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Hiilawe Falls

Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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“lookout” (3 reviews)
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Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long hike down and then tough back up but special place. Parking at lookout may be limited so prepare to walk 1klm to start of descent.

Thank worldismyoyster2015
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. Not an easy place to get to but worth the effort. Take a guided tour. The information about the history of the valley is not easily gotten anywhere else.

1  Thank Gary K
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We were down in the valley and were able to see the Hiilawe Falls. Even though there had not been much rain lately, they were still beautiful. Would love to come back and see them after a heavy rain. Very scared site and you can...More

1  Thank gldnpupper27
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

2  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
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lucy32
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
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