Manoa Falls – Oahu hiking trails

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Manoa Falls – Where to hike on Oahu

Hiking Manoa falls is very convenient and a nice daily hike for tourist and locals. It’s a novice hike that is well maintained due to the foot traffic and volunteers. Keep da aina clean and remember to carry all possessions with you during the hike. If you happen to see trash, leave it on the ground because the trash could be contaminated. There is a Manoa Falls Hiking trail clean up crew that removes garbage with rubber gloves. When you walk through the bamboo go a little deeper to find all the names of Hawaiian Lovers carved on the bamboo. You may even spot a Jackson Chameleon!

Manoa Falls Driving Directions: From Waikiki goto Ala Wai Blvd make a right onto Kalakaue Ave then a right onto S. King. Take S. King to Punahou. Make a left on Punahou. Stay on Punahou it will turn into Manoa Rd at Wilder Ave. Stay on Manoa Rd. It will take you into Moana Valley. Continue past the sign to Paradise Park. The road will turn into a dirt road. You can park off to the side of this dirt road.

Manoa Falls – Hiking Oahu Trails

Distance: 2 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 600 ft
Hike Time: 1.5 hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Condition: Well maintained trail

Friendly Review

Manoa Falls is a wonderful hike and the trail is well maintained. Before you go be sure to get some bug spray at Rainbows End Snack Shop. It’s right before the hike, you can’t miss it. The Lions Arboretum is also a fun venture with a nice gazebo and open lawn. A great hike for all!