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Iliau Nature Loop

Hawaii > Kauai > West Kauai
Summary
Length0.3 mi
Elev. Gain40 ft
Difficulty1 / 5
Rating7 / 10
TypeView
This trail is for nature lovers who would love to study some of the most endangered species of Hawaiian plants.

You can start your trail in both the left or right directions. Start your journey from the left and walk up to the first marker where you will find the Pukiawe shrub, which has many medicinal uses. You carry on your hike under the shade of the large Koa trees. As you move on, you will reach the Uki plant.

The trail moves slightly towards the right and you will find a number of local Hawaiian plants like the A'ali'i bush. Continue going on the path and you will cross the Kukui Trail junction and find the Kawelu grass. When you come to the end of the trail you will find yourself at Iliau. Iliau is generally less crowded and you get a fantastic view of the Waimea canyon.
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Best time to go
Throughout the year

Cost
None

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Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
22° 3.096' N
159° 39.588' W

Driving Directions:
You need to drive from Waimea by taking Hwy. 550 and stop before the 9-mile marker. Park on the side of the road and you will find the trailhead sign on the right.
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Weather Report for Waimea, HI
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Isolated showers. Lows 58 to 76. Northeast winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 76.3° F
Relative Humidity: 84%
Pressure: 30.07"
Dew Point: 71.1° F

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

Precipitation

Sunrise: 6:37 AM
Sunset: 6:08 PM
Weather reported from Aliomanu Estates, Anahola, HI (KHIANAHO2)
Forecast
Sunday
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Isolated showers. Highs 74 to 86. Light winds becoming south around 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Haze. Lows 56 to 74. Light winds becoming east around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday
Partly sunny with scattered showers. Haze. Highs 75 to 86. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday Night
Breezy. Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 54 to 72. North winds 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 10/22/2017 10:14 PM
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