Unveiling Hawaii's Hidden Gems: 8 Secret Hikes Worth Exploring

-Neha

Hawaii is a state in the Western United States. Hawaii is well known for its beautiful beaches and breathtaking views and its delicious food.

Ka'au Crater Trail - Located in the back of Manoa Valley on Oahu, this 5-mile hike takes you through lush rainforest and ends at the top of a volcanic crater with stunning views of the island.

Makapu'u Tide Pools - This moderate hike on Oahu's east side takes you along the cliffs overlooking the ocean and ends at a series of tide pools that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling.

Papakolea Beach - This secluded green sand beach is located on the southern tip of the Big Island and is only accessible by a 2.5-mile hike.

Olomana Trail - This challenging hike on Oahu's windward side takes you up three steep peaks for breathtaking views of the island.

Waimano Falls Trail - This 3-mile hike on Oahu takes you through a lush forest to a beautiful waterfall that is perfect for swimming.

Pu'u Huluhulu Trail - This 1.5-mile hike on the Big Island takes you to the top of a cinder cone for panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, including Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea.

Koko Head Stairs - This grueling hike on Oahu involves climbing up over 1,000 railroad ties to the top of a volcanic crater for sweeping views of the island.

Waipio Valley Trail - This 3-mile hike on the Big Island takes you down into a lush valley with a black sand beach and a stunning waterfall.