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Kualoa Ranch - Hiking

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Kualoa Ranch - Hiking
Solemates Hawaii Hikers
Distance: 7 miles loop roundtrip
Duration: 4 hrs (includes stops along the trail as well a lunch break at the top of the saddle)
Difficulty: Moderate
Danger: Low

I finally got a chance to hike with the Solemates Hawaii Hikers! I had been in email contact with Tom Mendes and the only hike I would be able to join while on O'ahu would be to Kualoa Ranch. Kualoa Ranch is a working ranch with cattle and other livestock so dogs aren't allowed on the hike.  Kualoa Ranch is also in the business of providing outdoor activities for a fee.  So everyone paid their fee ($6 for seniors, age 60 and above and $10 for all others) and was also required to sign in with our names and ages. At the end of the hike we were also required to sign out as well. This hike is not accessible to the public.

Our hike took us through the ranch, over a 600 foot saddle in the summit and into the beautiful Ka’a’awa Valley which has been the setting for many productions such…