Adventures in Maui: Driving the Pi’ilani Highway

When we decided to drive the Road to Hana during our recent trip to Maui, I decided we would make a big loop of the southeastern area of the island, traveling the Road to Hana, staying in Hana, and then driving the Pi'ilani Highway back to upcountry Maui. I read quite a bit in advance …

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Hiking in Haleakalā National Park

An advantage of driving the Road to Hana and making a complete loop around the southeastern side of Maui was hiking in the small, publicly accessible section of Kīpahulu Valley Biological Reserve in Haleakalā National Park. The Effort to Protect Kīpahulu ValleyIn 1969 ... The Nature Conservancy (TNC) purchased close to 10,000 acres of land …

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Motorcycling Through Lassen Volcanic National Park

One of the highlights of our week-long motorcycle loop through Oregon and California was spending a couple days in Lassen Volcanic National Park. I had never heard of this park until I started looking at a map of national parks within some proximity to where we live in Spanaway, Washington. I don't know how long …

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