Locale: Hana Highway
Twin Falls is a set of private waterfalls that tends to be popular swimming holes because of how easily accessible they are and how welcoming the owners are.
Punalau Falls is a hidden 100ft waterfall at the head of a tricky stream scramble upstream from the Road to Hana in Maui with a high risk of flash floods.
Puaa Kaa Falls
Puaa Kaa Falls (or Pua’a Ka’a Falls) resides in the Pua’a Ka’a State Park, which makes it one of the rare waterfalls where public access is actually welcome.
The Blue Pool (also known by its Hawaiian name as Heleleikeoha Falls) could very well be the most scenically located waterfall in the world. It faces the ocean as it’s sheltered by rocks protecting..
Lower Puohokamoa Falls
Many people drive past Lower Puohokamoa Falls not knowing they’ve just missed a 200ft waterfall since it lacks signs and other identifying infrastructure.
Upper Puohokamoa Falls
Upper Puohokamoa Falls is a 30ft waterfall dropping into a large and accessible plunge pool, but slip-and-fall lawsuits have prohibited direct access.
Lower Waikani Falls
Waikani Falls sits further downstream from the more famous “Three Bears.” It’s best viewed from the quiet community of Wailua and flows best during rain.
Upper Waikani Falls
Upper Waikani Falls is one of the more famous waterfalls on the Hana Highway and is affectionately called the “Three Bears Falls” for its size progression.
Wailua Falls is a satisfyingly 95ft tall and photo-friendly roadside waterfall easily seen on the Hana Highway in East Maui between Hana and Oheo Gulch.
Other Hana Highway Waterfalls
The Hana Highway Waterfalls are way too many to single out individually. So this page basically captures the known waterfalls we’ve seen on the Road to Hana