Unnamed Twin Falls

Princeville, Hawaii, USA

About Unnamed Twin Falls

Hiking Distance: 1/4 mile round trip
Suggested Time: 15 minutes

Date first visited: 2006-12-26
Date last visited: 2006-12-26

Waterfall Latitude: 22.2077
Waterfall Longitude: -159.43071

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The Unnamed Twin Falls is what I’m calling this attractive waterfall (borrowed from The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook).

I noticed this waterfall while looking for a way to photograph the Kalihiwai Falls without trespassing.

Kalihiwai_Falls_002_12262006 - The so-called 'Unnamed Twin Falls'
The so-called ‘Unnamed Twin Falls’

This waterfall happened to be more interesting and also not as life threatening to see for I was able to see it before even getting onto the Kalihiwai River Bridge.

Apparently, there’s another waterfall further downstream of this one (probably why it was a “twin” waterfall), but it wasn’t visible from the highway.

It’d probably require a kayak on the Kalihiwai River to see its lower tier.

However, I didn’t do the kayak so this is merely an educated guess.


To my knowledge, the Unnamed Twin Falls is not administered by any official authority. For information or inquiries about the general area as well as current conditions, you may want to try visiting the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) website.

Kalihiwai_Falls_004_12262006 - Another look at the Unnamed Twin Falls
Kalihiwai_Falls_014_12262006 - Kalihiwai Falls was the waterfall we targeted when we stumbled upon the Unnamed Twin Falls

See the Kalihiwai Falls page for directions.

To give you some context, this falls was near Kilauea, which was 25 miles (45 minutes drive) north of Lihue or 7 miles (15 minutes drive) east of Princeville.

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