Waiʻanapanapa State Park

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Waiʻanapanapa State Park
Waiʻanapanapa State Park State Park
Panoramic view of Wai'anapanapa State Park
North Shore Kauai
North Shore Kauai
North Shore Kauai
North Shore Kauai
LocationHawaii, U.S.
Nearest cityHana, Hawaii
Coordinates20°47′8.93″N 155°59′8.35″W / 20.7858139°N 155.9856528°W / 20.7858139; -155.9856528[1]
Area122 acres (49 ha)
Governing bodyHawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources

Waiʻanapanapa State Park is a 122-acre (0.49 km2) state park in Hana, on the island of Maui, in Hawaii. It is located at the end of Waiʻanapanapa Road off Hana Highway at mile marker 32, 53 miles (85 km) east of Kahului, Maui. Waiʻanapanapa means “glistening fresh water” in the Hawaiian language, referring to nearby fresh water streams and sparkling pools.[2] The camp offers camping facilities, including a small lawn where campers may pitch a tent, and a public bathroom nearby.

Natural history[edit]

A painting of the beach by Byron Randall
Black sand beach at Wai'anapanapa State Park
Crashing wave and vegetation at Wai'anapanapa State Park

Waiʻanapanapa State Park's natural features include:[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Wai'anapanapa State Park". Hawaii State Parks web site. Retrieved April 13, 2018.
  2. ^ "Wai'anapanapa State Park". Hawaii Travel Guide.
  3. ^ Hawaii state parks.org

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