"Waipi'o Valley" Waterfalls Tip by 2rs

Waterfalls, Hawaii (Big Island): 28 reviews and 70 photos

  Hi'ilawe Falls, in Waipi'o Valley
by 2rs

Experience the magic of Waipi'o Valley. and a beatifull lush valley with waterfalls This is an important place in ancient Hawaiian culture, full of mana, supernatural powers, apparently the gateway to the underworld is down there somewhere.

You can view the entrance of the valley from a lookout point at the end of highway 240, but it's quite tempting to go down, and you will be rewarded for the effort.

Address: Located on the northern Hamakua Coast
Directions: To get down into the valley, you MUST either have a 4WD or hike down the 45° steep 1 mile road on your own feets. If you're lucky you may be able to catch a ride up again. Don't try to drive a regular car down there, it will end in catastrophy for sure.

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 11, 2004
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