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Ho'okipa Beach Park

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Address: Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
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Activities: Wind-surfing, Surfing
Description: Ideal for surfers and windsurfers.
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Beautiful and Turtles (Hono)

We came here two nights for sunset. The turtles (hono) start to come ashore right around this time and it is a sight not to be missed. If you've never seen hono come ashore, I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Brittany P
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West Chester, Ohio
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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We came here two nights for sunset. The turtles (hono) start to come ashore right around this time and it is a sight not to be missed. If you've never seen hono come ashore, I would recommend stopping and enjoy the hono and marvel at the wonders of the world. There are also many surfers to watch and it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Have you ever got caught without your camera just when you needed it. We have been here before and always just watched the surfers from the look out just as a brief stop on the way to Hana but decided to head down to the beach park. Great place for surfers and we got lucky as sleeping on the beach... More 

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Wixom, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Have done the road to Hana before and kind of blew past Ho'okipa Beach. Went back this time, spending time in Paia and Haiku along the way. In mid afternoon, the Hono turtles come ashore, which is quite a sight to see. The day we were there, the trades had moved in and the kite surfers were out in force.... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Just returned from my favorite place in the world...Maui! Being the significant other of a professional surfer who always travels with 2 boards, Ho'okipa ( pronounced Hoe-oh-kypa) is the best spot in the summer for waves bigger than 1-2ft. (Lahaina Breakwall.)

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited this beautiful little beach on our way to Paia and the Road to Hana. It's a small beach, but we caught a great sunset! We climbed down the rocks at the overlook and had a great time watching the surfers catch some waves.

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Austin, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

It is easy to get to from Paia. We loved walking down the lava beach and playing in the pools. Parking was never a problem for us. Take an umbrella if you are going to stay very long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Hard to add what has a lead been said -this is a great beach. Large waves, great windsurfing, lots of turtles at sunset and a monk seal. You have the vantage of both the cliffs and beach. Worth the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It was great to see sea turtles... So many of them, sun bathing in their natural habitat. The beach is quaint and great if you want to watch wind surfers and turtles. Some people played in the water, but I think the water is a bit harsh compared to the calm blue beaches on the west side. Nevertheless, this beach... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

we went here to watch the windsurfers, but there was little wind. However, on the left side of the beach, we saw several huge Sea Turtles feeding along the shore (where there is a concrete remnant of walkway?)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Beautiful surfing beach, but just fine for those that don't surf. We saw a ton of sea turtles, even a few on the beach. Bring an umbrella and cooler with drinks & food so you can enjoy your time. This is a must visit beach on Maui it's magical!

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Address: Hana Highway, Paia, Maui, HI 96768
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Paia

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