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Hiilawe Falls

Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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US$ 182.29*
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Big Island Waterfall Tour from Kona: Waipio Valley, Hamakua Coast and Akaka...
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Big Island ATV Tour Through Waipio Valley
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Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Hi'ilawe Waterfalls is an amazing sight to see on a beautiful clear day ..Also, to here the information (History ) it just beautiful......

Thank maryannpuaoi
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Take the ride down into the valley for great viewing of the falls. I loved the horses that were along the way.

Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped during a ATV tour to view the falls. Great photo op and also of the black sand beaches. Beautiful falls.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I don't think you can see this from the viewing station, but if you go on a tour of the area, you'll likely see it.

Thank ginnyandkids
Reviewed 28 March 2017

It's well worth the hike, but I wouldn't recommend it unless you are in fairly good shape. Make sure you get good directions if you don't go with a tour.

Thank bobsboy_texas
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We saw this beautiful waterfall while participating in an ATV tour. While I do NOT recommend the ATV there are other ways to see these falls, and the guide we had on our tour did speak from his heart and shared the details of the...More

1  Thank WeekendWalker0891
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was a highlight of our trip to Hawaii. Great ( fairly easy) hike to 2 falls and breathtaking scenery with lush bamboo, greenery abounds and not really crowded. A must see.

3  Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

In case you are following google maps instructions: please do not. You will save a lot of time going through forest and overgrown road for miles and at the end you will see fence with private property that is not possible to go through. Ask...More

5  Thank Helena L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The falls at the end of Waipio Valley are almost 1200 feet tall, making them one of the tallest (if not the tallest) waterfalls I've ever seen in person. You can't get too close due to the private property in the valley, but the view...More

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Breathtaking, magical. Thank you to our guide Malia for sharing the legend behind these beautiful waterfalls!!

1  Thank rjkp2016
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Shannon C | Reviewed this property |
You hike down an easy path.....not a difficult hike but really pretty scenery