Waiʻanapanapa State Park
|Waiʻanapanapa State Park|
Coast at Waiʻanapanapa State Park, on the island of Maui.
|Nearest city||Hana, Hawaii|
|Area||122 acres (49 ha)|
|Governing body||Hawai'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. The camp offers camping facilities, including a small lawn where campers may pitch a tent, and a public bathroom nearby.
Waiʻanapanapa State Park's natural features include:
- seabird colonies
- anchialine pools
- native hala (Pandanus tectorius) coastal mesic forests
- lava tubes
- heiau (religious temples)
- a natural arch
- sea stacks
- a small black sand beach.
- camping facilities
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