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Incredible scenery for first 1.5 miles at least

We only went out 1.5 miles, though the trail is at least 12 miles out. It was incredibly... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Sarah H
Federal Way, Washington
May be hard

The trail begins along the shore after the small parking lot then goes on under the shade of trees... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
Houston, Texas
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14 Mar 2017
“Incredible scenery for first 1.5 miles at least”
9 Dec 2016
“May be hard”
Maui, HI
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

We only went out 1.5 miles, though the trail is at least 12 miles out. It was incredibly beautiful. Mostly over very sharp volcano rocks and very hot. We took a lot of water and I was glad to have hiking boots, though there were...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The trail begins along the shore after the small parking lot then goes on under the shade of trees and suddenly turns into a sun drenched, rocky road into a lunar setting.... Very nice hike if done during a cloudy day but if the sun...More

1  Thank CDGSYD
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We went to hike the only trail that wasn’t closed on the south side of Maui, where our time share was. The King’s Highway trail also known as Hoapili, the governor that helped reclaim some of it to allow hikers access. Leaving from La Perouse...More

3  Thank Kip F
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

This is a great alternative if you want to hike in a lava field without trekking all the way to Haleakala crater. The trailhead for the Kihei part starts in the LaPerouse Bay parking lot. You start out in a lava field then go along...More

4  Thank mauiguy808
Reviewed 14 October 2014

I have led hikes along this route dozens of times and know it very well. This dry, barren area was once dotted with Hawaiian fishing villages, and has archaeological and cultural sites that can be hard to make out unless you know what you are...More

5  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Despite of mass tourism, Maui offers some very easy (and free of charge) possitilities to walk or hike without guide. One of easiest possibilities is old Hoapili Trail or King's Trail. Old trail can be walked South (Kihei area) or East (Hana area). We walked...More

5  Thank qnne
Reviewed 4 April 2013 via mobile

There were a group of 8 of us that did this early morning hike. We wanted to get done before it got to hot because there is no shade once you get into the lava field. We went as far as the large coral beach....More

5  Thank Tammy A
Reviewed 30 September 2011

My boyfriend and i did this hike..there is a trail that takes you through the lava rocks and is easy to hike, but going in w followed the fishermen and goat trails along the coast. such beautiful clear water that you can see the fish...More

8  Thank candigurlred
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