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Sokehs Japanese Sites & Parpwu Waterfall

This page details a host of Japanese-era historical sites scattered throughout the greater Palikir area and, in particular, focuses on sites at four hills along a military road; wreckage of an American bomber (“Love Bug”) that was shot down by Japanese anti-aircraft guns; and an ethanol production site on the banks of the Nankewi River. No guide is necessary for most sites, but having one may be helpful. No fees. These locations are featured in the Mainland Sokehs Eco-Adventure Map Guide, funded by the Australian Government and available at the Australian Embassy and around Kolonia Town. READ MORE . . .

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Sahwartik & Sahwarlap Waterfalls

Dug by two mythical brothers, the deep Sahwar Valley is home to two stunning waterfalls — Sahwartik and Sahwarlap — reached by a steep, switch-backing hike down the slope and along the lush stream valley.

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The Six Waterfalls Hike

The Six Waterfalls hike takes trekkers into the lush Lehnmesi river valley in Kitti’s wild interior, stopping at six incredible waterfalls along the challenging and unbelievably beautiful rainforest loop. Full day. Guide required; $20-25.00 / person. This location is featured in the Western Kitti Eco-Adventure Map Guide, funded by the Australian Government and available at the Australian Embassy and around Kolonia Town. READ MORE . . .

Lehnpaipohn Waterfall, Pwoaipwoai, Kitti, Pohnpei, Micronesia

Lehnpaipohn Waterfall

Lehnpaipohn Waterfall Kitti has a lot of waterfalls, but one of the most fun to […]

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Rohi Waterfall

Rohi Waterfall is a little-known falls near the border of Kitti and Madolenihmw with nice views and perfect swimming, only a short hike from the road.

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Nanpohnmweli Waterfall

Nanpohnmweli is a large cascade located in the Sapwarehk area and reached by a short, easy hike.

Kokomaru Waterfall, Mand, Madolenihmw, Pohnpei, Micronesia

Mand Area Attractions

Mand is a small Pingelapese community west of Madolenihmw High School (MHS) with several awesome attractions in the area, including the beautiful river pool, Piladad, and Kokomaru Waterfall, which both involve short, easy hikes.

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Kepirohi Waterfall

Kepirohi Waterfall Kepirohi, which lies on the lower Mand Stream (Pilen Mand) in Kepirohi Kousapw, […]

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Nankepinmerepw River Valley

Nankepinmerepw is a narrow valley at the headwaters of the Nan Riohk Stream with several waterfalls and pools along it and an alleged prismatic basalt quarry site. The route leads up into the mountains and connects with a ridgeline leading to Pohnpei’s highest peak, Nahnalaud.

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Madolenihmw Bay Area

Madolenihmw Bay is a small enclosed “harbor” on Pohnpei’s southeast coast adjacent to Temwen Island. In addition to a great deal of excellent paddling opportunities in the surrounding mangrove forests, area islands, and at nearby Nan Madol, there are two prominent hills on the north side that make interesting destinations.