Kaena Point State Park

Kaena Point State Park


Location:At the end of Farrington Highway (Highway 930) in Makua.
Facilities:Beach with lifeguard services, trail (2.7 miles), scenic lookout; no drinking water.
Activities:Shore fishing, board surfing and bodysurfing (for experts only), swimming (only during completely calm conditions in summer), hiking.
Special Features:Park features a mile-long sandy beach along a remote and wild section of the coastline. It is hot and dry here, with little shade. The park's trail is along the volcanic coast, with tide pools and natural stone arches along the way, and offers scenic views of the Makua coastline. Porpoises are sighted during the early morning hours from a point near the mouth of Kaluakauila stream. A large sea cave, Kaneana, is the legendary home of Nanue, the shark man.
Address:c/o Oahu District Office
PO Box 621
Honolulu, HI 96809

Phone:808-587-0300
Web: www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dsp/oahu.html
Size: 779 acres.

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