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Big Island, Kohala Region Beaches
Beach description, map and facilities

Anaehoomalu Bay Beach Photo

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Anaehoomalu Bay

Parking
Restrooms
Showers
Picnic Tables


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Famous for breathtaking sunsets. Good swimming. Sea turtles often
swimming in the shallows, especially at the South end of bay. Please don't
disturb them!



Hapuna Beach Photo

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Hapuna Beach

Lifeguard, sometimes
Restrooms and showers
Picnic pavilion and tables
Concessions
Swimming, snorkeling, boogie boarding


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Long and wide sandy beach with usually excellent swimming. Complete
facilities, clear water and gorgeous scenery. Snorkeling great at the south
end of the beach. Beware of rock hazards, strong current and surf. High
tide may erode most of the sand beach area. Obey all posted warnings.


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Honokaope Beach

No facilities


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Small salt and pepper beach. Swimming and snorkeling fair when surf is
calm. Visibility is often poor.




Kapanaia Bay Photo

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Kapanaia Bay

Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
One of the best kept secrets in North Kohala. Not much sand and murky
water, but very scenic and a great place for picnics. Access requires a
4WD vehicle.



Kapaa Beach Park Photo

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Kapa'a Beach Park

No lifeguards
Restrooms
BBQ Grills
Picnic Tables


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Beautiful sunsets. Usually clear water. Good snorkeling and scuba diving.
Beach area is rocky.




Kaupulehu Beach Photo

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Kaupulehu Beach

Restrooms
Parking
Shady areas


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Lovely white sand beach yet to be discovered by most. Clear water, great
snorkeling and fantastic view. Access via Kona Village Resort.




Keawaiki Beach Photo

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Keawaiki Beach

Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Small, secluded beach. Never crowded. Salt and pepper sand.





Keokea Beach Park Photo

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Keokea Beach Park

No Lifeguards
Rocky Beach
Restrooms, Showers
Picnic Pavillions
BBQ Grills


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Scenic cliffs, great spot for picnics. Surf is often rough with poor
swimming.




Kiholo Bay Photo

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Kiholo Bay

Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Beautiful bay, mixture of fresh and salt water, lava island in the center.
Fantastic tide pools scatter the bay when the tide is out. Great for
snorkeling and swimming when surf is calm. Stay off private property
surrounding the bay!


Kikaua Beach Photo

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Kikaua Beach

Showers, restrooms
Water fountains
Parking with 5 minute walk to beach


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
One of the prettiest, family friendly beaches on the Big Island. Pristine
white sand beach, surrounded by large groves of shade trees and lava
rock. Kukio Beach, another white sand, crescent shaped beach, is 100
yards north.


Kukio Beach Photo

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Kukio Beach

Restrooms, showers
Water fountain
Paved path from parking area


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Long, crescent shaped, white sand beach surrounded by shade trees.
Snorkel or swim at the opening in the rocks towards the south end of the
beach. Green Sea Turtles swim here and bask on the beach. Please do not
disturb them!


Lapakahi State Historical Park Photo

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Lapakahi State Historical Park

Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Scenic beach, snorkeling. Never crowded. Replicas of native Hawaiian
cultural items such as huts and ruins of building foundations. Game area
where visitors can try spear throwing, ‘ulu maika (disc rolling) and konane
(checkers).


Mahukona Beach Park Photo

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Mahukona Beach Park

No lifeguards
Restrooms, showers
No drinking water
Camping with permit
BBQ Pits


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Actually an abandoned harbor used by a sugar company. Calm, clear
water, great for snorkeling and diving. Old mill equipment and a shipwreck
under water.



Kaunaoa Beach Photo

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Mauna Kea Beach (Kaunaoa Beach)

Restrooms, showers
Volleyball court


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
One of the best beaches on the island. Perfect crescent shape, extending
for almost 1/4 mile. Natural rock reef provides some protection from the
surf. Located in front of the Mauna Kea Resort. Swimming, boogie
boarding. Snorkeling, especially around the rocks on the left side of beach.


Mauumae Beach Photo

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Mauumae Beach

No facilities


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
A hidden gem, pretty and secluded. Usually quiet during the week. Nice
place for picnics. Walking trail to Mauna Kea Beach. Snorkeling marginal.
Access through Mauna Kea Resort. Sometimes frequented by nudists.



Polulu Beach Photo

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Pololu Beach

No lifeguards
No facilities
Small amount of roadside parking
Strenuous hike to access beach


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Excellent view of Kohala Mountains and the coastline. Twenty minutes of
walking down steep steps to the beach area. No swimming or snorkeling
due to high surf and strong currents.



Puako Bay Photo

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Puako Bay

No lifeguards
No facilities


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Six accesses to this beach. Not much sand but great tidepools and reef.
Good snorkeling along the outer edges of reef, but use caution and check
ocean conditions before entering the water.



Spencer Beach Park Photo

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Spencer Beach Park

Restrooms, showers
Picnic tables
Picnic Pavillions


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Protected by harbor breakwater and large reef. Water usually calm for
swimming, but slightly cloudy due to the harbor nearby.




Waialea Beach Photo

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Waialea (Beach 69)

Restrooms, showers


Your opinion counts! Please rate this beach as a Wedding Location.
Small sandy beach, usually almost deserted. Great swimming when there
is calm surf. Secluded cove to the north of the main beach. High surf
occasionally strips the sand from the beach.




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