Akaka Falls State Park Waterfall hike Hilo Big Island Hawaii Akaka Falls Loop Trail
‘Akaka Falls is stunner – considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Hawaii – with a 442-foot single-drop into a tropical valley. This great waterfall is paired with a great viewpoint. A paved 0.55-mile long loop trail leads to a lookout in front of ‘Akaka Falls, while also providing a glimpse of 300-foot tall Kahuna Falls and several small cascades. ‘Akaka Falls is the... Read more.
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Tagged with · Hawaii State Parks · Honomu · Waterfalls
Distance: 0.55 miles · Elevation change: 115 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 1, 2019
Waipio Valley Overlook Viewpoint Waipio Lookout Big Island Hawaii
Waipi‘o Valley is a rugged, beautiful, and historic Hawaiian valley on the north side of the Big Island. The verdant valley has a mile long black sand beach framed by steep, thousand foot-tall cliffs. Get a good look at Waipi‘o Valley from a perch at the rim of the valley wall. Waipio Lookout has interesting info panels and impressive views. The lookout is also the launch point for a... Read more.
Tagged with · Ocean Views · Waipio Valley
By: Published: Last updated: January 7, 2019
Waipio Valley Road Waipio Beach Muliwai Trail Overlook Hike Waipi'o Valley Hi'ilawe Falls Lookout Hawaii
Waipi‘o Valley is known as the Valley of Kings for its regal chapter in Hawaiian history. You're bound to feel high and mighty while looking across this remote valley and its pristine beach from a panoramic perch on Muliwai Trail. Waipi‘o Valley has steep, thousand foot-tall cliffs, so entering the valley is no simple stroll. Cross Waipi‘o Beach and visit Muliwai Trail Overlook on a... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · Free Trails · Kohala Forest Reserve · Ocean Views · Waipio Valley · Waterfalls
Distance: 4.88 miles · Elevation change: 1300 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 1, 2019
Kiholo State Park Reserve Wainanalii Lagoon Kiholo Bay Hike Kona Big Island of Hawaii Black sand Beach Hike
While much of Hawai‘i's coastline is understandably built up with vacation destination resorts, some areas have a wilder feel, like Kīholo Bay. Driftwood decorates the rugged coastline, just 25 miles north of Kona, and green sea turtles ease through the bay's cyan-colored shallows. The Hawaii State Parks website describes Kīholo State Park Reserve as: A stark, lava-covered coastal... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · Free Trails · Hawaii State Parks · Kona · Tide Pools
Distance: 2 miles · Elevation change: 15 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 9, 2019
Kalahuipua'a Trail and Fishponds Loop Hike Puako Hawaii Moana Lani Kalahuipua'a Historic Park
A list of things for hikers to do on the Big Island of Hawai‘i includes: walking across a lava field, exploring a cave, looking for petroglyphs, seeing fishponds created by early Hawaiians, and taking a time-out by tide pools in a beautiful bay. Check off everything on that list with one visit to Kalahuipua‘a Historic Park and Fishpond Preserve. A loop around coastal Kalahuipua‘a... Read more.
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Tagged with · Beaches · Fishponds · Free Trails · Lava Tubes · Puako · Tide Pools
Distance: 1.7 miles · Elevation change: 30 feet
By: Published: Last updated: January 9, 2019