Hawaii Hikes

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  • Kaneohe hike: Nakoa Trail in Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park

    Nakoa Trail in Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park

    Kaneohe, Oahu
    This windward coastal Valley is a step out of time. It is largely undeveloped and has the highest rainfall of any valley on Oahu, so it is very lush and full of jungle foliage and flowing streams. The drive to reach the Kahana Valley gets you... Read more
  • Waimea hike: Iliau Nature Loop Trail in Koke'e State Park

    Iliau Nature Loop Trail in Koke'e State Park

    Waimea, Kauai
    When visiting the Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Parks there are a number of popular hikes to choose from, however this often overlooked trail is one of the most spectacular viewpoints of the canyon with very little commotion and crowds. It makes... Read more
  • Huelo hike: Keanae Arboretum

    Keanae Arboretum

    Huelo, Maui
    This hike is a must for plant lovers and provides a great respite from the curve filled driving of the Hana Highway.  It marks nearly the halfway point to Hana on the scenic highway between mile markers 16 and 17. An easy to follow paved... Read more
  • Makena hike: La Perouse Bay

    La Perouse Bay

    Makena, Maui
    The ocean front hiking trail at La Perouse Bay is a rare look at the last lava flow on Maui.  Known as Keone'o'io in the Hawaiian language, La Perouse Bay is a black rock landscape that skirts along a beautiful aqua blue coastal bay. The... Read more
  • Diamond Head hike: Diamond Head

    Diamond Head

    Diamond Head, Oahu
    This is a very popular hike on the oceanfront just east of Waikiki and in Honolulu. The trail is not very long at 1.6 miles round trip, however the arid exposed conditions and the 560 foot gain of elevation makes this quite a workout. The reward... Read more
  • Wailua hike: Sleeping Giant

    Sleeping Giant

    Wailua, Kauai
    The mountain known as the "Sleeping Giant" has several great hiking trails that are maintained by the State. It is the best place to get out into nature on Kauai's East side. The "Sleeping Giant" is a mountain situated alongside the East side... Read more
  • Kula hike: Sliding Sands (Keonehe'ehe'e Trail) in Haleakala National Park

    Sliding Sands (Keonehe'ehe'e Trail) in Haleakala National Park

    Kula, Maui
    The lunar landscape of Haleakala Crater is the opposite of everything we associate with a lush tropical island like Maui. The high altitude makes the air crisp and the harsh extremes of weather and wind keep the plants and animals to a minimum.... Read more
  • Mokuleia hike: Mokuleia Beach Coastal Hike

    Mokuleia Beach Coastal Hike

    Mokuleia, Oahu
    The coastal area southwest of Haleiwa, known as Mokuleia, is a rare undeveloped coastline. A 20-minute drive from Haleiwa to the Ka'ena Point State Park: Mokuleia section gets you into a great stretch of coastline for losing the crowds and... Read more
  • Captain Cook hike: 1871 Trail at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau

    1871 Trail at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau

    Captain Cook, Big Island
    Within the Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Park is an historic trail that contours the rugged coastline of stark black lava rock. Named the "1871 Trail" due to the work done on the traditional coastal hiking trail to make it accessible to pack... Read more
  • Honolulu hike: Tantalus Makiki Valley Looping Trail System

    Tantalus Makiki Valley Looping Trail System

    Honolulu, Oahu
    These trails are amazingly close to Honolulu, but once you are out hiking you leave behind any hint of city. These trails wind through a well-forested gulch and stream valley and are part of the Na Ala Hele State Trail System. They have online... Read more