- Getting There: Proceed mauka on Tantalus Drive until you get to the very top of the Drive. Look for the trail head sign on the left-hand side of the road. There is a parking lot on the opposite side of the road. You may park here. Pu'u Ohia Trail is part of the Honolulu Mauka Trail System. The trail ascends up through guava and bamboo groves and is lined by ginger. At approximately 0.5 miles, the trail comes to the top of Mt. Tantalus, where there is a Hawaiian Telephone service road. Proceed mauka (right) on this road until you reach the end. The trail begins again behind the left side of the light green building. Continue down through the bamboo forest until the trail ends at an intersection with Manoa Cliff Trail.
If you choose to continue left on Manoa Cliff Trail, you will reach a system trail map after about 0.2 miles.
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