While on Maui you must make the Road to Hana or Hana Highway (Route 36) Trip. It is a 52 mile long, narrow,climbing, winding mountain road with 617 curves and 56 bridges and some of the most breath-taking scenery that Maui has to offer. The Road twists through lush rainforest vegetation, enabling views of gold,black and red sand beaches, amazing waterfalls and ancient Hawaiian civilizations.The Road to Hana begins in Kahului on Maui’s N. Shore. The old plantation town of Paia is the last commercial center before Hana. Paia is also a good spot to observe Haleakala, the 10,000 ft. high dormant volcano and also where you will find the Hana Picnic Lunch Co. your Road to Hana Headquarters.