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Nu'alolo Trail

Hawaii > Kauai > West Kauai
Summary
Length7.6 mi
Elev. Gain2000 ft
Difficulty4 / 5
Rating8 / 10
TypeView
The Kuia Natural Reserve Area covers 1636 acres and houses many rare species of plants.

You start your trail with an ascent of 300 feet on the Kaunuohua Ridge and at 1/4 mile you enter the Kuia Natural Area Reserve. Then you start descending through a dense forest. The trail becomes narrow and you continue to descent till you reach 2 miles where you will have the first views of the Mahanaloa and Kuia valleys.

After crossing another 3.25 miles, you will reach a junction, with the Anaki Hunter Trail on the left and the Nualolo trail on the right. Take the trail on your right and descend to the Nualolo Cliff Trail junction another 3.5 miles ahead. After another 0.8 mile of ascent, you will reach the Lolo Vista lookout. After coming out of the lookout, turn left when you go back to the Nualolo Cliff junction. After covering another half-mile, you will reach an open picnic area. You will reach the open Awa'awapuhi lookout if you travel a quarter mile left of the Awa'awapuhi Trail junction.
Users
Hikers

Best time to go
March to October

Cost
None

Maps
USGS: Haena, Makaha Point

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Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
22° 7.75' N
159° 39.578' W

Contact Information:
Kokee State Park
Kilauea, Hawaii 96754
http://www.kokee.org

Driving Directions:
Park your car at the Koke'e Museum parking lot and start the trail from the right of Koke'e Road some 50 yards behind the lot.
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Weather Report for KOKEE, HI
Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 58 to 76. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 59.2° F
Relative Humidity: 89%
Pressure: 29.66"
Dew Point: 55.9° F

Winds from the SW at 0.0 mph gusting to 2.0 mph

Precipitation
Last Hour: 0.00"
Today: 0.00"

Sunrise: 6:07 AM
Sunset: 7:04 PM
Weather reported from Uluko, Lihue, HI (KHILIHUE5)
Forecast
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 46 to 60. East winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Highs 60 to 78. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Haze. Lows 49 to 63. Southeast winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with showers likely. Haze. Highs 61 to 79. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 4/30/2017 4:57 AM
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