more about Kaua'i's Windward Hikes

       Windward Hikes is passionate about inspiring visitors to head mauka and explore the lush mountains of Kaua'i. We are committed to hosting adventures that are both fun and worry-free. We are proud to hold commercial permits to hike these trails, in compliance with the Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources' Na Ala Hele trail preservation program.


Katie has been hiking these east Kaua'i trails for over ten years. A true nature-lover, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science at University of California in San Diego (go Tritons!). On your private guided hiking tour, she'll share interesting facts about Hawaiian plants, geology, and history. Feel free to pick her brain for local tips on the best things to see, do, and eat on Kaua'i.
Formerly a beach lifeguard, Katie holds current certifications in first aid and CPR.
These are her favorite hikes and she enjoys sharing these short yet gorgeous adventures
with visiting friends, both old and new. Meet her at the trail head and hike Kaua'i today!