Whenever we mentioned to someone that we would be spending two nights on the island of Molokai, we got common responses. “Oh, it’s very peaceful there.”, “There is only one grocery store.”, or “There’s nothing to do.” Yet others said that Molokai was their favorite island.
Japanese developer and original owner of Grand Wailea, Takeshi Sekiguchi, envisioned the resort as an open-air art museum for guests as well as the Maui community. Art was one of the key elements of the original design, which included light, water, flowers, trees, sound and art.
During our last morning in Hana we took a horseback ride along the coast and got a great tip from our guide to take the road along the backside of Haleakala instead of backtracking on the Road to Hana. And so we did.