GREAT SPOTS TO PICNIC, OR EAT LOCAL GRINDZ AT THE BARE FOOT CAFE OR BRADDAH HUTTS BBQ ACROSS FROM THE GAS STATION IN HANA TOWN
THERE ARE 2 GENERAL STORES IN HANA TOWN.. HASEGAWA GENERAL STORE HAS ANYTHING YOU MIGHT HAVE FROGOTTEN.. T-SHIRT SLIPPERS(FLIP-FLOPS) AND BOTTLED WATER, THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO HAVE...
ULUPALAKUA RANCH MARKET
TAKING THE BACK ROAD YOU CAN STOP AND GRAB AN ELK OR LAMB BURGER FROM CHEF WILL AND ENJOY THE HUSH OF THE 150 YEAR OLD TREES AND WINERY..
GO CAMPING ON THE ROAD TO HANA AND MAKE THE 617 CURVES AND 56 ONE LANE BRIDGES WITH "NO WORRIES"
On your way to and from camping, there are many sites that are not to be missed, many of these are easy to find while some are not.
There are restaurants, road side stands, and 2 general stores that can be used to your advantage. By eating full, delectable meals and enjoying island friendly snacks, you should be able to enjoy your three days with ample food supply. Local dives, such as BAREFOOT CAFE at Hana bay or the HANA RANCH restaurant are available, there are more than enough spots to enjoy a nice, Hawaiian dining experience.
Or enjoy a peaceful picnic at the beach. Their are several different picnic “to go” cafe’s in towns like Paia and Haiku. Stopping on the back side of the island has something to offer now with the kapao store and Ulupalakua Ranch store & grill.