Mo’oloa Falls (Mooloa Falls)

Walls of the enormous Kamalo Canyon (Kamalō Gulch) rise up to 490 m high above the bed of the stream and 1100 m above the sea level. Mo’oloa Falls belong to a group of seven waterfalls – "Seven Sisters" – fall over the edge of this giant amphitheatre.

Other falls of Kamalo Canyon, which are described here, are Haha Falls (240 m) and Hina Falls (380 m).

Mo’oloa Falls are included in the following list:

Map of 12 best waterfalls in Molokai Island
Map of 12 best waterfalls in Molokai Island


  1. Mo’oloa Falls. World Waterfall Database.

Mo’oloa Falls on the map

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Mo\'oloa Falls 21.097301, -156.885742 Mo’oloa Falls
Location, GPS coordinates:21.0973 N 156.8857 W
Values:Geology, Visual
Rating:1.5 out of 5 stars (1.5 / 5)
Where is located?Oceania, United States, Hawaii, near the south-eastern coast of Moloka’i, upper rim of Kamalo Canyon
Alternate names:Mooloa Falls
Height:Roughly 440 m

Landmarks of Hawaii

Eruption of Kīlauea volcano, 1954
Eruption of Kīlauea volcano, 1954 / USGS, public domain
The Hawaiian Islands belong to the most remote islands in the world. Hawaii are characterised by tropical climate, mountainous relief, volcanism and isolation. If compared to most islands in Pacific, several Hawaiian Islands have comparatively large landmass. All these factors have led to the development of numerous impressive and unique natural attractions and some impressive monuments of culture.

Waterfalls and rapids

Virginia Falls, Canada
Virginia Falls / Paul Gierszewski, / public domain
Some of the most fascinating and awe inspiring natural monuments are waterfalls, or locations where a river abruptly changes its elevation.

Recommended books

Lonely Planet Best of Hawaii

Ancient Sites of Maui, Molokai and Lanai

This informative and easy-to-follow guidebook makes the ancient sites of Maui, Molokai and Lanai available to the general public for the first time. Grouping th sites by location, the book characterizes the cultural background of five main types of sites: heiau (temples), pohaku (sacred stones), petroglyphs, caves and fishponds.


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