Oloʻupena Falls

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Oloʻupena Falls
Location Molokai, Hawaii, United States
Coordinates 21°09′53″N 156°51′34″W / 21.1647222°N 156.8594444°W / 21.1647222; -156.8594444Coordinates: 21°09′53″N 156°51′34″W / 21.1647222°N 156.8594444°W / 21.1647222; -156.8594444
Type Tiered
Total height 2,953 feet (900.07 m)
World height ranking 4

Oloʻupena Falls, or Oloupena Falls, is a waterfall located in the north-eastern part of Hawaiian Island of Molokai,[1] and is unofficially cited as the fourth highest waterfall in the world,[2] and the highest in the United States.

The falls occur where a short, seasonal stream spills over the edge of one of the tallest sea-side cliffs of the world, located between the Pelekunu and Wailau valleys. They have eroded a groove in the cliff-face and can be observed only from the ocean or air.

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