7 Epic Waterfalls on The Big Island

All the best Big Island waterfalls.

7 Best Waterfalls on the Big Island

Akaka falls Hawaii

Akaka Falls Big Island Hawaii
Akaka Falls Big Island Hawaii

Located inside the state park. A small entrance fee required.

Umauma falls

Umauma Falls on the Big Island of Hawaii
Umuauma falls located 16 miles north of Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Umuauma falls located 16 miles north of Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii. It is located on private grounds and an entrance fee required.

Ziplining at Umauma Falls

You can also see these waterfalls as part of a zipline tour.

Peʻepeʻe Falls

Pe'epe'e Falls on the Big Island of Hawaii
Pe’epe’e Falls on the Big Island of Hawaii

Rainbow falls

Rainbow Falls on the Big Island of Hawaii
Rainbow Falls

The great thing about Rainbow falls (other than the rainbow it creates) is that it is completely free to the public.

Hi’ilawe Falls (Waipio Valley waterfall and hike)

Waipio Falls on the Big Island of Hawaii
Hi’ilawe Falls or Waipio Falls in the Waipio Valley of the Big Island.

Hi’ilawe Falls is the most famous waterfall in Waipio Valley. It is viewable from the public road making it a main attraction in Hilo. The falls is around 1,400 feet tall, making it the tallest waterfall in the state of Hawaii.

Kulaniapia Falls

This waterfall is also located on private grounds and requires an entrance fee.

Waihilau Falls

The tallest waterfall on the Big Island and one of the best Hilo waterfalls. Total height: 2,600 feet (790 m). Unfortunately this waterfall has been closed to visitors.

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