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Enjoyed seeing another waterfall that didn't have a hike

Pe'epe'e Falls is a short drive from Rainbow Falls. We stopped here - no problem parking and they... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
Irmo, SC
Nice Grounds and very scenic.

This was a very scenic location with a beautiful river and waterfalls. If you are touring all of... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
Hopkinton, Rhode Island
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99 Peepee Falls Road, Off Kaumana Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pe'epe'e Falls is located upstream from the popular Rainbow Falls in Hilo. The Waterfalls, surrounded by lava rocks and lush vegetation, plunges about 25 meter into a pool below. A small trail to the right of the viewing area leads to the pots below. However,...More

Thank Arun K
Reviewed August 12, 2018

There is no direct access to the falls as it is surrounded by houses. There is a park with a viewing area, but it only allows you to view half of the falls. There are also signs posted saying you may not hike down to...More

Thank goodricm
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is a great photo opportunity. Absolutely stunning! Don't miss it. You will love the beauty of flowers and plants with ocean view.

Thank GD64
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We were hoping to hike to these falls as suggested by our guide book. The state had put up signs in front of the trail head making it illegal to hike there. We were disappointed.

1  Thank Hdolphin18
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Pe'epe'e Falls is a short drive from Rainbow Falls. We stopped here - no problem parking and they have a bathroom. No hike to view the falls. Took a few pictures and headed on our way.

1  Thank MurfeeW
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Upstream from Rainbow Falls, but more scenic with Pe'epe'e Fall in the backdrop, and the pools of water below. Not the place to go swimming, though, because of flash floods.

Thank Judi C
Reviewed May 17, 2018

This was a very scenic location with a beautiful river and waterfalls. If you are touring all of the "big" waterfalls in the area, this is worth the stop. The landscaping in the area is very pretty and there were not a lot of people....More

1  Thank MMcW5
Reviewed April 20, 2018

The falls are not as nice here as nearby Rainbow Falls, but my kids had fun climbing down and walking to where everyone was gathered at the falls. I stayed and took pictures and read the history. It is worth a visit because you don't...More

2  Thank RHtravels
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Not as well known as Rainbow Falls, but very attractive, especially after a heavy rain. The falls drop into a large pool. Pe'e Pe'e Falls and Rainbow Falls are fed by the Wailuku River. The famous Rainbow Falls is about a mile further down river...More

1  Thank jgluv2travel
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Just a little further up the road from Rainbow Falls are Pe'epe'e Falls. They have their own unique beauty and are not near as crowded as Rainbow Falls. The same spot also enables you to see the Boiling Pots.

1  Thank wvlivingston
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