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Malaekahana Beach Park

  • 56-207 Kamehameha Hwy. Map It
  • Kahuku
  • Beach–Sight

Updated 01/13/2014

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The big attraction here is tiny Goat Island, a bird sanctuary just offshore. At low tide the water is shallow enough—never more than waist-high—so that you can wade out to it. Wear sneakers or aqua socks so you don't cut yourself on the coral. The beach itself is fairly narrow but long enough for a 20-minute stroll, one-way. The waves are never too big, and sometimes they're just right for the beginning bodysurfer. The entrance gates, which close at 6:45 pm, are easy

to miss, and you can't see the beach from the road. Families love to camp in the groves of ironwood trees at Malaekahana State Park. Cabins are also available here, making a perfect rural getaway. Amenities: showers; toilets; parking (no fee). Best for: walking, swimming.

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56-207 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku, Hawaii, 96762, United States

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Updated 01/13/2014


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