Taking the road to Hana takes about 2 hours drive, not including stops along the way. **Best to get your grocerys from Kahului before driving into Hana if your planning on preparing your own meals (Room # 3 w/ kitchen) or maybe getting something to be microwaveable, Costco is a good place to stop and get your grocerys and is conveniently located right near the Airport. Continue by taking the Hana Hwy. 360 into Hana, about 15 to 20 minutes you’ll come to Ho’okipa Beach Park, Windsurfing/Surfing or strolling enjoying the warm Hawaiian Sun, in the late afternoons you can watch the Sea Turtles resting and nesting, Continue taking the Hana Hwy. 360 towards Hana about half hour up the road, there's Twin Falls, continue on the Hana Hwy. , will be Garden of Eden, half way into Hana you’ll stop at Keanae- the Arboretum, and just right below is Lower Keanae where you’ll see ancient Taro Fields where you’ll see the locals working in there patches. Stop at the stands where you can buy some freshly baked banana bread, cookies, coconut candy and don’t forget the snow cones a must and Musubi- rice w/ spam. Stop at the look outs over looking the ocean or restroom stops is Very Beautiful.
Continue on the Hana Hwy. up the hills and around the bends you’ll see water falls, continue on and there will be food vendors at Nahiku Ti’s, a few minutes after that youll be arriving into Hana and the Hana airport, just up the road will be The State Park (Waianapanapa), than just pass that will be Hana High & Elementary School, the second driveway on the right pass the school you’ll see a white sign with a rainbow and “Hana Maui Vacation Rentals” marks the driveways entrance, this is where you will be staying. As you continue towards Hana a mile up the road there will be a fork in the road at the Police Station, take a right, just up the road is hotel Travassa, then you’ll come to some food trucks- venders Prawnees, Bradda Hutts, Troys, Chows just to name a few, 2 general stores Hasegawa General Store and Hana Ranch Store, 1 Gas Station, Restaurant- Hana Ranch Restaurant and also at Hana Bay is Barefoot restaurant, also good for young children to swim-safe.
Everything closes pretty early in Hana, stores, gas station about 7:30ish..continue on pass the center of town, about a half mile take a left at (Koki Beach is not safe for swimming when the seas are ruff) BBQ chicken plate really good, also some nights they have entertainment. Continue on the road and you’ll come to Hamoa Beach Best to swim at for older children and adults, continue for about half hour to 45 minutes drive to The Haleakala National Park ‘Oheo Gulch-7 pools-Bamboo Forest..Well Hope you’ve enjoyed and Survived the road to Hana, you can stop at the Hasegawa General Store to buy a shirt that says (I Survived The Road To Hana) as a souvenir..Thank you and Aloooha”