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Wahi Nanea Place of Relaxation

· Kula, Maui, Hawaii
2 acres hosted by Alika A.
3 lodging sites · 2 RV sites · 1 tent site
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Best tent sites: 1st place
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
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The property is located on Maui island in the Kula district on the drier side of Haleakala. In days before western contact the area was heavily forested with native plants and trees and rainfall was abundant. The native Hawaiian grew bananas, taro and sweet potato.  After Western contact businessmen mostly from the United States developed huge tracts of land for ranching and farming which cleared the native forests and destroyed the eco system from the mountain to the sea. Many of the Hawaiian people moved away nearer to the towns and immigrant Chinese laborers from the ranches and plantations moved in. The Chinese brought in the Wattle tree to plant for firewood as these trees grew very fast. These are the majority of the trees that you see today. As part of the Chinese immigration, the founder of modern China, Sun Yat Sen lived here for a time and planned his revolution to overthrow the last Chinese Dynasty. There is a park dedicated to him nearby. We have picnic tables a propane grill, a fire pit and a covered gazebo that is shared with 3 cabins This site is located at the 2800 ft altitude and the temperature at night can range from mid 50 to mid 60 degrees F. If you are planning to go to Haleakala, we are about 45 -60 minutes to the summit. We are also on the south side approach to Hana. There is a great restaurant for breakfast and lunch about 10 minutes away in Keokea town called Grandma's Coffee house.
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741 ratings · 581 reviews
Alexandra B.recommends
March 30, 2024
Camper Van #5 Parking in the Forest
My husband and I rented a camper van and the location was really nice! Beautiful view of the land and ocean below, good directions and easy to find! Shower was really nice as well! It’s outdoor and a propane shower, but was very warm!
Guillaume E.recommends
March 28, 2024
Camper Van #4 Parking in the forest
Good camping with everything needed. The place was safe
Ramu V.recommends
March 25, 2024
Mountain Cabin 2 of 3 in the Forest
The place is exactly as mentioned in the description. Would definitely recommend. Lived our stay here in the cabin; has all the basic needs and very well maintained, clean. Close to haleakala and some very good food places.
Holly T.recommends
March 14, 2024
Ground Tent site in the forest
Would definitely recommend!
The view was beautiful, the site and facilities were clean, and the host was very kind and welcoming.
Elizabeth S.recommends
March 13, 2024
Ground Tent site in the forest
Camping with a bonus sunset!
We had a great stay at Alika's place! We camped and had a wonderful time. We enjoyed the sunset! The bathrooms and shower were clean and well equipped. The bbq area also had many things for cooking and basics. Elika has thought of everything! Great place to stay upcountry.
James H.recommends
March 10, 2024
Camper Van #4 Parking in the forest
I loved the shower and restrooms and sink basins. I loved the barbecue area and the grill, especially the picnic tables and covered area. The motion/solar lights were great that come on when you need them in the dark. It was very nice, and quiet with a great view below from being approximately 3000 feet up the base of Haleakala. Thank you very much.
Kula, Maui, Hawaii, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Nā moku ʻehā First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Alika A.Joined in December 2018
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