Trail 75: Kalawahine Trail

PROFILE


 

  

 CLEARED - 03.18.2006

 RATING: EASY

 LENGTH: 2h 30m RT.

 

 CLASS: GRADED RIDGE, HILLSIDE

 LOCALE: TANTALUS, 96822

 DIRECTIONS: TANTALUS DRIVE

 ACCESS: OPEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROUND TRIP DISTANCE (MI.): 2.5
ALTITUDE VARIATION (FT.): 1407 - 1673

TRACK LOG: TRAIL075
START COORDINATE: 2119.840N, 15749.279W
END COORDINATE: 2120.432N, 15748.657W

 

DESCRIPTION:  KALAWAHINE IS A "SHORTCUT" TRAIL WITHIN THE HONOLULU MAUKA TRAIL SYSTEM. FROM TANTALUS DRIVE IT IS ONE OF THE SHORTEST TRAILS TO INTERSECT THE PAUOA FLATS TRAIL WHILE OFFERING A JUNCTION TO THE MANOA CLIFF TRAIL. FROM PAUOA FLATS THE TANTALUS NETWORK OF TRAILS ALLOWS FOR A FEW VARIATIONS: KALAWAHINE - MANOA CLIFF, KALAWAHINE - NU'UANU, KALAWAHINE - OHIA, AND KALAWAHINE - MANOA FALLS VIA AIHUALAMA.

A CLOCKWISE LOOP TRAIL CAN BE CREATED AT THE END OF KALAWAHINE BY TAKING A RIGHT ON PAUOA FLATS TO INTERSECT WITH AND FOLLOWING THE MANOA CLIFF TRAIL BACK TO THE KALAWAHINE JUNCTION.

 

 

 

 


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