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Haiku Stairs & Pu’u Keahi a Kahoe – O’ahu, Hawaii

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H aiku Stairs (2,800ft) aka Stairway To Heaven Elevation Gain: 2,560ft Pu’u Keahi a Kahoe (2,820ft) Elevation Gain: (2,580ft) Trails: Kamananui Valley Rd, Kulana’ahane Trail Distance: 8.5 miles Duration: 6.5 hours (includes stops for breaks along the trail and at summits) Difficulty: Easy to Very Strenuous Danger: High (exposed/narrow ridges with steep drop-offs, steep staircase, high winds) The be aut y of lush , tropical r idges and the Haiku Stairs summit in cl ouds coupled with high winds made this hike both beau tiful and a mazing! Not only did this hike peak my curiosity , i t commanded my re spect. A tr uly unforgettable hike! Shoots, an unforgettable walk from Honolulu to Kaneohe! My cousin Darrell and I joined up with Lita and Marty to hike! Our original plans were to hike all 3 peaks of Olomana but the night before Darrell and I checked weather reports for rain and it looked like it would be way too slippery for Olomana. Lita had invited us to hike to Haiku