8. Makapipi Falls
Makapipi Falls is a unique waterfall on the Road to Hana that you can stand directly above. It is located just past mile marker 25, on the ocean side of the bridge that crosses Makapipi Stream. To view the falls, simply park on the side of the road behind the bridge and walk back to the bridge.
Makapipi Falls is a seasonal waterfall, so it is best to visit after a period of heavy rainfall. When the falls are flowing, they are a beautiful sight to behold. The water cascades down into a pristine blue pool below, and the lush green vegetation surrounding the falls creates a truly magical scene.
One of the best things about Makapipi Falls is that you can get so close to them. You can stand right on the edge of the bridge and look down at the falls below. This gives you a unique perspective of the falls and allows you to really appreciate their beauty.
Another great thing about Makapipi Falls is that they are relatively easy to access. You don't have to hike or do any strenuous activity to see the falls. All you have to do is park your car and walk a few steps. This makes them a great option for families with young children or people with mobility issues.
If you are looking for a unique and beautiful waterfall to visit on the Road to Hana, be sure to stop at Makapipi Falls. You won't be disappointed!
Here are some additional tips for visiting Makapipi Falls:
- Be aware that the falls are seasonal, so it is best to visit after a period of heavy rainfall.
- Be careful when standing on the edge of the bridge, as it can be slippery.
- Do not swim in the pool below the falls, as there is a risk of leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can be fatal.
- Take your time and enjoy the beauty of the falls. They are truly a sight to behold.