The highest point on Maui is Haleakalā, the 10,023-foot shield volcano that dominates the island’s east and is the centerpiece of Haleakalā National Park.
This remarkable terrain stretches from the vast, windswept summit crater to the pounding surf of the Kīpahulu coast. As the national park with the most endangered species in the country, Haleakalā is teeming with unique beauty.
Haleakalā, “house of the sun,” commands significance to locals and visitors alike with its many stirring sights. Here are 5 defining experiences of Haleakalā National Park.