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Rainbow Falls

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Address: Waianuenue Avenue, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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Waterfalls located on the big island of Hawaii.

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Love Waterfalls!

This is worth the short drive up Waianuenue Street. Be sure to go a little further and find the Boiling Pots!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jim D
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is worth the short drive up Waianuenue Street. Be sure to go a little further and find the Boiling Pots!

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a beautiful setting! RIght off the road, lots of picture taking opportunities! I didn't see a rainbow, but that's ok.

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Thank shellkerry
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After seeing many of the beautiful waterfalls in Hawaii, this one failed to impress. It is located very close to Hilo and it is a pretty waterfall, but I found the lack or privacy, access and remoteness unappealing and oversold.

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of great sites around Hilo. You can take a climb up to the top and look bot ways for a different perspective. Not a terribly steep climb, and the steps are fine.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plenty of parking space available. Had an awesome view of the falls. Didn't get a chance to see rainbow though.Such a peaceful place. You can get to the falls using trails and enjoy siting on rocks doing the things you love.

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Thank Shelly C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rainbow Falls was pretty. However, people ruin this one. There was a dad and a pre-teen daughter hiking on the edge of the falls.

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Thank Kristi S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I arrived on a hot clear beautiful morning with only two other cars in the parking lot. I only stopped long enough to take a photo. I could see there were interesting places to go for a walk near by or scramble over the rocks above the falls or below the falls, but instead I just walked back to my... More 

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Thank Victor B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on our way back from from the valleys and it was worth the quick visit. If you really want to, you can take in the falls in just 10 minutes! It's an extremely short walk that leads to the small beauty falls.

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Thank J-and-DRE
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The falls are at the edge of Hilo and easy to get to making it somewhat crowded. Still it is a must stop. Short walk from the parking area for great views of the falls.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a very busy stop. It's right outside of Hilo and there were a ton of tourists here. The waterfall is okay, it wasn't very big...we have much nicer waterfalls in Northern Minnesota. There isn't a lot of walking to do here. You can walk up to an outlook and look over the Falls and then back down to... More 

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