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Maunawili Trail

1275 Maunawili Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96734-4643
+1 808-973-9782
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Not worth it

An in and out hike of 3 miles total. Went right after a light rain and it was slippery and muddy... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Michael R
via mobile
Wear Shoes, bring water and prepare to jump off the ledge!

Randomly during our Honeymoon my wife leans over to me asking to go for a hike. I said, "sure... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Tyler R
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1275 Maunawili Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96734-4643
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

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 tennis shoes and even flip...More

3  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 August 2017

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 water. This was a bad idea. Half way to...More

2  Thank Tyler R
Reviewed 4 February 2017

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 our two year old son who loves walking....More

1  Thank turtlefan8
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

If you appreciate the beauty of plants and birds, this is hike for you. Knotted ferns furled in tight balls, wild bromeliads, guava, orchids and wild pigs are a few of the treats you'll find on the trail. The Maunawili Trail is 10 miles one-way....More

2  Thank ZenDark30
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Not enough signage or information for this trail. It was beyond dangerous in parts and extremely muddy and slippery. Not a trail to do and get an injury along the way as you would be literally screwed. A very long difficult walk and the end...More

1  Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We have travel extensively and have done many waterfall hikes, with several on Oahu. We did Maunawili and likely would not do it again. We are not afraid of a difficult hike and getting a little dirty, but this one was insane! It had rain...More

2  Thank RandBTravel
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We went here with our Oahu Private Tours guide Lukela, who took us up on an alternate, off-trail route to the falls which had us walking for about 20-30mins before we reached our destination. Yes, it was muddy and yes, it wasn't the easiest thing...More

1  Thank Daniella I
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Let me first say that I LOVE to hike! Difficult uphill trails do not deter me.I don't know if we visited Muanawili Falls at the worst time of the year (late Spring), but the trail was all mud! Sometimes we were wading through 6 inches...More

2  Thank MKTBE
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The Maunawili trail hugs the Koolaus and is not a ridge hike, not a valley hike, but a cliffside hike that meanders along the mountainside. You will cross some streams, some small waterfalls, and for me, although I had a giant grin on my face...More

2  Thank BiancaSeaton
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Got here on a whim, 12 people with us teenagers and a kid in a back pack! We are not stranger's to adventure. Not hiking nuts at all just love getting dirty and muddy. At the entrance you will notice all the shoes that were...More

1  Thank Jimmy R
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