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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
Breezy. Partly cloudy with scattered showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy with showers likely after midnight. Lows 64 to 75. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Temperature: 75.7° F
Relative Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 30.04"
Dew Point: 67.6° F

Winds from the East at 9.9 mph gusting to -999.0 mph

Today: 0.00"

Sunrise: 6:29 AM
Sunset: 6:01 PM
Weather reported from Hawaii Loa Ridge, Honolulu, HI (KHIHONOL135)
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. Scattered showers. Highs 71 to 85. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy. Haze in the evening. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows 62 to 73. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Breezy. Mostly cloudy with occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms. Haze. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs 69 to 83. Southwest winds around 10 mph increasing to south 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Occasional showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then showers likely and isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows 62 to 73. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 10/22/2017 10:02 PM
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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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