This family friendly three mile hike and cultural presentation is geared toward outdoor lovers truly seeking a taste of old Hawaii.
Your Halawa cultural adventure will begin when you meet your guide. He will then lead you on foot, through private family owned property where you will witness a traditional Hawaiian protocol. This presentation will give you a better understanding of this sacred place and the host culture.
Once the ceremony is completed, your guide will lead you on foot along the trail to Mo’oula Falls. Along the way, you will learn about native and invasive species, ancient taro terraces and historical rock walls, and worship sites.
After reaching Mo’oula falls, you will be permitted to take photos, relax, eat your snack/lunch and swim (weather permitting).
The hike to Mo’oula Falls is approximately 1.7 miles each way (total of 3.4 miles round trip)
Hike difficulty is intermediate/advanced.
Your feet WILL get wet so please wear closed toe/comfortable hiking shoes. No slippers will be allowed
You will be traversing two river crossings, roots, rocks, mud, and trees.
|What to bring:|
|Snack and/or Light Lunch|
|Poncho or Rain Coat|
If you are interested in swimming once you reach the falls, make sure to wear a swimsuit under your hiking clothes and bring a dry towel.
Swimming will only be allowed, weather permitting
A minimum of two people is required for the scheduled tour to take place.