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“Easily Accessible So Stop To See It When in Hilo” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls
Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Ranked #15 of 38 attractions in Hilo
Type: Waterfalls
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Owner description: Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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“Easily Accessible So Stop To See It When in Hilo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

This waterfalls is very easy to find. There is ample parking, and it's a very short walk from the parking lot to the falls. Very pretty. Too bad we didn't have the time to explore the boiling pots above the falls, but I imagine they are worth seeing as well.

Visited December 2013
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“It was alright...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We did enjoy the walk around the falls. Not much happening that day. No Rainbow. Had this not been on our way to our next destination , we probably would not have not stopped.

Visited November 2013
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“Nice, but nothing like Akaka Falls”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Nice little stop, but can be missed if you don't have much time. Ample parking. Close to the boiling pots, which in my opinion could also be missed.

Visited November 2013
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“Nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Didn't see any rainbow during our visit. Not a must-do. Water falls is neither big nor spectacular. Don't go if it is raining.

Visited December 2013
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“Nice stop for a few minutes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Nothing spectacular compared to some of the other sights in the island. We stopped on the way back to Kona from Hilo at the end of our trip. Not much to hike in unless you really want to. But the sight itself is pretty nice for a photo or two. Our guide from another tour said he had jumped off the falls a few times. Thats crazy if you ask me :)

Visited September 2013
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