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The Best Hiking in Kapalua

Looking for the best hiking in Kapalua? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Kapalua. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Kapalua

  • Lahaina, Hawaii

    Kapalua Coastal Trail

    2.71 mi / 272 ft gain
    Kapalua Coastal Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Lahaina, Hawaii

    Makaluapuna Point

    1.48 mi / 184 ft gain
    Makaluapuna Point is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Lahaina, Hawaii

    Honolua Bay Access Trail

    0.64 mi / 46 ft gain
    Honolua Bay Access Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a cave located near Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Explore the Nakalele Blowhole

    3.3
    0.3 mi / -300 ft gain
    Getting to the Nakalele Blowhole is not too difficult. Use the Google Maps location on here to drive to the spot listed. There will be a dirt parking lot.Warning: If you are coming from Kahului, do not take the Kahekili Highway (Hwy 340) unless you are prepared for hairpin turns, one lane roads, ...
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Nakalele Blowhole Trail

    1 mi / 305 ft gain
    Nakalele Blowhole Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Olivine Pools Trail

    0.47 mi / 125 ft gain
    Olivine Pools Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Makamakaole Falls

    0.53 mi / 157 ft gain
    Makamakaole Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Hike the Waihe'e Ridge Trail

    4.5
    4 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Waihe'e Ridge is a great hike for those looking for a hike to see waterfalls or to get a little exercise in. The trail is dog-friendly, but dogs must be kept on leash. Keep in mind there could be wet weather on the hike, so bring any necessary items (light waterproof jacket, hat, etc.). 
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Iao Needle Trail

    0.4 mi / 95 ft gain
    Iao Needle Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Hike through Iao Valley to Kūkaemoku (The Needle)

    4.0
    0.4 mi / 300 ft gain
    This is a very simple hike for people of all ages, and a great way to see the beautiful Maui rainforest. It is one of the more popular hikes on the island of Maui due to its short length and high accessibility. Kūkaemoku (known as The Needle), which is the pointy rock formation as shown in the ph...
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  • Wailuku, Hawaii

    Hike the Lahaina Pali Trail from the Ukumehame (West) Trailhead

    4.0
    It can be difficult to spot the trailhead and parking lot, but look for an opening in a pack of trees off of Highway 30. If you are traveling with one car, make sure to come back down the same way from the crest. If you have another car with you, alternatively, you can park one at the east side a...
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  • Kihei, Hawaii

    Kealia Pond Boardwalk

    0.98 mi / 13 ft gain
    Kealia Pond Boardwalk is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Paia, Hawaii

    Exploring the Road to Hana

    4.3
    Start near Paia on Highway 36 and head east. The road is famous for its many twists and turns, so consider taking lots of breaks to get some fresh air and avoid getting car sick. There are many stops along the way, from ice cream to medium length hikes. Some of the Best Stops: Coconut Glen's: t...
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  • Maui County, Hawaii

    Ho'okipa Beach Walk

    0.71 mi / 43 ft gain
    Ho'okipa Beach Walk is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Paia, Maui, Hawaii.
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  • Maui County, Hawaii

    Hike & Swim Twin Falls, Maui

    3.5
    1 mi
    The parking area for the trail is right off of Hana Hwy. The lot may be packed which isn't surprising as a lot of people visit, but there aren't as many people once you start exploring the falls. From the lot, you will see a food stand beside the start of the trail which a great place to get some...
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  • Kihei, Hawaii

    Ahihi Bay Trail

    0.98 mi / 26 ft gain
    Ahihi Bay Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kihea, Maui, Hawaii.
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