Just minutes away from the bustling state capital of Honolulu – but still within the city limits – is the lush Manoa Valley. This residential area is home to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, receives almost daily rain, and was the site of the first sugarcane and coffee plantations in the Hawaiian Islands. While you will find countless hidden gems within the valley — Lyon Arboretum is one of our favorites — the crowned jewel of Manoa Valley is the incredible Manoa Falls Trail. Measuring in at just 1.6 miles, the Manoa Falls trail is one of the most popular hikes on the island of Oahu.

The Manoa Falls Trail

About Manoa Falls

Upper Manoa Falls Trail

Important Hiking Information

This is one stunning hike that the whole family will enjoy. With an easy trail, plenty of greenery, and a stunning waterfall, this is a great place to check out if you’re in the area. This is one waterfall hike in Hawaii that you won’t want to miss. Have you ever taken this hike? Tell us about your experience!

Ready to discover even more wonders within Manoa Valley? Discover our eight must-visit spots in Manoa Valley. And if you love waterfalls as much as we do, you’ll want to add the Oahu Waterfalls Road Trip to your bucket list.

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