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Iao Valley State Monument - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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Address: 54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
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Breathtaking beauty

After the drive to the parking lot, thers are multiple stairs and paths, so this walk is for those who can walk easily with little or no assistance. Flora is beautiful as is the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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White Rock, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I see this site now says it is closed. We went a couple days ago before this was posted. Apparently been closed for weeks but all there is a small placard with hand written notice of what might be a closure right at the entrance! Very irritating.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After the drive to the parking lot, thers are multiple stairs and paths, so this walk is for those who can walk easily with little or no assistance. Flora is beautiful as is the mountain valley views. A must-see on Maui.

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Swansea, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a beautiful park, there is a small hike around to see the hills and the river. Great views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Iao Valley is another must visit on Maui. A deep cleft valley above Wailuku, the valley was the last stand for the troops loyal to the last Maui King before the Hawaiian troops under Kamehameha decimated them in this very valley. You hike up to the observation point with the Iao Needle, a large monolith to your back, and a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a sacred site that is worth your time, the Iao needle is majestic and the hike to see it is short but steep.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you look at Maui's many sights and iconic places to visit, one of the most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200-foot Iao Needle stands out. So much in fact, that in the short time we were in Maui, it became a must do place to see and visit and I'm glad we did. We were there in May and in September... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a beach bum for sure, but have to keep my people happy and do other things, too! Our visit to this spot was not high on my list but certainly has redeeming qualities which will be enjoyed by others. It is quintessential in-land island beauty at its finest, with the lush green surroundings and river. They day we... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area was closed because of previous flooding.We did not know this and drove 40 min. to get here. Were not able to see much. A lot of heavy construction equipment around the site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mother Maui offers so many healing corners and this is one which is very impressive. I went with a couple girlfriends and had a magical time, as we ran into some other friends unexpectedly! It can be romantic or just awe-inspiring!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure it still is. I haven't seen it since the flooding. I believe it's still closed, but once it reopens please visit. The river and views are spectacular.

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