Halewai via Ainapo Road and Trail

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Halewai via Ainapo Road and Trail is a 20.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Naalehu, Hawaii that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
20.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
5,534 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

off road driving

scenic driving

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

blowdown

muddy

old growth

over grown

rocky

private property

historic site

Directions from Kau: Ainapo Road begins at the cattle guard located on the mauka side of Highway 11 in Kau, at approximately the 40.5 mile mark. Open during daylight hours only. Parking at either end on unvegetated sides of road and at trailhead.

backpacking
2 days ago

The 4 Wheel Drive Rd. to the Trail head is very rough, but the trail is very beautiful up to the cabin. I would highly recommend this trail.

hiking
3 months ago

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