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Address: Oahu, HI
Phone Number: 808-293-1736
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Activities: Swimming

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Surfing at Castles

Malaekahana is a great beginner surf spot for the north shore of oahu. When i went to Hawaii i told myself i had to go surfing and after seeing the enormous waves one the north... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2011
ghill941
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

Malaekahana is a great beginner surf spot for the north shore of oahu. When i went to Hawaii i told myself i had to go surfing and after seeing the enormous waves one the north shore i thought it wasn't going to happen. I started asking around for a beginner surf spot and was told to head to Malaekahana bay... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2010

We ended up at Malaekahana Bay for a surfing lesson (see my other review) and I now wish I'd known about this fantastic beach long ago. We've been to Oahu several times and this one had never shown up on my radar. It's a beautiful small bay with an almost deserted beach (we were there on a Tuesday around noon).... More 

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McCook, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2009

We camped at the Malaekahana State Recreation Area on the Malaekahana Bay (Kalanai section). This camping area of the bay does not have 24-hour security like the Kahuku section. It's not safe. There's graffiti everywhere and our car was broken into during the day. We didn't even have anything valueable in there. There was also broken window glass in the... More 

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