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Hanakapiai Falls, Haena

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#7 of 31 in Nature in Kauai
Waterfall · Nature / Park
Hanakapiai Falls or Hanakapi'ai Falls is an approximately 300 feet (91 m) high waterfall located in Hawaii, United States on the Na Pali side of the island of Kauai. It requires a hike of approximately 2 miles from Hanakapi'ai Beach. The waterfall is described as "gorgeous but challenging". The trail is unmaintained and is a popular day-hike for able-bodied hikers.
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  • Today is July 17, 2021. Has anyone hiked to the falls in the past few days, and what are the trail conditions?  more »
  • We did this hike on July 2, 2021. First of all, at least for now, you have to have an entrance ticket and a parking ticket. There are two "sessions" for parking. The first is 630AM-12:30PM. The...  more »
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  • Great reward for a challenging hike. Just remember, you still have to go back. Much caution is needed for slippery rocks.
  • Well worth the journey in! You should visit the napali state park regardless of you’re in Kauai and this should be a highlight if you don’t make it to Kalalau beach. These falls are incredible and definitely well worth your time. The stunning 300ft waterfall makes the hard hike well worth your time. Don’t miss this one. Have decent trip shoes.

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