Awa'awapuhi Trail

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Awaawapuhi trail

Found in Koke`e State Park this trail winds through a highland forest with occasional ridge top views. It's all downhill (which means all uphill on the way back) to the grassy point that overlooks the sheer cliffs of Awa`awapuhi and Nualolo valleys resting 2,000 feet below. The option to connect to the Nualolo trail should be taken only by those prepared for a hike over 9 miles long (one-way). No water. No facilities.

Things To Bring
  • Water
  • Sun Protection
  • First aid
  • Appropriate Footwear
Cool Because

It provides incredible views of the Na Pali coastline and valleys (weather permitting).

Topography

Fairly steep downhill trail in forested reserve. Ends at steep edge of Na Pali cliffs. Consistent uphill incline upon return.

Not Good For

Those that do not have strong endurance and are not in good physical condition.

Hazards

Unstable footing beyond safety railing at lookout point. Do not go beyond railing. Trail can be slippery when muddy.

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DIFFICULTY

Strenuous

LENGTH

3.1 Miles (one way)

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3.0 / 5 (390 votes)

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