Under the Island Sun: Hawaii FKT Routes

by | Apr 22, 2023 | Routes

The rugged volcanoes and carved valleys of the Hawaiian islands present challenging FKTS. Sacred sites and private land mean that options for new routes are limited. But there are still routes to be explored! Of the 29 posted routes and variations, 16 don’t have a posted women’s times (55.2%).

In 2022, women set just 3 of the 18 FKTs in Hawaii (16.7%). We hope to see more women on these routes in the future.

If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google. 

Route NameDistance in milesElevation GainPosted Women's FKT?Best Women's Time
Mount Olomana 2.21500No
Lahaina Pali trail4.71287No
Maunakea: Ascent from Visitor Center 6.04800Yes3h 20m 6s
Mauna Loa: Short Summit Car to Car12.92789No
Mt. Ka'ala 14.14200Yes4h 35m35s
Kauai Weeping Wall 15.03000Yes5h 8m33s
Maunakea: RT from Visitor Center 15.04800Yes3h 20m 6s
Kohala 16.65600No
Muliwai Trail 17.55558No
Haleakala: Ascent from Kaupo18.69964Yes5h 37m18s
Kalalau Trail 20.95948Yes4h 47m30s
Kilauea Sea-to-Summit 23.73700Yes3h 49m 42s
Maunakea: Ascent from Hamakua Coast24.013752No
Hilo to Volcano 50K 30.93802No
Maui Vertical Volcano33.78689No
Haleakala Lollipop 34.37415No
Haleakala: Round Trip from Kaupo36.59964Yes10h 24m0s
Haleakala: Ascent from Kanaha Beach37.010256Yes7h 32m13s
Mauna Loa: Summit Trail Out & Back 38.37297Yes12h 34m55s
Maunakea: Ascent from Hilo 42.913212Yes11h 16m 8s
Joe Koyle's South to North Double Marathon52.41562No
Mauna Loa: Sea to Summit53.914210No
Maunakea: Ascent from Anaeho'omalu Bay55.714108No
Maunakea: Ascent from Waipio58.217999No
West Maui Loop 58.34019Yes9h 21m47s
Kawaikini 63.012000No
Ko'olau Mtn Range 69.025000No
Haleakala: Round Trip from Kanaha Beach76.010256No
Oahu Circumnavigation 138.24957Yes1d 7h 9m 17s
Big Island Circumnavigation 260.018000No

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