How Many People Have Died On The Road To Hana
How long does it take to complete the road to Hana?
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Is driving in Maui scary?
Among the scariest roads in the world is the Kahekili Highway, dubbed the “death highway of Maui,” which snakes along West Maui’s northern coast. The road is so dangerous that a number of rental car companies refuse to cover drivers who choose to travel on the highway.
What is the highest elevation on the road to Hana?
Spanning a huge swath of land across Maui’s southeastern region, Haleakala is home to the highest peak on Maui, at 10,023 feet. If that weren’t enough, it also holds the world record for climbing to the highest elevation in the shortest distance- a mere 38 miles!
Is the Road to Hana scary?
The Hana Highway isn’t anything to be afraid of. Most of the rumors out there are from decades ago when the road wasn’t nearly as nice as today. Its likely more curvy than most roads you’ve ever driven, but it’s certainly not a unsafe highway (though it’s not a drive to do in the dark).
Why is the Road to Hana called the divorce highway?
There are about 620 curves and 59 bridges, 46 of which are one-lane bridges. It can take a toll on one’s nerves, especially if one is used to driving on wide, multiple-lane highways. That’s why the Road to Hana is also known as the “Divorce Highway,” because it has caused quite a few arguments among some couples.
Is the drive to Hana worth it?
The Hana Highway is great from a car, but to appreciate it, you’re going to have to stop frequently, get out of the car, and in some cases, walk or hike a bit to see things. For us, this is ideal. But not everyone likes the idea of even light hiking, so keep that in mind when deciding to make the drive or not.
Does the road to Hana have guardrails?
There are guardrails along the most dangerous areas, but I couldn’t help thinking that a measly guardrail wasn’t going to help much if we were unlucky enough to be in a bad collision!
Does it always rain in Hana?
It’s almost always raining *somewhere* on Maui on a given day. If you are driving, just change the day you go IF there’s heavy rain in Hana. If you’re dong a tour, they shouldn’t go if there’s danger of floods. SOME rain is likely — not a ‘rainout’.
How long does it take to drive the Road to Hana without stopping?
If you were to drive straight from Ka’anapali to Hana without any stops, you could make the journey in two hours and 40 minutes. With stops, expect that you’ll spend six hours to get to Hana. You likely won’t stop on your way back, so the return trip should take three hours.
Can you drive the Road to Hana backwards?
There is a lot to see and do in East Maui on the way to Hana along the Hana Highway, including waterfalls, beaches, hikes, and FOOD! The most popular way to drive the Road to Hana is as a one day drive. It’s possible to drive it as an out-and-back, or you can drive the Road to Hana as a loop.