The Haiku Stairs, Island of Oahu, Hawaii. Also known as the Stairway to Heaven, the 3,922 stairs lead to the top of the 756 m (2,480 ft) height summit of Puʻukeahiakahoe. Originally built in 1940s to install the Naval radio antenna, today the stairs attract the adventurers.
The Haiku Stairs are closed for public to repair them. However, the visitors are too compelled to climb the track. Even a guard wouldn’t stop them, thus adding an extra thrill to the trip. A wonderful panorama opens from the top, however, the adventure itself is the most attractive.
Why to go there?
Actually it is illegal to climb the stairs.
When to go there?
During a bright time of a day.
How to get there?
Drive to Haiku Village and find a place to park. From there you will have to walk to the entrance.
be polite with the locals, who do not like to see the hikers climbing those stairs;
the climb is dangerous and strenuous;
support the Haiku Stairs – press the link below and learn more about it.
Where to stay: Budget hotels in Oahu
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Lead photo by Mark Payton
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