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Honokalani Rd, Waianapanapa State Park, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a cool spot to stop at on the Road to Hana, though if it didn't have black sand then it would likely look just like any other beach. The ocean was too rough to swim in, but the waves were neat to watch....More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this beach and was jealous -happy, of those who were staying near by and could linger the whole day. The sand is truly all black and very clean. It's a small narrow beach and the waves crashing into this small bay are beautiful...More

Thank jennyrenny2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area was worth the stop. It had a really cool black beach and a nice park area to walk. There was a cool spot at the top where a geyser of water would splash up every few minutes and excite the crowd.

1  Thank Park-Cav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this beach so much!! Water is amazingly clear, warm and there’s a beautiful scenery. I really loved the fact that the sand is black, it’s just so beautiful and it gave me peace ✌🏽 lol must visit this beach, if traveling to Maui

Thank MariaA16491
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great place. This is definitely something that we will always remember. It is a long drive with many stops before you reach there but do not miss it. And plan your time so you have enough time to go swimming, walking around and...More

Thank Micky G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped on a "Road to Hana" Tour and were amazed at the amazing view and the pounding surf. The lava tube blow hole was busy while we were there. The beach was very busy in the early afternoon.

Thank Grant F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick stop into the park and a walk down the stairs, enjoyable little spot. The whole park is a nice stop on the Road to Hana.

Thank Pacbreeze
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bring your beach gear, you will want to spend several hours here to relax from the long drive. Bring water shoes to walk on the beach, the rocks are difficult to walk on.

Thank Chelsey W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We traveled here on a somewhat rainy day in Maui. What an experience it was to hike through the caves and then hike up large rocks that lead to amazing views over the ocean. So cool to see the blow holes as well. There is...More

1  Thank Chicago_IllinoisJjss
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Wainapanapa Black Sand Beach was the most amazing thing to see on the Road to Hana. It had the most beautiful scenery.

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I don’t recall restaurants with a view at all. I’m sorry I’m not more help.
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Response from Wes M | Reviewed this property |
There are no fees for most of the sites. There are a few things that want to charge you. A private arboretum charges, but a public one further down is free. The seven sacred ponds is part of Haleakala state park which... More