Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui Guide Book

by Suzanne Swedo (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Hawaii Maui  by Suzanne Swedo

trail descriptions and detailed maps
ISBN: 0762743484

Best Easy Day Hikes Hawaii: Maui includes detailed maps and concise descriptions for 20 easy-to-follow hikes on the second largest Hawaiian Island -- which, despite its resorts, has plenty of wild country to keep hikers happy for months. Discover a landscape of diverse scenery and natural splendors, from the beautiful 'Iao Valley to Haleakala National Park.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: This commercial botanical garden and arboretum sprawls over twenty-six acres and includes some bonus features like a view of a spectacular waterfall you can’t see from anywhere else. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Haiku, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Haleakala, the House of the Sun, was so named when Hina, mother of the demigod Maui, complained that the days were too short to allow her tapa cloth to dry. She would have to fold it up still damp and ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Kula, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Hosmer Grove may be the best place on Maui to see rare native Hawaiian birds with very little effort. In fact, you’re likely to spot some interesting species even before you leave the parking lot. The ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Kula, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: Hike into the misty green forest at the western end of the island to one of Maui’s most famous landmarks. ’Iao Needle is a lava spire thrusting up out of the dense, damp foliage lining the walls of a ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Wailuku, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Sliding Sands (Keonehe’ehe’e in Hawaiian) is the easiest trail into and out of Haleakala Crater, with fabulous views all the way. This hike is at the more strenuous end of “easy,” but you can turn aro ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Kula, HI - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This is an easy stroll along a stream through a garden of trees and flowers from all over the tropical world. The trail meanders gently up a series of broad terraces originally built by native Hawaiia ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Wailua, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This walk follows a lovely winding path through gardens, ceremonial structures, and statuary celebrating the various cultures that have been stirred into the melting pot of presentday Hawai’i. There i ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Wailuku, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: This is a stroll along a smooth, sandy beach. As part of the Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, these few miles of seashore between noisy, hectic Kihei to the south and busy Ma’alaea Village to the ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Kihei, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Blowholes are created when the sea undercuts a lava cliff in which there is a crack or other opening. When the surf crashes into the shore, the water is forced up through the hole like a geyser. T ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Wailuku, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: The Seven “Sacred” Pools are the most popular attraction at this end of Maui. There are more than seven pools, depending on where you begin your count, and there is nothing sacred about any of them. ( ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Hana, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: These are some of the most accessible petroglyphs on Maui (not counting those on hotel grounds, some of which are reproductions). The petroglyphs are incised geometric designs and stylized human figur ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Lahaina, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This is the best day hike on Maui. It takes you up alongside Pipiwai Stream, first through a guava orchard, then through a magical, musical bamboo forest, and on to an enchanting pool at the base of W ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Hana, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Stand on the highest point on the island of Maui—Pu’u Ula’ula or Red Hill at more than 10,000 feet—where (if the weather is clear) the views will knock your socks off! You can look right down into ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Kula, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.2
... Preview: This short tour explores several natural wonders created when flowing molten lava meets the sea. The coastline is classic Hawaii: picture-postcard pretty with swaying palms and turquoise sea. It is al ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Hana, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.4
... Preview: Take an idyllic, shady stroll among a dazzling array of flowers, ferns, and trees from all over the tropical world. The three-acre site straddles both sides of ’Iao Stream, which you cross on a bridge ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Wailuku, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Don’t expect solitude on this very popular hike because the swimming is great and the falls are beautiful. It isn’t exactly unspoiled wilderness, and it isn’t even marked on the road, but everybody kn ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Paia, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: This hike follows a shoreline of incomparable beauty, with dozens of blowholes and sea arches, fascinating lava formations, archeological sites, and possible sightings of sea turtles and dolphins. T ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Hana, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The trail’s informal name comes from the two suspension bridges that cross the Waihe’e River. The trail passes through private property belonging to the company that owns the irrigation ditch that in ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Wailuku, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
... Preview: This hike in cool upcountry Maui takes you through an experimental forest of pines planted by the U.S. Geological Service and Hawaii’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife. The spring itself is usually d ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Makawao, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: This is a good place to stretch your legs on the long road to Hana. It involves a steep climb, but is very short. It goes through magnificent old forest with views of Waikamoi Stream and the ocean. Ta ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Hawaii: Maui"
Haiku, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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