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Address: , Kailua, Oahu, HI
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Muddy but fun hike

We enjoyed this hike. It was very muddy and would recommend wearing shoes easily cleaned. This waterfall was great because you can jump in a swim in it if you want. The trail was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Gaston, United States
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Gaston, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We enjoyed this hike. It was very muddy and would recommend wearing shoes easily cleaned. This waterfall was great because you can jump in a swim in it if you want. The trail was easy to follow since there were lots of hikers on it. This is for those who want more of an adventure to a waterfall.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This hike was somewhat challenging. I fell twice because of the slippery mud and I was wearing good hiking shoes. I saw people going in with flip flops and laughed at the thought. I did see some guys doing it in bare feet...... This was a very rewarding hike with a beautiful waterfall at the end. It was very crowded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A nice hike through a rainforest, this one doesn't have the hills from some other hikes around the island, but it is one of the few places that traps in tremendous humidity and a smattering of biting bugs. The falls themselves are quite nice and worth the trip though. To get here you have to park in a neighborhood which... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

If you are in Kailua and love nature , beaches this is for you . The water falls here are all the more pleasant because it is one of its kind . The scenic place will lease your soul . Not to be missed .

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Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My family visited Oahu in July and top on our list was a "rain forest hike with waterfall." This hike perfectly fit the bill! I wasn't interested in the over-popular Manoa Falls hike (too many people and no swimming). Maunawili Falls is breath-taking. The hike is MUDDY! Like, 4-6 inch deep mud on most of the trail. That could be... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This hike is awesome! As long as you prepare yourself, you will have a blast. When you get to the trail, you will have to park in the residential neighborhood nearby. There are NO bathrooms anywhere around, so make sure to prepare yourself. Also, load up on bug spray, as there are lots of mosquitos. As you walk up the... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Constant stream crossing, assault by bugs, cigar puffing hordes of morons who should be in Florida,no space at the falls. Wonder how many people know what Leptospirosis is? Or that any fresh water stream in Hawaii is a great place to get it, AND that for whatever reason, the younger and healthier people are most likely to contract it.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We left our car at a friend house & hiked Maunawili falls which was nice, it was very muddy in places which was to be expected as there had been a heavy down pour only two days before. However, it was very busy. I was advised that this was a nice, ""unknown" hike, but it seemed that everyone who knew... More 

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West Point, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a beautiful and shady hike. We had a great time. Fast forward about 48 hours and hubby got very sick. It took us several more days to figure out that he had contracted leptospirosis (I'll spare you the details but it was not fun and it took about a week for him to recover.) The crazy thing is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Difficult but enjoyable hike. The journey to the falls was slippery at times and muddy. Use extreme caution and wear shoes made for hiking. Also, don't leave anything in your car as the area where you must park is in a local neighborhood. Three cars had their windows broken while we were hiking. We left our car unlocked with windows... More 

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