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Hawaiian Walkways

Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-322-2255
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Waipo valley/black sand beach hike

This hike is amazing! It's a little challenging although our 11 year old could do it, but worth... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Sarah M
Las Vegas, Nevada
STEEP Waipio Valley hike

We hiked this trail a year ago five months before my arthroscopic surgery. Even though my knee was... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2016
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27 Nov 2016
“Waipo valley/black sand beach hike”
11 Aug 2016
“STEEP Waipio Valley hike”
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+1 808-322-2255
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

This hike is amazing! It's a little challenging although our 11 year old could do it, but worth it. Richard was awesome - he was knowledgeable and made it fun and interesting for our kids (ages 14 & 11). If you are looking for a...More

2  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We hiked this trail a year ago five months before my arthroscopic surgery. Even though my knee was not normal at the time, I hiked all the way down to bottom of the hill to the beach. The hike was hard and kind of boring...More

1  Thank LenaCDoll
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

This included a visit to a coffee plantation before a short walk in the Cloud Forest near Kona. Sean our guide was awesome. He chatted about things of interest such as the flora in the forest. He also whistled to the birds and they answered...More

1  Thank AucklandCassie
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We visited Waipio Valley today with Mike as our guide. Only me and my husband were on the trip; I was pleased they proceeded with the trip even though there were just the two of us. We were picked up on time, visited Honokaa for...More

Thank JaQST
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We booked a hike with Hugh after reading excellent reviews of him and his company online and in published travel guides. He was efficient, professional, and friendly in all of my communication with him before our trip and was a real pleasure to have as...More

Thank CordeliaToronto
Reviewed 9 June 2013

I just returned from our first visit to the Big Island with my fiancee, and his family. We only had 5-7 days to see and do all that we had intended to and 3 days where we could all do activities together. We were looking...More

3  Thank TruBahamianFoodTours
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Hugh does such a great job with these hikes. We learned so much about the island, saw amazing views you can't get elsewhere, and had a great time exploring. The details say moderately strenuous but that is only because of slick rocks and uneven footing....More

Thank NWLuv
Reviewed 6 February 2012

This was my second tour with Hawaiian Walkways and both times were amazing. They have access to trails that no one else has which makes the hike a truly unique experience. Hugh, our guide, has a ton of knowledge about Hawaii: folklore, history and of...More

2  Thank thwerner24
Reviewed 5 January 2012

My husband and I took this tour as one of our only times 'alone' during our Big Island vacation. Our niece and aunt were watching our kids. It was about a 30 minute drive to Waimea from Waikoloa Beach Resort area to our mtg spot....More

4  Thank nicstress
Reviewed 23 September 2011

Hugh is the owner/operator of Hawaiian Walkways. We took a several hour tour with him (my wife and a lovely young lady from the UK) through the Waipio Valley. What an incrediable tour with a man who lives and breathes the place. We saw mountians,...More

1  Thank mrte62
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22 January 2015|
Response from Dlstar00 |
I think it is a MUST SEE... Amazing place. I would go later in the day and stay until after sunset to see the Lava Glow from Jagger Museum.. Amazing.. You can do it on your own...