12 Trails In Hawaii You Must Take If You Love The Outdoors
By Megan Shute|Updated on August 03, 2020(Originally published July 20, 2020)
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
With near-perfect summer weather year-round, there’s nowhere better to lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails than our beautiful islands. And because you’ll find countless hiking trails crisscrossing the Hawaiian Islands — from coastal paths to treks through the jungle and everything in between — it can be difficult to make a decision on where you will go this weekend. From coastal paths and rainforests to ridgelines, craters, and waterfalls, these 12 trails in Hawaii are the definition of the perfect Hawaiian hike.
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What are the most famous hikes in Hawaii?
The Hawaiian Islands are a paradise for outdoor lovers, and while you'll find countless incredible trails where you'll want to lace up your hiking boots and explore, the most famous trail is likely Oahu's Diamond Head Crater, which leads to the summit of a well-known Hawaii landmark and provides excellent views of Honolulu. As for our personal favorites, we suggest that "If There Are Only 5 Hikes You Ever Do In Hawaii, Make Them These."
What are the most beautiful hikes in Hawaii?
The Aloha State is home to several stunning hiking trails, but one of my all-time favorites and what I consider the most beautiful trail in Hawaii is the Pipiwai Trail. Located in southeast Maui, off Hana Highway and near the Pools of Oheo, is the unforgettable Pipiwai Trail, a four-mile round trip trek that will take you on quite the enchanting journey through a lush Hawaiian tropical rainforest to a towering banyan tree, through a vast bamboo forest, and to several impressive, cascading waterfalls.
What are the best family-friendly hikes in Hawaii?