5 Ways to Make your Visit to Hana Memorable
The island of Maui is a vacationer’s wonderland; endless beaches, glistening blue skies and scenery that you will see nowhere else the world. Located within this tropical paradise is the town of Hana, a getaway like no other. Hana is made up by an intricate puzzle of amazing food, adventure, culture and of course those Maui views.
When visiting Travaasa Hana there are a countless number of places to indulge, cherish and discover. Here is a list of suggestions on how to make your vacation to Hana, Maui memorable.
- Visit Wai’anapanapa State Park.
- This 122-acre state park encompasses a lovely black sand beach, dramatic sea caves, natural stone arch, campground, hiking trails, and remnants of the first road built around the island, the old King’s Highway. The black-sand beach is lovely and a result of lava flowing into the ocean and shattering when it comes in contact with the cool water. While you might be tempted to take some rocks or sand to commerate your visit it not of your best interest. Instead bring your camera and snap tons of pictures along the beach.
- Grab some local produce Hana Fresh Farmers Market.
- Located on the Hana Highway, Hana Fresh serves as a market that provides fresh fruit, vegetables, salads, sandwiches, fish and coffee, all of which is from their nearby Fresh Farm. All proceeds from Hana Fresh support the health and wellness of the Hana community. Stop in and get some local fruits and vegetables that are not readily available on mainland.
- Take in the local history at the Hana Cultural Center.
- The Hana Cultural Center features a courthouse, jail, stone lamps, poi boards, tapa cloth, quilts, fish hooks and much more. There is also a pre-contact Hawaiian Village reconstruction depicting housing and garden types. A visit to the Hana Cultural Center will make your vacation to Hana, Maui that much more memorable.
- Hike to see Waimoku Falls
- This gigantic waterfall drops 400-feet down a sheer lava rock wall into a boulder-strewn pool. It takes 2 1/2 – 5 hours to hike, depending on how much nature loving you do but the final destination to see Waimoku Falls is will make memorable experience for you to keep with you for years.
- Stop at Hasegawa General Store
- Established in 1910, the world-famous Hasegawa General Store is the oldest family-owned business in Hana. The store has pretty much everything you’d need while traveling but more importantly is a great place to kind keepsakes to bring back home.