Wailuku River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Wailuku River Levels

September 29 2023

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.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Wailuku River At Piihonoua
USGS 16704000
31 cfs 2.01 ft -10.79

Peak Annual Discharge

Wailuku River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Wailuku River Year Over Year Discharge

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