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Maunawili Trail

1275 Maunawili Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96734-4643
+1 808-973-9782
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Unable to complete the trail

We had read on a different website that people spent approximatey 45 minutes total on the trail ans... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Ottawa, Canada
10 mile payoff

If you appreciate the beauty of plants and birds, this is hike for you. Knotted ferns furled in... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Portland, Oregon
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1275 Maunawili Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96734-4643
+1 808-973-9782
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had read on a different website that people spent approximatey 45 minutes total on the trail ans falls but in reality, it would be 45 minutes one-way. We are avid hikers and visited the trail with our two year old son who loves walking....More

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

If you appreciate the beauty of plants and birds, this is hike for you. Knotted ferns furled in tight balls, wild bromeliads, guava, orchids and wild pigs are a few of the treats you'll find on the trail. The Maunawili Trail is 10 miles one-way....More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Not enough signage or information for this trail. It was beyond dangerous in parts and extremely muddy and slippery. Not a trail to do and get an injury along the way as you would be literally screwed. A very long difficult walk and the end...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

We have travel extensively and have done many waterfall hikes, with several on Oahu. We did Maunawili and likely would not do it again. We are not afraid of a difficult hike and getting a little dirty, but this one was insane! It had rain...More

Reviewed 12 June 2016

We went here with our Oahu Private Tours guide Lukela, who took us up on an alternate, off-trail route to the falls which had us walking for about 20-30mins before we reached our destination. Yes, it was muddy and yes, it wasn't the easiest thing...More

Reviewed 8 June 2016

Let me first say that I LOVE to hike! Difficult uphill trails do not deter me.I don't know if we visited Muanawili Falls at the worst time of the year (late Spring), but the trail was all mud! Sometimes we were wading through 6 inches...More

Reviewed 12 May 2016

The Maunawili trail hugs the Koolaus and is not a ridge hike, not a valley hike, but a cliffside hike that meanders along the mountainside. You will cross some streams, some small waterfalls, and for me, although I had a giant grin on my face...More

Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Got here on a whim, 12 people with us teenagers and a kid in a back pack! We are not stranger's to adventure. Not hiking nuts at all just love getting dirty and muddy. At the entrance you will notice all the shoes that were...More

Reviewed 13 March 2016

Visited Oahu last summer and wanted to get out and see the waterfalls so after reading several reviews on this hike before hand, and seeing pictures we decided on hiking up to the Maunawili Falls. But I wish I would have read a review like...More

Reviewed 7 March 2016

The trail is very muddy and slippery. It seems not to be maintained. You need to cross the river at least twice to get to the falls, there is no bridges. Wear good trainers and take a bottle of water.

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