Akaka Falls State Park, Hilo

Experience lush vegetation and towering waterfalls at Akaka Falls State Park. Set out on the paved footpath just off the parking lot for a loop through the park. On this easy, 0.6 km (0.4 mi) walk, you can see tropical plants and stop at viewpoints for two waterfalls, Kahūnā and Akaka. At Akaka Falls, watch water plummet 129 m (422 ft) into a stream-eroded gorge. Consider bringing some bug spray to ward off mosquitos. Plan to visit Akaka Falls State Park during your Hilo vacation using our convenient Hilo travel planner .
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  • I went shopping in Hiro and stopped by on my way to Waikoloa. It was a promenade with Kahuna Falls and set. There is a checkout machine at the entrance now, and the admission fee is taken. The parking lot costs 5 dollars in the kate, but it doesn't take if it's a slightly off-the-road. Kahuna Falls was not well visible in the shade of a tree. It was a promenade, and although there were ups and downs, it was easy to walk. Akakaforu was beautiful, and I was able to see the waterfall pass. I enjoyed it casually.
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  • Beautiful little stroll for a quick peek at these falls. Tour bus zone. The $5 parking fee kind of ruined this 10 minute stop for us. As we drove away, we noticed a pretty packed trail just outside th...  more »
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