Akaka Falls State Park, Hilo

Experience lush vegetation and towering waterfalls at Akaka Falls State Park. Set out on the paved footpath just off the parking lot for a loop through the park. On this easy, 0.6 km (0.4 mi) walk, you can see tropical plants and stop at viewpoints for two waterfalls, Kahūnā and Akaka. At Akaka Falls, watch water plummet 129 m (422 ft) into a stream-eroded gorge. Consider bringing some bug spray to ward off mosquitos. Plan to visit Akaka Falls State Park during your Hilo vacation using our convenient Hilo travel planner.
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  • The falls are nice, but not breathtaking. Beware there are many steps on the trail. And there is an extra charge if you park in the small parking lot. Otherwise, the admission is $2/person.  more »
  • A lush lovely tropical waterfall with great viewing areas easily accessible on concrete sidewalks with safety railings.  more »
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