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10 BEST WATERFALL HIKES ON OAHU

The volcanic island of Oahu is home to hundreds of waterfalls, scattered throughout its rugged ridges and mountainous terrain. With so many beautiful trails, why not combine hiking and waterfall chasing for some beautiful waterfall hikes on Oahu? In this guide, I will share with you some of the best waterfall hikes on Oahu so …

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EHUKAI PILLBOX HIKE ON THE NORTH SHORE OF OAHU, HAWAII

The Ehukai Pillbox Hike is one of the best short trails for a sunset view of the beaches on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii. The four-kilometer round-trip makes for an easy ascent to reach the pillbox for sunset, where you can watch sets of waves forming before barreling at Pipeline Beach, Sunset Beach, and …

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KAHEKILI TRAIL – EPIC RIDGE HIKE ON OAHU, HAWAII

The Kahekili Trail is a short but adventurous ridge hike on the beautiful east coast of Oahu, Hawaii. With 600 meters of elevation over just three kilometers to the summit, this trail is a steep climb. With lots of exposed ridges, you will find some of the best east coast views while on the Kahekili …

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MAU’UMAE TRAIL (PU’U LANIPO TRAIL) ON OAHU, HAWAII

The Mau-umae Trail (Pu’u Lanipo Trail) is one of my favorite hikes near Waikiki and leads you all the way up to the scenic Koolau Summit Trail. You can actually start this trail from your hotel in Waikiki as it is so close. The route is pretty adventurous with muddy slopes and some minor rope …

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OLOMANA TRAIL ‘THREE PEAKS HIKE’ ON OAHU, HAWAII

The Olomana Trail, also known as the ‘Three Peaks Hike’, on the east side of Oahu Hawaii is one of my favorite challenging hikes on the island. It’s quite technical with lots of bouldering, rope sections, and tree roots to navigate so your mind and body get quite the workout. Once you reach the first …

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MAKAPU’U TIDE POOLS ON OAHU, HAWAII

The Makapu’u tide pools are one of the most beautiful spots on Oahu, Hawaii, and unlike a lot of tourist hotspots, this one is a little off the beaten track. In fact, each week thousands of people walk past the tide pools while hiking along the Makapu’u Lighthouse Trail without even knowing they missed one …

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