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“Great Kodak moment” 4 of 5 stars
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Rainbow Falls
Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Owner description: Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
Shingle Springs, California
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“Great Kodak moment”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We truly enjoyed Rainbow Falls. The way the falls is split at the top is a nice picture moment. This was our first stop as we headed out of Hilo and driving the Saddle Road. Very easy sidetrip and well worth the time.

Visited January 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Wonderful Rainbow Falls”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We visited Rainbow Falls while at Hilo on the Big Island. It is easy to drive to from town and is absolutely beautiful.

Visited February 2013
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Marshall, MI
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“Easy trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Always enjoy seeing these falls and this year, with all the rain, they were especially full. Easy for even grandmas to walk to!

Visited February 2013
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Argyle, New York
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“Go early to see the rainbow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Rainbow Falls is worth your time, but go early while the sun is in the right position, so you can see the rainbow! Lots of bus traffic and the parking lot gets filled up, but it is a short turnaround time. Hang onto small children. There is a wall which some not so smart people climb on (giving bad example to others) Last time I was there, across the street was a little shop with handmade palm frond bowls, etc. Worth a look.

Visited April 2012
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“Awesome falls”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We stopped here during our tour from Hilo. The water was really running. Unfortunately no rainbow as there was no sun.

Visited February 2013
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