Makiki Valley Loop trail
In this post, I'll go over everything you need to know to hike MAKIKI VALLEY LOOP TRAIL: Know Before You Go, What to Expect, Getting There, Facilities, and What to Bring.
This is a fun, easy hike to do that is close to Waikiki.
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Important Info | Makiki Valley Loop Trail
The trail is well-maintained, as shown in the photos above. This is one of my new favorite hikes! It's perfect for a light workout or to hang out with a friend. You will work up a bit of a sweat as part of the trail has some incline. Overall, I would say this is an EASY hike. Check out the video (above!) to see the terrain for yourself
Upon entering, we took a RIGHT which was Maunalaha Trail 1st, then Makiki Valley Trail 2nd, and Kanealole Trail 3rd.
This hike is actually THREE (3) trails connected:
1) Maunalaha Trail
2) Makiki Valley Trail
3). Kanealole Trail
The trails are connected, well-maintained & there is signage. I took a photo of the map at the start of the trail just in case though!
What to Pack
- Water. I'd bring 32oz/1L! But bring At LEAST 16oz/500ML at the bare minimum.
- Small backpack. Since the terrain can be uneven, keep your hands free with a small backpack. Leave the side bags, totes, purses, etc. in the car.
- Comfortable hiking clothes (workout clothes)
- Tennis Shoes / Runners are perfectly fine! Hiking shoes with spikes are not necessary!
- Maunalaha Trail
- Makiki Valley Trail
- Kanealole Trail
HAWAIITRAILS.HAWAII.GOV/TRAILSFor the most parking info & trail closures, check the Hawaii.gov website direct.
This hike is Makiki Valley Loop Trail.