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The Most Beautiful and Captivating Waterfalls of Hawaii

Here are the most remarkable and the most beautiful waterfalls of Hawaii, USA.

Hawaii is the 50th state of the Untied States of America and is one of the most beautiful and unique states. This US state is located far away from mainland USA. It is a group of volcanic islands located in the Pacific. Tourism is the primary industry of the State of Hawaii and there are hundreds of beautiful beaches and resorts on this tropical paradise. Aside from these, there are also beautiful and attractive waterfalls which are popular tourist attractions too. Hawaii is one of the most favorite tropical tourist destinations in the world.

Here are the most remarkable and the most beautiful waterfalls of Hawaii, USA.

Rainbow Falls

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The Rainbow Falls is a spectacular waterfalls located in Hilo, Hawaii. This 80 ft tall waterfall on the Wailiku River flows over a natural lava cave, the mythological home to Hina, an ancient Hawaiian goddess. Rainbow Falls derives its name from the fact that, on sunny mornings, one can see rainbows in the mist thrown up by the waterfall.

Akaka Falls

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Akaka Falls is part of the Akaka Falls State Park on Hawaii Island. It is 422 feet in height. Akaka Falls is located on Kolekole Stream. A large stone in the stream about 70 feet upstream of the falls is called Pohaku o Kaloa.

Wailua Falls

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The beautiful and captivating Wailua Falls on the Wailua River is located in Kauai, Hawaii. These 80-foot tall waterfalls that offer a breathtaking view to visitors were featured on the opening credits of "Fantasy Island" a popular television show..

Opaeka’a Falls

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The magnificent-looking 'Opaeka'a Falls on the Wailua River is located near Wailua Falls and is part of the Wailua River State Park. It is almost as twice higher than Wailua Falls with a height of 151 ft. The name "Opaeka'a" means rolling shrimp, "opae" being Hawaiian for "shrimp," and "ka'a" for "rolling".

Makahiku Falls

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Another beautiful waterfall to behold is the Makahiku Falls. This horsetail waterfall is 200 ft high and is located in Haleakala national Park. It runs on the Ohe'o Gulch stream.

Hilawe Waterfall

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Hiilawe Waterfall is one of the tallest and most powerful waterfalls in Hawaii. It is located on the Big Island and its total height is about 1,450 feet. The falls drop into the Waipio Valley on Lalakea Stream.

See also

World’s Most Beautiful Island Countries

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