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“Different For Sure”
Review of Lava Fields

Lava Fields
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US$651.82*
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Road to Hana: Luxury First Class Private Tour
Ranked #137 of 400 things to do in Maui
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Reviewed 8 February 2014

If you are on a lush tropical island and want to see something entirely different... this is it. Just a short drive south of Wailea, you come across what looks like a mass of black wasteland. It is part of a large area of lava that flowed from the last eruption of Mount Haleakala about 300 years ago. Quite an eerie sight, with vegetation right up to it and also spotted here and there where the lava didn't completely cover some of the area.
It is easy enough to get to, even though the last mile or so of the road is quite rough because it appears to be made of a coarse asphalt using the crushed lava as the aggregate.
Definitely worth the drive to see this absolute contrast to tropical lushness.

1  Thank Gary F
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

As you are following the ocean looking at the wonderful beaches you all of a sudden leave them for a new adventure. In the distance you can see fields and fields of what looks like a farmer has just gone in and tilled his fields. As you get closer though you realize that that isn't overturned soil but tons and tons of rock and that once lava. It is very overwhelming and in it's own way very beautiful. Well worth going to see.

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