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Kalawahine Trail [1 hike report]

Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Length4 mi
Elev. Gain200 ft
Difficulty1 / 5
Rating6 / 10
The Kalawahine Trail follows the Pauoa Valley and passes in and out of its gulches along its distance. The views here are good and include the Paula Valley and Honolulu. You will also get to see a diverse display of vegetation, including mamake, koa, ginger and bananas.

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Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
21° 19.937' N
157° 49.163' W

Driving Directions:
From Makiki Heights Drive, go uphill on Tantalus Drive. Pass over a narrow bridge and find the trailhead near the top of the hill on the left hand side of the road. A parking area is located on the right, just past the trailhead.
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Weather Report for Honolulu, HI
Occasional showers. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs 59 to 77. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
Temperature: 60.1° F
Relative Humidity: 87%
Pressure: 29.88"
Dew Point: 56.2° F

Winds from the NW at 6.0 mph gusting to 30.0 mph

Last Hour: 0.04"
Today: 0.62"

Sunrise: 6:00 AM
Sunset: 6:56 PM
Weather reported from Waialae Iki, Honolulu, HI (KHIHONOL23)
Cloudy with showers likely. Haze. Lows 55 to 69. South winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Haze. Highs 62 to 81. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Haze. Lows 59 to 72. South winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Haze. Highs 64 to 83. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 4/30/2017 4:47 AM
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Kalawahine Trail - by khallonquistSunday, February 13, 2011
Kalawahine Trail on top of Tantalus also known as Manoa Cliff Loop. Dog friendly nice shade and foliage. Parking is easy. 30 mins out and 30 back, good fast stretch.   
Miles Hiked:4
Trail Condition:Good
Weather:Partly Sunny
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