Explore the most popular birding trails near Honolulu with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

So we started the trail around 930-10 and we got there just in time. Going up was easy and smooth, only had to stop for 2-3 people at a time, but once we got to the waterfall is was packed. There were multiple people going past the “do not go past this sign” sign, like way past it, so it was a little chaotic. We didn’t stay very long because of the crowd, and on the way back down it was starting to get busy so we had to wait for multiple groups. Love it because it’s beautiful, and easy but very high trafficked.
If you’re uncoordinated like me, i think walking sticks would help. Even if it was a little more wet than today, I’d recommend shoes with a good grip.

hiking
1 day ago

This hike was amazing! The views are beautiful.. definitely a motivation to get to the top. There is no way to get to the top without sweating. Took us about 45 minutes and we stopped a few times to catch our breath. It is worth it though! Make sure to wear hiking or tennis shoes!

Awesome workout. Quads on fire.

hiking
1 day ago

hiking
1 day ago

This was fun and amazing. There were areas that were slippery and hard to climb but totally worth it.

trail running
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hiking
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hiking
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Want to see a video about it and make sure it's the right hike for you, check: https://youtu.be/6QWJTPY0n9Y.

One of the coolest hikes that I have ever done. The first half is amazing. You're hiking by water falls and up them. I went on a day that turned rainy (when I checked the forecast it said, 20% chance and it rained on us a lot), and that made it less fun and we couldn't see anything. We ended up slipping and literally sliding on our buts down from the top. DO NOT GO ON A RAINY DAY. It's a better hike for the dry season, first for the views and second for safety.

Don't be afraid of this elevation. It was pretty tough for me because I'm afraid of heights. But it is such a satisfying view to see at the end. The wooden slats on the path way get really really steep and it gets a bit frightening to look down but keep your head up and forward until you reach the top. I was sweating hard because of the heat so bring lots of water, good shoes, and a towel. Overall great work out for leg day and stamina. Spectacular view. difficult.

Tough time navigating as the trail was poorly marked. Missed the pool altogether. Will have to give it another shot soon!