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Rainbow Falls, Hilo

4.2
#2 of 23 in Parks in Hilo
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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  • Called at this pleasant undramatic waterfall, whilst on an Island tour. Nothing spectacular about the falls, other than the rainbow s when caught in the right place by the sun. Plenty of parking and.....  more »
  • Free and plenty parking, easy to find and there really is a rainbow as long as the sun shines. Easy hike.  more »
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  • Easily accessible. Parking wasn't an issue and there is no hike to the falls. Recommended for a quick and easy visit to one of the many water falls in the area
  • It is a pretty waterfall. You can drive very close to it and do not have to hike to see it. You can go up the stairs toward the top and see huge banyan trees. The sound of the waterfall is very serene.
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