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Kealia Trail And Access Road

Hawaii > Oahu > Leeward
Summary
Length6 mi
Elev. Gain1900 ft
Difficulty3 / 5
Rating8 / 10
TypeView
The Kealia Trail and Access Road is located behind the Dillingham Airfield and Glider port. For most of the trail, the path follows an exposed ridgeline. Always make it a point to carry an extra bottle of water when you hike in this trail.

A succession of 14 switchbacks would elevate you towards the cliff. The switchbacks are quite long, but they are not really steep. This climb ends at a small grove of ironwood tress, where you will also find a gully. A small covered picnic table is also found at this point. The trail then meanders through a wide dirt path with Silk Oaks and Christmas berry shrubs. As you walk, the trail can steeply rise and fall a number of times.

Near the 1,600 feet mark, you will find the trail ascending steeply through a forest of Cook Pine Trees, till you reach a clearing that will offer you a great view of the North Shore. The road splits somewhere after this point, but you should keep walking straight.
In the turnaround point, you will come across the Kuaokala Public Hunting Area with a bullet ridden sign declaring itself. After a longer steep climb, you should reach the true summit, from where you can enjoy a great view of the Ohikilolo Ridge, the Waianae mountain range and the Makua Valley.
Users
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Best time to go
April, May and August 8 am to 11 am

Cost
None

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Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
21° 34.582' N
158° 12.451' W

Driving Directions:
Take Highway 2 freeway towards Wahiawa to Route 99. When you pass the Schofield Barracks, you should go straight towards Waialua. Drive towards the Dillngham Airfield and park near the control tower. To reach the trail, you need to follow the road to your left.
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Weather Report for Waialua, HI
Partly cloudy. Breezy. Isolated showers after midnight. Lows 68 to 73. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 80.6° F
Relative Humidity: 65%
Pressure: 30.00"
Dew Point: 67.7° F

Winds from the SSE at 3.2 mph gusting to -999.0 mph

Precipitation
Today: 0.00"

Sunrise: 6:13 AM
Sunset: 6:56 PM
Weather reported from Newtown, Aiea, HI (KHIAIEA7)
Forecast
Thursday
Breezy. Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Highs 81 to 89. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Breezy. Isolated showers. Lows 68 to 73. East winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday
Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Highs 81 to 89. East winds around 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 68 to 73. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 8/23/2017 6:50 PM
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