Waipio Valley, Big Island, Hawaii

Waipio Valley is located on the Big Island of Hawaii in the Hamakua District. Lookout over Waipio Valley is one of the most scenic spots on the Big Island of Hawaii.

The valley floor at sea level is almost 610m below the surrounding terrain which is surrounded by lush cliff walls the fertile valley opens out to the ocean. A steep road leads down into the valley from a lookout point located on the top of the southern wall of the valley. The steep road is a paved public road and only open to 4 wheel drive vehicles. The shore line in the valley is a black sand beach which met with white waves and blue water. The beach is popular with surfers. There are several large waterfalls fall into the waipio valley
giving an awesome perspective.

The valley is also called the “Valley of the Kings” because it was the capital and permanent residence of many Hawaiian kings.

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One thought on “Waipio Valley, Big Island, Hawaii

  • May 20, 2017 at 3:55 am

    The Island of Hawaii, or the Big Island of Hawaii as it is also known, is famous for its incredible natural attractions and specifically the volcanoes that have shaped and continue to shape the landscape.


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