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  • Address: State Highway 360
  • Admission: Free
Hawaii is made for road trips, and one of the best is the Road to Hana, a relatively short drive that should take all day (if you're doing it right).

Technically called the Hana Highway, the Road to Hana is 52 miles of winding two-lane road connecting Kahului with the tiny town of Hana. You could certainly make the trip in a few hours (it's slow going with all the twists and turns, and most of the little bridges narrow to a single lane), but why would you? The scenery along the way is some of Maui's most beautiful, with waterfalls to see, beaches to visit, and short hikes to do en route.

Some of the sights you can visit along the way include the Twin Falls waterfalls, the Ho'okipa Lookout, Honomanu Bay, the two arboretums, the Hana Lava Tube, and Wai'anapanapa State Park. The town of Hana itself is tiny, but lovely and has many nice beaches.

Practical Info

The road to Hana winds for 68 miles (109 kilometers) from Kahului to Hana on the eastern side of Maui. Another scenic stretch, Highway 31, continues to Kipahulu. Allow at least 3 hours to drive the scenic but narrow winding route. Many people take a self-driving tour of the Road to Hana, stopping frequently and spending the night in Hana before heading back to the west side of the island, but you can also book a spot on a van tour or even bike the route. Tours have less flexibility but many drivers are willing to stop where you'd like and you can also spend the entire time staring out the window at the gorgeous view. If you're interested in cycling, you can either rent a bike and go on your own, or book a cycling tour.

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Soak in unbeatable views of West Maui on this thrilling 55-minute helicopter tour! Flying over famous West Maui and Molokai, you’ll be treated to unobstructed ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

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Small-Group Road to Hana Luxury Tour and Helicopter Flight

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Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

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Maui Hana Coast Day Trip

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Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 10 - 11 hours

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Small-Group Road to Hana Luxury Tour

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Travel the famously spectacular Road to Hana in comfort and style on this luxury small-group tour. With a maximum of eight passengers in a customized, deluxe ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

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Small-Group Luxury Day Trip to Haleakala National Park and Hana Coast Rainforest

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Best East Maui Waterfalls and Rainforest Hike

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Discover the natural beauty hidden just off Hawaii’s famed Hana Highway on a waterfalls and rainforest hike in east Maui. The 5- to 6-hour excursion takes you ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

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East Maui 45-minute Helicopter Tour over Haleakala Crater

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Small-Group Luxury Tour: Road to Hana and Ka'eleku Cavern Day Trip

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Experience the highlights of the legendary Road to Hana on this small-group day trip. Travel by luxury limo-van along the breathtaking Pacific coast and ...  Read more

Location: Maui, Hawaii
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Explore Maui: Hana Highway Drive and Waterfalls Hike

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