Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the
reporting a streamflow rate of cfs.
This is also the highest stage along the Wailuku River, with a gauge stage of
ft at this location.
This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Wailuku River, the highest being situated at an altitude of ft, the
About the wailuku river
The Wailuku River is a 12.3-mile-long river located on the island of Hawaii. The river has a rich history and is home to several cultural landmarks. The hydrology of the river is affected by the Wailuku Reservoir, which is the primary source of water for the population of Hilo. The river also has several dams, including the Pepeekeo, Waihole, and Nīnole Dams. The Wailuku River is used for both recreational and agricultural purposes. It is a popular destination for kayaking, fishing, and hiking. The river also provides irrigation for crops such as sugarcane and taro, which are important to the local economy.