Hiking in Haleakala N.P.

Article excerpt that appeared in Wild magazine:

The plane approach to Maui reveals the trifold topography of Hawaii’s second largest island: a mountain so green that Australia can only envy; dry, brown lowlands with a rash of buildings; then another, even bigger mountain, so large it both dominates the island and demands its own weather pattern – Haleakalā (The House of the Sun).

Read more: Wild magazine. Issue 172 (July/August 2019). Article not available online. Read the PDF.

By Tara Wells

Tara Wells is a freelance journalist based near Sydney, Australia.