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Papohaku Beach

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Address: Kaluakoi Rd, Molokai, HI 96770

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Getaway to a private Beach!

Very private feeling beach! You feel like you are on the island by yourself. The water was a little cool in this month, but I believe it was due to the time of of year. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Tampa, Florida

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Kaunakakai, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently a 16 year old boy playing hookie went surfing there and a wave hit him and broke his back he is paralized for life from the neck down. It is very dangerous and you can break your neck with the slams. No life guards no one on beach to save you. The sand was so soft my feet went... More 

Thank jenraulerson
Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Very private feeling beach! You feel like you are on the island by yourself. The water was a little cool in this month, but I believe it was due to the time of of year. Beautiful quiet peaceful area to relax under a tree.

Thank D A
Salem, Oregon
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623 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This is a long (3 miles) expanse of wide sandy beach. There are very few people who live on this end of the island, and very few visitors to the beach. So, you can stroll for a long time by yourself in solitude, without seeing anyone else. The view up and down the beach and out across the ocean is... More 

Thank pkrissel
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I hate to be negative about Papohaku. It is Hawaii's longest white sand beach and its beauty is spectacular. The first thing you notice though is that even during high season you will more than likely be the only person on over 3 miles of pristine sand. You wonder what's up. Then you actually get out on the beach, the... More 

1 Thank Michael B
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38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Beautiful long, long white sand beach. Great restrooms/shower house. Great place to have a picnic. Charcoal grills available. Too wild to swim in the winter months.

Thank Roy J
Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

This beach commands your attention and entire spirit. Absolutely stunning. Pristine. And far from the maddening crowd. Midday when I visited, there were a total of four others I spotted along the three mile stretch of sheer serenity. I would spend every day here for the rest of my life, watching the waves roll in and listening to them crash... More 

Thank chiliday
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226 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017

You can't swim here---at least not in the winter---but you should see this nearly unspoiled Hawaiian beach. We had it to ourselves practically though there is plenty of parking.

Thank frauduck
Park City, Utah, United States
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017

This is a lovely, long beach. We came in the winter when swimming was out. But took a long, long walk and saw...maybe....five other people. Stunning.

Thank Karrie J
Tahiti, French Polynesia
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Papohaku Beach is the longest white sand beach in HI. It was pretty and no one was there except us but the waves were huge and crashed on the beach so we didn’t swim. We actually went to a beach Lauhue Beach access ( 2 roads further down after the Papohaku park with a little sign) that a local told... More 

1 Thank etoileco
central cove
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130 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Beautiful beach, very nice beach park with restrooms and bar b ques, good parking. Can be hot and windy, not a good beach for swimming in the winter.

Thank spudcatCentralCove

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