wayside Park
05:38 Stop 6. Waikani Falls (The 3 Bears)
05:56 Stop 7. Wailua Iki Trail (waterfalls)
06:25 Stop 8. Pua’a Ka’a State Wayside Park
07:29 Stop 9. Hanawi Falls
08:04 Stop 10. Wai’anapanapa State Park (black sand beach)
09:34 Stop 11. Hana Beach
10:00 Stop 12. Wailua Falls
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Have a safe drive on the Hana Highway!
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Our Stay at the Wai’anapanapa Cabins on the Road to Hana: https://youtu.be/CK-n0Z-jR8g
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4 Best Road to Hana Waterfall Stops: https://youtu.be/qRG_p9OQeks
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