How long is the Halawa Valley hike?

4-5 hours
At the head of this spectacular valley are two of Hawaii’s most beautiful waterfalls. The 2-mile trek to these falls is among the finest hikes in Hawaii….Halawa Valley & Moaula Falls Cultural Hike.

Difficulty Intermediate-Advanced
Duration 4-5 hours
Fee Kids 12 yrs and younger $75 $45
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How do you get to Halawa Valley?

To get to Halawa Valley, drive Highway 450 east all the way to its end. The valley is located about 30 miles (48 km) from Kaunakakai.

Where is Halawa located?

island of Molokai
Halawa (Hawaiian: Hālawa, pronounced [haːˈlɐvə]) is a valley and ahupua’a (traditional land division) at the eastern end of the island of Molokai in Hawaii, United States. The valley extends some 2 miles inland from the sea.

How many waterfalls are on Molokai?

Map of the 12 waterfalls in Molokai.

What island is Halawa?

Molokai island
Halawa Valley, valley, northeastern Molokai island, Hawaii, U.S. On the northeastern flank of Kamakou summit (4,961 feet [1,512 metres]), it is a deep verdant gorge 1.75 miles (2.8 km) long and 0.5 mile (0.8 km) wide.

Is there 3 bays at Halawa Molokai Hawaii?

Comprised of two equally beautiful beaches, Kama’alaea Beach to the west and Kawili Beach to the east, Halawa Beach Park is located in gorgeous Halawa Bay on Molokai’s east shore. Both beaches are detrital sand beaches and are backed by low sand dunes.

What does halawa mean in Hawaiian?

One of the largest of six coastal valleys on Molokai’s north shore and the only one accessible by road, Halawa’s name can be traced to two origins: its literal meaning and translation, “curved,” perhaps referring to its naturally twisting stream, and “ample taro stems,” shedding light on the agricultural history of the …

Where is halawa in Oahu?

Located in the Ewa district of southwest Oahu, Halawa is home to about 14,000 people. Halawa is also the site of Aloha Stadium which is home to the University of Hawaii Warriors football team and many other sporting events. On the ocean side of Halawa is Pearl Harbor.

Are there still lepers living on Molokai?

A tiny number of Hansen’s disease patients still remain at Kalaupapa, a leprosarium established in 1866 on a remote, but breathtakingly beautiful spit of land on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. Thousands lived and died there in the intervening years, including a later-canonized saint.

What does Poli mean in Hawaii?

[Hawaiian Dictionary(Hwn to Eng)] poli. n. 1. Bosom, breast; depression; (poetic) heart, arms.

What to do in Halawa Valley?

Hike through the heart of the Halawa valley past cultural landmarks and countless ancient rock features. Swim in the refreshing pond beneath Mo`oula Falls and enjoy your lunch, the view, and the aloha of the valley. This is the only Halawa Valley hike with Greg Kawaimaka Solatorio and his unique perspective.

Is Halawa falls worth the trip?

Going to Halawa Falls is well worth the trip. (It’s about 27 miles east of “downtown” Kaunakakai.) Getting there is part of the adventure, notably the last 7 miles down a narrow, twisting, winding road. (Sounds worse than it really is.)

What do I need to bring to the Halawa Valley hike?

This is the only Halawa Valley hike with Greg Kawaimaka Solatorio and his unique perspective. Due to the COVID-19 we are requiring everyone who comes on our tour to show proof of their negative COVID-19 test, which was needed upon entry to Maui County (Molokai). You will also have your temperature taken.

What is the hike to Waikiki falls like?

The entire experience is very educational. The hike involves wading knee deep across the river once, crossing the river on rocks once, and climbing up a not too steep valley to get to the falls. On the way, you are walking through ruins of ancient Hawaiian villages and a major temple area.