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Kahana Bay Beach Park

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Address: Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Activities: Kayaking, Surfing
Description: A jungle-style park with many streams.

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Felt like our own personal beach

Gorgeous views and quiet on weekdays. Soft white sand, small swells perfect for kids on boogie boards. Camping allowed. Locals were friendly and took our photo!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I knew the water wouldn't be clear before arriving. No problem. The beach itself is pretty to look at and not very crowded. But the sand/beach area isn't super clean and is just lackluster. Looks nicer from afar. Glad I stopped and checked it off my list of beaches. No need to return.

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San Antonio, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Gorgeous views and quiet on weekdays. Soft white sand, small swells perfect for kids on boogie boards. Camping allowed. Locals were friendly and took our photo!

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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stopped here on a recent drive around the island. This park is located along the Kamehameha Highway adjacent to the Kahana Valley. While here we took the time to hike the Kapa'ele'ele trail which starts adjacent to the visitors center. This one mile trail takes you to some wonderful vantage points that look out over the bay. It also... More 

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Tracy, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stopped here to stretch our legs and have a quick photo op on our trip from Honolulu to the Polynesian Cultural Center. It is a beautiful beach and spent longer there than we had planned. Being on the windward side (East) of the island, it is wetter and rainier that Honolulu which is fine if you plan for it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The eastern side of the island is much less crowded than Waikiki and this little beach makes a nice place to rest and relax. There is a pine woods that buffers the road from the beach and the scenery is worth a stop. While I visited, there were only two other families who were there. They have showers and some... More 

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This beach is attached to a state park so there are plenty of services, yet it is still somewhat isolated and secluded. There are plenty of shady areas and beautiful beach. Take some time and relax there.

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Kahana Bay State Park is far more than just a beautiful Bay and Beach - it is one of the major Ahu'pu'a'a' (land district from the top of the cliffs to the edge of the reef) on O'ahu and in all of Hawai'i. Kahana is an amphitheater valley formed by waterfall and stream erosion. DO NOT climb the cliffs, but... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Soft white sand, calm waters, lack of crowds - what else do you need for a perfect day on the beach?

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

When visiting Hawaii, I'm not what you'd call a "beach" person. I tend to want to visit places and see things as opposed to suntanning or swimming but this time, I made a point of finding a beach that wasn't swamped with people, had nice sand and a pleasant swimming experience. This beach is it! Being on the windward side... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Kahana Bay is not one of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii nor is it ideal for swimming. But it is a great out of the way spot that is quiet and peaceful- 2 things not easy to find on this island- and it was the perfect spot for a weekend of camping and relaxation. The beach is a stones... More 

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Address: Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu

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