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Address: 1275 Maunawili Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96734
Phone Number: 808 973 9782

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Maunawili Falls Trail, Kailua, Oahu, HI

Maunawili Falls Trail is a great hike in Kailua along the river that eventually stops at a beautiful waterfall with a great swimming hole below. Many people like to jump from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Maunawili Falls Trail is a great hike in Kailua along the river that eventually stops at a beautiful waterfall with a great swimming hole below. Many people like to jump from the waterfall into the pool below, and some with a bit more courage even climb higher to the side of the waterfall to jump further (try at your own... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

An amazing trail through 'jungle' and preserved waterfall with many super rarities and even a peeve beach winner natural pool. Really art of nature. Well worth the trip.

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Venice, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

For the first 30 to 45 minutes the trail to Maunawili Falls is simply muddy and enclosed with a heavy canopy of forest with little to see but the roots of trees and a well-worn path that is extremely slippery when wet, which is most of the year except for the summer months. The irony, however, is that when the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Beautiful hike lots of stairs, took us 35 min to drive from hon, 30 min to hike up and 17 min to come down, (we jogged out for some exercise) . Nice falls br ing water and a towel. Need to be sure footed, lots of roots!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

My son-in-law and I hiked this trail after a heavy rain. The trail elevation grade is not very steep compared to many of the other island trails, however the mud, ruts, stream crossings and web of tree roots make up for elevation gain. Our shoes and legs were covered in mud upon the completion of the hike. I wore removable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We hiked this when it was only supposed to sprinkle. It rained the whole time. Lots of mud, but thankfully no bugs like others had warned. We didn't make it to the waterfall because we didn't chance going across the rushing waters. Still worth the adventure. Being a change of clothes, shoes, and anything else that can get muddy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I have read alot of the reviews and agree with all of them. It is beautiful, muddy, and amazing!! The reviews that are negative are ridiculous to me. It was raining and very muddy, and i am a beginner hiker and on top of that I had a mid foot fusion 10 months ago. The reason I bring up the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Wear good closed shoes and bring a walking stick and plenty of water! I was worth it! There is a fee for parking, I also recommend the arborerium nearby!

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San Diego, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This wasn't a trail, it was a mud pit. The only way you could hike it is in rubber boots, which we didn't bring. We struggled along for a bit until it became obvious that our footwear (hiking sandals) were not going to stay on our feet, and doing the trail barefoot would be a disaster. I don't care how... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Let me start off by saying if my cousin who showed us this hike has mentioned that we need lace up shoes my review would be much different. I was in sandals (wasn't told this was bad idea) and the came off probably 20 min into this hike. From there on out I had to try and make it barefoot.... More 

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