Hiking the Hawaiian Islands

Hiking the Hawaiian Islands

A Guide To 71 of the State's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Suzanne Swedo


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Covering forty of the best hikes on the Hawaiian Islands, this revised and updated guide offers something for every hiker—from easy nature walks to strenuous day hikes. Each featured hike includes a route description; at-a-glance data such as distance and difficulty level; thorough directions to the trailhead; directional cues; and a detailed, accurate trail map.

Inside you’ll find full-color photos and maps; information on approximate hiking times, canine compatibility, and fees and permits required; and sidebars on local lore, points of interest, and area wildlife.


Suzanne Swedo:

Suzanne Swedo, director of W.I.L.D., has backpacked the mountains of every continent. She has led groups into the wilderness for more than thirty years and teaches wilderness survival and natural sciences for individuals, schools, universities, museums, and organizations such as the Yosemite Conservancy and the Sierra Club. She is author of Best Easy Day Hikes Yosemite National Park, Hiking Yosemite, Hiking California’s Golden Trout Wilderness, and Adventure Travel Tips, all FalconGuides. She lectures and consults about backpacking, botany, and survival on radio and television, as well as in print. While she lives in Los Angeles, California, she has been leading hiking groups in Hawai’i for more than twenty-five years.