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Kuliouou Ridge Trail

Hawaii > Oahu > Waikiki
Summary
Length5 mi
Elev. Gain1900 ft
Difficulty3 / 5
Rating7 / 10
TypeView
Kuliouou Ridge Trail attracts an estimated 2,000 hikers throughout the year and is considered to be the best ridge hike trail in the whole of Oahu Island. The trail offers a unique experience to all hikers and there is something for hikers of various skill levels. The great view, the ever changing terrain and the beauty of nature in this trail makes it especially attractive.

The hiking trail begins gently with a few rolling hills. Stick to the broader path and make sure that you have a strong footing as there are a number of sharp turns and steep rocky elbows. You will catch great view of the valley interiors, since the trail follows the mountain grooves. In the trail you will come across the Ironwood Grove, where a thick carpet of fallen needles would cover everything in sight. In most cases you will lose the path, so it is better to aim for the open space past the Norfolk Island pines.

Amateur hikers should turn around after the Hawaii Kai Lookout, though experienced hikers can go on to the Puu O Kona, which is a flat peak.
Users
Hikers

Best time to go
After 3 pm

Cost
None

Maps
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Hike Featured In...
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Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
21° 18.223' N
157° 43.466' W

Driving Directions:
Head east on Kalanianaole and turn left on Elelupe Street. Head left on Kuliouou Road, then right, then turn right on Kalaau Place. Parking is available on the street. Walk past the Board of Water Supply gate and stay right at the fork. The trailhead is located at the right.
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Weather Report for Honolulu, HI
Mostly sunny. Breezy. Isolated showers in the morning. Highs 81 to 89. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 82.0° F
Relative Humidity: 79%
Pressure: 30.04"
Dew Point: 74.0° F

Winds from the ENE at 12.0 mph gusting to 18.0 mph

Precipitation
Last Hour: 0.00"
Today: 0.00"

Sunrise: 5:51 AM
Sunset: 7:16 PM
Weather reported from Kailua Beach, Kailua, HI (KHIKAILU58)
Forecast
Tonight
Breezy. Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 69 to 75. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tuesday
Sunny and breezy. Isolated showers in the morning. Highs 81 to 89. East winds 10 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Tuesday Night
Breezy. Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 70 to 76. East winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny. Breezy. Isolated showers in the morning. Highs 81 to 89. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 6/26/2017 12:34 AM
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