Maunawili Falls, Oahu
Maunawili Falls is a picturesque 25 foot (7.6 m) waterfall. At the base of the waterfall is a pool. Some hikers refresh themselves here before heading back. While hiking around the waterfall, you can see beautiful views of the Ko'olau Mountains and other small waterfalls. This forest-covered area also has an abundant amount of papaya, banana, ginger, taro, and ti plants. Keep in mind that the path may be muddy and slippery, so wear proper footwear.
CAUTION: As with all freshwater streams and waterfalls in Hawaii, Leptospirosis bacteria may be present in the water. Do not drink the water and keep water out of open wounds (including small scratches) and eyes.
Maunawili Falls Overview
- Hike to Maunawili Falls takes about 2 hours (2.5 miles roundtrip)
- Moderate hike with a few stream crossings
- The hike has an elevation gain of 400 feet (122 m)
- No pets are allowed on this trail
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