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Kahanu Garden

650 Ulaino Road, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
+1 808-248-8912
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A pleasant surprise, one of my fav stops

We read about this in our guidebook and we're intrigued by the promised temple ruins so decided to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erin D
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Visuals are Stunning

On the Road to Hana, we decided to divert down the side road to see the Lava Tube and the Kahanu... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Matt M
Boston, Massachusetts
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Kahanu Garden is one of five locations of the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG). Kahanu is home to large collections of Breadfruit and other ethno-botanical plants of the pacific as well as Pi'ilanihale Heiau believed to be the largest heiau in The State of Hawaii and a National Historic Landmark.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“native plants” (10 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
650 Ulaino Road, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
+1 808-248-8912
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read about this in our guidebook and we're intrigued by the promised temple ruins so decided to stop in. The road in was rougher than we expected though not particularly worrisome for us since we intentionally rented a beater. The park area is pretty...More

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the Road to Hana, we decided to divert down the side road to see the Lava Tube and the Kahanu Garden. The views from the garden are breathtaking. Looking back up at Haleakala, looking out onto the coast line, it was well worth it....More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Worthwhile side trip during our Road to Hana excursion. For a small fee can walk through the gardens at your own pace and take in the native trees/plants and see the largest heiau (temple) in Hawai'i. Very nice views of the ocean as well.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

There were some plants in various qualities and a Haiau of which you cannot see a lot. For the bread fruit, they are actually by the gate. Access to this garden if by unpaved road.

Thank Matilda F
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I am a local Maui girl and hadn't been to this site in over 20 years. Went to Hana with a friend who is visiting and we decided to see the Gardens on our way in. Glad we stopped to see Maui's largest intact heiau...More

Thank LGPMaui
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our visit here. Leisurely walk to see lots of plants, trees and views of the ocean. Would recommend to take a leisurely stroll back in time

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is another place where I really didn't want to stop and pay for, but I guess all in all it was sort of worth the money. There really is nothing adventurous about the place, but If you want to take a quiet slow walk...More

Thank fastcat10
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Serene and peaceful place. It doesn't get many visitors but I will say its a hidden gem. While all of Hawaii Islands now are inhabited with plants all over the world, this place is dedicated to plants in Maui before western colonization. It is also...More

Thank rishi277
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

There wasn't much to see here at all. It's mostly just a large field with native plants lined along the outside

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Kahanu Garden is a must see in Hana. After the daunting Hana Road drive this National Tropical Botanical Garden is very informative, peaceful and beautiful. Do take the leisurely tour with the self guided tour booklet in this beautiful ethnobotanical garden. We arrived late in...More

Thank Sheryl J
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