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Diamond Head (Le'ahi) Summit Trail

Honolulu, HI

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Diamond Head (Le'ahi) Summit Trail is a 3.6 mile trail located near Honolulu. The trail is mostly paved and rocky all the way up. There are a little over 120 stairs and also some spiral stairs that arent too bad of a climb. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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Diamond Head (Le'ahi) Summit Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

great little hike. Not always that many people, but definitely suggest biking to the crater so it only costs $1

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Kaiwa Ridge (Pillbox) Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Steep climb but with periodic players to catch your breath. The view from the top is breathtaking.

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Pu'u Heleakala - Nanakuli
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Not a good trail locals only

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Maui: Kaanapali
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39 Completed 18 Reviews

Resort walking path that leads to Black Rock. There are several hotels and shopping areas on this path that make it great for an evening stroll. The views are incredible and the family friendliness of this area is amazing. Black Rock is great for kids snorkeling and adult cliff diving. Writing this makes me want to move to Maui.

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Nounou-East Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

The sleeping giant is one of the best hiking trails. The view of the island is almost 100 degrees. This trail will leave you with breath taking views and going to the top of the nose of the sleeping giant is incredibly invigorating. A relatively easy hike except for couple of spots. Bring good hiking shoes, water, a towel to wipe the mud, a change of shoes and a plastic bag to put your shoes in after. Take lots of pictures. Loved it loved it.

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Makapu'u Lighthouse
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

Great dog friendly trail with wonderful views. It is paved all the way up, which makes me say to take your pups on cloudy days or in the early morning or possibly evening. We went during sunrise and it took about an hour to get up and back down. The parking lot was relatively empty when we got there but by the time we got back down at 7:45 there were a lot more people starting the hike. They have trashcans along the way so there's no reason not to clean up after yourself and your pets!

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Makapu'u Lighthouse
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Easy and fun hike with lots of views. Watch your kids as it is easy to get dangerously close to the cliffs and drop offs. Ill visit again closer to whale watching season.

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Kaiwa Ridge (Pillbox) Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

First rated this trail as a 4 then realized my 3 year climbed all the way up to the second pillbox, bumming it down to a 3. Other hikers were amazed and all I can do was smile because WoW did she do good. After the second pillbox, she went into the carrier. Granted there were a couple of times she held my hand as a way to pull her self up. It was dry though, can only imagine if it was wet.

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Ehukai Pillboxes
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This is almost a straight up hike to the picnic bench. Coming down was easy, however, going up was a surprise. Lots of places to hold onto and pull yourself up. After the picnic bench, it levels out and appears to go everywhere. Another hiker said there are trails everywhere after the picnic bench. Well go again, but plan on jogging the trails at the top. Maybe even take a bike, if one wishes to carry it up the mountain.

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Hanakapi'ai Falls Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

What a Hike!!! Loved it loved it loved it
It was little bit difficult to climb over the last mile of the hike to the falls but worth it .. Awesome falls.. Too much of rocks and very slippery but with proper boots that won't be a problem.. In the last mile if you feel like you are done just don't stop.. Something really spectacular nature is waiting for you !!!! Note: The park recommends at least 2 liters per person. They are not kidding. We did the recommended amount and ran out with 2 miles to go on the return. My husband started to get dehydrated and ill from it . Better to take lot of water !

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