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Rainbow Falls, Hilo

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#2 of 23 in Parks in Hilo
Waterfall · Nature / Park
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Visit Wiluku River State Park to witness Rainbow Falls, the 24 m (80 ft) waterfalls famous for the magnificent rainbows that shine through their mist. These falls, know to locals by their Hawaiian name, Waianuenue, rush down over a lava cave, which is considered to be the home of the ancient Hawaiian goddess Hina. At the foot of the falls, wild ginger and monstera plants surround a large pool. Naturally, the rainbows are especially strong after a rainstorm. See Rainbow Falls and all Hilo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Hilo trip maker.
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  • Oh my…such a treat…we would normally hike a couple of miles to see a falls like this! Lovely in the early morning…not crowded at all..and a rainbow! A must see! 
    Oh my…such a treat…we would normally hike a couple of miles to see a falls like this! Lovely in the early morning…not crowded at all..and a rainbow! A must see!  more »
  • We went the day after a huge rainstorm, so the water was really muddy. No rainbow for us, but it was still beautiful. Easy to get to, good parking, bathrooms available (none too clean). 
    We went the day after a huge rainstorm, so the water was really muddy. No rainbow for us, but it was still beautiful. Easy to get to, good parking, bathrooms available (none too clean).  more »
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  • Upper viewing area closed so couldn't see rainbow
  • Closed upper level. Not sure why.

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