Best Trails near Wailuku, Hawaii

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on Waihe'e Ridge Trail
8 days ago

Muddy, muddy, muddy. Do not hike without a walking stick-- very hard.

on Waihe'e Ridge Trail
9 days ago

hiking

This was a fun and exciting trail. It would be a good idea to start early it took us an hour each way. Be aware it's all up hill. You will need waterproof hiking boots and a hiking stick would help. At the second gate there were a pile of sticks that people left behind and it will help you during the trek. Very slippery most of the way so be careful. Going down hill was actually the scariest part, almost slipped a couple times

on Waihe'e Ridge Trail
16 days ago

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on Iao Needle Trail
18 days ago

hiking

Easy short hike, beautiful view

on Olivine Pools
19 days ago

hiking

Though incredibly beautiful, when the seas are big "don't turn your back on the ocean" . There were a couple of rogue waves that came in and almost took people with them. Be careful.

on Iao Needle Trail
28 days ago

Definitely go past the railing at the end, but wear real shoes (not flip flops.)

on Iao Needle Trail
1 month ago

Fantastic hike! ... if you take the "secret trail". has to be some of the best scenery I've seen!

on Lahaina Pali Trail from t...
1 month ago

Nice steep trail with no shade. Great view. Bring Sunscreen!

on Waihe'e Ridge Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Beautiful hike in the fog and when it lifted we could see waterfalls and a loud river below the valley.

on Lahaina Pali Trail
1 month ago

Start from the beach end and make it an out an back loop. the high point of the trail is around 2.5 miles in and puts you right under the wind turbines which is cool.

on Iao Needle Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Continued hiking on dirt path beyond view of needle. Great views

on Lahaina Pali Trail
2 months ago

hiking

It was all uphill the first half and all downhill the second half, and I personally like to change it up. There also wasn't much shade, but the view was pretty once you got up there!

on Waihe'e Ridge Trail
2 months ago

hiking

Beautiful trail. We started a little after 8 and had some clouds at the top. Barely got a glimpse of Molokai on the other side from the top. All views all the way up were fantastic. One of my favorite parts (besides the views) was when we hit the part where we could hear what I assume is the Waihe'e River raging far below in the Waihe'e Valley. Awesome. It was muddy and slippery. Also, my tracker ended at 4.3 miles. Not sure how, when we were at 2.6 at top and followed same path back. Loved this hike!

on Lahaina Pali Trail
2 months ago

hiking

Overall I found this hike pretty good. The scenery was incredible in relation to the ocean and Kihei. The only downside was you are not permitted to hike up higher to reach the peak.

I would recommend this hike, be sure to pack the sunscreen, there is a lot of sun exposure.

on Lahaina Pali Trail from t...
2 months ago

hiking

Definitely hard. We did it at 1pm. Hot! One way and Uber it back.

on Waihe'e Ridge Trail
2 months ago

hiking

Amazing hike, make sure you leave early on a day with few clouds, because you do not want to miss the view. The trail was very muddy and slippery, which is a rough combination when paired with the uphill hike, but I never fell. It had also rained the night before, so it was extra muddy. The view the entire way was incredible, and it's absolutely one of my favorite hikes.

on Iao Needle Trail
2 months ago

hiking

One of my favorite places anywhere. There's some great trails and swimming here that are unmarked and some fun..I suppose you'd call it scrambling if you get far back in the valley and cross the stream. Mostly locals when you get in the back. BE nice and respectful to everyone and everything there and you'll be fine. Very beautiful. It always reminded me of Jurassic Park.

on Iao Needle Trail
2 months ago

Beautiful - not really a hike but s do not miss if you're on this side of Maui. Bring swim suit!