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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in early afternoon, limited parking but you can park on the road outside the parking area free. Small fee to park. Be sure you take the walking trails down by the river. There were some people swimming below the bridge which is not supposed...More

Thank Traveler367711
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice views, very short walk, but most of it stairs. I expected more trails, it took us about 30 min to walk around, but worth the trip.

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We were delighted to learn that the Valley was no longer closed due to flooding and added it to our to do list prior to doing the Waihee Ridge Trail. There was a $5 parking fee which goes to the upkeep of the park and...More

Thank Esther T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We enjoyed our day hiking up the river enjoying the lush greenery and waterfalls. The pathway hike was too short so we made our adventure. Totally worth it. Wear water shoes and enjoy the cool water as you walk up to waterfalls.

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We had a little time before our flight so we took a quick detour up here. It was really pretty just driving up the valley. It really is just a few minutes out of the way. Parking is $5 although some were parking outside the...More

Thank dchristensen
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We were close by, having eaten lunch at Sam Sato’s in Wailuku. We are glad we decided to take the short drive here. We were happy to pay $5 to support the park maintenance and to park safely, since many cars parked along the road...More

Thank SusanSJB
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The hike up the stairs to get to the 'Iao Lookout is very short and it has hand rails/guards the way up, but the views are very pretty. There is also a short hike downhill some stairs and in the forest to get to the...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a great place to shoot photos up close. The scenery is lovely. The steps to the top path are steep and extensive. You can get great pictures at the top but it may not be worth the m effort unless you are in...More

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for something quick to do outside its a nice hike with great views. Hike is VERY short. Chickens are hilarious. Worth a stop if on that side of the island. We were pleasantly surprised. There is parking on the road before getting...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This is the location where Kamehameha I fought the final battle on Maui to unite the Hawaiian Islands. The battle was described as one of the bloodiest battles in Hawaii.... It resulted in the bodies of dead warriors blocking the stream and caused the water...More

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2 January 2018|
Response from Michael808Wailuku | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there are tours from the cruise ship to Iao. If not then you would need to either rent a car or take a taxi. Not aware of any public transport bus that goes into Iao Valley.
11 March 2017|
Response from wailuku77 | Reviewed this property |
about 15 minutes, but they're still closed from the mudslides that happened last year.