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Iao Valley State Monument

54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-2102
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54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-2102
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Not much to review, you can drive down the road to the park and take in the views but once you hit the bridge you have to turn around. Only locals can go past here. I would be nice if they could open the park...More

Thank mkmead2013
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It would have been nice if there was a sign at the top of the hill to go down stating the park was closed, and has been for 6 months!

Thank captnwa
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I see this site now says it is closed. We went a couple days ago before this was posted. Apparently been closed for weeks but all there is a small placard with hand written notice of what might be a closure right at the entrance!...More

2  Thank David U
Reviewed 22 February 2017

After the drive to the parking lot, thers are multiple stairs and paths, so this walk is for those who can walk easily with little or no assistance. Flora is beautiful as is the mountain valley views. A must-see on Maui.

Thank WendySW2013
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was a beautiful park, there is a small hike around to see the hills and the river. Great views.

Thank buzzknit
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Iao Valley is another must visit on Maui. A deep cleft valley above Wailuku, the valley was the last stand for the troops loyal to the last Maui King before the Hawaiian troops under Kamehameha decimated them in this very valley. You hike up to...More

Thank Billabob J
Reviewed 13 February 2017

a sacred site that is worth your time, the Iao needle is majestic and the hike to see it is short but steep.

Thank bryan m
Reviewed 11 February 2017

When you look at Maui's many sights and iconic places to visit, one of the most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200-foot Iao Needle stands out. So much in fact, that in the short time we were in Maui, it became a must do place to see...More

Thank Jeffery P
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I am a beach bum for sure, but have to keep my people happy and do other things, too! Our visit to this spot was not high on my list but certainly has redeeming qualities which will be enjoyed by others. It is quintessential in-land...More

3  Thank vogtcrew5
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The area was closed because of previous flooding.We did not know this and drove 40 min. to get here. Were not able to see much. A lot of heavy construction equipment around the site.

3  Thank cjva58
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Is the park open yet?
28 April 2017|
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Response from Jeffery P | Reviewed this property |
I did some googling, and this is the most recent info I could come up with, "The County of Maui’s Kepaniwai Park at ʻĪao reopened on Monday, April 10, 2017, but according to a Parks Department announcement ʻĪao Valley State... More
Just wondering if the park is open. Looking for a nice hike on Maui.
23 February 2017|
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Response from NCPF | Reviewed this property |
Don't waste your time in Iao Valley, go to Haleakala instead!
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Is the park open today?
28 January 2017|
Response from AkamaiNick4SW | Reviewed this property |
No, the entire area is still closed. You cannot access any of it.