This place is gorgeous I swam with a sea turtle "honu" there. Saw tons of fish while snorkelling on the reef and saw manta rays at night and spinner dolphins by day.
The beach is white sand and crystal blue clear water. The current can be strong there so beware and check with the lifeguard station and signs posted before entering but generally the water here is pretty calm.
If you are a guest of the beautiful Mauna Kea hotel you get towels and chair covers and free cabanas and you can order food and drinks from the great beachside restaurant hau tree. You can also rent kayaks, snorkels and paddle boards.
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