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Akaka Falls State Park
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Big Island Waterfall Tour from Kona: Waipio Valley, Hamakua Coast and Akaka...
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

Akaka Falls is beautiful. The road to Akaka Falls is scenic. Be ready for mosquitoes as you walk the short path to the falls. note: there has been crime with people robbing tourist vehicles so don't leave anything of value in your car. Don't camp in the area or any state park either.

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is one of the easiest hikes to a view of a great waterfall that you’ll do on Hawaii. Parking was $5 per car, and the hike takes probably less than 30 minutes to walk down to an overlook to see a smaller falls, and then hike a little farther to an overlook of the 440-foot Akaka falls. What a great view, and there as a rainbow in the mist at the bottom on the day we were there. If you are out and about or on your way to the Hawaiian Tropical Botanical Gardens (a must-see in our opinion), this is a quick and easy stop that is well worth the time.

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Reviewed May 22, 2013

Make sure you are in good shape before heading down the path into the jungle. There are some good climbs on the trek around to the falls. The plants are so beautiful with many in blossom. The falls was spectacular.

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Reviewed May 18, 2013

Totally enjoyed the easy loop walk and the falls. Great opportunity for picture taking of both Akaka and Kahuna Falls and the lovely torch ginger plants. We also met some really nice people from Australia. One gentleman "rescued" my sunglasses that had fallen out of reach for my husband. Mahalo to my friend and hero!

Thank Judith K
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

This is a beautiful waterfall requiring a short (for me) walk through a tropical forest. The walk itself is beautiful. A must see!

Thank espomer
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