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