Just past mile marker 12 on the Hana Highway you'll find Kaumahina State Wayside Park. This 7.8 acre forested rest stop offers scenic views of the northeast Maui coastline. One highlight is a spectacular view of the Ke'anae Peninsula and village, an upcoming stop. There are also several loop trails that lead uphill from the ocean giving you a chance to view the many exotic plants. To make this spot even more attractive, in the spring/summer of 2005 it underwent a major renovation project. Expect to spend 15-30 minutes here, possibly longer if you stop for a picnic lunch or to do a bit of bird watching.