The 2-1/2 mile long Kukui Trail descends 2200 feet down to the bottom of the Waimea Canyon. There you will find the tree covered Wiliwili Campground. Situated next to the Waimea River within the Puu Ka Pele Forest Reserve the site is equipped with a trail shelter and composting toilet. Please be aware that the Waimea River is prone to flash flooding during heavy rains.
See the brochure, Hiking Safely in Hawaii
2 hour hike from road. Trailhead 0.75 miles past Mile Marker 8 on HWY 550. Access via Kukui Trail, 2.5 miles down to campsite.
DANGER: Do not try to access this campsite during stormy weather or if there is heavy rain in the mountains. These conditions will lead to possible flash flooding which will make stream crossing potentially hazardous and life threatening.
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