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Address: Road 340 en direction de la 30 vers Kapalua, Maui, HI

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Old Hawaii

The north shore of West Maui is gorgeous. A very winding and precarious road. Old Hawaii at its best. Along the way is Kahakuloa Bay, a quintessential old Hawaiian village. Within... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Burlington, Vermont
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Burlington, Vermont
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The north shore of West Maui is gorgeous. A very winding and precarious road. Old Hawaii at its best. Along the way is Kahakuloa Bay, a quintessential old Hawaiian village. Within the village is Lorraine's Bake shop and food to die for. This is a 2-3 trip and not the full day road to Hana. I much prefer this trip.

Thank sardrum
Puyallup, Washington
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117 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Feels like old Hawaii here! The drive may make some nervous (eg, portions feel like a clif side version of Road to Hana) but drive with respect and caution and enjoy this special place on the other side of Maui!

Thank Shawn_and_Lana
Murrieta, California
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948 reviews
611 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

As you travel this road you will happen on the community of Kahakuloa and the namesake bay. This is a must stop on your travels on the west side of Maui. There are a few stands that sell shave ice and probably the best banana bread on the planet. I recommend Ululanis (it is the pink place on the west... More 

Thank SoCalOregonian
British Columbia, Canada
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1,043 reviews
603 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Heading around from Napili the road is wide and well maintained, until the sign advising end of state road. At this point it is still basically 2 lanes until the corner before Kahakuloa Bay, at which point it heads inland and becomes a rather narrow single lane track hanging off the cliff. Recommend going clockwise around, so you are on... More 

Thank Gla_Rangers
Calgary, Canada
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We found ourselves on this road before we knew it. I wanted my husband to turn around as I had read about how scary it was. But too late. It is scary and I was driving my husband up the wall with yelling at him to be careful. But we survived. You just take your time and watch in the... More 

1 Thank Uk40
Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

In the bay is a small village with some nice coffees. It looks great in the valley with the mountains around. Good spot to buy some banana bread and a drink:)

Thank Graido
Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Ok as reviews state ... The road to Hana is nothing compared to this. Single lane, hundred feet drop off, no shoulders, no guard rails etc. A must do ... except travel from Kahana to Wailiku. That way you are always on the mountain side of the road and not having to drop a tire off the cliff side. This... More 

2 Thank cowboyshooter
Alberta oilsands
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Drove from Wailea to Kahului via the Honoapiilani Hway to Lahaina and Kaanapali. Hwy is right along the coast line excellent views of the ocean, island type rocks, reefs for snorkeling, and incredible island vegetation. Up to Kapalua from Lahaina, the hwy is safe and enjoyable to drive. At Nakalele Pt. (blow hole), the hwy ends and turns into a... More 

3 Thank Habano
Manhattan Beach, CA
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311 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2015

Almost everybody who visits Maui and wants a road adventure meanders through the all day drive to Hana BUT for a real adventure of old Maui venture unto Highway 340 on the west side of Maui. Even on a Sunday with perfect weather you will encounter a minimal amount of traffic. Although the drive is almost always within view of... More 

3 Thank BobWE
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

We took the most amazing drive north from Napili part of the way around Northwest Maui. Stunning scenario, but scary road. We came through after a heavy rain and the road went from bad to awful to impassable. Boulders on the road at a number of points foretold what was yet to come. We hit the one lane section just... More 

2 Thank Scott B

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