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Kalawahine Trail [1 hike report]

Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Length4 mi
Elev. Gain200 ft
Difficulty1 / 5
Rating6 / 10
The Kalawahine Trail follows the Pauoa Valley and passes in and out of its gulches along its distance. The views here are good and include the Paula Valley and Honolulu. You will also get to see a diverse display of vegetation, including mamake, koa, ginger and bananas.

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Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
21° 19.937' N
157° 49.163' W

Driving Directions:
From Makiki Heights Drive, go uphill on Tantalus Drive. Pass over a narrow bridge and find the trailhead near the top of the hill on the left hand side of the road. A parking area is located on the right, just past the trailhead.
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Weather Report for Honolulu, HI
Breezy. Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 59 to 72. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Temperature: 73.0° F
Relative Humidity: 76%
Pressure: 29.99"
Dew Point: 64.9° F

Winds from the NE at 12.1 mph gusting to 13.0 mph

Last Hour: 0.00"
Today: 0.08"

Sunrise: 5:49 AM
Sunset: 7:06 PM
Weather reported from Kahala Kua, Honolulu, HI (KHIHONOL30)
Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 65 to 83. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight. Lows 59 to 72. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Mostly sunny with isolated showers in the morning, then partly sunny with scattered showers in the afternoon. Highs 65 to 83. West winds around 10 mph shifting to the east early in the afternoon, then shifting to the west late in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 59 to 72. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 5/25/2017 7:20 PM
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Kalawahine Trail - by khallonquistSunday, February 13, 2011
Kalawahine Trail on top of Tantalus also known as Manoa Cliff Loop. Dog friendly nice shade and foliage. Parking is easy. 30 mins out and 30 back, good fast stretch.   
Miles Hiked:4
Trail Condition:Good
Weather:Partly Sunny
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