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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  • Beautiful drive up. Save yourself $5 and park just outside the parking lot and get in for $1. Lovely loop (go right) with a reward of a fantastic view of Akaka Falls! I visit the falls every time I....  more »
  • Where does my dollar go state parks? The state has started charging people to park and enter the walking path.  more »
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