Trekking Hawaii's Lush Terrain

Explore the unspoiled natural beauty of the Hawaiian Islands and burn calories at the same time on a nature hike! Each island offers a multitude of trails for everyone, whether you’re an avid hiker or a beginner. Treat yourself to a morning workout, an afternoon trail run or a leisurely walk. Without fail, every trail will reward you with scenic wonder along the way, a spectacular view at its end, or both. While hiking in Hawaii, always observe all safety precautions and inform others of your hiking plans before setting out on the trails. Also, never hike alone. You’ll find information on accessible, State of Hawaii-maintained trails at hawaii trails.hawaii.gov. Below is a brief listing of beginner-, moderate- and expert-level Hawaii trails to start you off.

Island of Hawaii

'Akaka Falls State Park
Length: 0.5 miles
Difficulty: Beginner

Polulū Valley
Length: 0.5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate

Oahu

Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline
Length: 2.0 miles
Difficulty: Beginner

Hawaii Loa Ridge Trail
Length: 3.5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate

Maui

Waikamoi Ridge Trail
Length: 0.8 miles
Difficulty: Beginner

Waihou Spring Trail
Length: 1 mile
Difficulty: Moderate

Kauai

Kohua Ridge Trail
Length: 2.5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate

Kukui Trail
Length: 2.5 miles
Difficulty: Expert

Malama

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