Hawaii's 'Stairway To Heaven' Hike Now Requires $1 Million Insurance Policy

KANEOHE — For those who've climbed up the Haiku Stairs all the way to the stunning Puu Keahiakahoe summit to take in the view of the lush Koolau mountain range, the experience could seem, well, priceless.

The main impediment to doing so, in recent years, has been the early morning wake-up necessary to sneak in before a security guard arrives at his post at the road below. His job is to prevent people from climbing up.