"Driving scenic Hana Highway" Top 5 Page for this destination Maui Things to Do Tip by seamandrew

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  The everwinding Hana Highway, watch that next turn
by seamandrew

The road to Hana is without a doubt the most famous and desired drive in all of Hawaii. Our guide book compared it to driving through the garden of Eden. They were right on the money! This is the type of destination that allows you to enjoy the journey as opposed to the destination. I suppose that's because they're intertwined. The destination is really the journey.

The Hana Highway is a long winding road through a lush paradise filled with beautiful vegetation, spectacular waterfalls, and unimaginable views of the Pacific Ocean. For the best waterfalls, you have to get off the Highway and go offroad a bit. There is no rush getting past here since the whole point of the trip is the drive. Take your time and be patient with the slow drivers ahead of you. Remember they're gazing at all the awe-inspiring landscape too. For your pleasure there are many stops along the way for you to stop and take pictures. We strongly recommend a covertible for the journey. See my travelogue on the Hana Highway for more pictures.

Directions: Northeast coast of Maui. Take Route 36 to route 360.

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  • Written Apr 13, 2003
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