Maunawili Falls Trailhead, Honolulu

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Follow a scenic hike along the river all the way up to a gushing waterfall on Maunawili Falls Trailhead. Popular with mountain bikers and hikers, the trail leads past different types of apple trees and native Hawaiian plants. At the bottom of the waterfall you'll find a great swimming hole. Many visitors muster up the courage to take the plunge into this natural pool with a swift jump from the overhead cliffs. The trail is of moderate difficulty and is 5.2 km (3.2 mi) in length. The route crosses the river several times and is often muddy due to rain and the proximity of running water. Be sure to wear proper hiking shoes to avoid slipping. Add Maunawili Falls Trailhead to your Honolulu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Honolulu online attractions planner .
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  • An in and out hike of 3 miles total. Went right after a light rain and it was slippery and muddy. I am an avid hiker and was wearing Merrill low ankle hiking boots. I saw many hiking in converse tenni...  more »
  • Randomly during our Honeymoon my wife leans over to me asking to go for a hike. I said, "sure... what's the nearest waterfall? Lets go!" without doing any research we set off in flip-flops and no wate...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »

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