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12 Of The Most Underrated Hikes In Hawaii You Have To Take Right Now

With countless amazing hiking trails across the beautiful Hawaiian Islands, it can be difficult to choose the best paths. Add in an overload of information about the most popular trails in Hawaii – we’re talking Diamond Head, Thurston Lava Tube, the Lanikai Pillboxes and Kalalau Trail – it can be difficult to find more off the beaten path hikes. Luckily for you, we’ve rounded up some of Hawaii’s less populated hikes. From coastal paths and rainforests to ridgelines, craters, and waterfalls, these 12 hikes have one thing in common: they are all utterly underrated.

Are you ready for an adventure? What is your favorite underrated hiking trail in Hawaii?

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. Since moving to Hawaii from the mainland two years ago, she has become obsessed with hiking, beach trips, and Kona coffee.