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“Exception beauty”
Review of Halawa Valley

Halawa Valley
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$310.00*
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West Maui and Molokai 60-minute Helicopter Tour
Ranked #1 of 61 things to do in Molokai
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Situated on the eastern side of Molokai.
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Our guide was very knowledgable and helpful. The falls was absolutely beautiful. The hike was about an hour to the falls and only challenging when we had to cross the river because It had rained the previous days and was really flowing fast. We spent some time at the beach at the end of the hike. The views of the falls from there are beautiful, too. And the drive to the hike also exceptional scenery. This was one of the highlights of our visit to Molokai .

1  Thank Liz51_13
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is so much more than a hike to a waterfall. Anakala Pilipo Solatorio was 7 years old when the 1946 tsunami hit Halawa. You share a Honi ceremony (Hawaiian breath exchanging) before he tells you the history and culture of the valley from his own personal experiences. His son leads the hike to the falls. No offense but all the other guides do not include the cultural part and are just hikes to a waterfall.

Such a wonderful time learning from Father and Son about the Halawa Valley, its history, its culture, its way of life today, how to identify trees without looking at leaves, and learning to love this valley on Molokai that many may never see. Am glad there is a documentary being made to let others know of this unique place and where it fits into the greater global picture of ohana.

it will be worth your time to take this hike

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Reviewed March 19, 2014

After the interesting and winding road leading into to the valley (plus picking up a tourist out there hitch hiking in the middle of nowhere) we were ended up at the beach at the end of the road. There we got to meet Anakala Pilipo Solatorio the last living native Hawaiian that was born, raised and still lives in the valley. He was there with his granddaughter while his wife was baking. We had a wonderful time chatting about his life and the history of the valley. You need permission from a local or to be on a tour to go to the 240 ft waterfall. (Sad story about a lawsuit to thank for that) Pilipo used to do the tours himself but his son Gregory does them now. I would try to go with them if you want the real deal. You won't be sorry. His son's website is www.halawavalleymolokai.com and his email is slydahsurf@gmail.com

2  Thank TVSlots
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Reviewed March 9, 2014

The drive to this cove at the bottom of the cliffs is truly an amazing ride. Narrow road, lots of curves and switchbacks, but the views are absolutely spectacular. A must see. The other must see view is Pāla'au State Park (Kalaupapa Lookout). Since you are there you might as well take another short walk to phallic rock...

1  Thank Orangegator
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Reviewed February 23, 2014

We did the hike to the falls at Halawa Valley through Molokai Flowers. Kalani met us at the pavilion which is just before the end of the road where the bathrooms are. He and his wife toured us through their flower garden and their son led us to the falls. It was a not to missed tour. I am not an athletic person and I was able to do the trek easily. Even negotiating the rocks. At the end Kalani will treat you to delicious smoothies made with his fresh fruit. Going through Kalani with Molokai Flowers is the best way to go.

1  Thank Ken F
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