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'Ohe'o Gulth

Hawaii > Maui > Hana
Summary
Length0.5 mi
Elev. Gain80 ft
Difficulty1 / 5
Rating7 / 10
TypeForest
The Seven Pools are the most popular destination on this side of Maui. The Seven Pools are made by Pipiwai Stream flowing down 'Ohe'o Gultch, crashing down one waterfall after another. The last couple pools make great swimming spots.

To find the trail, walk towards the ocean from the parking lot and locate the big sign. Turn left from here and come across a model of a traditional Hawaiian house. Keep walking, and reach a Y. Follow the right path and pass under the branches of kukui nut trees. The path then curves to the left and passes an ancient burial ground. Find a small side trail from here that takes you a few feet toward the cliff, high above the sea. Continue following the loop, passing several other small trails that lead down to pools. You'll find interpretive signs here, explaining the origins of the pools. Continue on and reach the highway, a sign points to the left. Follow this to complete the loop.
Users
Hikers, Wheelchairs

Best time to go
Year-round

Cost
Small fee to enter

Maps
Trails Illustrated: Haleakala National Park
USGS: Hana

Trail Map
Haleakala National Park
By Trails Illustrated
 
Hike Featured In...
Best Easy Day Hikes Hawaii: Maui
By Suzanne Swedo
 
Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
20° 39.821' N
156° 2.599' W

Driving Directions:
From Hana, drive 10 miles south on Highway 31, past the Haleakala National Park boundary. Cross the bridge over 'Ohe'o Gultch and turn left into the Kipahulu Visitor Center parking lot.
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Weather Report for Hana, HI
Occasional showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Haze. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs around 72 at the shore to around 58 at 5000 feet. Northwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the northeast early in the afternoon, then becoming light late in the afternoon. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 68.0° F
Relative Humidity: 92%
Pressure: 29.85"
Dew Point: 65.6° F

Winds from the North at -9999.0 mph gusting to -999.0 mph

Precipitation

Sunrise: 5:54 AM
Sunset: 6:48 PM
Weather reported from Wailea Alanui Drive, Kihei, HI (KHIKIHEI17)
Forecast
Tonight
Cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Haze. Lows around 66 at the shore to around 48 at 5000 feet. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday
Mostly cloudy with showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. Haze. Highs around 80 at the shore to around 66 at 5000 feet. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Haze. Lows 49 to 72. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Haze. Highs 64 to 85. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 4/30/2017 4:55 AM
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