KaRyle Soto

  • Stroll along the Iliau Nature Loop

    Iliau, an endemic plant to Kaua'i's westside, grows along the path -- hence the name: Iliau Nature Loop -- is located in Waimea Canyon State Park. Not far after mile marker 8. It has the same trailhead as Kukui Trail.Native vegetation are identifi...

    0.3 miles 40 ft gain

  • Hike the Pihea & Alaka'i Swamp Trail

    A strenuous 7 mile hike, depending on which way you start, that takes you from the world renowned Kalalau Valley from Pu'u O Kila lookout, through dense mossy forests, across a stream, up to the highest swamp in the world and ends in views of Kaua...

    7 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike to Ho'opi'i Falls

    Easiest/Direct route: When in the Kapa'a area from the main highway turn left onto Kawaihau road. Follow Kawaihau all the way up until you see a sign for Kapahi road, turn left onto that road. Driving in, you'll see a red gate on your left-hand si...

    2.2 miles

  • Hike Kawaikoi Stream

    Kawaikoi stream trail starts 3/4 mile beyond the Forest Reserve entrance sign on the Mohihi-Camp 10 road & across the stream at "Sugi Grove". It's a DLNR maintained trail, so there's signage & mile markers for the trail.At 1.75 miles total...

    1.75 miles 40 ft gain

  • Canyon & Waipo'o Falls Trail

    Drive up to Waimea Canyon state park via Waimea Canyon drive. Go to Pu'u Hinahina lookout, between mile markers 13-14, park & at the back of the lookout is where the trail starts.It's moderately strenuous, mostly due to the decline/incline of ...

    3 miles 600 ft gain