Spitting Caves – Honolulu, Hawaii - Atlas Obscura

Spitting Caves

A unique set of caves that spits waves back out into the ocean. 

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Also known as the China Wall, the Spitting Caves are found on the island of O’ahu. The caves have long been a popular destination among tourists. Water that rushes into the cave is often spat back out, sometimes with a force so strong, water can cascade out some 20 feet. Often, a rainbow appears at the end of the water trail. A makeshift memorial is also located near the caves honoring cliff jumpers who have died at the site. 

Know Before You Go

Located on Lumahai street. Look for the 119A access sign marker. Walk down the steep hill to get to the Spitting Caves.

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