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we decide to add this hike on to our trip when driving from Kona to Hilo and are very glad we did. the original plan was to hike the 3 mile round trip down to the beach but instead we decided to hike to see...More
If you are looking for the one spot that says "Hawaii" on the big island this is it!!! In order to get there you need to either (a) rent a 4WD vehicle or (b) hike a long way down (We chose the first option). The...More
My wife and I got to see these falls as part of our tour with the Waipi'o Valley Shuttle Tour company. They are pretty spectacular and well worth the view. Whether you hike down to the valley or get to the bottom on one of...More
The safety preceptor at the beginning of the hike will warmly greet you and also forewarn you: “One mile down, 10 miles up!” We were also advised to pack our lunches and plenty of water (great advice! You need those calories as you WILL burn...More
We walked down from Waipio Lookout..have done this before.See Waipio Valley for reviews on hike.turn left at bottom of hill and short walk reveals Hi'ilawe Falls.Best view is before the first corner..be respectful and obey the Kapu signs of private property..its especially beautiful on cloudy...More
We stopped here with friends who live near Kona. What a spectacular view, even on a day that was a little rainy . You get a view of the surf, the mountain range with a spectacular water fall, and agricultural fields. I highly recommend this...More
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