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The Kaniakapupu Ruins

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Beautiful Hike

This was a hike that requires a walk through a bamboo forest. Make sure to wear decent walking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lake Wales, Florida
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Fun for entire family

No signage to lead the way; however, take the road less traveled and you’ll find it. Our group... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
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“bamboo forest”(7 reviews)
“easy hike”(3 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a hike that requires a walk through a bamboo forest. Make sure to wear decent walking shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. We went just after a rain and the trail was very muddy. The trail is narrow but make sure to...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

No signage to lead the way; however, take the road less traveled and you’ll find it. Our group ranged in age from 1 to 55, all family on vacation. Was an easy “hike”.

Thank NoneReally
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I tried to go to the ruins after hiking to Lulumahu Falls, but I couldn’t find the right trailhead. I went home, found an old email and had no trouble finding it on our 2nd trip. Easy, short hike to a neat and historic location....More

1  Thank JSATfromTX
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I've tried to find this place twice during my staying on Oahu. As long there are no any signs, you could rely only on other users maps to find it. 1st time I arrived there in the evening and tried a few trails without success,...More

2  Thank Serge K
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We went here with GodSpeed Adventures which is a big plus and awesome outfit. Go with someone who knows alot because there is alot of History here, cool stories, neat ruins and great pic opportunities. There are huge Bamboo and trees in the area, and...More

3  Thank riva9129
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Easy walk thru the bamboo forest, around 1.5 miles or so. Trail entrance is marked with pink plastic, no sign. Trail was well marked also. So impressive how it was built so long ago and walls still standing.

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Apparently the locals have recently made these ruins difficult to find. There are no signs to the ruins and the trail to find them is though a thick bamboo forest. I asked one local and she had never heard of them and another acted as...More

4  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It was a privilege to visit these ruins and see how beautiful it is. A few walls remain and the view was beautiful. We had a hard time finding the entrance but when we finally found our way around, there wasn't anyone and it was...More

Thank MesamamaCanada
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Took me awhile to find the correct path and w/ the help of some walkers in the area they directed me to the wrong area. Once u are on the Pali Road, u go down right before where the street curves and u will see...More

6  Thank canoj2016
Reviewed 4 January 2016

To get to the ruins you need to hike through the bamboo forest. It is normally very muddy. Bring extra shoes towels and some water to rinse off after the hike.

2  Thank U7722CWkeithb
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