Our Favorite Hawaii Waterfalls

Hawaii is famous for having spectacular natural beauty. From pristine beaches and bright coral reefs to lush tropical rainforest with breathtaking waterfalls. Here is a look at our favorite Hawaii waterfalls.

Hawaii Waterfalls

Our favorite waterfall on the Big Island of Hawaii has to be Rainbow Falls. Located just outside the town of Hilo in Wailuku River State Park, this waterfall got it’s nickname from the wind carrying the mist into the air giving off a shimmering rainbow.

Rainbow Falls

After heavy rains, Rainbow Falls splits into two making an amazing double waterfall.

After heavy rains, Rainbow Falls splits into two making an amazing double waterfall.

The falls pour over 80 feet over an ancient Hawaiian cave into a pond on the Wailuku River. The best time to visit Rainbow Falls in the morning when the rainbow from the sun hitting the mist is in it’s highest effect. Visit Rainbow Falls on a Big Island Volcano Tour and experience Hawaii’s volcanoes and the Hawaiian hideaway of Hilo town.  

Wailua Falls

Another on of our favorite Hawaii waterfalls is Wailua Falls on Maui. Located just after the town of Hana on the Hana Highway, Wailua falls pours over a rocky cliff over 200 feet into a shimmering pond.
Wailua Falls is our favorite waterfall on Maui, and is found on the beautiful Hana Highway, voted one of the best drives in the country!

Wailua Falls is our favorite waterfall on Maui, and is found on the beautiful Hana Highway, voted one of the best drives in the country!

Puohokamoa Falls

Another spectacular waterfall found on the Hana Highway is Puohokamoa Falls. Most people do not know there are actually two parts to Puohokamoa Falls, an upper and a lower falls.
Puohokamoa Falls is not as famous as other Hawaii waterfalls but is definitely just as beautiful!

Puohokamoa Falls is not as famous as other Hawaii waterfalls but is definitely just as beautiful!

Both of these beautiful waterfalls can be found on Maui’s Hana Highway. Take a tour of the Road to Hana with us and see these majestic natural wonders!

Waimea Valley Falls

One of our favorite waterfalls on Oahu is Waimea Falls. Located in Waimea Valley on the North Shore of Oahu, Waimea Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls on Oahu. While it may not be the tallest of Hawaii waterfalls, Waimea Falls is famous for it’s large pond for swimming.
Want to go for a dip? Join us on an eco adventure tour and experience Waimea Falls!

Want to go for a dip? Join us on an eco adventure tour and experience Waimea Falls!

Likeke Falls

One of the lesser known Hawaii waterfalls is Likeke Falls. Nestled among the Ko’olau Mountains on Oahu’s windward side, Likeke Falls is a short hike through the rainforest from the road. Join us on tour for a hike up to the falls on Oahu!
Experience the cooling waters of Likeke Falls after a hike through Oauh's rainforest.

Experience the cooling waters of Likeke Falls after a hike through Oahu’s rainforest.

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