Check before you go. Apparently making road repairs. Made the trip and did not know in advance. If you do go, the town of Wailuku was a nice place to shop. It’s nearby.
About Iao Valley State Monument
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Then maybe it'll be great (again?) but as it stands it's a worn out 10 min walk. Nothing too spectacular and not worth 5$. Park on the street and save your dough. I understand the place has special historical and cultural significance, but it's not...More
To visit this monument, you drive to Iao Valley State Park, pay $5 to park and follow a set of staircases all the way to the top for a great view. Many spots along the way are photo ops. You can also take the staircases...More
Not much to see as so much is closed but we enjoyed the quick hike and the natural beauty. It was the lush, green Hawaii we expected to see on this trip.
IAO STATE STATE MONUMENT IS CLOSED FROM MONDAY OCT 16 2017 ‘TIL NOV 16 – IT’S BEEN CLOSED MORE OFTEN THAN NOT OVER THE PAST 13 MONTHS I was lucky – following disastrous flooding in SEPT 2016 the park was closed 11 months for repairs,...More
Lucky enough to visit before the area closed for maintenance. Mountains are so majestic and serene. You could feel the mana. A must see, but please respect the locals and environment if you come.
We stopped here on our return from the Waihee trail. This was a quick stop (had to pay park entry fee $5) The longer trail into the valley is closed (there was damage from some storms so its been closed for repairs for the past...More
It was a nice 5-15 mph ride on a road that was almost a single lane. Bridges were a single lane and there are a lot of them. I thought it would be like Highway 1 along the Big Sur, but it wasn't. Not that...More
Here in 1790, King Kamehameha I won the battle that unified the Hawaiian islands. Now, it's one of the most beautiful spots on Maui, and that's saying something. The long trail was closed for some time, due to damage caused by flooding. It re-opened in...More