Pololu Valley Trail:
Trailhead Directions: Hwy. 270, at mile marker 28, approx. 8 miles E. of Hawi.
Type: Strenuous, 4-mile trail.
Highlights: Pololu Valley, black sand beach.
The Awini Trail leads down to the black sandy beach Pololu Valley Beach takes about half an hour to hike. The dirt and root trail can be steep in places, but the various views of the valley along the way makes the journey of the walk worth it.