|Taro Tour – Half way to Hāna
|The road to Hāna is a gorgeous, winding
coastal road with breathtaking valleys, lush
rain forests and spectacular waterfalls.
Our first stop is the quaint old sugar mill
town of Paia, with its wide variety of ethnic
crafts, art, clothing, jewelry and antique
shops surrounded by sugarcane and
Just a few minutes east, experience the
world famous wind-surfing spot, Ho’okipa
Beach Park, also known as "Jaws".
This breath-taking white sand beach that
boasts some of the best waves on the Maui;
wind surfers and surfers from around the
globe travel here to challenge themselves
against the ever-changing waves.
Next, is Twin Falls, which is a must for it is
amazing, a memorable photo opportunity.
You can hike the short distance to the
tropical waterfalls or just refresh yourself
with a sugar cane juice and enjoy the lush
landscape. Back on the road, we pass
through the rural area of Haiku and you may
see banana patches, cane blowing in the
wind, and forests of guava trees, avocados,
Papaya, Palms, and Kukui nut trees.
You will be entranced with the historic area
of Huelo as it is adorned with vistas of
bamboo, remarkable cliffs and panoramic
ocean views that certainly qualify as
A visit to the small community of Keanae
will be like stepping into the past. Located
on an old lava flow, it is graced by Keanae
Congregational Church, built in 1860 of lava
rocks and coral mortar. Don’t miss an
opportunity to feast on the best banana
bread in the Hawaiian islands and
possibly catch a view of the Honu,
Hawaiian sea turtles.
Before heading back to “town”, we stop
to get a “bird’s eye” view at the Keanae
lookout that will take your breath away,
with pretty views of the Keanae
peninsula, and taro fields. Waterfall's
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