Maui Protected Lands

Maka‘alae, Hana

Size: 41 acres
Year Protected:  2003
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Oceanfront and shoreline protection, public access
Land Features: Marine shoreline


Waihe‘e Coastal Dunes & Wetlands Refuge

Size: 277 acres
Year Protected: 2004
Land Protection Strategy: Owned by HILT
Conservation Values: Recreation, archeological and cultural preservation, education, and habitat for native plants and animals
Land Features: Coastal wetlands, dunes, marine shoreline, near-shore reef systems and riparian habitat


Hawea, Kapalua

Size: 2 acres
Year Protected: 2004
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Seabird nesting protection, public shoreline access, cultural sites
Land Features: Marine shoreline, coastal bluffs


Kukui‘ula, KīpahuluOla Honua Farm

Size: 74 acres
Year Protected: 2004
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Organic Agriculture
Land Features: Wet forest habitat


Nahiku

Size: 55 acres
Year Protected: 2005
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Native plant and habitat restoration
Land Features: Wet forest habitat


Papa‘ula (Spreckelsville), Wailuku Ahupua‘a

Size: 20 acres
Year Protected­: 2005
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Public shoreline access, open space
Land Features: Marine shoreline


Makila Nui, Launiupoko

Size: 223 acres
Year Protected: 2007
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Open space, Public access
Land Features: Native plants, unusual geologic formations and archaeological features


Kīpahulu Landing

Size: 35 acres
Year Protected: 2007
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Cultural preservation, shoreline access
Land Features: Marine shoreline


‘Ulupalakua Ranch

Size: 11,051 acres
Year Protected: 2009
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Wildlife habitat, agricultural preservation
Land Features: Upland habitat


Nu‘u Refuge

Size: 81 acres
Year Protected:  2011
Land Protection Strategy: Owned by HILT
Conservation Values: Cultural site, wetland habitat, shoreline access, wildlife habitat
Land Features: Wetlands, dry forest habitat


Kaulahao

Size: About 1 acre
Year Protected: Fee Simple 2013 and Conservation Easement 2014
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Archaeological sites, seabird habitat, public access
Land Features: Coastal habitat, shoreline.


Pe‘ahi, Ha‘iku - Merwin Palm Forest

Size: 18 acres
Year Protected: 2014
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: The W.S. Merwin Palm Collection, one of the largest in the world, has nearly 3,000 individual palm trees, representing over 480 taxonomic species and more than 125 genera. According to experts at the National Tropical Botanical Gardens, the collection “is a living treasure house of palm DNA.” The property also has agricultural, wildlife habitat, archaeological and scenic values.
Land Features: Extensive wet palm forest situated on a ridge between bays


Hana Kakio I

Size: 4.6 acres
Year Protected: 2014
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Open space land along the world renowned scenic Hana Highway and coastal corridor.  In addition to scenic values, the property has agricultural, cultural and historical, water resource, and wildlife habitat values.
Land Features: Coastal land between Hana Highway and the coastline, next to other HILT Conservation Easements.


Hana Kakio II

Size: 10.63 acres
Year Protected: 2014
Land Protection Strategy: HILT Conservation Easement
Conservation Values: Open space land along the world renowned scenic Hana Highway and coastal corridor.  In addition to scenic values, the property has agricultural, cultural and historical, water resource, and wildlife habitat values.
Land Features: Coastal land between Hana Highway and the coastline, next to other HILT Conservation Easements.


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Veterans Peace Park

Size: 4.5 acres
Year Protected: 2015
Land Protection Strategy: Owned by HILT
Conservation Values: Outdoor Recreation and Education, Historic Sites, Water Resource Values (land serves as natural filter strip for runoff heading to Kahului Bay), Scenic Vistas, Wildlife Habitat.
Land Features: Coastal land near Kahului Bay in a densely developed section of Wailuku