Hike Kuliouou Ridge Saturday Morning (Intermediate++)

  • May 24, 2014 · 8:30 AM
  • Kuliouou Ridge Trailhead

View of Diamond Head

Description: This is a hike with everything!  Views, a good workout, decent parking and close to town.  The rewards include fabulous views of both the leeward and windward coasts.  Afterwords, we will head into town for some cheap eats.

Distance/Elevation:  We're looking at a 4.5 mile out-and-back with 1700' of ascent.  Intermediate ++ due to elevation change.  It's a good workout.

Panoramic view from the top

Directions:  From Honolulu, head east on the H1.  Continue onto HI-72 for about 3.9 miles.  Turn left onto Kuliouou Road, for 0.4 miles.  Turn right to stay on Kuliouou Road for 0.6 mi.  Turn right onto Kalaau Place.  Look for parking, meet at the end of the cul-de-sac.  Google directions here.

Pic of Trailhead

Dangers: Some steep drop-offs, slippery tree roots. Good hiking gear essential. 

Dogs: Are welcome (always on leash)


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  • MICHAEL C.

    It was misty for awhile by the time I made it up

    May 24

  • Bob C

    We had a great hike, up and down in 2:40. Wet exercise on Oahu.

    May 24

  • Luis

    Just got back downhill....

    May 24

    • Bob C

      Tanks, c u next time :)

      1 · May 24

  • Bob C

    I'm at the trail head and there are showers. It will be a wet one! Test out the rain gear.

    May 24

  • MICHAEL C.

    cool

    May 24

  • Bob C

    Hike is on!. We have weather that is acceptable for this hike. Only 10% chance of Rain. It will be hot, wet, muggy and muddy. Bring 1.5 liters of water, and suggest to bring change of shoes and clothes. If WEATHER CHANGES OVERNIGHT, such as heavy rain in the morning, could still cancel. Watch this space. Mahalo for your kokua.

    2 · May 23

    • Bob C

      Hike us on! Let's do it!

      May 24

  • MICHAEL C.

    im down, i'll try checking back before i head out. see you all there

    May 23

  • MICHAEL C.

    Im still interested

    May 22

  • Bob C

    Very likely for One Week delay: Weather is 80% for thunderstorms Sat/Sun
    http://www.wunderground.com/wea...­

    May 21

  • Bob C

    The weather forecast for this weekend is not great, there is possibly a lot of rain. Fair chance I will postpone this hike to a later date. More to follow.

    May 20

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