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Manoa Falls

Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Summary
Length1.6 mi
Elev. Gain425 ft
Difficulty1 / 5
Rating8 / 10
TypeWaterfall
The Manoa Falls trail has a host of natural attractions that make it one of the most popular hiking destinations of the island. Since it is a very well managed trail, it is great for amateur as well as skilled hikers. Located very close to downtown Honolulu, the trail begins on a flat and broad ground. You can reach the trailhead walking past a grassy meadow and over a small bridge. The path here is somewhat tricky, so you need to stay alert.

Along the way, you will find that the trail takes you through a beautiful and lush forest. You will be able to hear the roar of the mighty Manoa falls before you reach it - the sound and the sight of the 150-foot waterfall is definitely worth the hike. You can also see the 30 ton rock debris that was deposited here after a major rockslide in 2002.

Be careful of the leptospirosis disease that can result from a kind of bacteria that is found in some of the water bodies here. So heed the sign before taking a dip in the pool.
Users
Hikers

Best time to go
June to September

Cost
Parking lot fee - $5

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Hike Featured In...
Best Hiking Trips in Hawaii
By Pamela Wright
 
Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
21° 19.953' N
157° 48.071' W

Driving Directions:
Drive north from the Punahou Street and stay left when the path turns into Manoa Road. Continue driving as the road terminates at the Paradise parking lot.
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Weather Report for Honolulu, HI
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs 70 to 86. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 74.1° F
Relative Humidity: 78%
Pressure: 29.91"
Dew Point: 66.7° F

Winds from the ENE at 10.1 mph gusting to 14.0 mph

Precipitation
Last Hour: 0.00"
Today: 0.00"

Sunrise: 5:50 AM
Sunset: 7:16 PM
Weather reported from Kahala Kua, Honolulu, HI (KHIHONOL30)
Forecast
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Lows 62 to 74. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday
Partly sunny. Showers likely in the morning, then scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs 71 to 87. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the evening, then occasional showers after midnight. Lows 61 to 73. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Sunday
Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 71 to 87. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 6/23/2017 3:36 AM
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