Big Island Pictures - Waterfalls
Big Island Pictures - Waterfalls - Big Island is home to some of the tallest and finest waterfalls in the State of Hawaii, especially when it comes to what really makes a waterfall a waterfall. Below are several of the best waterfalls, most of which you can see without tour helicopter:
Akaka Falls State Park - 442 feet tall, located at Hamakua Coast. You will hear the dull roar of the waterfall before you see it! the best time to visit the falls is early morning.
Pe'epe'e Falls - 60 feet tall, located near Rainbow Falls near Hilo. A close view of Pe'e Pe'e requires a short hike down a hill and some rock skipping. The flow is determined by rainfall.
Rainbow Falls State Park - 80 feet tall, located near Hilo. Rainbow Falls is a gorgeous waterfall to visit early in the morning, thats when you can enjoy its rainbows!
Hi'ilawe Falls - 1200 -1600 feet tall, located inside the Waipio Valley, making it the tallest waterfall in the State of Hawaii.
Wai'ilikahi Falls - 1080 feet, located at the Waimanu Valley. Its almost impossible to acess this waterfall by hiking, just take a helicopter tour of the Kohala coast.
Onomea Falls - 20-30 feet tall, located in the North Hamakua Coast. Onomea Falls is located inside of the Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (Admission required). Onomea Falls is part of a natural forest of palms and ferns and is located along the pathway inside the garden.
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