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Wailua Falls, Lihue

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Waterfall
Although Wailua Falls once served as a jumping point for proving manhood, today the natural wonder is a popular destination for hikers and photographers. Normally, the falls split into two streams, and occasionally break into three; they can become one wild stream during particularly rainy periods. A short walk from the parking area will deliver you to a view from above. A longer hike down through the forest gives you a view from the bottom up. This hike is steep, muddy, and slippery, so it is usually discouraged. If you decide to give it a try, take plenty of water and bug spray. Use our Lihue itinerary builder to add Wailua Falls and other attractions to your Lihue vacation plans.
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  • Beautiful waterfall on the east part of the island. Easy drive! No need to hike so any one can visit! Highly recommend!  more »
  • A little country road dead ends to these magnificent falls. A must see and a quick detour off the main road.  more »
  • This is a cool place because it has something for the people who want to drive up and have a look, snap a pic and leave. And the people who wanna travel onto the forbidden path of the jungle and hike ...  more »