Waimea Canyon Drive Lookout 2

Walk east from this roadside lookout for amazing views of the verdant canyon below.

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1. Waimea Canyon Drive Lookout 1

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2. Waimea Canyon Lookout

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4. Waimea Canyon Drive

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This magnificent scenic drive traces the entire length of Waimea Canyon’s western rim and continues into Kokeʻe State Park, climbing 19 miles from the…

5. Waimea Canyon State Park

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6. Waimea United Church of Christ

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