The navigation station has been closed since the 1980s and the hike is also off-limits now; a security guard sits at its entrance for most of the day and the Honolulu Board of Water Supply -- which has jurisdiction over the hike -- requires that anyone who goes up it sign waivers and present a $1 million liability insurance policy.
The image of a huge whale lurking in a big wave is a digital manipulation. In case you were fooled - check out SNOPES and all the research they did - this isn't the first time this photo has been used - the previous one had a giant shark! NOT REAL! DO YOUR RESEARCH.