Mākena State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Mākena State Park
Makena State Park, located on Maui's south shore south of Wailea, is a popular swimming, snorkeling and diving destination. With white sands extending nearly 2/3 of a mile long, it is one of the largest, undeveloped beaches in Maui. There are three great ("Oneloa Beach" , "Puʻu Ōlaʻi", "Naupaka Beach") beaches within this park, and all of them are unique.
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Attractions Near Mākena State Park
Maui Ocean Center, The Aquarium of Hawaii
19.21km from Mākena State Park
It is the largest public aquarium on Maui, and undertakes projects to grow artificial coral reefs to later introduce to the wild, due to the recent rapid decline in coral populations in Hawaii due to heavy tourism and global warming.
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens
29.32km from Mākena State Park
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (MNBG) is dedicated to the protection of Maui Nui’s rich native plants and cultural heritage.
Iao Valley State Park
29.6km from Mākena State Park
The state park is located on 6.2 acres at the end of Iao Valley Road. The Iao Needle (Kūkaemoku), a landmark in the state park, is a vegetation-covered lava remnant rising 2,250 feet (690 m) above sea level.The lao Needle is taller than the Eiffel Tower.
Haleakalā National Park
31.7km from Mākena State Park
Haleakalā National Park is an American national park located on the island of Maui in the state of Hawaii. Named after Haleakalā, a dormant volcano within its boundaries, the park covers an area of 33,265 acres (52.0 sq m). The park is divided into two distinct sections, one is the summit area and the other is coastal Kipahulu area.
Ho'okipa Beach Park
34.87km from Mākena State Park
Ho’okipa Beach Park is one of the top spots for ocean sports and recreation in Maui. This breath-taking white sand beach boasts some of the best waves on the Maui coastline. A paradise for surfers of all ages.
Discover More Attractions in Maui County, Home of Mākena State Park
It is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Maui County is included in the Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area.