Hana is located in the Maui County, in the State of Hawaii. As a census-designated place, Hana has a small community, formed out of approximately 1,200 inhabitants. Although it is fairly isolated from the other parts of Hawaii, Hana is very frequented by tourists coming here for summer vacations. There are natural sites, historical and leisure venues to be visited in the small community and around it.
Top Attractions within Hana
Kahanu Garden is a botanical garden, located near Hana and owned by the National Tropical Botanical Garden association. The garden has an amazing landscape, made out of lava remains. There are numerous plant species to be admired here. You can see banana trees, bamboos, calabashes, coconut trees, vanillas, bitter yams, turmerics and sugarcanes. There is also a historic landmark to be seen here, called the Pi'ilanihale Heiau, a former temple.
The Kaya Ranch Tropical Botanical Gardens can be seen in Hana, on the grounds of the Kaia Ranch Bed and Breakfast. Thus, if you want to have the most pleasurable and beautiful looking accommodation, you should opt for this one. You may also visit the botanical gardens if you reside somewhere else. Anyone can admire the great plants and trees that grow here, belonging to specific species of the Hawaiian land.
The Wai'anapanapa State Park is the most amazing place to visit for relaxation walks in serene spaces, in Hana. You can look for some natural historical remains, such as caves, anchialine pools, heiaus, blowholes and a gorgeous black sand beach. Taking walks and bicycle rides through this park is the best way to enjoy nature and fresh air during your vacations.
The Hana Cultural Center and Museum must be visited as well, as it will provide you with a cultural grasp on the town of Hana, in addition to all the wonderful beaches and natural sights you can see. The collections include artifacts and photographies, which mark the evolution of the community. You may like to purchase related souvenirs from the museum's gift shop and some locally created art and craft objects..