Pihea Trail

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Pihea Hike

Beginning at Pu‘u O Kila Lookout over Kalalau Valley in Kokee State Park, Pihea Trail follows the back rim of Kalalau valley to a viewpoint (named Pihea) that offers amazing panoramic views. This trail can also be used to link up with the Alaka‘i Swamp trail (Kilohana) and Kawaikoi stream.

Things To Bring
  • Water
  • Sun Protection
  • First Aid
  • Appropriate Footwear
  • Camping gear and Permit if Camping
Cool Because

Its overlook offers views from the highest point on the rim of epic Kalalau Valley.

Topography

Vista points, high cliffs and narrow, uneven trail. Segments of trail follow a boardwalk over swamp bogs.

Not Good For

Those seeking an easy stroll.

Hazards

Use extreme caution at Pihea Overlook and do not venture beyond it. Steep and slippery cliffs and trail. Soil on trail bay be loose and muddy. Uneven terrain. Weather can change rapidly.

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DIFFICULTY

Moderate

LENGTH

2.1 Miles (one way)

User Rating

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2.8 / 5 (361 votes)

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