Ahihi-Kinau Natural Preserve
Makena Road, Wailea-Makena, Maui, Hawaii

Although most of Ahihi-Kinau Natural Preserve is currently closed to the public, there are three areas that are still accessible and certainly worth the trip out to see: Waialal Cove, Kanahena Bay, and Moanakala. The Cove and Bay are prime snorkeling spots and Moanakala (funnily referred to as “dumps” because the area is a former dump site) is popular among surfers. What makes Ahihi-Kinau special is its young reef system (the youngest in Maui) as well as its 600-year old eruption site (the Kalua O Lapa)—the only protected “source-to-sea” lava flow in the Hawaiian islands. The reserve is home to many endangered plant and animal species and, for this reason, visitation rules and regulations are strictly enforced.

Maui, Hawaii Tourist Attractions
Ahihi-Kinau Natural Preserve
Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum
Hale Hōʻikeʻike at the Bailey House
Baldwin Home Museum
Banyan Tree Park
Black Rock
Church of the Holy Ghost
D.T. Fleming Beach Park
Dragon's Teeth
Enchanting Floral Gardens
Haleakala Crater
Hamoa Beach
Hana Maui Botanical Gardens
Hauola Stone
Honolua Bay
Hui Noeau Visual Arts Center
Iao Needle State Monument
Kaanapali Beach
Kaeleku Caverns
Kapalua Beach
Kula Botanical Garden
Lahaina Animal Farm & Guest Ranch
Lahaina Jodo Mission
Little Beach at Makena
Makawao Union Church
Makena Beach

Maui Ocean Center
Nakalele Blowhole
Napili Beach
Olivine Pools
Paia Surfboard Fence
Palapala Hoomau Church
Seven Sacred Pools
The Road to Hana
The Sacred Garden of Maliko
Wailea Beach
Waimoku Falls
Whalers Village Museum
Wo Hing Temple Museum

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