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Malaekahana Beach Park

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

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

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 7:45 pm in summer and 6:45 pm the rest of the year, 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: parking (no fee); showers; toilets. Best for: swimming; walking.

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56-207 Kamehameha Hwy., Kahuku, Hawaii, 96762, USA

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Published 01/10/2017


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