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Iao Valley State Monument

54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-2102
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Iao Valley State Monument, Maui, will remain closed indefinitely due to extensive damage from heavy rain and flooding the night of September 13 and early morning on September 14, 2016.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“short hike” (56 reviews)
“easy hike” (36 reviews)
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54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-2102
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

One of the sightseeing venues not to be missed especially if the sun is shining. There will be steps to climb to the best viewing site but the 'needle' can be viewed from the large parking lot.

2  Thank Hans W
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Definitely a pretty area! Will be a quick visit but worth the experience. Will have to pay to park but was only $5.

1  Thank Bluraven27
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Its a lovely place, although the rain and clouds can reduce the views. Still a cool place to visit though. The hike is short - I'd say very short. There's bathrooms here, but they were closed for renovations in mid-August 2015 and porta-loos were the...More

1  Thank enjoychewy
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I had read (and heard) this was a great visit. It was nothing. A $5 parking fee, crowds of people, a few concrete paths that you can cover in 15 minutes, and a view of the needle. I understand you can take hikes into the...More

2  Thank Bill A
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This mountain is one of the pictures you always see of Hawaii. It is beautiful and worth a trip, especially since so an important historic battle happened here. But there was a long line to get in, since there is only 1 guy to collect...More

2  Thank Proclaimer1
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This is a really cool looking place. But the walk was very short. I'm glad we parked outside of the park entrance and not paid because we were in and out in no time. Its very beautiful and worth a visit. And its real close...More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Wow we really enjoyed the park this is what the real Hawaii looks like lush green full of life..Nice short walks paved paths amazing views and yes its 5 bucks to park it help to support the area and up keep. well worth it

1  Thank Rick K
Reviewed 19 September 2015

beautiful spot, steep hike interesting hawaiiana one of my favorite places on Maui. Don't forget your camera

Thank rosebart2015
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Nice short hikes here, but they are now charging 5 dollars for parking. Park on the road before you get there and walk in. Sadly, while walking down along the creek locals were drinking and smoking pot in several different places. Not so cool.

1  Thank Tammie G
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Lovely park with some excellent views - easy walking and combined this visit with an afternoon on the beach half an hour away. Not expensive to get in although toilets were out of order when we went.

Thank David S
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Response from LisaMarieScubaDiva | Reviewed this property |
Too far and uphill. Take a taxi.
28 April 2017|
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Response from jefferyp2017 | 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
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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